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Utah football leads the Pac-12 as seven Utes are selected in the NFL draft

University of Utah senior defensive back Julian Blackmon (23) celebrates with R.J. Hubert (10) after stopping Washington State on their fourth down during an NCAA Football game at Rice Eccles Stadium in Salt Lake City, Utah on Saturday, Sept. 28, 2019. (Photo by Kiffer Creveling | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

April 27, 2020

  Despite a difficult end to the 2020 football season, the University of Utah produced seven NFL Draft picks and five signed priority free-agent deals.   Jaylon Johnson The first Ute selected in the 2020 NFL Draft was cornerback, Jaylon Johnson, who was taken by the Chicago Bear...

Looking Back on Our Favorite Sports Moments of the Year

University of Utah senior running back Zack Moss (2) on the sideline during the Ute’s game against the University of Oregon Ducks in the 2019 Pac-12 Championship. (Photo by Justin Prather | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

By Sammy Mora, Casey Overfield, Brayden Ramsay, Cole Bagley, Scott Stephens, Ryker Jackson, Ethan Pearce, Carlos Padilla, and Mallory Arnold

April 24, 2020

  As this school year comes to a close, we, the Chrony sports desk, are taking this time to look back on some of our favorite sports moments from the year.   Casey Overfield  This year of Utah athletics was amazing, and it is almost impossible to choose just one spectacular moment, but I wi...

Could the Buffalo Bills be a Dark Horse Contender in 2020?

Cleveland Browns vs. Buffalo Bills (Courtesy Wikimedia Commons)

By Brayden Ramsay, Sports Writer

April 23, 2020

  When thinking about the 2019 NFL Playoffs, the Kansas City Chiefs, San Francisco 49ers, Baltimore Ravens, and maybe even the Tennessee Titans may come to mind. Is there a good chance that these teams will have a solid chance to get back to contention for a Super Bowl appearance? Absolutely....

ProUtes: Predicting the 2020 NFL Draft

University of Utah senior wide receiver Demari Simpkins (3), Zack Moss (2) and Tyler Huntley (1) get interviewed following an NCAA Football game vs. the University of Colorado at Rice-Eccles Stadium in Salt Lake City, Utah on Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019. (Photo by Kiffer Creveling | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

April 21, 2020

  Even though Utah football’s pro day was canceled and the upcoming NFL draft is limiting who will be allowed to the event, multiple Utes are hoping to hear their names called during the draft. Many of the members of the team held their own virtual pro days to get their stats out to all the ...

NFL Free Agency Frenzy

Tom Brady and other New England Patriots players face the Miami Dolphins at Gillette Stadium in Nov. 2009. (Courtesy Wikimedia Commons)

By Scott Stephens

April 17, 2020

  As travel is either banned or highly discouraged around the country, some of the National Football League’s most high-profile names have been moved to different cities to play for different teams. The sports world was on alert when six-time Super Bowl Champion Tom Brady announced that...

The Issues in Arlington: What’s Happened to the Cowboys?

Dak Prescott and Ezekiel Elliott during Cowboys at Redskins game on 9/18/16 (Courtesy Wikimedia Commons)

By Carlos Padilla, Sports Writer

April 3, 2020

  Love them or hate them, the Dallas Cowboys are one of the most recognizable sports franchises of all time. The Lone Sstar helmet and the cheerleaders in their white cowboy boots have become as iconic and American as apple pie. Cowboys players and coaches adorn the walls of the Hall of Fame,...

Utah Football Alumnus Jackson Barton Reflects on Super Bowl Victory

University of Utah senior offensive lineman Jackson Barton (70) high fives teammates prior to kickoff during an NCAA Football game vs. Stanford Cardinal at Stanford Stadium in Palo Alto, CA on Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018.(Photo by Curtis Lin | Daily Utah Chronicle)

By Cole Bagley, Assistant Sports Editor

February 25, 2020

  With seven minutes left in Super Bowl LIV, the Kansas City Chiefs trailed the San Francisco 49ers 20-10. It seemed as though all hope was fading and that the 49ers would walk away victorious. But fast forward through those final seven minutes, which included near-perfect plays, and the Kansas...

No. 11 Utah Football’s Season Ends at the Hands of Texas

University of Utah sophomore linebacker Devin Lloyd (20) wraps up Texas QB Sam Ehlinger (11) in the Alamo Bowl against the University of Texas Longhorns on Dec. 31, 2019. (Justin Prather | Daily Utah Chronicle)

By Sammy Mora, Sports Editor

January 1, 2020

  It was not the way that the No. 11 University of Utah Football (11-3, 8-1 Pac-12) team wanted to end the year as they lost the Alamo Bowl to Texas (8-5, 5-4 Big 12) 38–10.  The Longhorns dominated the game from start to finish, but the stat sheet doesn't show that. Utah had 254 total ya...

A Look at the 2020 Utah Football Signing Class

The University of Utah Football Team warms up prior to the start of the game in the Pac-12 Championship Game vs. University of Oregon at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, CA on Friday, Dec. 6, 2019.(Photo by Curtis Lin | Daily Utah Chronicle)

By Sammy Mora, Sports Editor

December 17, 2019

  It's finally here, the early signing period for college football is upon us. The University of Utah football team looks to lock in their best class since joining the Pac-12 in 2011 this week. This story will be updated as both high school as well as transfer talent put pen to paper and lock...

No. 11 Utah Football to Take on Texas in Alamo Bowl

(Photo by Justin Prather | Daily Utah Chronicle)

By Sammy Mora, Sports Editor

December 8, 2019

After a rough weekend, the University of Utah football team (11-2, 8-2 Pac-12) fell six spots in the final College Football Playoff Poll to No. 11. The Utes will take on Texas in the Valero Alamo Bowl on Dec. 31 in San Antonio. This will be only the second time in school history that the Utes and...

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