Utah Utes

Friday morning QB: 3 stars, 5 stats and a look ahead to Fresno State

The first game is in the books and Utah breezed to a 56-14 win over the Idaho State Bengals Thursday night.

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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Clint Shepard has gone from walk-on to starter on Utah defensive line

Clint Shepard was an unheralded player out of Copper Hills High several years ago, but now finds himself as the starter on the Utah defensive line. Read more »

Aug. 21, 2014

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Utah football: With camp complete, Utes now in game mode

Utah's season opener against Idaho State at Rice-Eccles Stadium is now less than one week away. Read more »

Aug. 21, 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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Utah's Hatfield wants to do it all: offense, defense, special teams

Versatile sophomore receiver is also getting reps at cornerback after Reggie Porter's season-ending injury. Read more »

Aug. 20, 2014

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Brad Rock: BYU, Utah and everyone else eventually deals with the NCAA

In honesty, if not for NCAA rules, college athletics would be overrun by rogues. But as with most bureaucracies, the rules take on their own life. Read more »

Aug. 20, 2014

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Utah football: Troy McCormick adds depth to the Utes' backfield with his speed

The Utes kickoff their 2014 schedule next week and when the season starts, Utah will have a three-headed force running the football. Troy McCormick, though, adds the "home run" speed. Read more »

Aug. 20, 2014

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Utah camp report: Aug. 20

Utah coach Kyle Whittingham has a lot of praise for the scout teams as the Aug. 28 season opener against Idaho State approaches. Read more »

Aug. 20, 2014

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Backup Andre Lewis gives Utes another receiving option

Senior wide receiver is the younger brother of Buffalo Bills wide receiver Steve Johnson. He's hoping to make an impact this fall. Read more »

Aug. 20, 2014

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Peavler: Final preseason breakdown of BYU, Utah and Utah State's 2014 football schedules

BYU, Utah and Utah State are coming to the end of their fall camps, so it's time to do the final preseason breakdown of the Aggies', Cougars' and Utes' 2014 football schedules before the season... Read more »

Aug. 19, 2014

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Ute Offensive line getting settled

Whittingham said the starters are getting comfortable with each other as the season opener approaches. Read more »

Aug. 19, 2014

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