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University of Utah Footballs quarterback Cameron Rising plays against the Ohio State Buckeyes in the Rose Bowl Game at Rose Bowl Stadium in Pasadena, CA on Saturday, Jan. 1, 2022. (Photo by Xiangyao Axe Tang | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Thoughts From the Gridiron: Utah vs. Florida

By Ethan Pearce, Sports Editor September 3, 2022

  Utah Football suffered a heartbreaking loss against the Florida Gators on Saturday night. It was a slugfest all night long. The Utes had multiple chances to pull this one off. There were at...

The University of Utahs football team storm onto the field in an NCAA football game vs. BYU at Rice-Eccles Stadium in Salt Lake City, Utah on Saturday Nov. 24, 2018.(Photo by Curtis Lin | Daily Utah Chronicle)

No. 7 Utah Football Suffers Devastating Season-Opener at Florida

By Sean Overton, Sports Writer September 3, 2022

  University of Utah Football opened their season today, playing the University of Florida on the road. Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, more popularly known as “The Swamp,” is a notoriously difficult...

University of Utah Footballs quarterback Cameron Rising plays against the Ohio State Buckeyes in the Rose Bowl Game at Rose Bowl Stadium in Pasadena, CA on Saturday, Jan. 1, 2022. (Photo by Xiangyao Axe Tang | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Utah Football Takes on Florida in Do-or-Die Opener

By Ethan Pearce, Sports Editor September 2, 2022

  The time is finally here. Utah Football will kick off the 2022 season on Saturday, Sept. 3 against the Florida Gators. It is not hyperbole to say that this might very well be the biggest and...

(Photo by Keith Allison from Owings Mills, USA, CC BY-SA 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons)

Pro Athletes Return to the Classroom

By Max Lepore, Sports Writer August 30, 2022

  Going pro in a sport is what most young athletes dream of.  However, we have seen examples of athletes who played collegiate sports, went professional, had great success and then went back to...

Guard Dru Glyten brings the ball down the court to begin offense against opponents Lipscomb at the Jon M. Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City, Nov. 10, 2021. (Photo by Rachel Rydalch | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

The Financial Benefit of College Athletics

By Elijah Murray, Sports Writer August 29, 2022

  The world of college athletics is an ever-evolving landscape and with that, the opportunities for athletes themselves become more and more available. With the NIL (Name, Image and Likeness) now...

Freddie Whittingham talks to two football players. (Courtesy of Fred Whittingham, Jr.)

Freddie Whittingham and the Coach’s Job

By Ethan Pearce, Sports Editor August 25, 2022

  Plenty of former University of Utah football players end up in the NFL, making the jump from dreams to reality.  The development of a young athlete into a professional takes time, effort...

Junior captain Mika Tafua hypes the team during warmup against UCLA at the Rice-Eccles Stadium in Salt Lake City, Utah on Oct. 16, 2021. (Photo by Jonathan Wang | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Utah Athletics Seeks to Support Athletes’ Education and Careers

By Sean Overton, Sports Writer August 24, 2022

  Student-athletes are often praised for their time on the field, but time spent in the classroom is as equally important. For many college athletes, going pro is the dream — but it is not always...

Cristal Isa celebrates with her teammate after a perfect beam routine against the OSU Beavers at the Jon M. Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City, Utah on Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2021. (Photo by Jonathan Wang | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Games Won and Lost, Life Lessons Learned

By Max Valva, Sports Writer August 24, 2022

  Students enjoy participating in sports whether it be for a scholarship, club or for fun. Almost every athlete you encounter will tell you that participating in organized sports teaches you much...

The draft board and stage pre draft.
(Photo by Brent Soderberg | CC BY 2.0)

NBA Offseason Recap

By Sean Overton, Sports Writer August 4, 2022

  Every year millions of fans tune in to watch the NBA, but many of them underestimate the power of free agency. Teams can acquire players in a few ways: drafting them, signing them or trading...

Freshman quarterback Tyler Huntley (1) participates in spring practice at the Eccles Football Center, Thursday, March, 24, 2016. (Chris Samuels, Daily Utah Chronicle)

7 Bold Predictions for the NFL Season

By Elijah Murray, Sports Writer August 2, 2022

  This NFL offseason has been the most explosive and mind-boggling period in recent football history, with some even calling it the best offseason of all time. Stars changed teams at a rapid pace...