Red roundup: 'Super' Utes making headlines

Published: Friday, Feb. 4 2011 11:00 a.m. MST

In this file photo, Pittsburgh Steelers guard Chris Kemoeatu celebrates following Pittsburgh's 27-23 win over the Arizona Cardinals in the NFL Super Bowl XLIII football game, Feb. 1, 2009, in Tampa, Fla.

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It'll be an extra super Sunday for Ex-Ute Stevenson Sylvester. The Pittsburgh Steelers rookie is profiled by his hometown Las Vegas Review-Journal, who caught up with one of Sly's high school coaches.

— Utah alum Chris Kemoeatu is the only remaining starter on the offensive line from the Steelers' Super Bowl championship team in 2009.

— A sports site Down Under laments the fact that former Ute Andrew Bogut has once again come up short in his bid to become Australia's first NBA All-Star.

ESPN The Magazine's Kevin Collier includes ex-Utah coach Ron McBride in an article exmaining the prominent role of fax machines in college football recruiting. In 1999, Van Brown, the younger brother of three-time Pro Bowl linebacker Chad Brown, was undecided and sent letters-of-intent to both Oregon and Utah. The Ducks, however, got their copy first.

— And finally, Utah alum Zane Taylor made a good impression earlier in the week at the NFLPA Game practice in Texas.

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