TSS Top 50: No. 28 Utah Utes

Utah Utes 2015 record: 10-3 overall, 6-3 in the Pac-12 (beat BYU 35-28 in the Las Vegas Bowl) 1 Burning Question: Will Utah find enough offense to win for the Pac-12 South title? That is the question for the Utes in 2016. Make no mistake about it: defense won’t be a problem for Utah this season. Sure, the Utes need to break in some new starters at linebacker, but the rest of...
Via The Student Section
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Forward Chris Reyes lands at Pepperdine as grad transfer

MALIBU, Calif. (AP) Forward Chris Reyes will play at Pepperdine this season as a graduate transfer from Utah. The school said Wednesday that Reyes will pursue a master's degree in learning technology. The 6-foot-7 forward has one year of eligibility remaining. Reyes averaged 2.6 points and 2.3 rebounds in 36 games last season for the Utes before graduating with a communications...
Via AP on Fox
11 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
May 07, 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

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

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 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

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

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. 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

Sun Devils blitzed in first half by Utah for second year in a row

SALT LAKE CITY -- Brekkott Chapman had 15 points and No. 22 Utah blitzed Arizona State 81-46 on Thursday night, scoring the first 15 points of the game and opening a 30-2 lead on the way to its fifth straight victory.Jordan Loveridge added 14 points, Brandon Taylor had 12 and Dakarai Tucker scored 10 for Utah, which plays its final two regular-season games at home, against Arizona...
Via AP on Fox
February 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Utah Man Podcast- PAC 12 Title or Bust

The Runnin’ Utes are in prime position to capture their first PAC 12 Championship. Cameron, Ryan and Scott tell you what needs to happen for the Utes to be crowned number 1. They guys also get you up to date with Utes in the news as well as give you some new insight on the now famous audit.   Follow us on Itunes and Stitcher   Sponsored by DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Salt...
Via TornBySports
February 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Texas A&M and Utah return to the rankings

Texas A&M and Utah both return to the Top 25 this week, replacing Dayton and Providence. The Aggies (20-7) return at No. 21 after wins over Mississippi and Kentucky last week. They had lost five of six before those games, knocking them out of the poll for the first time since the third week of the season. Texas A&M, which was ranked as high as fifth this season, was out...
Via AP on Fox
February 22, 2016  |  Discuss

No. 15 Stanford women defeat Utah 72-54

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) Erica McCall scored 18 points and No. 15 Stanford used a decisive second-half run to defeat Utah 72-54 on Sunday for its seventh win in eight games. McCall was 8 of 13 from the field with nine rebounds and seven blocked shots for the Cardinal (22-6, 12-4 Pac 12). Kaylee Johnson scored 11 points with eight boards. Stanford shot over 40 percent despite making...
Via AP on Fox
February 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Utah Football Recruiting: The biggest win was…

Utah Football recruiting and Runnin’ Utes hoops. In this episode of the TornBySports Lunch Break, I speak with Brian Swinney from the Ute Sports Report and ESPN 700. He breaks down the recruiting class and assigns his grade, including the surprises and disappointments. Then we talk some Utah hoops covering the lack of depth, what to expect the rest of the season, and looking into...
Via TornBySports
February 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Utah Utes Football: Spring Football Is In The Air

In a little over a month FOOTBALL will be BACK!!! Spring Football is just around the corner!!! The excitement around Utah Football has never been higher. The Utes will open up practice on March 22nd and will conclude Spring ball a month later on April 23rd with the Red vs. White Game.    IMPORTANT DATES FOR FANS: Spring Practice Schedule TU, Mar. 22 Spring Camp starts TH, Mar...
Via TornBySports
February 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Utah Football: Setting Expectations for Incoming Recruits

Signing day has come and gone, and fans finally know which athletes have chosen their school. For Utah fans, they’ll be watching what looks to be the best recruiting class in the history of Utah football. But what impact will these athletes have come next year? Even more important is what impact will they have when they become upperclassmen? Each recruit will bring something unique...
Via TornBySports
February 03, 2016  |  Discuss
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