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Red Roundup: Utah athletics making plans for major fundraising effort

Published: Sunday, July 5 2015 8:09 a.m. MDT

Utah Utes running back John White IV (15) celebrates after a touchdown as the University of Utah defeats UCLA 31-6 in PAC 12 football Saturday, Nov. 12, 2011 in Salt Lake City, Utah. (Tom Smart, Deseret News) Utah Utes running back John White IV (15) celebrates after a touchdown as the University of Utah defeats UCLA 31-6 in PAC 12 football Saturday, Nov. 12, 2011 in Salt Lake City, Utah. (Tom Smart, Deseret News)

On Saturday evening, University of Utah athletics director Chris Hill will host a dinner with top boosters to kick off a "Campaign for Utah Athletics." Hill hopes to raise $150 million from Ute fans. The VIP list for the dinner includes Pac-12 commissioner Larry Scott. Check out UtahUtes.com for more information, plus a guide to Saturday's Red-White Spring Game at Rice-Eccles Stadium.

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