Wide receiver DeVonte Christopher is on The Sporting News' regional cover.
— ESPN 700's Bill Riley and Spencer Checketts caught up with former Ute Eric Weddle earlier this week.
— The Idaho Statesman profiles ex-Utah standout Jordan Gross and his friend Cheyenne Pietri, who is a strength and conditioning coach, and their work with the NFL's Carolina Panthers.
— A CBSSports.com report on Academic Progress Rates in college football ranks Utah's Kyle Whittingham No. 1 in the Pac-12 and 31st nationally.
— And finally, Oregon State University President Ed Ray has been chosen to chair the Pac-12's CEO executive group.
The Red Roundup is a sampling of Utah Utes news on the Web. It is compiled each weekday, except holidays.