Red roundup: Will Miller be a Blazer next season?

Published: Thursday, May 19 2011 11:00 a.m. MDT

Determined ex-Utes star Alex Smith (11) is running practices for the San Francisco 49ers'.

Marcio Sanchez, Associated Press

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The Oregonian examines the future of ex-Ute Andre Miller with the Portland Trail Blazers. The comprehensive breakdown concludes with a consensus that the club should exercise its option and bring the veteran point guard back for another season.

— Utah's C.J. Cron is rated as the top first baseman by mlbdraftguide.com.

— Fox Sports Arizona picks the Utes to finish fourth in the Pac-12 South this fall.

— Former Utah quarterback Alex Smith is running practices for the San Francisco 49ers.

— And finally, ex-Ute Luther Elliss will be the guest speaker at a "Partners in Faith" function in Midland, Mich., on June 1.

Red roundup is a sampling of Utah Utes news on the Web. It is compiled each weekday.

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