Red roundup: Utes lead state with 21 NFL players on opening-day rosters

Published: Tuesday, Sept. 4 2012 9:00 a.m. MDT

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Alex Smith (11) crosses the goal line for a touchdown against the New Orleans Saints in the fourth quarter of an NFL divisional playoff football game Saturday, Jan. 14, 2012, in San Francisco.

Marcio Jose Sanchez, AP

KSL's Jeremiah Jensen has a list of local players in the NFL. The Utah Utes lead the state with 21 players on opening-day rosters.

Utah is ranked No. 5 in the Pac-12 by CBSSports.com

— ESPN.com's Ted Miller takes a quick look at this week's Pac-12 games.

— Read what the Utah State Aggies have to say about facing the Utes on Friday.

Ex-Ute quarterback Tyler Shreve was ejected from a juco game.

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