A look at how the players with local ties performed in the first round of the playoffs.
BYU fans can catch a pair of former Cougar defenders who are in the pros on the same weekend BYU faces Michigan in the Big House, thanks to the 2015 NFL schedule revealed Tuesday night. Read more »
Brighton wide receiver Simi Fehoko, rated as a three-star recruit by Rivals.com and a four-star recruit by 247Sports, announced Wednesday afternoon he has narrowed his search to five schools. Read more »
Kenneth Scott is the lone player at the position who had more than 16 catches last season. However, the Utes do have running back Devontae Booker and his 43 receptions coming back. Read more »
Morning links: ESPN calls Utah a dark horse for the Pac-12 title; Bees play in a top 10 park; blind football player to play for USC
In a recent article ESPN explained why Utah should be considered a dark horse candidate for the Pac-12 title, while Smith's Ballpark was named one of the 10 best. Read more »
Athletes and teams from around Utah, from a variety of sports, were recognized at the Fourth Annual State of Sport Awards Tuesday night at EnergySolutions Arena. Comedian Jay Leno delighted the... Read more »
On a night that saw arch-rivals BYU and Utah combine for four home runs, it was an infield single that ultimately won the game for the Cougars. Read more »
“We have the greatest gymnastics fans on earth and are known as much for them as we are for our accomplishments,” said Marsden. ”And I could not be more grateful for how the... Read more »
Assistant head coach Dennis Erickson is also in the mix as the Utes move on after Dave Christensen's departure to Texas A&M. Read more »
The State of Sports awards are Tuesday night to acknowledge it and with that DeseretNews.com writer Carter Williams and contributor Jay Yeomans break down the finalists for the awards and pick who... Read more »
Snow College's Jonah Trinnaman made it sound awfully like he was close to committing to BYU, and in San Diego, former Ute Eric Weddle said he felt disrespected by the Chargers. Read more »
Wilson and the offense working to 'fine tune' things. Red-White Game set for Saturday at Rice-Eccles Stadium. Read more »
The longtime coach announced Monday he is retiring as co-coach of the Utes, 10-time national champions. Read more »
"I have been incredibly fortunate to spend my entire career here at Utah and to receive support unprecedented anywhere in the country from our administration and our amazing fans." Read more »
Jakob Poeltl, the 7-foot center from Austria, decides to put the NBA on hold and come back for his sophomore season. Read more »
Two-time conference coach of the year at Pacific tabbed to replace Anthony Levrets as leader of the program. Read more »
Utah gymnastics coach Greg Marsden announces retirement, Farden elevated to co-head coach with Megan Marsden
Megan Marsden, Greg's wife, will continue in her role has co-head coach. Assistant coach Tom Farden will be elveated as co-head coach. Read more »
Utah announced Monday morning, that freshman center Jakob Poeltl is staying for his sophomore season. Read more »
Former Utah slugger C.J. Cron is warming up after a cold first week of the season, Bingham High product Brady Lail already gets a promotion, and ex-Ute Tyler Wagner continues his winning ways in... Read more »
The Pit is no place anyone wants to be, yet it's also a path to health, success and mental toughness
Utah football's director of strength and conditioning Doug Elisaia sets up workout areas dubbed "The Pit" on the sidelines where healthy players participate in regular practices. Its purpose is to... Read more »
Dabritz spun her way to the Red Rocks’ first individual title since Ashley Postell won beam in 2007, in an unorthodox way. Read more »
Utah's Georgia Dabritz and Kari Lee look to earn the Red Rocks' first individual title since Ashley Postell won beam in 2007 when they compete in Sunday's individual finals beginning at 1 p.m. (MDT). Read more »
“Close,” said Red Rocks co-coach Greg Marsden. “What is not hard to take is I could not have asked any more from this group of gymnasts. They fought all through the meet and... Read more »
Kyle Whittingham said both the offense and defense did some good things and made plays Saturday morning at Rice-Eccles Stadium. Read more »
NCAA gymnastics: Utah posts best score ever, is joined by former assistant in Super Six; 2 SUU seniors compete in evening meet
Former Utah assistant Jeff Graba led Auburn back to its first NCAA championships since 2003. Saturday, he will face his mentors Greg and Megan Marsden in the Super Six. Read more »
Talented junior cornerback originally played wide receiver for the Utes. Read more »
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Over the weekend, 15 players with local ties signed undrafted free-agent deals with NFL teams. Five others, including one who attended BYU a couple years ago, earned invites to mini-camp tryouts.... Read more »
Morning links: Snow College 4-star OL decommits from BYU; Frank Jackson better prepared because of mission
Four-star offensive lineman Garett Bolles of Snow College, who hold offers from Alabama, Auburn, Oregon and others, has decommitted from BYU. Read more »
Nebraska coach Mike Riley had some kind words to say about BYU, and looking at how NFL draft experts viewed the selections of the Utah players. Read more »
Could the Aggies grab the Group of 5 automatic bid into a New Year's Six bowl this year? College football insider Brett McMurphy predicted as such in ESPN's 2015 bowl projections released Monday. Read more »
Morning links: Utah's Devontae Booker a possible first round pick; BYU's Hamson looking to make Team USA
Utah running back Devontae Booker is being pegged by some as a first round pick in 2016, while former BYU basketball and volleyball star Jennifer Hamson is training with Team USA. Read more »
Want to assemble a team of undrafted NFL players with ties to the state of Utah? Here's what it may look like. Read more »
The multi-sport high school athlete is gone, a thing of the past, like black and white TV. It’s the era of specialization, of kids “focusing” on one sport. But is this such a good... Read more »
With the 2015 NFL draft over, undrafted prospects are free to sign with NFL teams of their choosing and many prospects out of Utah schools have already signed undrafted free agent deals. Read more »
The first round of the NBA playoffs has come to an end with varying levels of success for those with local ties. Two are still alive in the chase for a championship while two others were sent... Read more »
After going 17-55 in its first three years in the Pac-12, Utah has cracked the national rankings for the first time since 2001 and is looking to go to the NCAA Tournament for the first time since... Read more »
The University of Utah softball team has moved up in the latest ESPN/USA softball rankings. The Utes now sit in the No. 22 position, up two spots from last week. Read more »
Second best? Hardly. There is a successful career ahead for plenty of second-round picks in the NFL draft each season. Since the first NFL draft in 1936, 33 players with Utah ties have been... Read more »
How have the local schools fared in the draft since 1995, and how long of careers are their athletes experiencing in the NFL? Here's a look at how NFL draft picks from Utah, BYU and Utah State... Read more »
A look at how the players with local ties performed in the first round of the playoffs. Read more »
Utahns in baseball: Ex-Utah pitcher Tyler Wagner shows off his power, as does BYU alum Jacob Hannemann in Double-A debut
Utah alum Tyler Wagner homers after a fluke misplay by the opposing outfielder, BYU alum Adam Miller dominates in first week as a closer, and Jacob Hannemann makes a solid first impression in... Read more »
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers selected Utah receiver and return specialist Kaelin Clay with the 184th overall pick in the sixth round of the NFL Draft on Saturday. Read more »
Utah A.D. Chris Hill still holds the cards and won't entertain playing games in November against the Cougars. Read more »
Utah ties began to come off the board in the second round of the 2015 NFL draft, as Utah's Eric Rowe went to Philadelphia at No. 47 and teammate Nate Orchard was chosen by Cleveland four picks... Read more »
The Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao fight and NFL draft got all the hype, but a lot of less-heralded sports deserve some mention. Read more »
Utah Valley University hosts Utah in the final home game of the 2015 season on Tuesday at 6 p.m. MT, at Brent Brown Ballpark. The Wolverines are 9-9 at home this season. Read more »
Eric Rowe and Nate Orchard go in the second round to the Eagles and Browns, respectively. Jeremiah Poutasi tabbed by the Titans in the third. Read more »
Morning links: Gordon Hayward reflects on the past and looks forward to the future; Boston Herald calls Nate Orchard a QB's 'worst nightmare'
Gordon Hayward wrote two blogs that reflect on the past, the future and his impending fatherhood, while the Boston Herald discusses if Nate Orchard would be a good fit for the Patriots. Read more »
The Cleveland Browns selected Utah defensive end Nate Orchard with the No. 51 overall pick of the second round of the NFL draft. Read more »
Austrian 7-foot center noted that several factors were considered in his decision to put the NBA on hold. Read more »
Offensive lineman Jeremiah Poutasi is the latest Ute to be headed to the NFL. Read more »
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