Patrick Kinahan

Patrick Kinahan: How real are Whittingham retirement rumblings?

Patrick Kinahan: How real are Whittingham retirement rumblings?

Patrick Kinahan, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Nov. 23 - 10:46 a.m.

The speculation grew about two months ago, that Kyle Whittingham was suffering from job burnout and nearing retirement as the Utah football coach.
Patrick Kinahan: Set aside best in South, Utah has Pac-12's dominant program

Patrick Kinahan: Set aside best in South, Utah has Pac-12's dominant program

Patrick Kinahan, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Nov. 21 - 8:27 a.m.

Removing all doubt, if any even existed, Utah is without a doubt the best football program in the Pac-12 South division.
Patrick Kinahan: Kalani Sitake's stock continues to skyrocket

Patrick Kinahan: Kalani Sitake's stock continues to skyrocket

Patrick Kinahan, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Nov. 16 - 11:02 a.m.

Each year, it seems, the crazy season commences a little earlier and provides more drama than most of the actual competition.
Patrick Kinahan: As almost always, Utes keep winning ways under Whittingham

Patrick Kinahan: As almost always, Utes keep winning ways under Whittingham

Patrick Kinahan, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Nov. 14 - 8:21 a.m.

Utah's march toward the Pac-12 championship sputtered far more often than expected, but the trip to this desert oasis produced the desired outcome.
Patrick Kinahan: BYU pilfering basketball recruits from Utah impacts both programs

Patrick Kinahan: BYU pilfering basketball recruits from Utah impacts both programs

Patrick Kinahan, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Nov. 11 - 11:02 a.m.

Even before Dave Rose decided to retire after 14 years as the BYU basketball coach, athletic administrators already had identified the leading candidate to succeed him.
Patrick Kinahan: Utah, Oregon best of a weak Pac-12 football season

Patrick Kinahan: Utah, Oregon best of a weak Pac-12 football season

Patrick Kinahan, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Nov. 9 - 9:58 a.m.

Without question, aside from one notable outcome, Pac-12 football has been a collective disappointment this season.
Patrick Kinahan: Sitake no longer viewed as dancing fool

Patrick Kinahan: Sitake no longer viewed as dancing fool

Patrick Kinahan, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Nov. 2 - 10:29 a.m.

For three consecutive seasons, during which the BYU football team was a collective 18-21, Kalani Sitake's reputation as a player's coach was not viewed as a positive.
Patrick Kinahan: Inconsistent Utes still South favorites

Patrick Kinahan: Inconsistent Utes still South favorites

Patrick Kinahan, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Oct. 27 - 10:29 a.m.

Early on in training camp, Kyle Whittingham made multiple references comparing this year's Utah team to the 2019 group.
Patrick Kinahan: BYU fans owe Mendenhall a warm welcome home

Patrick Kinahan: BYU fans owe Mendenhall a warm welcome home

Patrick Kinahan, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Oct. 25 - 10:26 a.m.

Setting aside his quirky mannerisms and some awkward interactions with the fan base, Bronco Mendenhall was an excellent football coach at BYU.
Patrick Kinahan: Quarterback blunder with Brewer could cost Utah big time

Patrick Kinahan: Quarterback blunder with Brewer could cost Utah big time

Patrick Kinahan, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Oct. 19 - 10:31 a.m.

Even the experts sometimes make mistakes, which in this particular case could end up being extremely costly.
Patrick Kinahan: Bitter loss won't stop BYU from outstanding season

Patrick Kinahan: Bitter loss won't stop BYU from outstanding season

Patrick Kinahan, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Oct. 12 - 10:33 a.m.

Palatable disappointment marks the first half of BYU's football season even as the team on is on a pace to win 10 games this season.
Patrick Kinahan: Utah sports radio loses legendary host

Patrick Kinahan: Utah sports radio loses legendary host

Patrick Kinahan, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Oct. 4 - 9:29 a.m.

Utah sports radio lost a legend last week, one whose accomplishments over the last 25 years are the standard in a competitive and precarious industry.
Patrick Kinahan: Utah State belongs on BYU schedule going forward

Patrick Kinahan: Utah State belongs on BYU schedule going forward

Patrick Kinahan, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Sept. 28 - 10:29 a.m.

As a consequence of BYU's inclusion into the Big 12 for the 2023-24 academic year, the football program will face scheduling difficulties likely requiring wholesale shuffling.
Patrick Kinahan: Time comes for Utah to blow off quick fix at quarterback

Patrick Kinahan: Time comes for Utah to blow off quick fix at quarterback

Patrick Kinahan, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Sept. 22 - 7:29 a.m.

Somewhere buried deep in the transfer portal, there's a lesson for most college football programs thinking about bringing in a one-and-done quarterback.
Patrick Kinahan: Exploding interest in Sitake may open BYU's coffers

Patrick Kinahan: Exploding interest in Sitake may open BYU's coffers

Patrick Kinahan, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Sept. 21 - 10:31 a.m.

His players and staff are fully on board, passionately recognizing Kalani Sitake is the right coach to lead the BYU football program.
Patrick Kinahan: BYU's domination of Utah should springboard to consistent success

Patrick Kinahan: BYU's domination of Utah should springboard to consistent success

Patrick Kinahan, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Sept. 14 - 10:28 a.m.

BYU's impressive run of success that began last season begs the following question: Has the program arrived in Kalani Sitake's sixth year as head coach?
Patrick Kinahan: BYU football will finally have a late-season purpose

Patrick Kinahan: BYU football will finally have a late-season purpose

Patrick Kinahan, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Sept. 10 - 12:22 p.m.

Finally, after a decade of irrelevance, the BYU football program will have a purpose to the last month of the season.
Patrick Kinahan: No point in minimizing rivalry between BYU and Utah

Patrick Kinahan: No point in minimizing rivalry between BYU and Utah

Patrick Kinahan, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Sept. 7 - 10:29 a.m.

All the protestations to the contrary cannot deny the fact that the rivalry between Utah and BYU is one of the best in college football.
Patrick Kinahan: Preseason predictions — BYU, Utah finally strong at same time

Patrick Kinahan: Preseason predictions — BYU, Utah finally strong at same time

Patrick Kinahan, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Aug. 31 - 10:49 a.m.

This much is a certainty for the BYU and Utah football programs: Collective expectations for both are the highest since they bolted the Mountain West after the 2010 season.
Patrick Kinahan: BYU, Utah coaches insist they have great QB options

Patrick Kinahan: BYU, Utah coaches insist they have great QB options

Patrick Kinahan, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Aug. 24 - 10:29 a.m.

The BYU and Utah football teams are in similar situations relative to their quarterbacks, with both using much of this month's training camp to determine a starter.
Patrick Kinahan: BYU benefits from bonanza of publicity with deal for walk-ons

Patrick Kinahan: BYU benefits from bonanza of publicity with deal for walk-ons

Patrick Kinahan, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Aug. 17 - 10:41 a.m.

Across the country, over virtually every form of communication, the partnership between Built Brands and the BYU football program generated enormous amounts of positive publicity.
Patrick Kinahan: Former BYU quarterback predicts stardom for Jets' Wilson

Patrick Kinahan: Former BYU quarterback predicts stardom for Jets' Wilson

Patrick Kinahan, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Aug. 10 - 10:32 a.m.

The former national championship quarterback who later was charged to evaluate and develop talent at the position takes it nearly to the extreme with his assessment of Zach Wilson.
Patrick Kinahan: BYU football has to build upon last season's success for program's sake

Patrick Kinahan: BYU football has to build upon last season's success for program's sake

Patrick Kinahan, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Aug. 3 - 10:32 a.m.

Fair or not, the BYU football program begins practice this week with the extra burden of providing an encore to last year's phenomenal success.
Patrick Kinahan: Utes default as one of the best Pac-12 football teams

Patrick Kinahan: Utes default as one of the best Pac-12 football teams

Patrick Kinahan, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted July 28 - 11:00 a.m.

Utah's football program has reached a lofty level of respect in the Pac-12, considered slightly below traditional power USC in status.
Patrick Kinahan: BYU seeks to end years of frustration

Patrick Kinahan: BYU seeks to end years of frustration

Patrick Kinahan, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted July 20 - 10:31 a.m.

BYU is seven weeks away from finally ending a frustration that began over a decade ago, a span old-timers would consider inconceivable.