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Koliniasi Leota signs NLI with Utah

Liz Abel, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Dec 23rd - 2:38pm

Koliniasi Leota, a 6-4, 255-pound defensive end out of Mount San Antonio College who played his high school football at Granger High in West Valley City, Utah, has signed a National Letter of Intent with the University of Utah.

JC running back Kelvin York signs NLI with Utah

Liz Abel, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Dec 21st - 8:10pm

Kelvin York, a 5-11, 235-pound running back out of Fullerton College, signed a National Letter of Intent with the University of Utah today. York, a native of Prairieville, La., plans to enroll at Utah in the spring semester and has two years of NCAA eligibility.

Reports: Norm Chow to be named head coach at Hawaii

Robert Jackson, KSL.com Sports Director  |  Posted  Dec 20th - 1:09pm

Reports are indicating that Norm Chow is leaving the University of Utah to become the next head coach at the University of Hawaii.

Crimson Corner: Recruiting update with Ute insider Brian Swinney

Mike Grant and Robert Jackson  |  Posted  Dec 15th - 2:26pm

What is Utah's main recruiting focus for 2012? Who has already committed, and who stands out from the pack? Ute insider Brian Swinney joins Mike Grant and Robert Jackson to give Utah fans a recruiting update as signing day rapidly approaches.

Crimson Corner: Talking quarterbacks with Ute insider Brian Swinney

Mike Grant and Robert Jackson  |  Posted  Dec 2nd - 7:30pm

With two new recruits and a recent transfer from Dixie State, Utah's quarterback situation for 2012 looks promising. Ute insider Brian Swinney from insidetheutes.com joins Mike Grant and Robert Jackson to discuss the different scenarios Utah fans can look forward to next season.

Three Utes make all-Pac-12 first team

KSL.com  |  Posted  Nov 29th - 11:31am

The Pac-12 Conference coaches selected a total of 11 Utes to the 2011 all-conference teams, placing three on the first team, two on the second team and awarding six honorable mention citations.

VIDEO PREVIEW: Crimson Corner, Utah at Washington State edition

Mike Grant and Robert Jackson  |  Posted  Nov 18th - 10:37pm

This week, Mike Grant and Robert Jackson preview the Utah-Washington State game and highlight the matchup between the Utes' secondary and Cougar quarterback Connor Halliday, who last week tossed for a mere 494 yards and 4 TDs in a Pac-12 Player of the Week performance against ASU.

Across the Ute sideline: Scouting the Washington State Cougars

Robert Jackson, KSL.com Sports Director  |  Posted  Nov 18th - 9:44am

The Utes (6-4) are peaking at just the right time, and with last week's win over UCLA, the Utes are bowl-eligible for the ninth consecutive season.

White running his way up Utes' season record lists

Robert Jackson, KSL.com Sports Director  |  Posted  Nov 15th - 1:03am

While the snow fell at Rice-Eccles last Saturday, White was all over the field. Oh, and the white fluffy snow too. John White IV's performance gave him 1,191 rushing yards for the season, moving him up in the record books up on the hill.

Across the Ute sideline: Scouting the UCLA Bruins

Robert Jackson, KSL.com Sports Director  |  Posted  Nov 10th - 6:43pm

Next up for the Utes is a surprisingly upstart UCLA Bruins team who has won three out of its last four games, including knocking off Arizona State and Cal, both of which Utah lost to. Here is an inside look at UCLA and some of the key players to watch on Saturday.

Runnin' Utes ink five recruits for 2012

KSL.com  |  Posted  Nov 9th - 3:49pm

The University of Utah men's basketball team signed five players who will join the Utes for the 2012-13 season, head coach Larry Krystkowiak announced Wednesday.

Football notes on Utah's win over Arizona

Mike Grant  |  Posted  Nov 7th - 12:52am

Before the game as I was researching Arizona and in particular the offense, I was so impressed with Wildcats' quarterback Nick Foles that intimidation set in. I guess that is why I don't play football anymore.

Football, basketball musings on transition to Pac-12

Mike Grant  |  Posted  Nov 5th - 4:58pm

As frustrating as this football season might be, I don't share the same frustration. This is what I wanted. This is what we all wanted isn't it?

Utes' basketball receives transfer from SUU

Mike Grant  |  Posted  Nov 4th - 11:11am

What is the old adage in basketball, you can't teach size? Krystko picked him up some size for the future.

Across the Ute sideline: Scouting the Arizona Wildcats

Mike Grant and Robert Jackson  |  Posted  Nov 3rd - 10:29pm

Going into Saturday's game against Arizona, it should be no surprise what the offensive gameplan for Utah will be.

White carries Utes to first conference win

Robert Jackson, KSL.com Sports Director  |  Posted  Oct 31st - 8:55pm

Hike. Handoff. Run. Repeat. It may have been simple, but Utah's offensive formula proved enough to get the Utes their first Pac-12 victory, ending a four game conference losing skid to start their inaugural season in a BCS league.

Across the Ute sideline: Scouting the Cal Golden Bears

Robert Jackson, KSL.com Sports Director  |  Posted  Oct 19th - 3:25pm

Coming off a 26-14 win over Pitt, the Utes return to Pac-12 play to face the Cal Golden Bears at AT&T Park in San Francisco.

Utah's defense dominates in East Coast win

Robert Jackson, KSL.com Sports Director  |  Posted  Oct 16th - 11:59pm

Perhaps it is fitting that Utah's defensive performance on Saturday took place inside a stadium that is home to one of the greatest and most historic defenses in the NFL.

Across the Ute sideline: Scouting the Pitt Panthers

Robert Jackson, KSL.com Sports Director  |  Posted  Oct 12th - 12:46am

It wasn't February 2nd, but last Saturday must have felt a lot like Groundhog Day for the University of Utah.

Utah QB Jordan Wynn to have season ending surgery

KSL.com  |  Posted  Oct 10th - 8:08pm

Utah quarterback Jordan Wynn will have surgery on his left shoulder in the next 10 days to two weeks and will miss the remainder of the season.