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Red roundup: Alex Smith, John Beck among stories to remember

Published: Thursday, July 2 2015 5:58 p.m. MDT

Former Ute Alex Smith will start the final game of the season for the 49ers. (Jed Jacobsohn, Getty Images) Former Ute Alex Smith will start the final game of the season for the 49ers. (Jed Jacobsohn, Getty Images)

Former Utah quarterback Alex Smith and his wife Elizabeth celebrated the birth of their first child (a boy) last week. It prompted a special flower delivery from San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh, who continues to make it clear he wants Smith to remain with the franchise.

Smith and ex-BYU quarterback John Beck are mentioned in an nbcsports.com post about stories to remember when the NFL lockout is lifted.

Ex-Utes Bradon Godfrey, Brad Clifford and Casey Evans are position training coaches at low-cost Sports Revolution football camps for youth ages 7-14 this summer across the valley.

San Diego State quarterback Ryan Lindley talks about his relationship with new offensive coordinator Andy Ludwig, a former Utah assistant.

Getting drafted to play professional baseball is a family tradition for the Crons.

In this file photo taken Aug. 3, 2010, former BYU quarterback John Beck talks to the media after his first Redskins workout. (Associated Press) In this file photo taken Aug. 3, 2010, former BYU quarterback John Beck talks to the media after his first Redskins workout. (Associated Press)

And former Utah coach Jim Boylen updated his Twitter page not so long ago.

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

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