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Utah football spring camp report: Day 11

Published: Thursday, April 10 2014 11:15 p.m. MDT

Utah defensive end Nate Orchard, left, greets a teammate during practice with the football team in Salt Lake City on Thursday, March 27, 2014.  (Laura Seitz, Deseret News) Utah defensive end Nate Orchard, left, greets a teammate during practice with the football team in Salt Lake City on Thursday, March 27, 2014. (Laura Seitz, Deseret News)

Utah football spring camp report

DAY 11: Utah coach Kyle Whittingham said the biggest thing the Utes improved on in Thursday’s no-tackle practice was the screen game offensively. He said they hit on three or four of them in some of the crossover drills.

“The screens have been pretty ragged up until today,” Whittingham said.

STANDOUTS: Defensive end Nate Orchard drew praise from Whittingham. He said the senior was “exceptionally effective” in his pass rush.

NEXT UP: The Utes will scrimmage Saturday from 10 a.m.-noon at Rice-Eccles Stadium. Whittingham said it will be the last extensive live work with really no-holds barred before the end of camp. They hope to get everything in the scheme hopefully on film.

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