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The University of Utah's Independent Student Voice

The Daily Utah Chronicle

The University of Utah's Independent Student Voice

The Daily Utah Chronicle

University of Utah football head coach Kyle Whittingham as the clock winds down in a loss to the University of Oregon Ducks in the 2019 Pac-12 Championship football game at Levi’s Stadium, Dec. 6. (Justin Prather | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

From BCS Buster to Pac-12 Champions: The Rise of Utah Football

By Max Valva, Sports Writer June 22, 2022

  The year is 2003, and longtime University of Utah Athletics Director, Chris Hill, is about to make an under-the-radar coaching hire that will change the Utah football program forever. The Utes...

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 Wraps Up Spring Camp With Exhibition Game

By Ethan Pearce, Sports Editor April 24, 2022

  The University of Utah football team played its annual spring game on Saturday afternoon, which allowed us our first peek at the roster for the 2022 season. There were a few standout performances,...

(Graphic by Claire Peterson | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Are Salaries Too High for College Football Coaches?

By Frank Adler, Sports Writer January 24, 2022

  Payment in athletics is one of the most complex issues facing colleges today. Coaches and athletic directors are paid exorbitantly, but athletes are not allowed to have salaries so they...

(Photo by Xiangyao Axe Tang | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Utah Football Loses Heartbreaker in Record-Setting Rose Bowl

By Ethan Pearce, Sports Editor January 1, 2022

  The University of Utah football team just came up short of a Rose Bowl title in Pasadena, California on Saturday. It was an exciting game, filled with a lot of broken records and memorable moments. Utah’s...

(Photo by Jack Gambassi | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Utah Football Ready for Anything in Program’s First Rose Bowl

By Ethan Pearce, Sports Editor December 31, 2021

  The University of Utah football team is gearing up for the program’s first ever trip to the Rose Bowl. This Utah team has gone through a lot over the past year, but they’ve reached the mountaintop...

University of Utah Linebacker, Devin Lloyd (#0) intercepts Oregon Quarterback Anthony Brown for a pick-six at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas, Nev. on Friday, Dec. 3, 2021 where the two teams met for the Pac-12 Championship Game. (Photo by Jack Gambassi | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Utah Defense Leads Program to First Ever Pac-12 Football Championship

By Cole Bagley, Sports Editor December 4, 2021

  For the first time in school history, the University of Utah has fashioned a seat upon the throne of the Conference of Champions as they annihilated the Oregon Ducks to win the Pac-12 Championship,...

Running Back TJ Pledger makes a play against the Colorado Buffaloes in Salt Lake City on Nov. 26, 2021. (Photo by Jonathan Wang | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Thoughts From the Gridiron: Utah vs Colorado

By Cole Bagley, Sports Editor November 26, 2021

  Nobody said sweeping the South Division and emerging with the best Conference record would be easy, and for the Utes it wasn’t. Despite flooring the No. 3 Oregon Ducks just a week ago, Utah...

Fans throw up the U after the win against the Oregon Ducks in Salt Lake City, Utah on Nov. 20, 2021. (Photo by Jonathan Wang | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Utes Demolish No. 3 Oregon to Win Pac-12 South Amid Long List of Achievements

By Cole Bagley, Sports Editor November 21, 2021

  With 11 seconds left on the clock and the No. 3 Oregon Ducks attempting to run out the first half down 21-0, head coach Kyle Whittingham made a bold move and called a timeout. Despite the unlikelihood...

Thoughts From the Gridiron: Utah vs. Oregon

Thoughts From the Gridiron: Utah vs. Oregon

By Ethan Pearce, Sports Editor November 21, 2021

  The University of Utah football team picked up a monumental victory on Saturday night, defeating the Oregon Ducks in a game containing multiple broken records to clinch the Pac-12 South all while...

Sophomore quarterback Cam Rising attempts to break through the ASU defense at the game against Arizona State football in Salt Lake City on Oct. 16, 2021. (Photo by Jonathan Wang | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Utah Football Grind Out Hard Fought Victory against Arizona on the Road

By Cole Bagley, Sports Editor November 13, 2021

  If this 2021 season has taught us anything, it’s that no win is guaranteed in the Pac-12 and anybody can beat anybody no matter the matchup. With that being said, while Utah did eventually...