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Players with local ties set to make big impacts in the NFL this season

NFL rosters are filled with players with local connections — many of whom are primed to make big impacts.

Cody Fajardo leads Nevada to 28-19 win over Southern Utah

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Aug. 30, 2014

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Players with local ties set to make big impacts in the NFL this season

NFL rosters are filled with players with local connections — many of whom are primed to make big impacts for their respective teams this coming year. Read more »

Aug. 30, 2014

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Daniel Sorensen makes Chiefs 53-man roster, brother Brad Sorensen among 18 locals cut this weekend

Eighteen players with Utah ties were released during the final cuts this weekend as NFL teams trimmed down their rosters to 53 players. Brothers Daniel and Brad Sorensen experienced different... Read more »

Aug. 30, 2014

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Southern Utah announces men’s basketball schedule

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Aug. 29, 2014

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NFL locals photo gallery: Ansah grabs the sack and Da Beard returns to Heinz Field

Defensive linemen with Utah ties stole the spotlight among local athletes during Thursday's final day of the NFL preseason. Read more »

Aug. 29, 2014

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Preseason viewer’s guide: Locals make final case for a roster spot in Week 4 of preseason

The final week of the preseason is here, which means it's time to give those players fighting for a spot on the 53-man active roster one final audition. Read more »

Aug. 28, 2014

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SUU basketball standouts continue professional careers

Thunderbirds Damon Heuir and Ray Jones Jr. ready for international play. Read more »

Aug. 28, 2014

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Hollis column: How well will 'Big Five' football teams fare this season?

Plenty of questions surround the state's"Big Five" college fooball teams entering the 2014 season. How they answer those questions will determine their fate this year. Let's peer into our crystal... Read more »

Aug. 26, 2014

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NFL locals photo gallery: Steve Smith scores a touchdown and Dennis Pitta loses his helmet

Former Utah wide receiver Steve Smith had a breakout game for the Baltimore Ravens, one of the highlights for Utah ties in the NFL during the third week of preseason play. Read more »

Aug. 25, 2014

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Deseret News college football preview: Features, columns, 2-deeps & schedule breakdowns

Like most years, the fates of BYU's, Utah's and Utah State's football teams lie in hands of their quarterbacks in 2014. We break down the quarterback position for the Cougars, Utes and Aggies,... Read more »

Aug. 25, 2014

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SUU aiming for 'dynamic' offense under Crowton

The Southern Utah University Thunderbirds are looking to improve on offense while staying strong on defense in 2014. Read more »

Aug. 23, 2014

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Preseason viewer’s guide: Clash of the Cougars in Detroit

Two former BYU defenders, Ezekiel Ansah and Kyle Van Noy, could face another ex-Cougar, Harvey Unga, when the Jacksonville Jaguars visit the Detroit Lions on Friday. Read more »

Aug. 21, 2014

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NFL locals photo gallery: Star Lotulelei sacks Alex Smith

Two former Utah standouts faced each other Sunday, and late in the second quarter of the game, Carolina's Star Lotulelei sacked Kansas City's Alex Smith to help stop a promising drive. Read more »

Aug. 18, 2014

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Videos: Local college football coaches deliver on Ice Bucket Challenge from KSL’s Zundel

Local college football coaches have accepted the Ice Bucket Challenge from KSL sports anchor Rod Zundel, and we've got the video proof. Read more »

Aug. 15, 2014

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Preseason viewer’s guide: 10 Utah ties in NFL face off in Lions-Raiders matchup

Among the top games this week for locals in the NFL is the Detroit Lions' game against the Oakland Raiders, which features seven rookies with Utah ties and 10 overall. Read more »

Aug. 14, 2014

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NFL locals photo gallery: Young Aggies shine, Utes score touchdowns and Van Noy makes debut

From Aggies to Utes to Cougars, it was a memorable first week of NFL preseason play for several pro players connected to the state of Utah. Read more »

Aug. 10, 2014

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Preseason viewer’s guide: Will Kyle Van Noy sack Johnny Manziel?

Kyle Van Noy and the Detroit Lions take on Johnny Manziel and the Cleveland Browns in Week 1 of the NFL preseason in the highlight game for pro players with Utah ties. Read more »

Aug. 7, 2014

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Southern Utah football team opens fall camp with difficult FCS schedule looming

The Thunderbirds are entering their third season in the Big Sky Conference in 2014 and are coming off the program's first appearance in the FCS playoffs in the 2013 season finale. Read more »

Aug. 4, 2014

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SUU alumnus Cam Levins nearly wins gold, finishes with bronze at Commonwealth Games

Southern Utah University alumnus Cameron Levins finished inches away from gold, but won the bronze medal in the 10,000-meter race Friday at 20th Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, United Kingdom. Read more »

Aug. 1, 2014

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Denver Broncos sign former SUU standout Cody Larsen

Cody Larsen joins the Broncos after spending 2013 with the Baltimore Ravens. Read more »

July 30, 2014

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NFL locals photo gallery: Kyle Van Noy and Ezekiel Ansah chatting it up at camp

For the 67 football players with Utah connections currently on NFL rosters, training camp provides an opportunity to make an impression — and plenty of photogenic moments. Read more »

July 30, 2014

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Randy Hollis: Coaching shuffle adds intrigue to SUU-WSU football matchup

Southern Utah University head football coach Ed Lamb has nothing but respect for his three former assistant coaches who left the T-Birds' program after last season to join new head coach Jay Hill's... Read more »

July 19, 2014

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50 days until kickoff: Players with Utah ties set to head to NFL training camps

Here's a look at players with Utah ties on NFL rosters as of Wednesday, with rookies noted, and the training camp reporting dates for all 32 teams. Read more »

July 16, 2014

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SUU picked 6th, Weber State near bottom in Big Sky preseason polls

Southern Utah University has been picked to finish sixth in both the coaches and media Big Sky Conference football preseason polls, while Weber State is picked to finish 11th in the coaches and... Read more »

July 15, 2014

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