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Utes Roll to Nine After Weather Delay

University of Utah senior linebacker Francis Bernard (13) celebrates after a touchdown from making an interception vs. Brigham Young University during an NCAA Football game at LaVell Edwards Stadium in Provo, Utah on Thursday, Aug. 29, 2019. (Photo by Kiffer Creveling | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

By Sammy Mora, Sports Editor

August 30, 2019

  Nine is fine. The No. 14 University of Utah football team won their ninth straight game against Brigham Young University in Provo with a final score of 30-12.  The game started slow for the Utah offense, with only 125 yards of total offense to BYU’s 196 going into the half. Fortunately...

Head to Head: Talking About The Holy War With The Daily Universe

The University of Utah runs onto the field during an NCAA Football game vs. the Brigham Young University Cougars at Rice Eccles Stadium in Salt Lake City, Utah on Saturday, Nov. 24, 2018. (Photo by Kiffer Creveling | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

By Sammy Mora, Sports Editor

August 29, 2019

  We reached out to Aaron Fitzner, the sports editor of The Daily Universe at Brigham Young University, and asked him some questions about how things are going down in Provo in the days before the Holy War.   Sammy Mora: What is the biggest question mark for BYU football heading in...

The Holy War for DumDums

The Holy War for DumDums

By Casey Overfield, Sports Editor

August 29, 2019

  Rivalry games are a staple of college football. USC and Stanford, Michigan and Ohio State, Alabama and Auburn — the list goes on.   In Utah, there are two big powerhouses. Two giants going at it, if you will. The University of Utah vs. Brigham Young University. Utes vs. Cougars. Red...

No. 14 Utah Football to Open Season Against BYU

University of Utah junior defensive end Bradlee Anae (6) fired up the team prior to the start of the BYU-Utah Football Game in an NCAA Football game vs. BYU at Rice-Eccles Stadium in Salt Lake City, UT on Saturday November 24, 2018.(Photo by Curtis Lin | Daily Utah Chronicle)

By Sammy Mora

August 28, 2019

  Football is finally back for the No. 14 ranked University of Utah Football team. The team is set to open the season in Provo for the 122nd meeting between BYU and Utah. Both teams are looking to build on good seasons from last year. This year’s game will also be the first time since 2009 th...

Side to Side: Utah Coaches

University of Utah freshman tight end Brant Kuithe (80) celebrates after scoring a touchdown during an NCAA Football game vs. the Weber State Wildcats at Rice Eccles Stadium in Salt Lake City, Utah on Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018. (Photo by Kiffer Creveling | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

By Sammy Mora, Sports Editor

August 27, 2019

  The Holy War is a special game for both fans and players alike. While both groups might have a favorite memory from when their team beat their rival or vice versa, coaches have them too. The University of Utah has the privilege of having three coaches on staff who have been on both sides...

Football Notebook: BYU

University of Utah offense lines up against Brigham Young University during an NCAA Football game at Rice Eccles Stadium in Salt Lake City, Utah on Saturday, Nov. 24, 2018. (Photo by Kiffer Creveling | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

By Sammy Mora, Sports Editor

August 26, 2019

  It's finally game week for the No. 14 University of Utah football team. Head coach Kyle Whittingham took to the podium for the first time this season on Monday morning. He addressed the media on everything from position battles and who will be ready to go come Thursday to the importance of...

Pike on the Carry: The Kennedy Gameball Run Makes a Return for 2019 Holy War

Riley Elliot and Co. outside BYU's Lavell Edwards Stadium (Courtesy Riley Elliot)

By Casey Overfield, Sports Editor

August 22, 2019

  Football.  Pep rallies.  Lecture halls. Greek life. These are just some words that may come to mind when you think of college.  Here at the University of Utah, there are 18 fraternities and sororities on campus. Each one has a rich history of tradition dating back many years.   The...

Crimson Red or Navy Blue?

University of Utah senior wide receiver Darren Carrington II (9) looks to evade BYU senior defensive back Marvin Hifo (17) in an NCAA football game vs. The Brigham Young University Cougars at LaVell Edwards Stadium in Provo, Utah on Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017

(Photo by Kiffer Creveling | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

By Casey Overfield and Sammy Mora

November 24, 2018

  In the state of Utah, there are two sides to every battle. It is a state split between crimson red and navy blue, between the Utes and the Cougars. The meeting of these two teams is an event commonly known as the Holy War, which is a silent nod to the religious background of both the sta...

A History of the Holy War

University of Utah freshman defensive back Jaylon Johnson (7) celebrates after an incomplete pass to sophomore wide receiver Aleva Hifo (15) in an NCAA football game vs. The Brigham Young University Cougars at LaVell Edwards Stadium in Provo, Utah on Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017

(Photo by Kiffer Creveling | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

By Zach Janis

August 25, 2018

"This is Utah’s world, and BYU is just livin’ in it.” The immortal words of former Utah punter Tom Hackett are etched into the lore of one of the greatest rivalries in all of sports. Through the sands of time, the greatest of achievements that have taken place in the field of play are those...

10 Most Important Numbers from Utah vs. BYU

10 Most Important Numbers from Utah vs. BYU

By Justin Adams

September 11, 2017

11 - For the second week in a row, Utah had 11 penalties resulting in 97 lost yards. Many of the penalties stalled Utah drives, turning potential touchdowns into field goals. 4 - Speaking of field goals, Matt Gay had another perfect night as he connected on all four of his field goal attempts (last wee...