Utah drops heartbreaker to Washington 33-30

Utah played a really good game against Washington, especially considering how many starters were out or barely able to play. Shoot, they were in control of the game up a touchdown late in the game, with the ball and less than three minutes left to play. Tyler Huntley had put the team on his back, and moved the offense up and down the field, gashing Washington like few have this season...
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November 19, 2017

WATCH: Utah Volleyball Sweeps Cleveland State in First Round of NCAA Tourney

The No. 11-seeded Utah Utes (23-9) opened the 2017 NCAA Volleyball Tournament with a first-round sweep (25-14, 25-21, 25-12) over the Cleveland State Vikings (22-8) Thursday evening at the Huntsman Center.
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December 01, 2017  |  Discuss

WATCH: Utah Volleyball Pushes Past Purdue, Punches Sweet 16 Ticket

For the first time since 2008 the Utah Utes (24-9) are headed to the Sweet 16 following a four-set win (25-23, 25-19, 13-25, 27-25) over the Purdue Boilermakers (23-10) in the championship game of the Salt Lake City Sub-Regional Friday evening at the Huntsman Center.
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December 04, 2017  |  Discuss

Utah Red Rocks Gymnastics Preview Friday

The annual Utah Red Rocks Preview will be held for the 15th time on Friday Dec. 15 at 7:00 p.m. MT in the Huntsman Center. All of the seats for the event are free and general admission, so the earlier you arrive (the doors open at 5:30 p.m. MT), the better seat you get. Parking is also free. A free schedule magnet will be given to the first 1,000 fans to arrive at the meet. Also...
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December 13, 2017

JUCO Defensive End Jeremiah Jordan Commits to Utah

Today the Utah Utes secured a commitment from Mt. San Jacinto College defensive end Jeremiah Jordan. He chose Utah over Kansas, Louisville, and Washington State. Jordan is 6’ 6”, 240 pounds, giving him elite length and a great frame. He will be signing Wednesday per his commitment Tweet. Jordan is fast off the edge. I also liked seeing that he was playing on both the strong and weak...
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December 17, 2017

3-Star OL Braeden Daniels Flips to Utah

Today has been a busy day for Utah Utes football recruiting. Earlier today the Utes landed a commitment from JUCO defensive end Jeremiah Jordan out of Mt. San Jacinto College. They also flipped three-star Carrollton (Texas) Hebron offensive guard/tackle Braeden Daniels, who was a former Illinois Fighting Illini commit. Daniels is Nike+ Verified 6’ 4”, 250 pounds. I really love this...
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December 17, 2017

4-Star LB Bryant Pirtle Signs with Utah

Four-star Pima Community College linebacker Bryant Pirtle Jr. has signed with the Utah Utes in their 2018 recruiting class. Pirtle is a huge get for the Utes, and the ending of his recruitment was a bit interesting since his coach announced his commitment rather than him. The Louisville, Ky. native chose Utah over offers from local schools Kentucky and Louisville in addition to a...
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December 20, 2017

3-Star DE Jeremiah Jordan Signs with Utah

A three-star defensive end out of Georgia who captained his Mt. San Jacinto College team, has signed with the Utah Utes in their 2018 recruiting class. Jeremiah Jordan, a San Jacinto, Calif. native, had offers from Utah, Kansas and Washington State. The 6’4”, 233-pound junior college transfer was named First-team SCFA American Division Mountain League in 2017. He played in 10 games...
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December 20, 2017

3-Star WR Terrell Perriman Signs with Utah

The Utah Utes have signed Terrell Perriman, the nephew of former University of Miami and NFL receiver Brett Perriman. The three-star prospect is the latest coup from Florida. Perriman hailes from Miami where he attended Miami Central High School. His senior year, Perriman ranked third in Miami-Dade county in receiving yards in with 671 yards and seven touchdowns, while averaging...
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December 20, 2017

3-Star ATH Malone Mataele Signs with Utah

Another solid three-star recruit has officially signed with the Utah Utes. Malone Mataele, who comes out of high school playing multiple positions, will end up playing safety for the Utes. The 5’10”, 177-pound Placentia, Calif. native has some pretty impressive stats. During his senior year at Santa Margarita Catholic High School, he pulled in 1,576 all-purpose yards, 21 kick returns...
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December 20, 2017

Utah signs six during first day of new early signing period

The brand new early signing period is something that Coach Whittingham has been saying he’s been wanting for years, and during the first day he and the staff did a really nice job kicking off the 2018 signing class. Of course, the crown jewel of the class is King Tutt, Jack Tuttle, the 4 (almost 5) star QB out of San Marcos, Calif. (Mission Hills HS). Tuttle is one of the top ranked...
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December 20, 2017

Was the early signing period good for Utah?

We just experienced the first early signing period for college football, and Utah signed six kids, but I think the question that a lot of fans may be wondering if, is this early signing period good for the Utes? Honestly, I think it’s a resounding yes, for a couple of reasons, and this is likely the case across the country. Less getting recruits poached Over the years, Utah has...
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December 23, 2017

WATCH: Utah Beats WVU 30-14 in Heart of Dallas Bowl

The Utes held the Mountaineers to just 153 yards of total offense, including 29 yards rushing and just six first downs. Utah had a balanced game offensively with 197 rushing yards and 165 yards through the air, finishing the game with three rushing scores and three field goals.
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December 27, 2017  |  Discuss

Utah QB fakes shoe problem to get walk-on into bowl game

Utah Utes quarterback Troy Williams did something pretty awesome in his team’s bowl game on Tuesday.At the end of his team’s 30-14 win over West Virginia, Williams untied his shoe so that he would have to exit the game. In his place came walk-on quarterback Drew Lisk, who saw his first game action of the season. Williams is a two-time team captain, and that selfless play helps to...
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December 27, 2017  |  Discuss

Utah Recruiting: Part 1 The Long Shots

This is the first part of a two part series written by MNUte covering Utah Utes 2018 football recruiting: With signing day approaching, the eyes of a nation fall upon the hands and signatures of thousands of young men. Since we all love hand wringing and bemoaning why this 18 year old went here or why they chose that school, we’re going to start by taking a look at four long shots...
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December 28, 2017

Gary Andersen is Returning to Utah as an Associate Head Coach and Defensive Assistant

Former Utah assistant coach Gary Andersen will rejoin the Utah Utes coaching staff as an associate head coach and defensive assistant on Jan. 9 when the new NCAA rule allowing a 10th assistant coach takes effect. The former Utah football center and Salt Lake City, Utah native last coached at Utah as the defensive coordinator in the 2008 season. Andersen left Utah to be the head coach...
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January 02, 2018

Utah drops to Arizona 94-82

Brittany is going to dive more into this game a little later, but here are some quick thoughts on this game, one where Utah lost 94-82 to Arizona. Start better The start for the Utes was bad. They were down 10-13 points early on in this game, after some pretty brutal offense, which we’ll see from Utah once a game. Utah would find a way to dig themselves out of the game, but ran...
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January 04, 2018

No. 5 Utah Gymnastics Beats BYU 197.000-194.275

The Utah Gymnastics team opened up their 2018 season with a bang. In front of 14,805 fans in the Huntsman Center, the Red Rocks soared past BYU in a 197.000-194.275 win. This marks the third time in school history and the first time in 13 years that the Utes reached the 197 benchmark in their first meet. It is also the third-best season-opening score ever for the Utes. Ute co-coach...
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January 06, 2018

Utah drops 2nd straight game at home, loses to ASU 80-77

It was another tough loss for the Utah basketball team on Sunday night, as they dropped to 2-2 in league play after a loss to ASU at home. These two losses aren’t a big shock, which is why getting the road sweep in Oregon was such a big deal, it gave them some cushion before taking on two of the better teams in the league, which they played really tough. It just hurts that they lost...
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January 08, 2018

Utah opens with 100/1 to win the College Football Playoff National Championship

Last night was the National Championship Game, while it was a good game, it was also awful because it had a team that didn’t win their divison win it. Regardless, we are now 233 days away from kickoff at Rice-Eccles, so the odds have come out for next years championship favorites. ‘Bama, Clemson, Georgia and Ohio State lead the pack, which is not really a surprise. The Utes are on...
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January 09, 2018

CB Casey Hughes to Transfer

Redshirt junior cornerback Casey Hughes announced via his Twitter account yesterday that he will be transferring from the Utah Utes football team for his final season of eligibility. Hughes received his degree and can graduate transfer, making him immediately eligible for his new team next season. After playing mostly on special teams to start his career, Hughes, one of the fastest...
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January 11, 2018

Onyenwere, Canada lead No. 14 UCLA women past Utah 81-74

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Michaela Onyenwere and Jordin Canada scored 20 points each to lead No. 14 UCLA past Utah for an 81-74 win Friday night. Clinging to a 67-66 lead in the fourth quarter, UCLA (12-4, 3-2 Pac-12) got a layup from Canada to spark a 5-0 spurt and hung on from the free-throw line over the final four minutes to seal it. The Bruins shot just 36 percent from the field...
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January 12, 2018

Twins Blake and Brant Kuithe Commit to Utah Football

The Utah Utes football team secured two commitments from twin brothers Blake and Brant Kuithe of Cinco Ranch High School in Katy, Texas. The brothers were formerly committed to the Rice Owls back in June before decommitting at the end of November. Both brothers held offers the Colorado Buffaloes and the Iowa State Cyclones in the Power Five, and Blake also had an offer from the Arizona...
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January 14, 2018

Utah Women’s Basketball team sweeps Arizona schools on the road

The University of Utah women’s basketball pulled off its second road sweep of the Pac - 12 season with a 80-56 blowout win over Arizona, Sunday. Shooting 52 percent from the floor and 44 percent from the three, the Utes were led by redshirt junior Megan Huff, who had 17 points and nine rebounds. Tori Williams wasn’t far behind. She finished with 15 points, while Daneesha Provo added...
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January 21, 2018

Utes top WSU 82-69 to finish Washington sweep

Utah has successfully rebounded from a terrible LA trip with a nice two game swing against the Washington schools at home. Utah has rebounded to even their Pac-12 record at 4-4, and hopefully can carry over some of this momentum to the road where they take on the Arizona schools this next week. Tonight was the night of Tyler Rawson, who couldn’t miss from the floor, well, almost...
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January 21, 2018
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