Josh Furlong

Josh Furlong's AP Top 25: In unexpected twist, Alabama resumes reign at top

Josh Furlong's AP Top 25: In unexpected twist, Alabama resumes reign at top

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec. 5 - 8:03 a.m.

Championship weekend never disappoints — and, well, there were a lot of unexpected results to change the makeup of the playoff and the last rankings of the season before the bowls conclude.
Guided by No. 22, Utes turned tragedies into triumph

Guided by No. 22, Utes turned tragedies into triumph

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec. 4 - 12:22 p.m.

The Pac-12 title was for Ty Jordan and Aaron Lowe. Nothing else mattered, and no team was going to stand in their way.
Smelling roses: No. 17 Utah claims Pac-12 title in dominant win over No. 10 Oregon

Smelling roses: No. 17 Utah claims Pac-12 title in dominant win over No. 10 Oregon

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec. 3 - 11:48 p.m.

A change of venues for the Pac-12 championship game was good for No. 17 Utah. Those roses are smelling extra good this time of the year.
Utah loses Branden Carlson to injury as No. 20 USC dominates in Pac-12 opener

Utah loses Branden Carlson to injury as No. 20 USC dominates in Pac-12 opener

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec. 1 - 11:33 p.m.

The situation was already bad for Utah's depth coming into a midweek matchup to start Pac-12 play.
As Runnin' Utes prepare for USC, recent injuries will test team's depth

As Runnin' Utes prepare for USC, recent injuries will test team's depth

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec. 1 - 9:33 a.m.

When Craig Smith took over the head coaching vacancy at the University of Utah, he knew there was going to be some adversity as he attempted to rebuild the men's basketball program.
KSL.com Pick'em: 1 Utah fan, 2 BYU fans claim Week 13 prizes

KSL.com Pick'em: 1 Utah fan, 2 BYU fans claim Week 13 prizes

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 30 - 1:22 p.m.

Another week of college football has sadly come and gone.
In a rematch against the Ducks, the Utes are looking to 'finish the job'

In a rematch against the Ducks, the Utes are looking to 'finish the job'

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 30 - 11:02 a.m.

As linebacker Devin Lloyd weighed the decision over the offseason to come back to Utah for one more year, the 2019 Pac-12 Championship game weighed heavy on his mind.
Amid speculation, Kyle Whittingham says he's not considering retirement

Amid speculation, Kyle Whittingham says he's not considering retirement

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 29 - 2:44 p.m.

It was almost a throwaway question at the end of Kyle Whittingham's weekly press conference Monday.
Bobby Wood scores in stoppage time to send RSL to Western Conference Final

Bobby Wood scores in stoppage time to send RSL to Western Conference Final

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 28 - 5:16 p.m.

Justin Meram found Bobby Wood with a cross in stoppage time, and Wood sent a right-footed shot into the bottom right corner of the net to lift Real Salt Lake to a 2-1 win over Sporting Kansas City.
BYU edges up to No. 12 as the Utes make a jump to No. 14 in latest AP Top 25

BYU edges up to No. 12 as the Utes make a jump to No. 14 in latest AP Top 25

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 28 - 12:23 p.m.

In the final week of the regular season, BYU and Utah did what they were supposed to do: Win. And for that effort, the two programs moved up in this week's rankings.
Josh Furlong's AP Top 25: One of the best weekends of college football this season

Josh Furlong's AP Top 25: One of the best weekends of college football this season

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 28 - 10:01 a.m.

If you can't get excited about what transpired this weekend in college football, are you even a fan?
No. 18 BYU outlasts rival Utah 75-64 to stay undefeated on the season

No. 18 BYU outlasts rival Utah 75-64 to stay undefeated on the season

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 27 - 11:06 p.m.

The dog fight of a game was everything you'd expect a rivalry game to be with both teams not willing to concede an inch.
Battle of the unbeaten: Undefeated streak to add to 'special' and 'intense' BYU-Utah rivalry

Battle of the unbeaten: Undefeated streak to add to 'special' and 'intense' BYU-Utah rivalry

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 27 - 1:37 p.m.

It's not just a big game in the state, but nationally. Saturday's matchup will be the first time both teams are 5-0 since the 1912-13 season.
'It's like a chess match': After trying season, Utes only focused on Pac-12 title

'It's like a chess match': After trying season, Utes only focused on Pac-12 title

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 27 - 10:04 a.m.

Britain Covey was honest about the situation: Utah overlooked Colorado with a Pac-12 Championship game on the horizon.
No. 19 Utah closes out regular season with win over Colorado

No. 19 Utah closes out regular season with win over Colorado

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

There were moments where Utah didn't play great and gave Colorado a chance, but in the end the Utes stay undefeated at Rice-Eccles Stadium to close out the regular season.
Devin Lloyd destined for NFL, but he's still 'enjoying every moment I have here'

Devin Lloyd destined for NFL, but he's still 'enjoying every moment I have here'

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 25 - 11:37 a.m.

Devin Lloyd was always destined for bigger destinations — bigger than a Pac-12 Championship or a Rose Bowl win.
Clearfield High football coach fired after angry voicemail left for player

Clearfield High football coach fired after angry voicemail left for player

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 23 - 5:59 p.m.

First-year head football coach Don Eck has been fired from Clearfield High following an investigation into an angry voicemail he allegedly left for one of his players.
Utes quarterback Peter Costelli enters name into the transfer portal

Utes quarterback Peter Costelli enters name into the transfer portal

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 23 - 1:38 p.m.

Freshman quarterback Peter Costelli has entered his name into the transfer portal.
'We ain't done yet': As heavy favorites, Utes prepare to send seniors out on a high note

'We ain't done yet': As heavy favorites, Utes prepare to send seniors out on a high note

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 23 - 12:13 p.m.

Blink during the upcoming holiday break and you might miss Utah's final game of the regular season — a Friday afternoon tilt against a somewhat forced rivalry of Pac-12 region partner Colorado at Rice-Eccles Stadium.
KSL.com Pick'em: 3 winners from 3 different fan bases in Week 12

KSL.com Pick'em: 3 winners from 3 different fan bases in Week 12

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 23 - 10:00 a.m.

Another week of college football has sadly come and gone.
Utes played spoiler to Pac-12's playoff hopes. Now what?

Utes played spoiler to Pac-12's playoff hopes. Now what?

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 22 - 3:01 p.m.

For as much as the conference wants to praise its level of competition and being the "Conference of Champions," there hasn't been much to celebrate in the most high-profile sport at the highest level: the College Football Playoff.
Runnin' Utes edge out Tulsa 72-58 to win Sunshine Slam tournament; Carlson MVP

Runnin' Utes edge out Tulsa 72-58 to win Sunshine Slam tournament; Carlson MVP

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 21 - 8:19 p.m.

The Runnin' Utes are coming back home with some hardware.
As all-time winning coach, Whittingham deflects praise as 'best coach' in Utes history

As all-time winning coach, Whittingham deflects praise as 'best coach' in Utes history

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 21 - 7:14 p.m.

Utah is as much Whittingham as Whittingham is Utah — the two are inseparably linked.
Josh Furlong's AP Top 25: Ohio State takes major step forward as others drop

Josh Furlong's AP Top 25: Ohio State takes major step forward as others drop

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 21 - 10:01 a.m.

Welcome to the party Ohio State!
No. 23 Utah clinches South in 38-7 rout of No. 3 Oregon; Thomas breaks TD record

No. 23 Utah clinches South in 38-7 rout of No. 3 Oregon; Thomas breaks TD record

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 20 - 11:47 p.m.

You could say Saturday night's Utah performance was two years in the making.