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Southern Utah talent still regarded across Big Sky

(STATS) - Not so fast, the cupboard isn't bare at Southern Utah. The defending champions may not be the popular pick when the Big Sky football polls are released Tuesday, but people in the conference still recognize the strong talent in the Thunderbirds' program even after they graduated some dominant players and lost their head coach. In the nation's largest FCS conference, the...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Southern Utah's Killebrew goes to Lions in 4th round

(STATS) - At the NFL combine, Deion Sanders approached Miles Killebrew to meet and give him a hug. Killebrew, the strong safety from Southern Utah, thought it should be the other way around. Many people around the NFL think highly of Killebrew, none more so than the Detroit Lions, who selected him in the fourth round of the draft with the 111th overall pick Saturday. The 6-foot...
Via FOX Sports
April 30, 2016  |  Discuss

2016 NFL Draft Player Profiles: Southern Utah LB/S Miles Killebrew

As you should know by now, our attention has now shifted to the 2016 NFL Draft as it relates to the prospects. From now until the draft takes place, we hope to profile as many draft prospects as we possibly can for you. Most of these player profiles will be... The post 2016 NFL Draft Player Profiles: Southern Utah LB/S Miles Killebrew appeared first on Steelers Depot by Alex Kozora...
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April 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Warren enthused by Southern Utah spring

(STATS) - The loss of an outstanding senior class makes it easy to believe Southern Utah won't repeat as Big Sky Conference football champion this year. New coach Demario Warren will hear none of that. He's too enthused from the Thunderbirds' spring practices, which wrapped up Saturday with the Defense beating the Offense, 53-52, in an intrasquad game which rewarded points for...
Via FOX Sports
April 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Southern Utah defense has trio of draft candidates

(STATS) - Miles Killebrew basically needed to take a deep breath after his pro day as he digested the offseason training, Senior Bowl, NFL Combine and what has been a whirlwind of a year. "This whole experience has been surreal," the strong safety from Southern Utah said. "Whenever there's a time when I'm feeling sluggish, like I'm running out of energy, I just have to slap myself...
Via FOX Sports
April 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Miles Killebrew Didn't Touch a Weight in High School. Now He's the Most Jacked Prospect in the 2016 NFL Draft

Southern Utah University isn't exactly a hotbed of NFL talent. In fact, the FCS school has produced only one draft pick in its entire history—quarterback Brad Sorenson, selected by the Chargers with the 221st overall pick in 2013. Miles Killebrew will be the next one, and he's expected to go quite a bit higher than that. A wrecking-ball of muscle at the safety position, Killebrew...
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March 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Southern Utah elevates Warren to coach

(STATS) - After looking on the outside, Southern Utah decided the next leader of its program was within it already. The Big Sky Conference university announced Sunday the promotion of defensive coordinator Demario Warren to head coach. He succeeds Ed Lamb, who resigned after eight seasons on Dec. 26 to join new coach Kalani Sitake's staff at BYU. Warren will be introduced at a...
Via Associated Press
January 11, 2016  |  Discuss

NAU beats Southern Utah to end 8-game skid

CEDAR CITY, Utah -- Marcus DeBerry scored 18 points as Northern Arizona notched its first Big Sky win, beating Southern Utah 73-63 on Saturday night. The win snapped an eight-game losing streak for the Lumberjacks (3-11, 1-2 Big Sky Conference) who averaged 44 percent shooting from the field and 88 percent from the line. Kris Yanku scored 15 points with 11 rebounds, Felix Rivera...
Via Associated Press
January 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Lamb departs Southern Utah to join BYU staff

(STATS) - Southern Utah football's success this season has helped cost the Thunderbirds their head coach. Ed Lamb resigned Saturday after eight seasons at Southern Utah to return to Brigham Young, his alma mater, and become a member of new coach Kalani Sitake's staff. He will over oversee the Cougars' tight ends and special teams. Lamb posted a 45-47 record at Southern Utah, winning...
Via Associated Press
December 26, 2015  |  Discuss

NAU falls to Southern Utah, playoff berth in doubt

CEDAR CITY, Utah -- Ammon Olson tied a career high with five touchdown passes on Saturday to lead Southern Utah past Northern Arizona 49-41, clinching the Big Sky Conference title and securing a berth in the FCS playoffs. Olson completed 33 of 59 for 430 yards. Mike Sharp had eight receptions for a career-high 169 yards and three touchdown while Jarom Healy rushed for two touchdowns...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
November 21, 2015  |  Discuss

NAU volleyball prepares for block party vs. Southern Utah

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Via Fox Sports Arizona
November 05, 2015  |  Discuss

NAU women rally to beat Southern Utah in overtime

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. -- The Northern Arizona women's basketball team fought back from an eight-point halftime deficit to beat Southern Utah 73-64 in overtime on Saturday night. The Lumberjacks (8-11 overall, 4-4 Big Sky) received a career-high 17 points from junior Mariah Willadsen and double-doubles from seniors Raven Anderson and Erikka Banks. "This was a hard-fought win and that is...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
January 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Southern Utah slips past NAU

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. -- Ammon Olsen threw for 298 yards, including a 56-yard touchdown to Mike Sharp for the go-ahead score, to lead Southern Utah to a 22-14 win over Northern Arizona on Saturday. Leading 10-7 at the break, Southern Utah (3-9, 3-5 Big Sky) pulled away in the second half with a safety after turning over the ball on downs at the Northern Arizona 2, followed by a 1-yard...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
November 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Southern Utah cruises past NAU women

CEDAR CITY, Utah -- Southern Utah built an early double-digit lead early and cruised to a 93-59 victory over the Northern Arizona women'€™s basketball team on Monday night in Cedar City. The Lumberjacks fell to 3-9 in conference play and 6-15 overall with the loss. "€œWe have nice pieces to our puzzle physically,"€ said head coach Sue Darling. "€œWe can talk about our offensive...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
February 11, 2014  |  Discuss

NAU holds off Southern Utah

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. -- Kris Yanku converted eight straight free throws in the final two minutes as Northern Arizona held off Southern Utah, 64-57 Saturday night. Trey Kennedy's layup with 5:13 left pulled the Thunderbirds, winless in Big Sky Conference play, even at 49, but NAU (10-13, 7-5 Big Sky) closed with a 15-8 run to earn the victory. Quinton Upsher scored 20 points and Aaseem...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
February 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Northern Arizona hold off Southern Utah, 64-57

Kris Yanku converted eight straight free throws in the final two minutes as Northern Arizona held off Southern Utah, 64-57 Saturday night. Trey Kennedy's layup with 5:13 left pulled the Thunderbirds, winless in Big Sky Conference play, even at 49-49, but Northern Arizona (10-13, 7-5 Big Sky) closed with a 15-8 run to earn the victory. Quinton Upsher scored 20 points and Aaseem...
Via Associated Press
February 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Thames leads No. 24 SDSU over Southern Utah

Thames, Davis and Quinn all score in double digits as the Aztecs cruise past Southern Utah.  
Via Fox Sports San Diego
December 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Northern Arizona tops Southern Utah 20-10

Kyren Poe had a game-tying touchdown pass in the fourth quarter and Northern Arizona added a field goal and defensive touchdown to defeat Southern Utah 20-10 on Saturday and win the Grand Canyon Trophy. Northern Arizona (9-2, 7-1 Big Sky Conference) trailed the Thunderbirds (8-4, 5-3) 10-0 in the third quarter before scoring 20 unanswered points. Andy Wilder's 29-yard field goal...
Via Associated Press
November 23, 2013  |  Discuss

NAU rallies late for snowy win over Southern Utah

CEDAR CITY, Utah -- No. 10 Northern Arizona battled No. 20 Southern Utah and the elements Saturday and scored 17 points in the fourth quarter to come from behind for a 20-10 victory. At halftime we went into the locker room and told ourselves that we were not going to give them this game two years in a row, said NAU running back Zach Bauman. We came out with a mindset that we were...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
November 23, 2013  |  Discuss

NAU heads to Southern Utah looking to firm up playoff spot

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. -- The Northern Arizona Lumberjacks conclude their regular season and attempt to cement a spot in the Football Championship Series playoffs when they travel to Cedar City, Utah, to battle the Southern Utah Thunderbirds at 1 p.m. on Saturday. Both teams have postseason aspirations. NAU (8-2, 6-1 Big Sky) is ranked No. 10 in the latest FCS poll by The Sports Network...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
November 22, 2013  |  Discuss
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