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Utah football: Can't miss games in 2012

Robert Jackson  |  Posted   Jul 27th, 2012 - 9:57am

The Utes will be entering their second go-round in the Pac-12, fighting through adversity to a 8-5 record and a Sun Bowl win over Georgia Tech in their inaugural season. Which games are the biggest obstacles in their way? Which games are the most important?

Utes picked second in Pac-12 south division

Robert Jackson  |  Posted   Jul 24th, 2012 - 5:44pm

Utah is picked to finish second in the Pac-12 South Division in the preseason media poll released Tuesday. The Utes only trail USC, who is not only picked to finish first in the south, but take the conference championship as well.

Lotulelei receives more preseason recognition

Robert Jackson  |  Posted   Jul 18th, 2012 - 2:27pm

Utah's Star Lotulelei has been named to the Rotary Lombardi Award watch list, which increases the senior defensive tackle's preseason watch list count to four. Senior wide receiver DeVonte Christopher has earned a place on the Biletnikoff Award Watch List.

Irving challenges Kobe to a 1-on-1 game, Pac-12/Big Ten deal falls through and BYU releases football promo

Robert Jackson  |  Posted   Jul 13th, 2012 - 2:40pm

Kyrie Irving is quickly becoming one of my favorite NBA players, not just for his sensational rookie season, but also by his personality off the court. The Pac-12-Big Ten scheduling deal is over before it even started, and BYU released a football promo gearing up fans for this upcoming season.

Slew of Utes added to preseason watch lists and a new Pac-12 sizzle video

Robert Jackson  |  Posted   Jul 12th, 2012 - 10:29pm

Over the next two weeks different college football awards will be releasing their preseason watch lists that cover all players that they will be keeping a close eye on throughout the 2012 college football season.

Utes, Cougars to put rivalry on hold in 2014, 2015

Robert Jackson  |  Posted   Jul 10th, 2012 - 4:25pm

After weeks of speculation regarding the future of the Utah-BYU rivalry, it looks like the annual game between the red and blue will be put on hold for at least two years.

Power ranking the best Pac-12 defenses heading into 2012

Jacob Freedman, Bleacher Report  |  Posted   Jul 4th, 2012 - 11:56am

The Pac-12 is not known for its dominant defenses. With the addition of offense gurus in Mike Leach, Rich Rodriguez and Todd Graham to the conference's coaching ranks during the offseason, defensive-minded is not a reputation the Pac-12 will earn any time soon.

Jimmer, Andre or Damian — who will have the better NBA career?

Mike Grant  |  Posted   Jun 28th, 2012 - 9:04pm

Now that we know where Weber State guard Damian Lillard is headed, my question is simple. Who will have the better NBA career — Miller, Lillard, or Fredette?

Utes bringing in Big Blue

Mike Grant  |  Posted   Jun 27th, 2012 - 1:30pm

The Utah football schedule continues to get even better, and tougher. Wednesday, it was announced that the Utes agreed to a home and home series with the Michigan Wolverines beginning in 2014.

Are you ready for some football? Four local teams to kick off on opening day

Mike Grant  |  Posted   Jun 22nd, 2012 - 8:54am

I think Thursday is the new Saturday. Seriously. The week of August 30th might be the most interesting work week for employers here in the state of Utah.

Ute teams earn record semester GPA

Liz Abel, Utah Athletics  |  Posted   Jun 5th, 2012 - 5:08pm

The grades are in for spring semester and the University of Utah athletic teams set a department record for highest cumulative grade point average for the second-straight semester.

Utah basketball: Who are these guys?

Mike Grant  |  Posted   May 4th, 2012 - 8:35pm

There has been so much turnover with the Utah basketball team that I wanted to find out who the guys that Larry Krystkowiak has recruited really are.

Utah basketball signs LMU transfer Jarred DuBois

Utah Athletics  |  Posted   May 1st, 2012 - 2:58pm

Utah basketball has signed transfer Jarred DuBois from Loyola Marymount, head coach Larry Krystkowiak announced Monday.

Former Ute Bergstrom drafted by Raiders in third round

Rod Zundel  |  Posted   Apr 28th, 2012 - 1:11am

It took two full days of the NFL draft, but Utah's Tony Bergstrom finally received the call.

Credit Utah's coaches for number of Utes in NFL

Mike Grant  |  Posted   Apr 27th, 2012 - 4:56pm

By the time the NFL Draft wraps up this weekend, the Utes could potentially have another couple of players playing on Sundays.

Utah basketball signs Brazilian big man Renan Lenz

Utah Athletics  |  Posted   Apr 26th, 2012 - 1:13pm

The University of Utah men's basketball team has signed 6-foot-9 forward Renan Lenz to a National Letter of Intent, head coach Larry Krystkowiak announced Wednesday.

Young QBs make most of opportunity in Utah's spring game

Robert Jackson  |  Posted   Apr 21st, 2012 - 10:26pm

The regular season may still be over four months away, but 13,503 were able to tailgate and watch the Red team come away with a 22-21 victory over the White team in the Utah spring game.

Utes: Four running backs make case for playing time

Robert Jackson  |  Posted   Apr 21st, 2012 - 4:36pm

With John White IV sitting out, already having proven himself as the clear cut starter for the Utes after breaking numerous school rushing records last year, four running backs made their case for playing time Saturday at the Red-White game.

Utah football: Pac-12 depth starting to show

Mike Grant  |  Posted   Apr 13th, 2012 - 3:26pm

It was very noticeable on Saturday, at least to me and my colleague Jeremiah Jensen. There are just so many players up there now. And not just players filling roster positions, I mean guys that will, can, and are going to play.

Utah head coach: We didn't pull the rug out from recruit

Robert Jackson  |  Posted   Apr 12th, 2012 - 5:27pm

Utah head coach Larry Krystkowiak is responding to headlines this week claiming that the Utes pulled the rug out from under a recruit.