Brad Rock
Brad Rock, a.k.a. "Rockmonster," has been a sports columnist at the Deseret News since 1994. Prior to that he worked as a beat writer, covering the Utah Jazz (1990-94). He has covered the Super Bowl, NCAA Final Four, NBA Finals, world title fights and the Olympics. Rock's career began at the Gallup (NM) Independent. He has won dozens of local and national writing awards and has authored three books. His experience includes writing articles for numerous national publications, as well as syndicated radio advertising copy. He has also taught sports writing for five years on the major university level.

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A good Colorado State team is overwhelmed by a team that now recruits on a different level.
If anyone knows about mid-major teams surprising power opponents, the Utes do. Now all they need to do is apply themselves.
Infamous play against Oregon comes up again during Las Vegas Bowl week, but Ute return man gets respect for handling potentially devastating situation.
If a team misses a New Year's bowl, it's not about the Benjamins; it's about other things.
After a second season-ending injury, Aggie quarterback is on an unexpected path, but one he follows with gratitude.
Cougars and their crowd pull out all the stops, but the guy in the red jacket prevails.
Plus, note to USU's Matt Wells: Please pick up.
Getting ready for Cleveland and San Antonio is easy. Look out for the bottom-feeders.
USU, Utah and BYU all have reasons to win in the postseason, but for the Cougars it will define their year.
Overtime game against No. 8 Wichita State further proof Larry Krystkowiak has his team back to respectability.