One of the best stories in the state of Utah involves a college football team going to the playoffs. Picked to finish eighth in the Big Sky Conference, Southern Utah proved everyone wrong and won a league title and FCS playoff bid.
Ammon Olson tied a career high with five touchdown passes on Saturday to lead Southern Utah past Northern Arizona 49-41, clinching the Big Sky Conference title and securing a berth in the FCS playoffs.
Kieran McDonagh threw a halfback pass for a touchdown for Portland State, Southern Utah couldn't connect on a go-ahead two-point conversion, and the Vikings beat the Big Sky Conference-leading Thunderbirds 24-23 on Saturday night.
Just three days after a 44-0 win at in-state rival Weber State, Southern Utah offensive coordinator Gary Crowton has resigned from his position with the Thunderbirds' football program. He will be temporarily reassigned within the athletic department.
Mark Douglas, KSL.com Contributor | Posted Oct 3rd - 3:15am
Weber State quarterbacks struggle in a 44-0 loss to Southern Utah University, throwing five interceptions and completing only 12 catches. The loss ends the Wildcats' bid to win three straight games for the first time in five years.
The All-Poly Camp started as a way to provide Utah high school football players who couldn't afford to attend expensive summer camps with an affordable and high-quality alternative. Now it draws some of the top talent in the country and loads of college coaches.