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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Never a Rose Bowl team, the Wildcats still have dominated Utah since the Utes joined their new conference.
Jazz coach won't make a career of attracting technicals, the way Jerry Sloan did.
Utah author and former Cougar receiver looks back at 1980 Holiday Bowl and the final seconds that changed the course of the program.
Also, a ready scapegoat for Rock On's math failures and more.
Stanford has plenty of academics, but nobody to figure out how to keep Utah from scoring late.
With other key receivers out, he has a big day with two long catches and the game-winner.
Bowl eligibility? Check. Wins over name schools? Check. Progress in the conference? Double-check. Utah coach has program moving forward.
Also, ex-BYU star Bryan Kehl defends Bronco nicely; but himself ... maybe not.
After a momentum-shifting foul-up, Ute player deserves some respect for fighting back.
There are steps and there are steps; win over Cleveland put the Jazz well ahead of schedule.