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Report: Injury-riddled Utah TE Evan Moeai gets fifth year

Utah tight end Evan Moeai’s career with the Utes has not been very kind to him as of late. However, it seems that something has finally gone his way as he reported that he has been given a fifth year of eligibility to play in 2016. Moeai missed the entire 2014 season after going down with a knee injury on the first play of the year. He suffered yet another injury a year later...
Via Campus Sports Net
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Utah loses potential starter Brekkott Chapman to transfer

The Utah Utes’ basketball team has made the NCAA Tournament each of the last two seasons and they are looking to compete ever more next season. However, they have just an important piece in Brekkott Chapman, who was expected to be a starter in the team’s frontcourt this year. Chapman announced his intentions to transfer out of Utah on Friday, according to Tony Jones of the Salt...
Via Campus Sports Net
22 days ago  |  Discuss

2016 NFL Draft Player Profiles: Utah RB Devontae Booker

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: Utah RB Devontae Booker appeared first on Steelers Depot by Josh Carney. Go Steelers...
Via Steelers Depot
April 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Five NFL Draft prospects who could be second-day steals

Being drafted in the first round doesn’t guarantee success. There are some NFL Draft prospects in 2016 set to be selected on Day 2 who have just as much of a chance to make immediate impacts as their first-round counterparts. From college football’s Heisman winner last year to a prospect who recently made a difficult positional change to a pass rusher being viewed as a potential...
Via Sportsnaut
April 24, 2016  |  Discuss

NFL Draft 2016: Devontae Booker called a ‘mid round’ sleeper

On Thursday, CBS Sports’ Rob Rang released a list of middle and late rounds steals in this year’s 2016 NFL Draft. Among those listed was Utah running back Devontae Booker. Booker was described as a mid-round sleeper who never really got the chance to show his full potential. The running back, who Rang claimed to be his top rated senior at the position, was sold short by a torn...
Via Campus Sports Net
April 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Utah offense to be more 50-50 run-pass without Booker

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) Utah's offense is in transition after two years of being placed squarely on the shoulders of running back Devontae Booker. The program had the fifth and sixth-most rushing attempts in school history the last two years as the coaching staff openly gave Booker as many carries as he could handle. The former Ute is expected to be an early-round pick in the NFL draft...
Via AP on Fox
April 23, 2016  |  Discuss

2016 NFL Draft Player Profiles: Utah OLB Jason Fanaika

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: Utah OLB Jason Fanaika appeared first on Steelers Depot by Alex Kozora. Go Steelers...
Via Steelers Depot
April 23, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Utah defense overcomes slow start during second spring scrimmage

After a slow start in allowing five total passing touchdowns and three rushing touchdowns, Utah's defense locked down in two-minute drills — picking up six sacks and two interceptions (one for a TD). HC Kyle Whittingham, DC Morgan Scalley and DE Hunter Dimick discuss afterward on Saturday, April 16, 2016.
Via DeseretNews.com
April 16, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Utah Utes look for strong season at defensive line

Utah defensive coordinator Morgan Scalley, and senior defensive ends Hunter Dimick and Pita Taumoepenu discuss the strengths and goals for Utah's defensive line in 2016.
Via DeseretNews.com
April 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Utah center Jakob Poeltl declares for NBA draft.

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) Utah center Jakob Poeltl is leaving school to enter the NBA draft. He made his plans known Wednesday during a news conference at the Utah basketball practice facility. Poeltl was named a second-team All-American and was the Pac-12 Player of the Year. He ranked No. 2 in the Pac-12 with 17.2 points per game, No. 4 with 9.1 rebounds per game and No. 1 with a...
Via AP on Fox
April 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Utah Man Podcast- Interviews with Dimick, Holladay, and Whitt

The Utes’ first Spring Scrimmage of the year is in the books and it did not disappoint. There were flashes of greatness from the Quarterbacks, big plays by the Wide Receivers, and of course big hits by the Defense. The Utah Man Podcast is proud to offer you three interviews today with Hunter Dimick, WR Coach Guy Holliday, and Head Coach Kyle Whittingham. Cameron also gives you...
Via TornBySports
April 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Utah looks for new full-time QB for 1st time in 4 years

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) For the first time in four years, Utah will have a new full-time starting quarterback. Travis Wilson set the school record with 38 starts during his four seasons and is second with 24 career wins, but now he's hoping to catch on with an NFL team. That leaves two newcomers and a three-year backup vying for the top job. The Utes wrapped up their second week...
Via AP on Fox
April 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Devontae Booker’s knee checks out as ‘OK’

Former Utah running back Devontae Booker is looking to make an impact in the NFL as he is expected to be drafted in the second round in April’s Draft. It looks like he has taken some pretty big steps towards recovery when it comes to his knee. Booker injured his knee late in the season last year and missed the team’s final three games. This injury came when he was at just under...
Via Campus Sports Net
March 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Utah begins spring practice with new players at key spots

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) Utah completed its first 10-win season as a member of the Pac-12 three months ago, but key members that led the transition from the Mountain West Conference are gone. The Utes began spring practice on Tuesday with an offensive roster that looks drastically different at the skill positions. Four-year starting quarterback Travis Wilson is gone. So is his backup...
Via AP on Fox
March 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Air up there: Zags, Utah features rare meeting of big men

DENVER (AP) The big man has not played himself completely out of college basketball. Not out of this year's NCAA Tournament, either. When Gonzaga and Utah meet Saturday, with a trip to the Sweet 16 on the line, the game will feature two of the best big men in America - 7-foot Jakob Poeltl of the Utes vs. 6-11 Domantas Sabonis of the Bulldogs. And while it won't resemble Kareem...
Via AP on Fox
March 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Gonzaga vs. Utah – Game Time, TV Channel, Announcers, Betting Line, Predictions

March Madness is underway, and we’ve got an intriguing matchup between two West Coast programs with dominant big men in Round Two of the Midwest Region. Utah, the No. 3 seed, defeated 14th-seeded Fresno State 80-69 last night. Utes big man Jakob Poeltl scored 16 points and grabbed 18 rebounds. Guard Lorenzo Bonam (17 points) paced a balanced scoring attack, while guard Brandon...
Via College Spun
March 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Utah Man Podcast- Will turnovers doom the Utes

The Runnin’ Utes get a victory in their first game of the NCAA Tournament over Fresno State. The Utes may have won the game but not without letting Fresno State hang around by giving up 20 turnovers. The past few games the Runnin’ Utes have been turning the ball over higher than usual. Will that catch up to them and kick them out the tournament? Cameron, Ryan, and Scott take...
Via TornBySports
March 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Fresno St.-Utah Preview

DENVER (AP) The snowcapped Rockies aren't the only mountains in Colorado this week. Some of the biggest big men in college basketball are gathered in Denver for the NCAA's Midwest Regional at the Pepsi Center. Gonzaga's Domantas Sabonis, Purdue's A.J. Hammons and his backup, Isaac Haas are here. So is Utah sophomore Jakob Poeltl, the one with potentially the highest ceiling. The...
Via AP on Fox
March 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Utah Man Podcast- Are the Utes ready for sweet sixteen run

The Runnin’ Utes have their dancing shoes on as they were rewarded a 3 seed in this year’s NCAA Tournament. Their first game will be against the Bulldogs of Fresno State on March 17. Cameron, Ryan, and Scott give you their expectations for how far the Utes can go as well as give you their thoughts and analysts from the PAC12 Tournament. Be sure to enter our Bracket Challenge...
Via TornBySports
March 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Utah vs. Fresno State – Game Time, TV Channel, Announcers, Betting Line, Predictions

The 2016 NCAA Tournament Bracket was just revealed on CBS.  The Utah Utes out of the Pac-12 earned the No. 3 seed in the Midwest region, where they will face the 14th-seeded Fresno State Bulldogs out of the Mountain West Conference. Utah (26-8) lost to Oregon in the Pac-12 Tournament finals, while Fresno (25-9) beat San Diego State to win the MWC tourney.  The winner of this match...
Via College Spun
March 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Utah-Oregon Preview

Oregon nearly blew its chance to play for a Pac-12 title for the third time in four years. Instead, the eighth-ranked Ducks get that opportunity and can spoil No. 12 Utah's bid for its first Saturday night in Las Vegas. Oregon (27-6) has won seven games in a row, a stretch that includes clinching the conference's regular-season championship. The Ducks carried their momentum into...
Via AP on Fox
March 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Buzzer-beater lifts No. 12 Utah to OT win over No. 24 Cal

LAS VEGAS — Lorenzo Bonam took the inbound pass and raced up the floor. His team trailing by two, the junior never hesitated, driving hard to the basket.He scored at the buzzer, giving the Utah Utes a chance to finish off a heavyweight fight with California in the Pac-12 tournament semifinals.Jakob Poeltl scored 29 points and Bonam scored all 18 of his points after halftime, helping...
Via AP on Fox
March 12, 2016  |  Discuss

No. 12 Utah holds off No. 24 Cal 82-78 in OT

LAS VEGAS (AP) Jakob Poeltl scored 29 points and Lorenzo Bonam dribbled the length of the court to score at the buzzer in regulation, helping No. 12 Utah outlast No. 24 California 82-78 in overtime Friday night in the Pac-12 semifinals. Cal (23-10) and Utah battled through a calculated, slow-paced game before trading baskets in the final minute of regulation. Jabari Bird put...
Via AP on Fox
March 12, 2016  |  Discuss

No. 22 Utah scores final 7 points to nip No. 9 Arizona

SALT LAKE CITY -- Allonzo Trier kept Arizona in the game against Utah in the first half and nearly helped them to a comeback win. But Brandon Taylor scored 19 points, including an ankle-breaking move to free himself for a game-clinching 3-pointer with 41 seconds to play, and No. 22 Utah edged No. 9 Arizona 70-64 on Saturday to move into a first-place tie in the Pac-12 with Oregon...
Via AP on Fox
February 27, 2016  |  Discuss

No. 22 Utah beats No. 9 Arizona for first time since 1998 Elite Eight

SALT LAKE CITY -- Brandon Taylor scored 19 points, including an ankle-breaking move to free himself for a game-clinching 3-pointer with 41 seconds to play, and No. 22 Utah beat No. 9 Arizona 70-64 on Saturday to move into a first-place tie with Oregon in the Pac-12.Arizona's Ryan Anderson made two free throws with 2:51 to play to give Arizona its last lead at 64-63. The Wildcats...
Via AP on Fox
February 27, 2016  |  Discuss
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