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Gameday primer: Utah hosts Michigan in season opener

Utes and Wolverines kick off the season Thursday night at Rice-Eccles Stadium.

Morning links: Taysom Hill profiled by ESPN; Utes more important than Harbaugh; former Wasatch High soccer player profiled by Fox

BYU quarterback's road to senior year examined; columnist says Utah will beat Michigan; Lillian Martino-Bradley's journey from poverty to helping others highlighted. Read more »

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Big Ten nonconference schedule strong, and getting stronger

Ten this summer unveiled a strategy to beef up nonconference football schedules across the league. A look at the 2015 schedules of the five most powerful leagues shows the Big Ten's slate already... Read more »

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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 »

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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 »

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Flaming spears, furry mascots and drum lines: Take the college football traditions quiz

Think you know college football's rich history and traditions? Test your knowledge with our college football traditions quiz. Read more »

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Utah notebook: Junior college transfer Cory Butler-Byrd has Utes' secondary covered

Versatile athlete's move from offense to defense has proven beneficial as the season opener against Michigan approaches. Read more »

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Red and blue recruits: Jaren Hall excited for opportunity to add his name to the list of great BYU quarterbacks

Jaren Hall is currently starring for Maple Mountain and has the Golden Eagles off to a fast 2-0 start after securing tough wins against Woods Cross and then against Corner Canyon. Read more »

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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 »

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Deseret News Sports podcast: A look at the first weekend of college football in Utah

All eyes are on Utah vs. Michigan as the regular season begins Thursday for teams in the state of Utah. However, BYU opens at Nebraska and Utah State opens with an in-state battle. Read more »

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Lone Peak's Frank Jackson sees Duke as too good of an opportunity to pass up

Lone Peak guard Frank Jackson formally committed to sign with Duke on Tuesday following an official visit to the Durham, North Carolina campus. Read more »

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Brad Rock: Ute punter Hackett still producing g'days

Media favorite enters season at the top of his game -- on the field and in the interview room. Read more »

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Utah notebook: Ute senior Fanaika glad to finally be 'master' of one domain

Whittingham also pleased that the senior has settled into a starting spot at defensive end. Read more »

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Michigan to debut its Harbaugh era in season opener at Utah

Coach returns to his alma mater after successful stints at the collegiate level and in the NFL. Read more »

Sept. 1, 2015

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Morning links: Will Michigan beat Utah? BYU?; 'Utah Lions' injury update; Ex-Aggie sounds off on RGIII

BYU projected to lose, Utah expected to beat Wolverines; Detroit players' health improves; Chris Cooley expected Robert Griffin III to get benched in Washington. Read more »

Sept. 1, 2015

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Position by position: Breaking down the Cougars, Utes and Aggies' depth

Here's our 21-story full report on BYU Cougars, Utah Utes and Utah State Aggies' 2015 football season. (Plus depth charts and videos) Read more »

Sept. 1, 2015

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Ute Heisman candidate Booker can hurt opponents with his hands as well as his legs

Utah running back Devontae Booker is known as for his ability to break tackles, but is underrated as a pass-catcher out of the backfield. Read more »

Aug. 31, 2015

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Utah notebook: Wilson will continue to be the Utes' starting QB

Utah head coach Kyle Whittingham says experienced senior won the job in a competition with Kendal Thompson and Chase Hansen. Read more »

Aug. 31, 2015

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USU volleyball: Utah State hosting Utah in volleyball home opener

Utah State hosts its 2015 home opener on Tuesday when the Aggies welcome Utah to Kirby Court at the Wayne Estes Center at 7 p.m. Read more »

Aug. 31, 2015

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Utah football: The Michigan Wolverines in 6 numbers

We take a look at six numbers important to the Utah vs. Michigan matchup. Read more »

Aug. 31, 2015

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Morning links: 'Unorthodox' Harbaugh; 'nice' Riley examined; Jazz have no All-Stars?

Michigan and Nebraska head football coaches bring vastly different personalities to Week 1 of the college football season as they face Utah and BYU, respectively; ESPN predicts no Jazz players will... Read more »

Aug. 31, 2015

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Senior driven: 2015 college football previews of all five Division I teams

Although Taysom Hill, Chuckie Keeton and Travis Wilson faced different challenges, each player found a way to get back under center. They enter the 2015 season — their final collegiate... Read more »

Aug. 31, 2015

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Utahns in baseball: Guthrie understands move to bullpen; Wagner extends scoreless streak

Former BYU pitcher Jeremy Guthrie understands why he was moved out of the starting rotation, while former Ute Tyler Wagner extended his scoreless streak. Read more »

Aug. 30, 2015

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Amy Donaldson: Football has helped Ute lineman Leka Uhatafe through heartbreaking losses

Salesi "Leka" Uhatafe said football — the game and his teammates — have helped him through the loss of his brothers, friend and mother, just as life's cruelties help him keep the game... Read more »

Aug. 30, 2015

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Whittingham's second decade at the helm of the Utes begins Thursday

Utah has won 85 games, including an 8-1 bowl mark, since the longtime assistant took over. Read more »

Aug. 30, 2015

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Utah football position preview: Not much change among Utah’s revered special-teamers

While other portions of Utah’s game have various degrees of experience, most of the Utes special teams is back, with two newcomers gunning for return specialist duties. Read more »

Aug. 30, 2015

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