The Detroit Lions ended a three-game losing streak Sunday and handed the Philadelphia Eagles their first loss of the season with a 24-23 victory at Ford Field — and with the most former Utah college football players on roster in the NFL.
Raysean Pringle ran for 112 yards and two touchdowns in the first half, Malik Brown added 174 yards and a score on the ground, and Southern Utah outgunned Portland State 45-31 in the Big Sky opener for both teams in Cedar City.
In an otherwise forgettable week for Cougar faithful, Ravens' tight end Dennis PItta proved vital in a Baltimore comeback on Sunday against Cleveland, while former Ute Steve Smith reached 10th all-time in career receiving yards.
This week, along with Utah vs. Southern Utah, Utah State vs. Weber State and BYU vs. Arizona, we'll be picking the Rocky Mountain Showdown between Colorado and Colorado State along with a top 15 ACC/SEC matchup between No. 4 Florida State and No. 11 Ole Miss.
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Former Utah State linebacker Kyler Fackrell signed a rookie contract with the Green Bay Packers, the team announced Thursday, joining former teammate Nick Vigil, who signed with the Bengals on Tuesday.
Josh Furlong and Sean Walker | Posted May 1st - 9:34pm
The 2016 NFL Draft has come to a close and six local football players were drafted to various teams. However, several local athletes also signed a free agency deal following the draft. The following is a where local athletes ended up in the draft or in free agency.
LeShaun Sims is part of a trio of NFL draft prospects from Southern Utah that are likely to feature in this week’s NFL draft in Chicago, which starts Thursday at 6 p.m. MDT and runs through Saturday afternoon.