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POSTGAME BLOG: (3) TCU 47, (5) Utah 7

Robert Jackson, Sports Writer  |  Posted   Nov 6th, 2010 - 4:52pm

In what was billed to be the biggest game ever in Mountain West Conference history, the Utah Utes decided to take an early vacation. Wearing all black camo jerseys, the Utes were "blacked out" by an aggressive TCU defense that didn't let them cross midfield until 12 minutes left in the game.

GAME PREVIEW: (3) TCU vs. (5) Utah

Mike Grant  |  Posted   Nov 5th, 2010 - 3:03pm

Here we go again. The game between these two teams becomes harder and harder to preview. This is what every college football team should dream of. This is a game with more riding on it than ever.

Pac-10 announces 2011 football schedule, Utes open conference play at USC

Robert Jackson, Sports Writer  |  Posted   Nov 5th, 2010 - 2:15pm

The Pac-10 Conference office released the 2011 football schedule today and Utah's first game as a Pac-12 member will be at USC on Sept. 10. It is Utah's first visit to the Coliseum since 1948.

Overnight camping permitted prior to ESPN GameDay Show

Robert Jackson, Sports Writer  |  Posted   Nov 3rd, 2010 - 1:50pm

Overnight camping will be permitted outside Rice-Eccles Stadium and in surrounding parking lots on campus prior to Saturday's ESPN College GameDay. Rice-Eccles Stadium camping is permitted only by the southwest corner ticket office and stretching up 500 South, beginning at 8 a.m. Friday.

Utah Utes football: Team to don special Under Armour gear in support of troops

Dirk Facer, Deseret News  |  Posted   Nov 1st, 2010 - 11:04pm

Under Armour and the Utah Utes are teaming up to support the Wounded Warrior Project in Saturday's game against TCU at Rice-Eccles Stadium.

Utah safety Brian Blechen named MWC player of the week

Robert Jackson, Sports Writer  |  Posted   Nov 1st, 2010 - 10:49am

DeMarco Sampson and Brian Stahovich (San Diego State) and Brian Blechen (Utah) are the Mountain West Conference Players of the Week for games through Oct. 30.

Utah up to 5th, TCU 3rd in latest BCS rankings

Ralph D. Russo, Associated Press  |  Posted   Oct 31st, 2010 - 7:13pm

TCU jumps Boise State in the latest BCS rankings, while Utah climbs to No. 5, setting up the biggest game in Mountain West Conference history Saturday when the Utes and Horned Frogs play in Salt Lake City.

ESPN GameDay coming to Salt Lake City

Robert Jackson, Sports Writer  |  Posted   Oct 31st, 2010 - 1:09pm

ESPN College Football GameDay is coming to Salt Lake City this week for the Utah-TCU game and fans are encouraged to attend all of its shows in Rice-Eccles Stadium.

Crimson Corner: Survived and advanced

Mike Grant  |  Posted   Oct 31st, 2010 - 2:28am

It was a job done, not necessarily well done, but done. The Utes got help by the way of turnovers on Saturday evening in Colorado Springs.  Utah has had trouble all year long in the turnover margin, something that Head Coach Kyle Whittingham has talked about all year.

POSTGAME BLOG: (7) Utah 28, Air Force 23

Robert Jackson, Sports Writer  |  Posted   Oct 30th, 2010 - 10:27pm

If history had any indication of what was to take place tonight, we all would have seen this coming. It took everything they had, but the 7th ranked Utah Utes came out on top 28-23 against Air Force in their last meeting as conference opponents.

GAME PREVIEW: (7) Utah at Air Force

Mike Grant  |  Posted   Oct 30th, 2010 - 12:48pm

It starts now. Preseason is over. Business up to this point has been taken care of. Let the games begin.

Gridiron questions and hardwood thoughts

Mike Grant  |  Posted   Oct 25th, 2010 - 6:38pm

How Good Are the Utes? This is the question that continues to surround the 2010 Utah football team. After finishing their preseason schedule, we will finally find out how good the Utes are starting this weekend in Colorado Springs when they take on Air Force.

2 Cougars, 1 Ute named MWC players of week

Mwc Press Release  |  Posted   Oct 25th, 2010 - 5:40pm

Cody Hoffman and Brandon Ogletree (BYU), Ed Wesley (TCU) and Jordan Wynn (Utah) are the Mountain West Conference Players of the Week for games through Oct. 23.

Auburn jumps to No. 1, Utah eighth in BCS standings

Ralph D. Russo, Associated Press  |  Posted   Oct 25th, 2010 - 12:39am

Cam Newton and Auburn blew by Boise State into first place in the BCS standings. The University of Utah moved up one spot to No. 8.

POSTGAME BLOG: (9) Utah 59, Colorado State 6

Robert Jackson, Sports Writer  |  Posted   Oct 23rd, 2010 - 7:14pm

Jordan Wynn didn't let the rain keep the Utes from having a good game. Wynn completed 23 of 29 passes for 317 yards and three touchdowns as Utah (7-0, 4-0 MWC) defeated Colorado State 59-6.

Travel tips and a chance to win $1,000 at halftime of Utah-CSU game Saturday

Robert Jackson, Sports Writer  |  Posted   Oct 22nd, 2010 - 12:14pm

UTA is running more trains for the Utah-Colorado State game Saturday, while Allstate is hosting a tailgate party, and giving one lucky fan a chance to make a field goal at halftime to win $1,000.

Utes to join PAC-12 South division

Dirk Facer, Deseret News  |  Posted   Oct 21st, 2010 - 1:00pm

Pac-10 commissioner Larry Scott announced Thursday that the Utes will be placed in the South Division with Arizona, Arizona State, Colorado, UCLA and USC when they join the league next season.

Utes up to No. 9 in latest polls; Oregon new No. 1

Robert Jackson, Sports Writer  |  Posted   Oct 17th, 2010 - 1:35pm

It may not have been as pretty as some would have liked, but Utah's 30-6 win over Wyoming helped them climb in both Top 25 polls released today.

POSTGAME BLOG: (10) Utah 30, Wyoming 6

Robert Jackson, Sports Writer  |  Posted   Oct 16th, 2010 - 7:00pm

It wasn't necessarily pretty, but the Utes got the job done. Utah scored 16 points in the second quarter and never looked back, defeating the Wyoming Cowboys 30-6 in War Memorial Stadium.

GAME PREVIEW: (10) Utah at Wyoming

Oct 16th, 2010 - 11:02am

It won't matter next year when the school makes the move to the Pac-10, but right now Utah finds itself in a very familiar position.