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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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Last year's replacement comes in again as an injury again sidelines Chuckie Keeton.
BYU quarterback's style is a risk in a business where playing a whole season can be a tall order.
Also, Bronco may not be helping BYU's case with the Big 12.
Teams that used to be contemporaries now look miles apart. The money of big conferences can do that.
Quarterback who raised ire with anti-Ute remarks could turn arrest into "teaching moment" for others.
Liberty Bowl champions had phenomenal defensive stats; they also had a Miss America vibe about them.
Also, maybe there should be more honor code action taken against BYU.Just sayin'.
Utah coach Kyle Whittingham says the Utes' 42-point win didn't answer all the questions. That happens when playing Big Sky teams.
For the first time in 71 years, Utah plays neither BYU or Utah State. However, that doesn't mean the schedule won't be interesting.
Football is a 24-7 proposition for the sports-oriented family of former Ute player Sharrieff Shah Sr.