Utah Utes

Utah Utes senior Nate Orchard's goal: improve by being 'unpredictable'

Utah senior defensive end Nate Orchard hopes to improve in his final season of college football this fall.

Utah receiver Dres Anderson reaches Pac-12 media days by way of Jamaica

Utah receiver makes it to the Pac-12's annual meetings after attending his sister's wedding in Jamaica. Read more »

July 24, 2014


Fundraiser set for 'Ticky' Burden

Ex-Utah All-America battling rare disease and costs that go with it. Read more »

July 24, 2014

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Commentary: Pacific Northwest apprenticeship over, Sarkisian settles in at USC

LOS ANGELES — Steve Sarkisian worked the various venues of Pac-12 football media days here Wednesday, walking a fragile line between diplomacy and bombast. “I wake up every... Read more »

July 24, 2014


From autonomy to Harvey Langi: Tidbits from the first half of Pac-12 media days

The first day of the annual Pac-12 football media days was chock full of interesting tidbits — mostly from conference Commissioner Larry Scott, who talked about the future of the conference. Read more »

July 23, 2014


Kyle Whittingham, players unfazed by media vote pegging Utes 5th in Pac-12 South division

Media tabs Oregon as the conference favorite and UCLA as team to beat in Utah's division. Read more »

July 23, 2014


Utah football: Pac-12 Football Media Day Central

Pac-12 Media Days kicked off Wednesday in California, and the Deseret News has you covered. Read more »

July 23, 2014


The original BCS busters: Looking back at Utah's Fiesta Bowl championship season

As Utes prepare for 10th season since becoming the original BCS busters, coaches and players reflect on historic campaign. Read more »

July 22, 2014


Utah's better BCS buster, 2004 or 2008?

Utes capped undefeated seasons with major bowl victories over Pittsburgh and Alabama. Read more »

July 22, 2014


Brad Rock: When even Urban Meyer had future shock

Fiesta Bowl team faced expectations that made former Utah coach uncomfortable. How they'd love those expectations now. Read more »

July 22, 2014


Rock On: Utah has LeBron Syndrome

Plus, a new uniform option BYU should consider ... all things considered. Read more »

July 21, 2014


Former Ute star Paul Kruger hosts leadership academy at Camp Williams

Former Ute and current Cleveland Browns standout didn't want to host a football camp, and opted for something '10 times better.' Read more »

July 19, 2014


Watch list roundup: 22 local players named candidates for 2014 college football awards

Ten BYU players, eight from Utah State and four from Utah have been named to college football award watch lists this summer. Read more »

July 18, 2014


Brad Rock: Decades later, equality still a problem for college sports

Retiring SLCC Athletics Director Norma Carr says rising stakes in college sports are on "a train that can't be stopped." Read more »

July 17, 2014


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


Utah Sports Ruckus: Half-year sports awards

The first half of 2014 was a crazy time in Utah sports. There were titles won, coaches hired, opportunities squandered, records broken, awards received, players drafted, body parts lost and much... Read more »

July 16, 2014

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Rock On: 'Utah Man/Fan' conundrum

Also, how long will LeBron in Cleveland last and having it Jerry Sloan's way. Read more »

July 15, 2014

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Utah State's quarterback situation rated 7th best in FBS by NFL.com; BYU 23rd, Utah 60th

The Aggies' duo of starter Chuckie Keeton and backup Darell Garretson is rated the best among the state's top three teams, while BYU makes the nation's top 25 and the Utes are in the middle of the... Read more »

July 15, 2014


Utes' Dres Anderson named to top wide receiver watch list

Anderson, who was an honorable mention All-Pac-12 selection last season, is the top returning receiver in the Pac-12. Read more »

July 15, 2014


Utahns in baseball mid-season awards: The best of the best in the first half of the season

Mashing together the MLB All-Star break and the ESPYs, here's the best of the best of the first half of baseball from baseball players with ties to the state of Utah. Read more »

July 14, 2014


Utahns in baseball: Mariners designate John Buck for assignment; Ex-Ute Tyler Wagner's scoreless streak snapped

Taylorsville High product John Buck was designated for assignment on Monday, while former Ute Tyler Wagner's 27-inning scoreless streak was snapped in a busy week for Utahns in baseball. Read more »

July 13, 2014


Former Utah hoops star Billy 'The Hill' McGill passes away at age 74

Former University of Utah star, who led the nation in scoring with 38.8 points per game in 1961-62, dies at age 74. Read more »

July 11, 2014


10 with ties to Utah set for NBA Summer League play

Here's a look at the local players who will be playing for teams at the NBA Las Vegas Summer League, as well as the two players who've participated in the Orlando Summer League. Read more »

July 10, 2014


Utah Utes to face familiar faces in football season opener

Former Utah standouts Spencer Toone and Steve Fifita are now assistant coaches at Idaho State. Read more »

July 9, 2014


Utes' Travis Wilson, a counselor at quarterback camp, is ready to play football again

Utah quarterback Travis Wilson, who was recently cleared to play football again, is in Oregon this week helping with the Elite 11 quarterback competition while building his way back to playing... Read more »

July 8, 2014


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