UTAH RUMORS & GOSSIP

RED vs. WHITE Spring Game: What to Watch For

They say time flies when you’re having fun. Well merely 5 weeks ago Utah Spring Camp started and already it is coming to a close.  This Saturday, 4/19, Rice-Eccles Stadium will host the final “practice” of Spring Camp with the annual Red-White Game. Luckily I have been able to attend every Spring practice, but for those that haven’t the Spring Game may be the first and...
Via TornBySports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Utah Utes Spring Football: Welcome back Wilson

The Utah Utes spring scrimmage yesterday left fans with an exuberance of hope for the season. The offense owned the day as Christensen’s impact has become apparent, the running backs continued to impress, and the competition at quarterback finally showed some separation. The most immediate impression that I took away from yesterday’s scrimmage was tempo – huddles have been...
Via TornBySports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Arizona baseball gets five runs in 10th to beat Cal

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah -- The Arizona baseball team scored five runs in the top of the 10th inning to surge ahead of Utah and held on for a 6-1 victory Saturday afternoon that evened the three-game series at Smith's Ballpark. In the top of the 10th, Cody Ramer ripped a run-scoring double to break the 1-1 tie, which had been in place since the third inning. Kenny Meimerstorf later...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Utah Utes Basketball: Season of Failure

How do you gage a successful season for the Utah Utes? Many would agree that fans would be happy with this past season had it been offered before the season started. The Utes have made significant progress the last three years, but this season was a failure. It was a failure based on one point. Lack of progress. Now, many will start reading through this article quickly to see where...
Via TornBySports
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Utah Spring Football: The Quarterbacks

It’s a tough job but someday has to do it right? Somebody HAS to go watch Utah football in July-like conditions one day and December-like conditions the next. Somebody has to take a look at the current crop of Quarterbacks because we all know that Utah will only go as far as their Quarterbacks can take them. Since somebody had to do it I’ve gone through many “hardships” to...
Via TornBySports
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Utes lose linebacker Jacoby Hale for spring due to ACL tear

The Utes may be without one of their top pass-rushing threats when they open 2014 play. Senior linebacker Jacoby Hale tore his ACL and MCL at Thursday’s practice and will undergo surgery, said Utah head coach Kyle Whittingham after practice Saturday. Whittingham said he’s seen guys come back as quickly as four months, but seven is more the norm. If Hale can’t return, the...
Via Pro Sports Daily
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Utah Utes Spring Football: The Offense

New talent, depth chart shuffling, and the excitement and hope that comes along with a fresh start and a new season – Utah Utes Spring Football is one of my favorite times of the year. After watching the men in red battle full contact this morning, here are my thoughts on some key offensive players and emerging stars to watch for. Running Backs It is clear with Christensen’s...
Via TornBySports
22 days ago  |  Discuss

COMMIT: JUCO PF Chris Reyes to Utah

The Utah Utes have added a junior college player with three seasons of college eligibility to their 2014 recruiting class, as 6′-7″, 205 pound power forward Chris Reyes committed on Saturday, according to his former grassroots coach, Dinos Trigonis. Reyes reportedly took his official visit to Utah during the weekend of February 22. Reyes started college ...
Via Hoopniks
March 08, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Utah Football Team Shows Off Some 'Interesting' Dance Moves in Post-Practice Dance-Off

At this time of the year there is one thing that is true for any and every football team across the nation--optimism reigns. No one sucks. No one has kicked anyone's behind and everyone has the potential to be better than they were last year.Why is this important you ask? Because with optimism comes fun and what is more fun than a dance-off? Just ask the Utah Utes!The flopping...
Via FatManWriting
March 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Utah DL Ofahengaue in critical after accident

Utah redshirt freshman Moana Ofahengaue (Mo-ah-nah Oh-fah-hang-ow-way) is in critical condition after an accident on a motorized bike. University of Utah Hospital spokeswoman Kathy Wilets says Ofahengaue sustained a serious head injury in the accident on Sunday night. Utah coach Kyle Whittingham says the team's thoughts and prayers are with Ofahengaue and his family. The team...
Via AP on Fox
February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Utah Utes boost speed with 2014 class

Improving team speed became a top priority for Utah after suffering consecutive losing seasons for the first time in 24 years. Judging by the 2014 signing class the Utes brought in Wednesday, Utah coach Kyle Whittingham believes his team made great strides in that direction - especially in the secondary where a lack a depth and inexperience helped lead to multiple big plays and...
Via AP on Fox
February 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Future of Utah QB Wilson still unknown

Spoke to JoMarie Wilson this morning, the mother of Utah quarterback Travis Wilson. Utah fans have been asking a lot about the status of the sophomore quarterback, who was sidelined late in the season when concussion exams revealed he had an intracranial arterial condition that is threatening to end his collegiate career. Wilson and his parents have consulted with doctors at Utah...
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Arizona looks to regroup against upset-minded Utah

TUCSON, Ariz. -- A quick glance at the Arizona schedule before the season likely would have most expecting three certain wins (Northern Arizona, UNLV and UT-San Antonio) and three games immediately afterward that looked like possible wins (Washington, USC, Utah) if the Wildcats played well enough. Well, here we are at the end of that second stretch of the schedule, and Arizona is...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
October 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Photo that got BYU Football player suspended emerges

BYU linebacker Spencer Hadley has been suspended by BYU just days before their game against the Utah Utes in the “Holy War.”  The reason for the suspension is that a Utah fan ratted on Hadley for being in Las Vegas and partying, which is a violation of the BYU honor code.  Hadley is in the blue-green shirt in the middle holding up what looks to be a bottle of Dom Pérignon...
Via Diehardsport
September 20, 2013  |  Discuss
RED FLAG

Top NFL prospect has heart condition

Consensus top five draft pick Star Lotuleilei will miss the NFL Combine after medical tests revealed he has a heart condition. 

Via Gamedayr
February 24, 2013  |  Discuss
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