Josh Furlong

No. 14 Utah rolls to 63-21 win over outmatched Colorado in regular-season finale

No. 14 Utah rolls to 63-21 win over outmatched Colorado in regular-season finale

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 26 - 6:25 p.m.

Utah was already up 35-0 with 28 seconds left in the first half. Kyle Whittingham wanted more, so quarterback Cameron Rising obliged.
Last-second heave falls short as Utah loses to Mississippi State 52-49

Last-second heave falls short as Utah loses to Mississippi State 52-49

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 23 - 9:04 p.m.

Utah had 4.3 seconds left to do something.
Kicking inconsistency has been a factor in Utah's 4th-down decisions

Kicking inconsistency has been a factor in Utah's 4th-down decisions

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 23 - 11:02 a.m.

This season, Utah is just 3-of-7 in field goals 30 yards or more — a 42.9% success rate — and none have been attempted more than 50 yards out.
Utes drop 4 spots to No. 14 in latest College Football Playoff rankings

Utes drop 4 spots to No. 14 in latest College Football Playoff rankings

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 22 - 7:13 p.m.

As the college football season enters its final week of the regular season, the College Football Playoff rankings are starting to take shape.
Have You Seen This? When a coin flip can predict the NFL future

Have You Seen This? When a coin flip can predict the NFL future

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 22 - 3:31 p.m.

A tweet on Aug. 21 has started to pick up attention recently for all the right reasons about the New York Jets' season.
The Utah Checkdown podcast: Downed in Eugene, expectations at Utah moving on

The Utah Checkdown podcast: Downed in Eugene, expectations at Utah moving on

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 21 - 1:54 p.m.

Utah had three late chances to beat Oregon on the road in a pivotal Pac-12 matchup, but the team's offense was "out of sync" throughout the game and the Ducks held on for a 20-17 win.
Missed chances: Utah drops to No. 14 in latest AP Top 25 rankings

Missed chances: Utah drops to No. 14 in latest AP Top 25 rankings

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 20 - 11:51 a.m.

Utah squandered three prime opportunities late in the game against Oregon in a hostile Autzen Stadium.
Josh Furlong's AP Top 25: USC takes commanding step in Pac-12, but top 4 remain

Josh Furlong's AP Top 25: USC takes commanding step in Pac-12, but top 4 remain

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 20 - 10:02 a.m.

It was supposed to be a quieter weekend for most of the teams in the Associated Press Top 25, with only the Pac-12 and Mountain West seemingly in the spotlight.
Bo-mentum: Oregon nixes Utes' Pac-12 title shot with road loss

Bo-mentum: Oregon nixes Utes' Pac-12 title shot with road loss

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 20 - 1:05 a.m.

The Utes battled back after a slow start, thanks to a scoop-and-score touchdown by linebacker Karene Reid before the Ducks held on for a 20-17 win in the late-night battle.
Utah's defense has a tall task to stop high-powered Oregon offense

Utah's defense has a tall task to stop high-powered Oregon offense

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 17 - 10:47 a.m.

None of the progress matters if Utah's defense returns to early-season form and allows Oregon to run wild.
'Let's make a statement': No. 25 Utah rolls to 124-78 win over No. 16 Oklahoma

'Let's make a statement': No. 25 Utah rolls to 124-78 win over No. 16 Oklahoma

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 16 - 11:22 p.m.

It's safe to say Lynne Roberts' team got the message.
No. 25 Utah looks for redemption over No. 16 Oklahoma in Top 25 matchup

No. 25 Utah looks for redemption over No. 16 Oklahoma in Top 25 matchup

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 16 - 10:58 a.m.

Coming into this season, the Oklahoma game can serve as an early test — a look at how far Utah has come since last season.
Utes crack Top 10 in latest College Football Playoff rankings ahead of Oregon game

Utes crack Top 10 in latest College Football Playoff rankings ahead of Oregon game

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 15 - 8:20 p.m.

My, how things can change in a week.
How Tavion Thomas reclaimed his spot as Utah's leading rusher

How Tavion Thomas reclaimed his spot as Utah's leading rusher

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 15 - 1:44 p.m.

In an instant, as fans recognized No. 9, he was enveloped by a thunderous crowd at Rice-Eccles Stadium excited to see their star running back on the field.
Utah weathers an Idaho State surge, pulls away for 70-58 win

Utah weathers an Idaho State surge, pulls away for 70-58 win

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 14 - 9:53 p.m.

Not every game was going to be perfect for Utah this season.
The Utah Checkdown podcast: Utah's path to the title game, and a look at Oregon

The Utah Checkdown podcast: Utah's path to the title game, and a look at Oregon

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 14 - 2:59 p.m.

Utah closed out its home season at Rice-Eccles Stadium on Saturday night with 42-7 win over Stanford — a perfect 6-0 at home on the season and an unbeaten streak over the last two seasons.
Is the Cam Rising era nearing an end for the Utes?

Is the Cam Rising era nearing an end for the Utes?

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 14 - 11:02 a.m.

While it remains Cam Rising's path to leave after this season, there's still a small chance he returns for another season. But don't count on it.
Utes move up to No. 10, 1 of 6 teams from Pac-12, in latest AP Top 25 rankings

Utes move up to No. 10, 1 of 6 teams from Pac-12, in latest AP Top 25 rankings

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 13 - 11:59 a.m.

The Utes are one of six teams from the Pac-12 ranked in the Top 25 and one of two teams inside the Top 10.
Josh Furlong's AP Top 25: Pac-12 embraces chaos, top 5 teams remain steady

Josh Furlong's AP Top 25: Pac-12 embraces chaos, top 5 teams remain steady

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 13 - 10:01 a.m.

The story of the weekend was the Pac-12 finding a way to mess up a good thing.
Thomas rushes for 180 yards as No. 13 Utah pulls away for 42-7 win over Stanford

Thomas rushes for 180 yards as No. 13 Utah pulls away for 42-7 win over Stanford

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 13 - 12:32 a.m.

Tavion Thomas' run game sparked a Utah offense that reeled off three consecutive touchdowns with ease in the third quarter to earn a win over Stanford.
Utah's Gabe Madsen scores 25 in rout over visiting CSU Bakersfield

Utah's Gabe Madsen scores 25 in rout over visiting CSU Bakersfield

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 11 - 9:43 p.m.

Utah wasted no time putting up points against an outmatched CSU Bakersfield team Friday night.
5A semifinals: Micah Beckstead scores 4 TDs to lift Timpview past Orem

5A semifinals: Micah Beckstead scores 4 TDs to lift Timpview past Orem

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 11 - 6:45 p.m.

In the last meeting between Timpview and Orem, the two schools combined for 104 points in a Timpview win.
5A semifinals: Lehi's Kadiyon Sweat has 2 picks, 1 score in shutout win over Stansbury

5A semifinals: Lehi's Kadiyon Sweat has 2 picks, 1 score in shutout win over Stansbury

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 11 - 2:29 p.m.

If you didn't hear Kadiyon Sweat's name, you weren't paying attention on Friday afternoon.
'Absolute shock': How Utah's tight ends coordinated a surprise for Thomas Yassmin

'Absolute shock': How Utah's tight ends coordinated a surprise for Thomas Yassmin

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 11 - 9:27 a.m.

Tight end coach Freddie Whittingham asked Thomas Yassmin to sit down; he wanted to break some news to him.
As Utah says goodbye to its seniors, Devin Kaufusi and Gabe Reid share unique ending

As Utah says goodbye to its seniors, Devin Kaufusi and Gabe Reid share unique ending

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 10 - 7:36 p.m.

Devin Kaufusi and Gabe Reid have shared a long journey together.