A day after the University of Utah reinstated defensive coordinator Morgan Scalley to his position following an investigation into a racial slur he used in 2013, former Utah cornerback Ryan Lacy says he’s received death threats for his part in the investigation.
Patrick Kinahan, KSL.com Contributor | Posted Jul 2nd - 10:13am
In probably the worst possible time, given the current situation in this country, the University of Utah athletic and football leadership handled the delicate situation involving Morgan Scalley about as well as it could under such trying circumstances.
The NCAA’s Division I council announced Wednesday the approval of a model for a modified preseason that will allow teams a six-week runway to the 2020 season, which begins for most schools on Saturday, Sept. 5.
Across the Beehive State, Utah leaders decried violence caused by some protests — but unilaterally condemned racism, discrimination and the social injustices against which most protestors were fighting following the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis, among others.
As student-athletes prepare to return to the University of Utah in June for voluntary workouts related to their sport, the university has released a detailed plan to ensure their safety amid a still uncertain future related to the coronavirus pandemic.