The bump comes on the heels of the Utes' 54-10 win last Saturday at BYU. The Utes are now wedged between No. 3 USC and No. 5 California.
— Former Ute quarterback Alex Smith has been cleared to play for the 49ers this weekend.
— SLAMonline.com ranks former Ute Andrew Bogut as No. 49 in the NBA.
— ESPN.com's Pac-12 blogger Ted Miller was asked about Jordan Wynn and John White IV in his weekly chat with fans.
— Check out defensive coordinator Kalani Sitake's weekly interview with the "Bill and Spence Show" on ESPN 700.