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The Daily Utah Chronicle

The University of Utah's Independent Student Voice

The Daily Utah Chronicle

University of Utah football head coach Kyle Whittingham during a timeout in an NCAA Football game vs. UCLA at Rice-Eccles Stadium in Salt Lake City, UT on Saturday November 16, 2019.(Photo by Curtis Lin | Daily Utah Chronicle)

Utah Football: Kyle Whittingham Addresses the Possibility of a Spring Season

By Sammy Mora, Sports Editor August 25, 2020

  Even though the college football season was put on hold until spring 2021, head football coach Kyle Whittingham and the No. 22 ranked Utes are still trying to make the long offseason productive.  “This...

University of Utah football head coach Kyle Whittingham during a timeout in the Pac-12 Championship Game vs. University of Oregon at Levis Stadium in Santa Clara, CA on Friday, Dec. 6, 2019.(Photo by Curtis Lin | Daily Utah Chronicle)

Beating the Blue Bloods: How Utah is Bringing in Key Talent

By Sammy Mora, Sports Editor August 20, 2020

  If someone would have told me four or five years ago that in the 2020 recruiting cycle, Utah would have flipped two kids who had originally committed to Texas and one who was committed to Ohio...

The University of Utah Football team charge onto the field in an NCAA Football game vs. Arizona State University at Rice-Eccles Stadium in Salt Lake City, UT on Saturday October 19, 2019.(Photo by Curtis Lin | Daily Utah Chronicle)

McGrath: Football Season Is Off – So Pac-12 Teams Have Time to Make Changes

By Mackenzie McGrath, Opinion Writer August 12, 2020

  Both the Big Ten and Pac-12 athletic conferences announced this week that they would cancel their fall football seasons due to the coronavirus pandemic. Prior to those decisions, though, and...

University of Utah defensive coordinator Morgan Scalley congratulates Northwestern University football head coach Pat Fitzgerald on their victory following the San Diego County Credit Union Holiday Bowl at SDCCU Stadium in San Diego, California on Monday, Dec. 31, 2018. (Photo by Kiffer Creveling | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Utah Football’s Morgan Scalley Reinstated After Investigation

By Sammy Mora, Sports Editor July 1, 2020

  The University of Utah announced on Wednesday, July 1 that they would be reinstating safeties and defensive coordinator Morgan Scalley after an outside firm conducted an investigation stemming...

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 | Daily Utah Chronicle)

Utah Football’s Morgan Scalley Suspended Indefinitely

By Sammy Mora , Sports Editor June 5, 2020

  The University of Utah athletic department announced on Friday that defensive coordinator Morgan Scalley has been suspended indefinitely. The decision was reached after they became aware of a...

Utah Football Player Arrested for Kidnapping and Rape of Minor

By Casey Overfield and Sammy Mora February 3, 2020

*Retraction: A previous version of this article was published with a photo of student athlete that is not at all discussed in the article. That student athlete is in no way involved in the criminal action...

(Photo by Justin Prather | Daily Utah Chronicle)

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

By Sammy Mora, 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...

University of Utah senior quarterback Tyler Huntley (1) runs the ball past University of Colorado junior defensive end Mustafa Johnson (34) during an NCAA Football game at Rice Eccles Stadium in Salt Lake City, Utah on Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019. (Photo by Kiffer Creveling | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

No. 6 Utah Football Clinches South with Win Over Buffs

By Sammy Mora, Sports Editor December 1, 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)...

University of Utah senior running back Zack Moss (2) rushes with the ball after taking a handoff from University of Utah senior quarterback Tyler Huntley (1) in an NCAA Football game vs. UCLA at Rice-Eccles Stadium in Salt Lake City, UT on Saturday November 16, 2019.(Photo by Curtis Lin | Daily Utah Chronicle)

No. 7 Utah Football Dominates Bruins, Move to 9-1 on Season

By Sammy Mora, Sports Editor November 17, 2019

The No. 7 University of Utah football team (9-1, 6-1 Pac-12) showed people how physical they really were on Saturday night as they routed UCLA (4-6, 4-3 Pac-12), 49-3. The Utah defense forced five turnovers...

(Illustration by Alex Garcia | Daily Utah Chronicle)

‘Lead Together’ to Create a Positive Sports Environment in Utah

By Marshall Foster, News Writer November 14, 2019

  Recently, a Utah Utes fan made the news for sending a hateful message to a player at Arizona State on Twitter. This incident took place less than a year after a Utah Jazz fan got banned for life...