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Optimism runs high for the Utah football team, which has 17 returning starters and seven home games (five conference contests) in 2015.
Senior standouts express optimism about how Utah will fare on both sides of the ball this season.
In his opinion, Ute coach says it may make sense to increase capacity at Utah's home on the hill.
Junior cornerback still has "some other issues he's working through" after aggravated robbery and theft charges were dropped.
New Oregon State head coach Gary Andersen attended media days with Urban Meyer while at Wisconsin, now it's Ute coach Kyle Whittingham.
Preseason media poll tabs USC as the team to beat in conference play as Pac-12 Media Days kick off in California.
New Utah women's coach Lynne Roberts determined to get the program back on track and more competitive in the Pac-12.
Retirement is going great for the former East High, University of Utah and New York Jets standout. In addition to being with his loved ones, he's now an LDS Church bishop and a student assistant for the Utes.
All-America candidate also expresses confidence that the Utes can build upon their first winning Pac-12 season in football.
Utah senior, who nearly turned pro a year ago, expressed no regrets and was excited to be taken 20th overall in Thursday's NBA Draft.