Utah Utes

Junior Salt brings experience, leadership to Ute football team

Junior Salt, the oldest player on the Utah football team at age 26, brings experience and leadership to the team.

Brad Rock: Shop talk isn't a problem for Ute assistant coach Sharrieff Shah Sr. and family

Football is a 24-7 proposition for the sports-oriented family of former Ute player Sharrieff Shah Sr. Read more »

Aug. 26, 2014

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Friendship between Utah's Whittingham and Christensen began during time together at Idaho State

Coaches reunite on the same side for the first time since they worked for the Bengals together in 1991. Read more »

Aug. 26, 2014

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Utahns in baseball: BYU alum Jake Hannemann, ex-Ute Tyler Wagner named to Arizona Fall League rosters

Former BYU outfielder Jake Hannemann and former Utah pitcher Tyler Wagner were each named to Arizona Fall League rosters Tuesday, joining a slew of baseball's top prospects. Read more »

Aug. 26, 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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College football: Idaho State coach not expecting to shock the world and beat Utes

Idaho State head football coach Mike Kramer has been around the game long enough to know that, while upsets often occur, it's pretty doubtful one will take place Thursday when the Bengals —... Read more »

Aug. 26, 2014

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Steve Smith brings leadership and talent to Ravens

Steve Smith has played 13 NFL seasons, loves to talk about football and craves winning. Read more »

Aug. 26, 2014

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College football predictions: How will 2014 unfold for BYU, Utah and Utah State?

The Deseret News Web sports staff and college football fans predicted how the 2014 season will go for BYU, Utah and Utah State as well as how the national scene will unfold. Check out the results. Read more »

Aug. 26, 2014

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The good, the bad and the most likely: Projecting the 2014 football season for Utah

Projecting how the Utah Utes will fare during the 2014 football season, including the best-case, worst-case and most likely scenario. Read more »

Aug. 26, 2014

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Utah quarterback Travis Wilson says he's OK with not being a captain this year

Utah quarterback Travis Wilson wasn't named a captain this year, but he's happy for fellow offensive players Dres Anderson and Junior Salt, who are two of the Utes' five captains. Read more »

Aug. 25, 2014

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Utes basketball: College basketball stats analyst rates Delon Wright as the No. 1 player in 2014-15

College basketball statistical expert John Pudner says Utah guard Delon Wright is the No. 1 player in the nation this upcoming season, according to Reid Forgrave of FOX Sports. Read more »

Aug. 25, 2014

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Rock On: Getting real at BYU, Weber State

Also, how excited is Utah coach Kyle Whittingham to get going? It's something to see. Read more »

Aug. 25, 2014

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Utah football: Utes eye successful start

Utah has had lopsided success against the Big Sky Conference in recent years. Will Idaho State be next? Read more »

Aug. 25, 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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NFL cuts tracker: Former Cougars So'oto, Fangupo among locals to be released (updated)

Vic So'oto was released by the Steelers Tuesday morning as teams around the league are making cuts to reduce their rosters to a maximum of 75 players by today's 2 p.m. MDT deadline. Later in the... Read more »

Aug. 24, 2014

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Kyle Whittingham not reminiscing about his 10th season at the helm of the Utes

Utah coach insists he just takes things "one day at a time" as Utah prepares for Thursday's opener against Idaho State. Read more »

Aug. 24, 2014

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Brad Rock: Five reasons Utes think they'll be better

Despite toughest schedule ever, added depth, experience and skill position players make Morgan Scalley think the Utes' bowl drought is about to end. Read more »

Aug. 24, 2014

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UCLA defensive end Kylie Fitts transferring to Utah

Former four-star recruit from California saw limited action in one season with the Bruins. Read more »

Aug. 23, 2014

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Utes have depth at quarterback leadership

Utah's Travis Wilson leads the way as the starter. Kendal Thompson is right there as the No. 2 guy. Read more »

Aug. 23, 2014

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Utah Utes' football: 2-deep chart

University of Utah's two-deep chart. Read more »

Aug. 23, 2014

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Utes' schedule ranks among toughest in the nation

The Utes have a brutal stretch of games from Oct. 25 to Nov. 15 with games against teams ranked in the top 19 in the country in preseason polls. Read more »

Aug. 23, 2014

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Utah football: Utes elect captains for 2014 football season

Ute players choose Anderson, Blechen, Orchard, Phillips and Salt as representatives for the 2014 season. Read more »

Aug. 23, 2014

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Stars & Stats: Utes wrap up camp, pick captains and prepare for season opener against Idaho State

It took three weeks, but it appears head coach Kyle Whittingham has whittled down his final roster. And now that Utah's fall camp is officially over, all the focus in the upcoming week will be on... Read more »

Aug. 23, 2014

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Utah football notes: Quarterbacks continue to be evaluated

Roderick acknowledges that establishing a pecking order for six scholarship signal callers in camp was hard. Read more »

Aug. 23, 2014

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Utah football: Blechen, Scott eager to get back on the field for the Utes

Starters from 2012 return after missing last season with injuries — providing experience at safety and receiver, respectively. Read more »

Aug. 22, 2014

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