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Hollis: 2015 college football campaign in Utah offered best, worst of times

The 2015 season for Utah's "Big Five" schools was pretty solid all the way around. Yet it could've been better.

Olsen accounts for 3 TDs; Southern Utah beats UC Davis 34-6

Ammon Olsen threw two touchdown passes and ran for another to lead Southern Utah to a 34-6 victory over UC Davis on Saturday night. Read more »

Oct. 24, 2015


Analysis: Why Utah college football teams are playing so well this season

October has been about as successful as one could hope for the five Utah Division I college football teams, as they have combined to go 12-1 this month. Even greater accomplishments could be ahead... Read more »

Oct. 23, 2015


Dick Harmon: Gary Crowton leaves SUU for Oregon State, adding to his nomad coaching legacy

After moving to St. George and helping out Ed Lamb at Southern Utah University as offensive coordinator, much-traveled Gary Crowton just left for Corvallis to "consult" with the struggling Oregon... Read more »

Oct. 19, 2015


College football: Ammon Olsen throws five touchdowns as Southern Utah beats Sacramento State 44-0

Ammon Olsen threw five touchdowns as Southern Utah remained undefeated in the Big Sky with a 44-0 win over Sacramento State on Saturday night. Read more »

Oct. 17, 2015

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Deseret News Sports Podcast: Reviewing the pack at the midseason point

In this week's edition, DeseretNews.com writers Carter Williams and Brandon Judd discuss the state's MVP at this point in the season, as well as top offensive player, top defensive player, top... Read more »

Oct. 14, 2015


SUU vying for title of nation's 'most outdoorsy' college

With days remaining in a contest judging the nation's "most outdoorsy" college, Southern Utah University students are heading outside to log daily adventures. Read more »

Oct. 11, 2015

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Dick Harmon: Want drama? Storylines galore? Look at college QBs in state of Utah

Their careers are turning into a good plot line for a TV series or book. QBs at USU, BYU and Utah have been either a revolving door, a story of whose up next, or dramatic performances on a national... Read more »

Oct. 7, 2015


SUU pushes forward after ‘difficult’ departure of Gary Crowton

Gary Crowton's midseason resignation from SUU left the team surprised, but head coach Ed Lamb said the team must go forward. Read more »

Oct. 7, 2015


Trio of projected NFL draft picks help SUU Thunderbirds to 3-game winning streak

James Cowser, Miles Killebrew and LeShaun Sims projected to be drafted in the fourth through seventh rounds. Read more »

Oct. 6, 2015


Gary Crowton resigns as SUU offensive coordinator

Gary Crowton, one-time BYU head coach and NFL assistant coach, stepped down from his current post as SUU offensive coordinator Monday afternoon, citing personal reasons. Read more »

Oct. 5, 2015


Weber State throws five picks in blowout loss to in-state rival Southern Utah

After posting back-to-back victories and having an opportunity to open a three-game winning streak for the first time since 2010, the Wildcats took a giant step backwards with a blowout 44-0 loss... Read more »

Oct. 2, 2015

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Weber State football: Wildcats eye third straight win against SUU Friday

After posting back-to-back victories and opening Big Sky play with a win, the Wildcats are set to take on in-state rival Southern Utah Friday night at 6 pm as they look for their first three-game... Read more »

Oct. 1, 2015


Ammon Olsen, ground game take over as Southern Utah tops Brevard

Ammon Olsen threw three touchdown passes, Malik Brown ran for two more and Southern Utah jumped out front and never looked back in a 55-7 win over Brevard College on Saturday night. Read more »

Sept. 27, 2015

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Morning links: President Thomas S. Monson is a Michigan fan; reaction to 'The Drive'; SUU's stadium featured

The president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is a faithful Wolverines follower; Pac-12 show featuring Utah gets praise; Thunderbirds' football stadium ranked one of the best. Read more »

Sept. 24, 2015


Changing positions can be difficult but can also launch careers, bolster teams

Changing positions often means altering life-long dreams for college football players, but it can also mean new opportunities for an individual and more success for a team. Read more »

Sept. 22, 2015


Southern Utah overpowers Northern Colorado 30-3

Ammon Olsen passed for 250 yards and ran for two touchdowns to lead Southern Utah to a 30-3 win over Northern Colorado on Saturday night. Read more »

Sept. 20, 2015

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Doug Robinson: Ammon Olsen has no regrets about leaving Y.

Ammon Olsen was BYU's No. 2 QB behind Taysom Hill in 2013, but then transferred to SUU in search of playing time — little knowing that the BYU backup was going to get a lot of work in place... Read more »

Sept. 8, 2015


Video: Former Fremont Silver Wolves reunited in USU-SUU game

Five former Fremont High School teammates stormed Maverik Stadium on Thursday night. The friendship and respect between the Plain City natives was clear as day. Read more »

Sept. 5, 2015


Utah State football report card: Defense, special teams bail out poor offense

After a lackluster opener for the Aggies, let's break down the positions and see what they can do to improve for the future. Read more »

Sept. 4, 2015


Video: Andrew Rodriguez calls special teams 'a game-changer' in Utah State's narrow win over Southern Utah

The Aggies will take the win but look to make huge improvements before facing Utah next week. Read more »

Sept. 4, 2015

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Thunderbirds' upset bid foiled by late Aggie punt return

Southern Utah's upset bid at Utah State was undone when Aggie Andrew Rodriguez took a Thunderbird punt 82 yards for a score and a 12-9 victory for Utah State. Read more »

Sept. 3, 2015


Special teams makes big plays as Utah State avoids being upset by Southern Utah

It's not often a football team will win a game in which its special teams unit scores all of its points, but Utah State will take a victory any way it can get it after being pushed to the limit by... Read more »

Sept. 3, 2015


Randy Hollis: Here's how 'Big Five' football teams will likely fare this season

Here's how "Big Five" football teams BYU, Utah, Utah State, Weber State and Southern Utah will likely fare this season -- and there's a lot of 9-3 and 5-6 records coming into view as we peer into... Read more »

Sept. 3, 2015


Dick Harmon: College predictions: Utes to give Michigan, TV audience plenty of entertainment but who wins?

The first game for Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh's return to his alma mater will draw national attention. But count on Utah to steal the thunder and deliver a win. Read more »

Sept. 2, 2015


Morning links: Taysom Hill, Chuckie Keeton, Travis Wilson ranked; 3 Jazzmen in NBA's Top 40; thoughts on Frank Jackson

All 128 FBS starting quarterbacks ranked by magazine; Gordon Hayward, Derrick Favors, Rudy Gobert bunched together in Sports Illustrated rankings; Lone Peak guard's commitment to Duke draws... Read more »

Sept. 2, 2015


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