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GAME BLOG: (10) Boise State 26, (19) Utah 3

Robert Jackson, KSL.com Sports Writer  |  Posted  Dec 22nd - 9:26pm

Check back here for insight and analysis as the 19th ranked Utah Utes battle the 10th ranked Boise State Broncos in the MAACO Las Vegas Bowl.

GAME PREVIEW: (19) Utah vs (10) Boise State

Mike Grant  |  Posted  Dec 22nd - 12:08pm

It is finally here. The bowl streak is on the line. What a match-up, the two original BCS Busters? Merry Christmas to all of us!

Crimson Corner: T-Cain gets another chance to lead Utes

Robert Jackson, KSL.com Sports Writer  |  Posted  Dec 15th - 4:20pm

In life, second chances are hard to come by. Whether with your job or your girlfriend, if you mess up you are likely shown the door. However, for Terrance Cain, he will get that rare opportunity by leading the 19th ranked Utes against the No. 10 Boise State Broncos in the MAACO Las Vegas Bowl.

Top ESPN crew assigned to Las Vegas Bowl

U Of U Press Release  |  Posted  Dec 14th - 3:16pm

ESPN is sending some heavy hitters to town to handle the television announcing for the 2010 MAACO Bowl Las Vegas on Dec. 22.

It's official, Utes to face Boise State in Vegas

Dirk Facer, Deseret News  |  Posted  Dec 6th - 11:50am

It's officially official. Utah and Boise State will meet in MAACO Bowl Las Vegas, Dec. 22 at Sam Boyd Stadium.

Shaky Smithson named Scout/Fox.com All-American

Robert Jackson, KSL.com Sports Writer  |  Posted  Dec 2nd - 6:28pm

Utah's Shaky Smithson, who leads the nation in punt return yards with 572, has been named a first-team All-American by Scout/Foxsports.com.

Jace Tavita leaves Runnin' Utes

Robert Jackson, KSL.com Sports Writer  |  Posted  Dec 2nd - 1:14pm

Junior guard Jace Tavita has chosen to leave the Utah men's basketball team, head coach Jim Boylen announced Thursday.

Utes accept Las Vegas Bowl invitation

Dirk Facer, Deseret News  |  Posted  Dec 1st - 4:52pm

The University of Utah football team has officially accepted an invitation to play in the Las Vegas Bowl on Dec. 22 at Sam Boyd Stadium against an opponent to be determined.

Bowl roll; 10-2 Utes await destination

Robert Jackson, KSL.com Sports Writer  |  Posted  Nov 30th - 12:10pm

No. 20 Utah (10-2, 7-1 MWC) will begin gearing up for its eighth-straight bowl game this week while awaiting word on its bowl destination. The Mountain West Conference runner-up Utes are 12-3 all-time in bowl games.

Blechen, Burton earn MWC honors in win over Cougars

Robert Jackson, KSL.com Sports Writer  |  Posted  Nov 29th - 11:25am

Utah freshman safety Brian Blechen and cornerback Brandon Burton earned MWC player of the week awards in the Utes' 17-16 win over rival BYU.

POSTGAME BLOG: (20) Utah 17, BYU 16

Robert Jackson, KSL.com Sports Writer  |  Posted  Nov 27th - 4:47pm

Brandon Burton blocks Mitch Payne's 42 yard field goal attempt as time expires and the Utes have defeated BYU 17-16 in yet another classic in the 92nd edition of the Holy War.

GAME PREVIEW: (20) Utah vs. BYU, Ute edition

Mike Grant  |  Posted  Nov 27th - 9:56am

A Tale of Two Seasons. A win in overtime vs. Pitt. A blowout of UNLV. A smack down of the Lobos. A laugher against San Jose State. A run-up of the Cyclones. A win for the last time in Laramie. Colorado State came to town, enough said. Survived in Colorado Springs.

Phillips kicks his way to MWC player of the week

Robert Jackson, KSL.com Sports Writer  |  Posted  Nov 22nd - 12:16pm

Utah kicker Joe Phillips found himself handling punting, kickoff and placekicking duties last Saturday as Utah recorded a 38-34 victory at San Diego State.

POSTGAME BLOG: (23) Utah 38, San Diego State 34

Robert Jackson, KSL.com Sports Writer  |  Posted  Nov 20th - 11:24pm

Check back here for insight and analysis as the 23rd ranked Utah Utes travel to California to take on the upstart San Diego State Aztecs.

Crimson Corner: Where is the Utah offense?

Robert Jackson, KSL.com Sports Writer  |  Posted  Nov 16th - 5:04pm

Facing a fourth and two from the Air Force 35 yard line, the Utes tried a short pass to running back Matt Asiata. Jordan Wynn's pass fell to the turf, and just as if a magician said "shazam", the Utah offense disappeared. Utah has been outscored 88-10 since then.

Runnin' Utes Host Montana Wednesday

U Of U Press Release  |  Posted  Nov 16th - 3:32pm

The Utah men's basketball team (1-0) will look to win its second straight home contest to open the 2010-11 season Wednesday as it hosts Montana (0-1). Tip-off at the Jon M. Huntsman Center is scheduled for 7 p.m.

POSTGAME BLOG: Notre Dame 28, (14) Utah 3

Robert Jackson, KSL.com Sports Writer  |  Posted  Nov 13th - 3:51pm

Check back here for insight and analysis as the 14th ranked Utah Utes travel to South Bend to take on the Notre Dame Fighting Irish.

Utah Football: South Bend, day 2

Mike Grant and Tom Kirkland  |  Posted  Nov 12th - 12:24pm

Thursday started early as we had set up an appointment to take a tour with Notre Dame PR Dennis Brown. When we got there it was clear this was not his first tour. He does this all the time.

Utah Football: Arriving in South Bend

Mike Grant  |  Posted  Nov 11th - 12:38pm

I have heard that South Bend is a neat place full of history and College Football Pageantry, but it is beyond that.

'Golden opportunity' awaits Utes

Dirk Facer, Deseret News  |  Posted  Nov 9th - 12:58pm

A week after a poor performance in the national spotlight, the 15th-ranked Utah Utes get another chance to show the country what they can do.