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Utes' Booker, Hackett honored with Pac 12 weekly awards

Jeremiah Jensen  |  Posted  Oct 12th - 8:37pm

The positive news continued for the No. 4 Utes on Monday following its win over No. 23 Cal. Devontae Booker was named Pac 12 offensive player of the week and punter Tom Hackett took home Pac 12 special teams player of the week.

USC fires Steve Sarkisian 1 day after putting coach on leave

Greg Beacham, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 12th - 5:46pm

Southern California fired Steve Sarkisian on Monday, one day after the troubled football coach was put on leave.

Pac-12 provides thrilling games; Utes stay on top

Holli Joyce, Contributor  |  Posted  Oct 12th - 1:56pm

Besides Utah defeating Cal to remain the only unbeaten Pac-12 team, the conference had several other exciting games in Week 6 of college football. college football Players of the Week (Week 6)  |  Posted  Oct 12th - 11:07am

The KSL Sports staff has chosen to honor three players this week from Utah with the Player of the Week award. Add your vote to the three polls below. Did the KSL Sports staff make the right call?

Perfection not needed in Utah's championship quest

Josh Furlong  |  Posted  Oct 12th - 9:02am

It was a recurring theme with head coach Kyle Whittingham and his players following Utah's 30-24 victory over Cal: the game wasn't perfect, but it was still a win.

Utah moves up to No. 4 in latest AP Poll

Josh Furlong  |  Posted  Oct 11th - 12:04pm

Coming off its down-to-the-wire victory over then-undefeated Cal, Utah moved up in the rankings again.

Twitter reacts as Utes top Cal 30-24 in battle of unbeatens

Holli Joyce, Contributor  |  Posted  Oct 11th - 6:07am

In a game where both teams had perfect records, Utah's defense and running game sealed a win.

Grading No. 5 Utah's 'GameDay' victory over No. 23 Cal

Josh Furlong  |  Posted  Oct 11th - 2:29am

The streak remains alive as No. 5 Utah beat No. 23 Cal 30-24 in a down-to-the-wire finish Saturday. The win makes Utah the only remaining Pac-12 team to be undefeated.

Utah's defense saves the day to keep undefeated streak alive

Josh Furlong  |  Posted  Oct 11th - 1:57am

It was a nail-biter for all in attendance, but No. 5 Utah found a way to close out a win over No. 23 and to stay undefeated on the season. While not perfect in various phases of the game, Utah did enough to contain Cal's high-powered offense and liv

No. 5 Utah uses 6 takeaways to beat No. 23 California 30-24

Kareem Copeland, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 11th - 12:50am

Utah spent the last two weeks downplaying its rise to No. 5 in the polls. The Utes sent a message Saturday night that they have no plans on going anywhere but up.

Some of the best signs from ESPN's 'GameDay' trip to Salt Lake City

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Oct 10th - 11:30pm

For those who haven't heard, ESPN's "College GameDay" was in Salt Lake City, bringing its national brand of football fever, studio humor and — of course — gameday signs to No. 5 Utah's all-ranked matchup with No. 25 Cal. Here are a few favorit

Game Center: No. 5 Utah vs. No. 23 California  |  Posted  Oct 10th - 8:00pm

Follow along as the No. 5 Utah Utes take on the No. 23 California Golden Bears at Rice-Eccles Stadium in Salt Lake City with's live Game Center.

ESPN analysts break down Utah's 'important' game against Cal

Josh Furlong  |  Posted  Oct 9th - 7:03pm

ESPN's "College GameDay" is in town and the University of Utah campus is all a stir as the nation prepares to tune into Salt Lake City for the premier college football showcase of the week.

3 storylines before Utah hosts Cal

Holli Joyce  |  Posted  Oct 9th - 2:53pm

The Utah Utes and Cal Bears face off Saturday in a test to see which program will remain the Pac-12's only undefeated team.

KSL Pick'em: College football week 6 staff selections

Robert Jackson  |  Posted  Oct 9th - 11:21am

The nation will have its eyes set on Rice-Eccles Stadium this weekend as No. 5 Utah (4-0) faces off against No. 23 Cal (5-0) in a battle of undefeated Pac-12 programs. Here are our predictions for Week 6 in college football.

Podcast: Utah's big opportunity against Cal  |  Posted  Oct 8th - 4:02pm

On today's Campus Report podcast, the hosts answer the questions: Is Utah State ready for a winning streak? How difficult will East Carolina be against BYU? And can Utah continue to build upon its national resume?

By the numbers: No. 5 Utah vs. No. 23 Cal

Robert Jackson  |  Posted  Oct 8th - 10:37am

No. 5 Utah hosts No. 23 Cal in a high-profile Pac-12 matchup that will be televised by ESPN Saturday night at Rice-Eccles Stadium. It's the second straight Top 25 matchup for the Utes, who previously defeated No. 13 Oregon 62-20.

How will the Runnin' Utes replace Delon Wright?

Rod Zundel  |  Posted  Oct 7th - 10:00pm

Larry Krystkowiak and the Utah men's basketball team have gone through practices in the opening week of preseason, and they're still looking to fill the role left by Delon Wright, who is now with the Toronto Raptors.

Utah has become state's dominant football program

Patrick Kinahan, Contributor  |  Posted  Oct 7th - 10:20am

During the 1970s and '80s the University of Utah fielded a football program that was nothing short of abysmal. But that was then. Utah is rolling now, ranked No. 5 in the country and having forged the right to be known as the state's best program.

Crimson Corner: Utah vs. Cal preview and top seasons by Ute freshmen

Robert Jackson  |  Posted  Oct 6th - 5:23pm

Welcome in to the Crimson Corner, your home for Utah football all season long. While the players got some rest on the bye week, we've been busy at KSL with Utah coverage as the team prepares for their top 25 matchup with Cal. Thanks to four teams losing in the top ten, the Utes move up in the polls without even playing.