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No. 11 Utes Take on Idaho State

The University of Utah football team sings the Utah fight song following an NCAA Football game vs. The Northern Illinois University Huskies at Rice Eccles Stadium in Salt Lake City, Utah on Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019. (Photo by Kiffer Creveling | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

By Sammy Mora, Sports Editor

September 13, 2019

  The non-conference schedule will come to a close for the No. 11 University of Utah Football team (2-0, 0-0 Pac-12) this Saturday as they take on Idaho State Bengals (1-0, 0-0 Big Sky) at Rice-Eccles Stadium. This is the first time since 2014 that the two teams will meet on the gridiron. Utah...

Head to Head: The Idaho State Bengal

The University of Utah football team sings the Utah fight song following an NCAA Football game vs. The Northern Illinois University Huskies at Rice Eccles Stadium in Salt Lake City, Utah on Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019. (Photo by Kiffer Creveling | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

By Sammy Mora, Sports Editor

September 12, 2019

  As the non-conference schedule wraps up for the No. 11 University of Utah Football team, their focus turns to Idaho State. I reached out to Seiji Wood, the sports editor for The Bengal, the campus newspaper of Idaho State University, to talk about the upcoming game and what the Bengals need ...

Drink the Kool-Aid, Ute Fans

Brigham Young University freshman linebacker Jake Oldroyd (39) kicks a field goal during an NCAA Football game vs. The University of Utah 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

September 10, 2019

  The preseason hype is a blessing and a curse when it comes to sports teams. This fall, the University of Utah has two teams who have eyes on them when it comes to their success for this upcoming season.   The No. 14 football team was on the receiving end of a lot of hype this offseason. The predictions of n...

Football Notebook: Idaho State

Northern Illinois University football head coach Thomas Hammock congratulates University of Utah football head coach Kyle Whittingham following an NCAA Football game at Rice Eccles Stadium in Salt Lake City, Utah on Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019. (Photo by Kiffer Creveling | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

By Sammy Mora, Sports Editor

September 10, 2019

  The non-conference play wraps up for the No. 11 University of Utah football team this weekend. The team will host Idaho State on Saturday, Sept. 14 in a Pac-12 versus Big Sky showdown. As Head Coach Kyle Whittingham addressed the media on Monday morning, he wrapped up loose ends from last week's ...

No. 13 Utes Take Down Northern Illinois in Home Opener

University of Utah senior running back Zack Moss (2) scores a touchdown during an NCAA Football game vs. The Northern Illinois Huskies at Rice Eccles Stadium in Salt Lake City, Utah on Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019. (Photo by Kiffer Creveling | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

By Sammy Mora, Sports Editor

September 7, 2019

  After a slow start in the first quarter, the No. 13 University of Utah Football team rallied to defeat Northern Illinois 35-17, on the efforts of two Zack Moss touchdowns and some big defensive plays.  NIU was the first to score in the first quarter after graduate transfer quarterback Ross...

No. 13 Utes Open Home Competition Versus Northern Illinois

University of Utah junior offensive lineman Orlando Umana (50) snaps the ball during an NCAA Football game vs. Brigham Young University 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

September 7, 2019

  The wait for a home football game is finally over for fans of the No. 13 University of Utah Football team (1-0, 0-0 Pac-12). The team will take on Northern Illinois University (1-0, 0-0 MAC) in an early morning showdown on Saturday Sept. 7. Both teams are looking to stay perfect after big wins...

The Art of the Walk-on Scholarship

The University of Utah snaps the ball during the San Diego County Credit Union Holiday Bowl vs. Northwestern University at SDCCU Stadium in San Diego, California on Monday, Dec. 31, 2018. (Photo by Kiffer Creveling | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

By Sammy Mora, Sports Editor

September 6, 2019

  With social media, college football teams try and build their brands the best they can. Some accounts are comedic, while others take more of a serious tone. Not only is the University of Utah football team's social media funny, but they have also built up a brand with their amazing scholarship ...

Head to Head: The Northern Star of NIU

The University of Utah football team warms up before the NCAA football game vs. Weber State at Rice-Eccles Stadium in Salt Lake City, UT on Thursday August 30, 2018. (Photo by Curtis Lin | Daily Utah Chronicle)

By Sammy Mora, Sports Editor

September 4, 2019

  The Utes are set to take on the Huskies of Northern Illinois this Saturday. I reached out to Marcel Carrasco, the sports editor of Northern Star, the NIU student newspaper, to talk about replacing Sutton Smith, NIU's new coaching staff and other things for the upcoming game.   Sam...

Football Notebook: Northern Illinois


University of Utah football head coach Kyle Whittingham thanks the fans following an NCAA Football game vs. Brigham Young University 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

September 3, 2019

  Football is finally back at Rice-Eccles Stadium this Saturday, Sept. 7 as the No. 14 University of Utah football team is set to take on the Huskies of Northern Illinois in the home opener for the team.  On Monday, head coach Kyle Whittingham took to the podium to close the book on the Hol...

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...

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