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

— 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.