Zach Moss is expected to cement his name in Utah history as arguably the best running back to come through the program. The Florida native is 55 yards shy of breaking the all-time rushing record at Utah — a record held for the last 31 years.
It was obvious from Utah’s first drive of the game that Oregon State had entered a battle it had no business being in on Saturday night. It was like knocking on the castle doors with a few individuals to pick a fight.
As the schedule shifts to Oregon State, it becomes a penciled-in win for most programs in the Pac-12. The Beavers simply haven’t been competitive enough to be a consistent threat, particularly in conference play.
Patrick Kinahan, KSL.com Contributor | Posted Oct 9th - 10:39am
The overwhelming pick to win the Pac-12 South Division, Utah football is in the unusual position of being the team all the competition is aiming to beat. With seven conference games remaining, the Utes can be expected to be favorite in at least six.
Coming off a 17-win season and a third-place finish in the Pac-12, the Utah men’s basketball program is expected to finish ninth in the conference, according to a preseason media poll released Tuesday.
On Sunday, Smith was back at the family confines of Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, where he was inducted into Carolina’s hall of honor during halftime of the Panthers’ 34-27 win over Jacksonville.
The Utes may have had a bye week, but that didn’t stop them from moving up in the national rankings Sunday. That was, in large part, due to three teams above Utah — Auburn, Iowa and Washington — all losing games.