Utah Utes Football: Players that should change positions

On the heels of hearing that Harvey Langi will be switching to defense when he returns home from a mission in June. I really like this move for Langi. It will be interesting to see if he was able to keep most of his speed and quickness along with the added size. In my opinion, I would love to see him drop down to a lean mean 225-230lbs. and assume a Jacoby Hale type role with the...
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May 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Utah Utes season preview

Kyle Whittingham enjoyed tremendous success during his first nine seasons as head coach of the Utah Utes, and reached the Sun Bowl in the Utah’s first season in the Pac-12. It’s been a bumpy road the last couple years with consecutive 5-7 records, but coach Whittingham may have the right players to make an impact in 2014. The offense will be led by the 6-foot 7-inch tall, 240...
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April 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Injury will likely sideline Utes’ Gionni Paul for start of season

After transferring to Utah last year, Gionni Paul was forced to sit out the 2013 season to satisfy NCAA regulations. Unfortunately for the linebacker, he’ll have to wait even longer to officially begin his Utes playing career. Head coach Kyle Whittingham confirmed Friday that Paul suffered a broken bone in his foot during a practice session Tuesday. Whittingham’s timeline...
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April 12, 2014  |  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...
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March 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Ducks seek hangover cure in afternoon fray with battered Utes

On Saturday the Utah Utes sacked Arizona State quarterback Taylor Kelly 6 times in a 20-19 loss at Rice-Eccles Stadium, limiting the Sun Devils spread offense to 293 yards. Senior defensive linemen Latu Heimuli (6-3, 305) and Tenny Palepoi (6-2, 300) each had a sack, and linebackers Trevor Reilly and Hale Jacoby paced head coach Kyle Whittingham's blitzing, stunting defense...
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November 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Ute Hangout: 8 Reasons to be Optimistic about Utah Football this Year

1.  Offense Led by Dennis Erickson UTECENTRAL:  While the Utes technically have a brand new “Co”- Offensive Coordinator in Dennis Erickson, the Utes bring in a play caller who is experienced and knows the spread offense from top to bottom.  Fans should expect to see improved play calling from Erickson who also brings over 40 years of coaching experience to an offensive staff...
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July 01, 2013  |  Discuss
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