Athletics directors begin signing contracts on football seasons years in advance, but they didn't predict the global coronavirus pandemic and how it would ravage their carefully planned work, in addition to the lives lost and economic impact of COVID-19.
Lopini Katoa was coming off his most productive season in a Cougar uniform in 2019, when the American Fork product ran for 358 yards and four touchdowns while adding another 288 receiving yards and a score.
As colleges and universities across the country reopen their doors following the coronavirus pandemic shutdown, Utah’s institutions of higher education are taking multiple precautions and safeguards to prevent the spread of the virus on campus.
The Southeastern Conference announced Thursday afternoon the move to a 10-game, conference-only schedule due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, effectively canceling the Cougars’ scheduled Oct. 10 home game against Missouri.
Henry-Cole will suit up for head coach Gary Andersen and Utah State for his final season of eligibility, the Aggies announced Wednesday. The 5-foot-11, 195-pound running back will have one season of immediate eligibility as a graduate transfer.
Former Utah State standout Sam Merrill and BYU star Yoeli Childs have both received an invitation to the 105-player combine held by the Association, according to a list of the pre-approved players released Monday.
For the first time in school history, the Wildcats were selected as the Big Sky preseason favorites, earning the majority of votes from league coaches and media as announced Thursday during the conference’s virtual media day kickoff.
Ralph D. Russo, Associated Press | Posted Jul 22nd - 3:38pm
The NCAA football oversight committee is asking the association’s Board of Governors to avoid making a decision soon on whether to conduct fall championships as college sports tries to find a path to play through the pandemic.
BYU still has five spots to fill on its 2020 football schedule, but it’s not as easy plugging in teams that had previous or current openings on those dates and reshuffling the deck, Holmoe said Monday.