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Camp Kyle: Wide Receivers Poised for Big Season

Utah WR Britain Covey at Utah Football Practice. Photo courtesy Utah Athletics

By Sammy Mora, Sports Editor

October 21, 2020

  Over the past few seasons, the Utah wide receiving core has been loading up with speed and talent. The group has been elevated to a level where they are able to compete every single week with some of the best defensive backs in the conference.  Wide receivers coach Guy Holliday has a plet...

Camp Kyle Day 8: Linebackers and True Freshmen

Devin Lloyd (0) and Nephi Sewell (29) at Utah football practice. (image courtesy Utah Athletics)

By Sammy Mora, Sports Editor

October 19, 2020

  The University of Utah football team was in an eerily similar position last season with their linebacker core. Fans were speculating on who would take the second linebacker spot next to Francis Bernard, enter Devin Lloyd.  Things ended up pretty well for the Utes with the duo, Lloyd end...

Camp Kyle Day 7: Rushing for the Starting Job

Utah running back Devin Brumfield at practice. (Image courtesy Utah Athletics)

By Sammy Mora, Sports Editor

October 16, 2020

  As the University of Utah football team heads into their first scrimmage of the season, some position groups are starting to show separation between the players fighting for spots on the two deep.  Running back, a position that some haven’t been talking about this preseason has a huge void ...

Jensen’s Top 5 Non-Pac-12 Teams to Watch

Nick Saban at media day, January 2018. Image via Wikimedia Commons

By Eric Jensen, Sports Writer

October 16, 2020

  Upsets upsets everywhere. No. 4  Florida loses to No. 21 Texas A&M. Unranked Oklahoma knocks off No. 22 Texas in a shootout and Mizzou beats No. 17 LSU. So after week six here is my guide to the top five teams in the country and upsets they could run into down the stretch. (For this exercise,...

Colin Kaepernick Needs a Team. Let’s Find Him One.

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick attempts a pass in Super Bowl XLVII. (Image via WikiMedia Commons)

October 16, 2020

  This story originally ran online on Sept. 9 2020. It has been updated with new information since the NFL season began.  Colin Kaepernick has been out of the NFL since 2016 after he knelt during the National Anthem as a peaceful protest against racism and police brutality in America. In his ...

Smith’s Return Headlines Strong Weekend for Pro Utes

Tony Bergstrom, Alex Smith, Chase Roullier
Falcons at Washington Football 11/04/18 (Image via Flickr)

By Carlos Padilla, Sports Writer

October 15, 2020

  While many former Utah Utes have been making their presence felt in the NFL, one story took the headliner in a landslide. Alex Smith, perhaps one of the greatest products to come out of Rice-Eccles Stadium, brought tears to the eyes of many this week when the Washington Football Team quarterback...

Camp Kyle Day 5: Secondary Looking for Consistency

Vonte Davis at Utah Football Practice. Image courtesy Utah Athletics

By Sammy Mora, Sports Editor

October 15, 2020

  The doors are wide open for some new playmakers to take the field in the Utah secondary this year. After losing four members of the group to the NFL, the backfield will look vastly different come Nov. 7.  While there are some members of the secondary unit who were here last season, RJ H...

Camp Kyle Day 3: Quarterback Battle

Quarterback Jake Bentley at practice. Image via Utah Athletics

By Sammy Mora, Sports Editor

October 12, 2020

  The pads are out for Utah football this week. The team is heading into their first full week of an abbreviated version of Camp Kyle and while the coaching staff is already seeing good things from this 2020 team, more questions will be answered as the pads come on this week.  “Had a goo...

Camp Kyle Day 1: Reloading and Responding

University of Utah junior wide receiver Britain Covey (18) getting hyped prior to kickoff in an NCAA Football game vs. Northern Illinois University at Rice-Eccles Stadium in Salt Lake City, UT on Saturday September 07, 2019.(Photo by Curtis Lin | Daily Utah Chronicle)

By Sammy Mora, Sports Editor

October 9, 2020

  Football is finally back for the University of Utah as the team is set to open fall camp on Friday, Oct. 9. Head coach Kyle Whittingham, offensive coordinator Andy Ludwig and defensive coordinator Morgan Scalley addressed the media on Friday morning before camp was set to kick off.  Short...

QB Index: Where Does Your Favorite Quarterback Rank?

Green Bay Packers quarterback, Aaron Rodgers, playing against the Carolina Panthers on October 19, 2014. (Image via Wikimedia Commons)

By Eric Jensen, Sports Writer

October 9, 2020

  There are few better ways to canvas the National Football League than to examine its quarterbacks. It is the most important position in the sport and it shows. Having a great quarterback means having a fun team to watch every Sunday. Hence why signal callers like Brett Rypien of the Broncos...