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Utah WR Dres Anderson following in father's footsteps

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. -- As a UCLA Bruin and then later as a Los Angeles Ram, Willie Lee "Flipper" Anderson could fly. As a Bruin, he was Troy Aikman's main target. In 10 years in the NFL, he set single-game records for the most receiving yards and the most receiving yards from scrimmage. Flipper averaged 26 yards per catch.  There's another Anderson averaging a lot...
Via Fox Sports West
2 days ago  |  Discuss

No. 8 – Utah

– No. 8 – Utah – Note … This is the fifth in a series of previews for the 2014 season, ranking CU’s opponents from the easiest to most difficult. Previous posts … No. 12 Massachusetts; No. 11 Hawai’i; No. 10 California; and No. 9 Colorado State. – Overview There are very few players in the Pac-12 who have as much influence on their team’s prospects as Utah quarterback...
Via CU at the Game
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Utah Utah Tight Ends Preview

The tight end position has always been a big part of Utah’s offense over the years and it will continue to be a big part this season as well. With new offensive coordinator Dave Christensen taking on the role of tight ends coach, look for these big fellas to be relied upon in the passing game, especially in RedZone situations. With Jake Murphy leaving school early for the NFL,...
Via TornBySports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Senior guard Delon Wright, Utah aim to end NCAA tournament drought

After reaching the Pac-12 tournament semifinals in 2012-13, Utah felt better about its chances of competing within the conference in 2013-14 for a variety of reasons. While the improved maturity of players such as Dallin Bachynski, Jordan Loveridge and Brandon Taylor was certainly a factor, the addition of junior college transfer Delon Wright was another. Lauded for his versatility...
Via Pro Sports Daily
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Utah Utes QB Travis Wilson glad to be back after health scare

Travis Wilson is familiar with just about everything at the Elite 11, from the schedule to the coaching staff he worked with at the event several years ago when he was a rising senior in high school. He has thrown the branded Nike footballs at the competition too many times to count and has stood out through several days of competition (and not just for his long, flowing hair). ...
Via Pro Sports Daily
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Utah Utes Preview: Wide Receivers

Another new season for the Utes will bring a new Offensive Coordinator, a brand new Wide Receiver Coach and another new Up-Tempo Offense being installed. The Wide Receiver group up on the hill will be utilized this season more than they ever have in season’s past. Dres Anderson (SR 6’2 190) and Kenneth Scott (JR 6’3 208) were supposed to form one of the best duos in the Pac...
Via TornBySports
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Utah Utes Football Quaterbacks Preview

Quarterback depth and injuries have been somewhat of a problem over the past few seasons for the Utes. Injuries to starters in particular has been quite a detriment on the offensive side of the ball turning the fast paced-high scoring offense into a slow paced-get us in field goal range type of offense. The Utes offense seems to go as the QB goes and when the QB’s are struggling...
Via TornBySports
June 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Utah Utes Football Position Previews: Running Backs

The 2014 group of running backs is one of the most talented and deep that we have seen at Utah in years. With many backs to choose from, all with different styles and strengths, look for the Utes to not only utilize this group in the run game but in the passing game as well. Bubba Poole 6’1 197lbs Junior: As a sophomore in 2013, Poole led the team in rushing with 607 yards on 149...
Via TornBySports
June 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Utah QB turned WR has decided to transfer

Report: Salt Lake Tribune, Utah Utes’ Micah Thomas made the move from quarterback to wide receiver to gain more playing time. Now, Thomas has decided to transfer from the program. The move doesn’t come as a complete surprise as Thomas tweeted on May 23rd that he is “Planning these moves I’m about to make.” Planning these moves I’m about to make. The post Utah QB turned...
Via NCAA Football Zone
June 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Causey powers red-hot ASU baseball past Utah

TEMPE, Ariz. -- First baseman Nate Causey hit two home runs and starting left-hander Ryan Kellogg turned in his sixth consecutive quality start to lead the Arizona State baseball team to a 7-1 series-clinching win over Utah on Saturday night at Packard Stadium. The Sun Devils (29-21, 16-10), winners of five straight, secured their seventh three-game Pac-12 series win of the season...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
May 18, 2014  |  Discuss

ASU baseball overpowers Utah for fourth straight win

TEMPE, Ariz. -- A six-run seventh inning and a sure-handed defense powered the Arizona State baseball team to its fourth consecutive win Friday night, a 9-3 victory over Utah at Packard Stadium. Right fielder Trever Allen hit a triple to left field to start off the seventh inning, and third baseman Dalton DiNatale broke a 2-2 tie with a run-scoring double in the next at-bat. A single...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
May 17, 2014  |  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
April 05, 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

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
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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