Utes begin regular season practice, pick team captains

Utes begin regular season practice, pick team captains

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SALT LAKE CITY -- The Utah football team has ended fall camp and begins regular season practices Monday.

The Utes will begin game preparations for their Sept. 3 season-opening showdown against rival Utah State.

Meanwhile, The team has voted seniors Matt Asiata (RB), Zane Beadles (OL), Stevenson Sylvester (LB)and Koa Misi (DE) as the 2009 Ute captains.

Misi is currently out indefinitely with a back injury. Junior Nai Fotu will take his place in the starting line-up. However, coaches consider Misi, Foto and Derrick Shelby as starters.

Redshirt freshman Sean Sellwood (punter) and Patrick Greene (snapper) were both awarded scholarships late last week. Both are slated to start.

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