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Utes' deficiencies exposed against Oregon State

Mike Grant  |  Posted  Sep 16th - 10:51am

The Utes showed fight. They never quit. The offense is good. Travis Wilson is for real. Bubba Poole can play, too. There were some positives in the game against Oregon State, but there were also some negatives.

Slow start, lack of pass rush doom Utes in Pac-12 shootout

Robert Jackson  |  Posted  Sep 15th - 12:48pm

Historically, Utah hasn't fared so well in conference openers since joining the Pac-12. And the 2013 Oregon State Beavers weren't about to let that trend change.

5 things the Utes need to do to beat Oregon State

Robert Jackson  |  Posted  Sep 12th - 4:26pm

The difficulty gets kicked up a couple of notches as the Utes turn their attention from a huge blowout win over Weber State to their first Pac-12 matchup of the season.

UTEcast 9-11: Utah vs. Oregon State preview plus hoops talk with 2 Ute commits

Mike Grant and Robert Jackson  |  Posted  Sep 11th - 7:37pm

This week on the show we talk football and basketball providing you with the best Ute coverage in the universe. Runnin' Ute commits Kyle Kuzma and Isaiah Wright join us to break down their path to the U, plus debate what the Utes need to do to beat Oregon State in their Pac-12 opener.

10 things to know about Utah vs. Oregon State

Robert Jackson  |  Posted  Sep 9th - 3:16pm

For the Utes, being 2-0, their best start since 2010, doesn't mean much considering the real season gets underway this Saturday as they kick of Pac-12 play hosting Oregon State.

Crimson Corner 9-8: Utah 70, Weber State 7

Mike Grant and Robert Jackson  |  Posted  Sep 9th - 11:15am

On this edition of the Crimson Corner, the Utes beat Weber State, we break down Travis Wilson, and kicker Andy Phillips is an unlikely hero.

Utah's Travis Wilson among elite company

Robert Jackson  |  Posted  Sep 8th - 8:58pm

From Heisman trophy winner Johnny Manziel to the elusive Chuckie Keeton at Utah State, college football is full of great quarterbacks. Especially in the Pac-12. Four of the nation's top quarterbacks call the "Conference of Champions" home.

Utes offense rolls behind quarterback Travis Wilson

Robert Jackson  |  Posted  Sep 7th - 3:11pm

On a warm, sunny afternoon in Salt Lake City, the temperature in Rice-Eccles was significantly hotter as the Utes offense exploded behind starting quarterback Travis Wilson.

Utes' Andy Phillips: 'I am a skier but I am playing football today'

Mike Grant  |  Posted  Sep 5th - 1:12pm

Andy Phillips story has been well publicized by now. He is an alpine skier that is now a football player.

UTEcast 9-4: Utes prep for Weber State's rushing attack

Mike Grant and Robert Jackson  |  Posted  Sep 4th - 7:15pm

This week on the show we break down the Utes' upcoming matchup with Weber State, focusing in on the Wildcats' 315 rushing yards in their 50-40 win over Stephen F. Austin.

Utes vs. Wildcats: 5 things each team has to do to win

KSL.com  |  Posted  Sep 4th - 6:12pm

Saturday the Utes and the Wildcats will square off in Rice-Eccles Stadium as each team tries to improve to 2-0 on the young 2013 season. To help you get the scoop on what each team needs to do to win, we brought in Utah insiders Mike Grant and Robert Jackson and Weber State insider Jon Oglesby.

UTEcast 9-3: Utah vs. Utah State recap

Mike Grant and Robert Jackson  |  Posted  Sep 3rd - 3:11pm

This week on the show we break down the Utes' 30-26 win over Utah State, from key calls to position breakdowns and what the Utes need to work on as they prepare for Weber State on Saturday.

Crimson Corner 9-1: Utah 30, Utah State 26

Mike Grant and Robert Jackson  |  Posted  Sep 2nd - 1:00pm

This week on the Crimson Corner the season gets underway with a win against Utah State, one play might have already changed the season, and quarterback Travis Wilson answered the questions.

Wilson earns his stripes as team captain with stellar performance

Robert Jackson  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 4:30pm

While all eyes were on the quarterback in the grey jersey and blue helmet, it was the one that was decked out in all red whose error-free performance guided his team back from a nine point deficit to a 30-26 win Thursday night.

Ute offense, special teams step up to spoil Keeton's big night

Robert Jackson  |  Posted  Aug 29th - 10:37pm

For a team known for its defensive identity, giving up 487 yards of total offense doesn't come close to what you would expect. And for a team struggling to find an offensive identity over the last two seasons, picking up 450 yards — 302 through the air — was as unexpected as seeing Ben Affleck cast as the new Batman.

Utes vs. Aggies: 5 things each team has to do to win

KSL.com  |  Posted  Aug 29th - 10:50am

Tonight the Utah Utes and the Utah State Aggies kick off the 2013 season in Rice-Eccles Stadium. To help you get the scoop on what each team needs to do to win, we brought in Utah insiders Mike Grant and Robert Jackson and Utah State insider Matt Glade.

UTEcast 8-28: Previewing Utah vs. Utah State

Mike Grant and Robert Jackson  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 7:38pm

This week on the show we break down the game that is happening TOMORROW at Rice-Eccles Stadium — Utah vs. Utah State. To help us break it down we are joined by Aggie insiders Kyle Goon from the Salt Lake Tribune and Matthew Glade from KSL Sports.

What kind of impact will Erickson have on the Utes' offense?

Mike Grant  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 2:19pm

Only one day away from Utah's season opener against Utah State and the question remains, what will the offense look like?

Why the Utes will be the best team in the state

Mike Grant and Robert Jackson  |  Posted  Aug 23rd - 6:31pm

Our job? Convince you why Utah is the best team in the state. Fasten your seatbelts, you ain't seen nothing yet!

Kyle Whittingham: 'I laugh until I cry'

Mike Grant  |  Posted  Aug 22nd - 8:44pm

Much of the talk in the Utah Utes post-practice interviews has moved towards their rivals up north.