Utah's Devontae Booker is officially on the 2015 Heisman radar

SALT LAKE CITY -- Utah coach Kyle Whittingham is all in on Devontae Booker. Unlike most of his colleagues who try to temper expectations for a star player, Whittingham envisions his prized running back having "a huge year for us" in 2015. And unlike most coaches who avoid invoking the "H-word" until absolutely necessary, Whittingham has already begun promoting Booker's candidacy...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Ranking the Pac-12's Running Backs for 2015

The Pac-12 is a loaded league for running back talent in 2015. Utah’s Devontae Booker is coming off a huge season in his first year with the...
Via Athlon Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Kyle Whittingham ranked the 5th-best Pac-12 coach

Utah faced an uphill battle when it joined the Pac-12 Conference in 2011. The Utes went from being the big fish in a small pond (Mountain West Conference) to the small fish in the big pond.But in just four short seasons, Kyle Whittingham has elevated expectations in Salt Lake City. Utah's breakout season in the Pac-12 happened just last year.In addition, Whittingham navigated through...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Utah Center Jeremy Olsen Decides to End Career

Significant injuries in sports has caused a recent trend of players deciding to call it quits over the past few years. Most of those life-changing decisions are football due to repeated concussions. However, basketball players can fall into this category as well. Utah center Jeremy Olsen decided it was time to walk away from the game of basketball due to hip issues. He will be placed...
Via Campus Sports Net
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Devontae Booker among top senior prospects for 2016 NFL draft

Devontae Booker flirted with declaring the 2015 NFL draft, but the running back ultimately opted to return to Utah for his senior season. That's proven to be a wise decision.Booker is among the top 15 senior prospects for next year's NFL draft, according to NFL.com's Chad Reuter.The draft analys had some very nice words to say about Booker, the former junior college transfer."His...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Utah Utes Football: 9-4 Again

With spring ball all wrapped up, football season is just a few months away from starting. Pretty soon summer conditioning will start, then fall camp will begin and before you know it Jim Harbaugh will be throwing his sharpie down on the sidelines of Rice Eccles Stadium crying to the officials about a call. Football is upon us my friends, fall CANNOT come soon enough!!! The 2015...
Via TornBySports
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Baylor beefs up future non-conference schedules with Utah series

Through all the defiance and defense of its lightweight non-conference scheduling, the Baylor Bears have added a Power 5 team to their future slate.A home-and-home series with the Pac-12's Utah Utes is now on the books for 2023 and 2024. The Bears get the first one at McLane Stadium on Sept. 16, 2023, followed by a Sept. 14, 2024 meeting at Utah’s Rice-Eccles Stadium.The Bears...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

Utah Man Podcast – Utah Utes Review

Now that spring football is over, what do we know about this Utah Utes football team? We also get you ready for the NFL draft, discuss the recent news on the stadium video replay screen, and we talk about the great news for the Utah Basketball team. The post Utah Man Podcast – Utah Utes Review appeared first on TornBySports.com.
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

Utah RB Booker ready to prove breakout 2014 was no fluke

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) Devontae Booker's football career could have easily ended years ago - on more than one occasion. Now he's the centerpiece of the Utah offense and a year away from a possible selection in the NFL draft. The Utes running back was eight yards shy of setting the school's single-season rushing record in his first year with the program. That after sitting out all of...
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April 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Utah ramps up recruiting efforts with ‘Furious 7′ spoof video

Kyle Whittingham and his Utah Utes coaching staff are doing their best to ramp up recruiting efforts for the football team. In their latest attempt, Whittingham and company channeled their inner Vin Diesel for a “Furious 7″ spoof video that the coaching staff decided to use to highlight their recruiting efforts. In the video, we see the Utah Utes coaching staff driving around...
Via Campus Sports Net
April 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Utes Basketball: Moving on from Delon

That darn third foul call against Duke probably cost Utah fans another season with Delon Wright. Now that Delon has been crowned the best college point guard in college basketball, his stock is high and he’s moving on the the NBA. Losing a player of this caliber isn’t easy to recover from, but here are three reasons the Utes will be just as successful next year. 1. No Identity...
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April 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Is the “One and Done” Rule Bad for the NBA?

Brekkott Chapman #0 of the Utah Utes takes a shot over Jahlil Okafor #15 of the Duke Blue Devils during a South Regional Semifinal game of the 2015 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament at NRG Stadium on March 27, 2015 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images) During Monday night’s, National Championship, post-game press conference Wisconsin head coach, Bo Ryan, made...
Via The Sports Journal
April 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Utah, Krystkowiak agree on extension through 2022-23 season

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) Utah coach Larry Krystkowiak has received a contract extension through the 2022-23 season. The extension announced Wednesday calls for the fourth-year coach to make $2.4 million per year. The Utes advanced to the Sweet 16 in the NCAA Tournament for the first time since the 2004-05 season before losing to eventual champion Duke. The team finished 26-9 and spent...
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April 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Utah Utes Football: Friday’s Spring Practice Thoughts and Observations

For the majority of practice I paid attention to the Defensive side of the ball. I was mostly interested in watching and listening to Coach Pease and seeing how he taught and interacted with the players. Towards the end of practice I gravitated towards the Offensive side of the ball, paying close attention to the Offensive Line and the Wide Receivers. After that I observed the Offense...
Via TornBySports
April 04, 2015  |  Discuss

University Of Utah Utes Baseball

With their 57-63 loss to the Duke Blue Devils, The Runnin’ Utes season has come to an end, it was a sweet ride to be on this year and if all goes well it’ll be even better next year… Now its time to Play Ball!! Thats right, University of Utah Utes Baseball is underway and has been for a while. Utah sits at 9-17 overall with a PAC 12 record of 3-6, good for 7th in the Conference...
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March 31, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 NFL Draft: Eagles put Utah offensive linemen Salt, Poutasi through workouts

The Philadelphia Eagles have a hole at right guard with the departure of offensive lineman Todd Herremans and last season had Evan Mathis and Jason Kelce missing significant time with injuries. With those factors, the Eagles need to draft an offensive lineman to provide themselves with some more depth. According to Tony Pauline of DraftInsider.net, the Eagles along with the Dallas...
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March 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Utah Utes Spring Football: Backup Quarterback Report

The Utah Utes Football team practiced at Rice Eccles Stadium for the first time this spring and many eyes were on the backup quarterback spot. Travis Wilson has a lock on the one spot right now with his experience (despite still putting a few passes low or in the dirt today) with Kendall Thompson likely to contest him for the two spot in the fall. However, most fans want to know...
Via TornBySports
March 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Duke’s Meaningless Free Throw vs. Utah Costs Bettor Big Win

Duke free throw costs this guy about $2,000 (H/T @tanesurf) pic.twitter.com/TIazRI4YFg — Darren Rovell (@darrenrovell) March 28, 2015 That has to hurt. The Duke Blue Devils were five-point favorites in their Sweet 16 matchup against the Utah Utes. Up five with time nearly out on the clock, the refs called both teams back on the... The post Duke’s Meaningless Free Throw vs. Utah...
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March 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Utah Utes Football: Vertical Routes

After last season, many Ute fans may have forgotten what a vertical route looks like. (see image above). Fans became accustomed to 2 and 3 yard outs and 3 and 4 yard curls even when it was 3rd and 14. It’s not that the Utes didn’t have the athletes to perfect these downfield passes last season, it’s that for some reason the downfield passing game just wasn’t part of last...
Via TornBySports
March 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Utah Utes Basketball: Beating Duke the Irish Way

Breaking news: The Utah Utes play the Duke Blue Devils in the Sweet 16! Okay, I know that isn’t news unless you have just returned from being stranded on an island, Cast Away style. But, that isn’t the point. The Utes need to find a way to win against the Blue Devils. To do that, I looked at the three close battles Duke lost – twice to Notre Dame and once to NC State. I don’t...
Via TornBySports
March 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Utah Man Podcast – Utah Utes headed to the sweet 16

We are joined by the great Grant Gagby of TornBySports, as we break down how this Utah Utes basketball team has danced their way into the sweet sixteen. The post Utah Man Podcast – Utah Utes headed to the sweet 16 appeared first on TornBySports.com.
Via TornBySports
March 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Here’s How To Watch Utah vs. Stephen F. Austin Online

Utah star Delon Wright The second round of the 2015 NCAA Tournament tips off Thursday, and one of the evening match-ups will be between No. 5 seed Utah and No. 12 seed Stephen F. Austin. The Utes and Lumberjacks tip off at 7:27 PM EST in Portland, Oregon. The winner takes on the winner of Georgetown and Eastern Washington in the next round. You can read more about the contest here...
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March 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Utah vs. Stephen F. Austin – Game Time, TV Channel, Announcers, Betting Line, Predictions

Utah star Delon Wright Utah came out of the PAC-12 to earn the No. 5 seed in the South Region, where they will face Stephen F. Austin, the No. 12 seed and Southland Conference champions. The Utes are in their first tournament in six years, while SF Austin won a game as a 12-seed in last year’s tournament, beating VCU. Date: Thursday, March 19 Time: TBD TV Channel: TBD Location...
Via College Spun
March 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Utah Man Podcast – Utah Utes lose heart breaker

The Utah Utes lose in a heart breaking game to the Oregon Ducks in the Pac 12 Conference Semifinals. Is the youth or the system to blame? We hash it out for real fan coverage of this Utah team.   The post Utah Man Podcast – Utah Utes lose heart breaker appeared first on TornBySports.com.
Via TornBySports
March 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Utah Man Podcast – Utah Utes going to the semifinals

Utah Utes beat Stanford to advance to the Pac 12 Conference Semifinals. We give our thoughts about the team and look forward to the game against Oregon.   The post Utah Man Podcast – Utah Utes going to the semifinals appeared first on TornBySports.com.
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March 13, 2015  |  Discuss
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