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

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

By Sammy Mora, Assistant 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

A Look at the 2020 Utah Football Signing Class

By Sammy Mora, Assistant 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

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

By Sammy Mora, Assistant 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...

No. 5 Utah Football Lose Heartbreaker in Championship

No. 5 Utah Football Lose Heartbreaker in Championship

By Sammy Mora, Assistant Sports Editor

December 7, 2019

For the second year in a row, the No. 5 University of Utah (11-2, 8-2 Pac-12) fell in the conference championship game. This year, the Utes fell at the hands of No. 13 Oregon (11-2, 8-1 Pac-12) 37-15.  Nothing went right for the Utes during the game. The usually potent Utah offense was limited, and...

No. 5 Utah Football Set for Pac-12 Championship

No. 5 Utah Football Set for Pac-12 Championship

By Sammy Mora, Assistant Sports Editor

December 4, 2019

It’s finally here — the Pac-12 Championship. The No. 5 University of Utah football team (11-1, 8-1 Pac-12) is set to face off against No. 13 Oregon (10-2, 8-1 Pac-12) in Santa Clara, CA. This makes two years in a row that the Utes have made the trip to the bay, while this is Oregon’s third time...

Head to Head: The Daily Emerald

Head to Head: The Daily Emerald

By Sammy Mora, Assistant Sports Editor

December 4, 2019

The journey to the Pac-12 Championship is finally over for the No. 5 University of Utah football team. Before the big game on Friday, I sat down with Brady Lim of The Daily Emerald at the University of Oregon to talk about the Utes and Ducks. This interview took place over email on Dec. 1, 2019. &...

Rising Costs and Declining Numbers: Attendance at College Games

Rising Costs and Declining Numbers: Attendance at College Games

By Adam Cochran, Sports Writer

December 3, 2019

  Attendance at college sporting events is falling. People aren’t getting out to games as much as they used to. This is the first year that I remember hearing people complain about the MUSS not being completely full for every game. The irony about that is that this University of Utah football...

No. 6 Utah Football Clinches South with Win Over Buffs

No. 6 Utah Football Clinches South with Win Over Buffs

By Sammy Mora, Assistant Sports Editor

November 30, 2019

It was a senior night for the ages as the No. 6 University of Utah (11-1, 8-1 Pac-12) finished their journey to clinch the south division of the Pac-12 tonight as they took down Colorado (5-7, 3-6 Pac-12) 45-15. With the win, not only do the Utes earn a spot in the title game versus Oregon next week, b...

Head to Head: CU Independent

Head to Head: CU Independent

By Sammy Mora, Assistant Sports Editor

November 30, 2019

In the regular season finale, No. 6 Utah is set to host Colorado on senior day. I reached out to Max Troderman of the CU Independent to talk some football ahead of the Rumble in the Rockies. This interview was conducted via email on Nov. 27, 2019.   Sammy Mora: What was the biggest factor that lea...

No. 6 Utah Football Set for Senior Day Showdown Versus Buffs

No. 6 Utah Football Set for Senior Day Showdown Versus Buffs

By Sammy Mora, Assistant Sports Editor

November 30, 2019

For the final time this season the No. 6 University of Utah football team (10-1, 7-1 Pac-12) will grace the field of Rice-Eccles Stadium for their regular season finale versus conference rival Colorado (5-6, 3-5 Pac-12). In last year's matchup in Boulder, the Utes stomped the Buffs 30-7 and clinched...

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