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It's official: former Utah, BYU running back Devonta'e Henry-Cole is headed to Utah State

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Updated Jul 29th - 3:39pm

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.

BYU's Yoeli Childs, Utah State's Sam Merrill invited to NBA Draft Combine

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 27th - 4:26pm

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.

NCAA pushes decision on college football, other fall sports to August

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 24th - 6:44pm

At the very least, a formal decision on the fate of fall sports including college football won’t be made until August — when training camps initially would’ve started around the country.

If college football is played this fall, Big Sky favorites Weber State and these locals will have something to prove

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Updated Jul 23rd - 9:17pm

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.

After BYU commitment, former Utah RB Devonta'e Henry-Cole likely headed to Utah State

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 20th - 7:08pm

After arriving at BYU following graduation, the former Utah running back is headed to Utah State, a source confirmed to KSL.com.

Report: Utah State QB Henry Colombi opts for transfer portal

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Updated Jul 15th - 9:15pm

Just one day after Utah's Jason Shelley moved to Logan, Utah State junior-to-be quarterback Henry Colombi has entered the transfer portal, according to 247 Sports.

Former Utah QB Jason Shelley transfers to Utah State with 2 years of eligibility

Sean Walker and Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Updated Jul 13th - 10:52am

Jason Shelley's time as a potential signal caller for the University of Utah is officially over.

Amid spike of COVID-19 cases, college football nearing decision day on fall season

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 6th - 4:42pm

One way or another, colleges will have to make a decision about the start of the season, which opens for most teams on Labor Day weekend.

Utah State suspends football player for 'inappropriate racial comments'

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Updated Jul 6th - 12:30pm

Utah State’s football program has suspended a player during an investigation into “inappropriate racial comments” he allegedly made, the program announced Sunday evening. The university did not identify the player in question.

NCAA approves plan for 6-week runway to 2020 college football season

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Updated Jun 17th - 9:13pm

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.

Jazz owner Gail Miller among Utah sports leaders condemning violence, racism, injustice

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted May 31st - 9:58pm

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.

NCAA to allow voluntary on-campus workouts for all athletes beginning June 1

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Updated May 22nd - 5:46pm

The NCAA took a massive step towards colleges resuming normal activity Friday.

NCAA to lift moratorium on football, basketball workouts

Steve Megargee, Associated Press  |  Updated May 20th - 7:22pm

or if — the football season can happen in the next few weeks.

Why the Mountain West's proposed 20-game conference hoops schedule hurts Utah State — and BYU

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted May 19th - 1:13pm

The Mountain West Conference could be moving to a 20-game conference schedule, cutting two more games from its non-league options, according to a report from the San Diego Union-Tribune.

What does Utah's move to 'yellow' phase of COVID-19 response mean for local sports?

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Updated May 14th - 7:55pm

When Utah Gov. Gary Herbert announced that the state would move to the yellow, low-risk phase of COVID-19 response beginning Saturday, one of the first things he mentioned about the new phase was an increase in athletics.

Tanner Toolson, son of former BYU and Utah Jazz wing Andy, commits to Cougars

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Updated May 14th - 7:37pm

Toolson, a 6-foot-5, 185-pound guard from Vancouver, Washington, chose from a final four that included BYU, Utah, Utah State and Boise State.

COVID-19 pandemic proves nobody is in charge of college football

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted May 13th - 8:39am

The California State University system threw cold water on the idea of an "all-or-nothing" resumption of college sports in the fall with Tuesday’s announcement that the system, which operates 22 campuses including three in the Mountain West Conference, would not conduct in-person classes by September.

Football in October? March Madness in April? NCAA working with contingency plans

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted May 7th - 10:16am

In the college world, things are quiet. Campuses have been dismissed, classes have been pushed online, and anyone who can go home has been encouraged to leave while the virus runs its course.

Utah State football schedules 2-for-1 series with Oregon starting in 2027

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted Apr 28th - 10:40am

The outlook of college football playing this fall is still unknown, but that didn’t stop Utah State from scheduling a future series with Oregon.