Kalani Sitake http://www.deseretnews.com/home/ Kalani Sitake en-us Copyright 2014, Deseret News Publishing Company Wed, 24 Dec 2014 00:00:01 MST Wed, 24 Dec 2014 23:46:11 MST Newspapers http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss Brad Rock: Utah schools take the risk of running quarterbacks http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612923/Utah-schools-take-the-risk-of-running-quarterbacks.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612923/Utah-schools-take-the-risk-of-running-quarterbacks.html BYU and USU now have drop-back quarterbacks — but not by design. Meanwhile, Utah goes forward with a running... Sun, 12 Oct 2014 17:45:18 MDT Utah Utes on top of things defensively during bye week http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612946/Utah-Utes-on-top-of-things-defensively-during-bye-week.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612946/Utah-Utes-on-top-of-things-defensively-during-bye-week.html After upsetting UCLA on Oct. 4, 24th-ranked Utah was the national leader in sacks and tackles for loss. Sat, 11 Oct 2014 21:15:00 MDT Dick Harmon: How will Utes slow down Connor Halliday and WSU's passing attack? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865611856/How-will-Utes-slow-down-Connor-Halliday-and-WSUs-passing-attack.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865611856/How-will-Utes-slow-down-Connor-Halliday-and-WSUs-passing-attack.html Washington State kept things interesting against Oregon last week, and now the Ute defense gets a chance at showing its... Sat, 27 Sep 2014 16:21:15 MDT Utes to wear white in Michigan http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865610615/Utes-to-wear-white-in-Michigan.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865610615/Utes-to-wear-white-in-Michigan.html Utah will debut new helmets in its Sept. 20 game at the Big House against the Wolverines. Tue, 09 Sep 2014 22:15:00 MDT Fresno State impressed with Utes' defense http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865610409/Fresno-State-impressed-with-Utes-defense.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865610409/Fresno-State-impressed-with-Utes-defense.html Fresno State coach Tim DeRuyter said Utah's defense was much better than it was against Idaho State a week earlier. Sat, 06 Sep 2014 18:35:30 MDT Utes Utes vs. Fresno State Bulldogs: Who will make the biggest leap from Week 1? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865610284/Utes-Utes-vs-Fresno-State-Bulldogs-Who-will-make-the-biggest-leap-from-Week-1.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865610284/Utes-Utes-vs-Fresno-State-Bulldogs-Who-will-make-the-biggest-leap-from-Week-1.html Utah (1-0) hosts Fresno State (0-1) Saturday afternoon at Rice-Eccles Stadium. Fri, 05 Sep 2014 11:55:00 MDT Utes pursuing more takeaways on defense http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865610175/Utes-pursuing-more-takeaways-on-defense.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865610175/Utes-pursuing-more-takeaways-on-defense.html In other news: Phillips becomes a father, while assistant coaches to give media the silent treatment. Wed, 03 Sep 2014 20:02:58 MDT Deseret News recruiting database http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765657019/Deseret-News-recruiting-database.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765657019/Deseret-News-recruiting-database.html Mon, 28 Jul 2014 16:19:38 MDT Deseret News recruiting database http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765656879/Deseret-News-recruiting-database.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765656879/Deseret-News-recruiting-database.html Mon, 28 Jul 2014 16:18:20 MDT Deseret News recruiting database http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765654965/Deseret-News-recruiting-database.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765654965/Deseret-News-recruiting-database.html Sun, 27 Jul 2014 00:00:00 MDT All Poly Camp: This was the place for football http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605584/All-Poly-Camp-This-was-the-place-for-football.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605584/All-Poly-Camp-This-was-the-place-for-football.html All Poly Camp brought several of college football's top coaches to town, making Davis County a hub of action over the past... Sat, 21 Jun 2014 19:10:00 MDT 5 questions: Trevor Reilly hitting waiting-game phase as NFL draft approaches http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601403/5-questions-Trevor-Reilly-hitting-waiting-game-phase-as-NFL-draft-approaches.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601403/5-questions-Trevor-Reilly-hitting-waiting-game-phase-as-NFL-draft-approaches.html Former Utah standout is preparing for next month's NFL draft. Sun, 20 Apr 2014 09:25:23 MDT Utah football notes: Utes roll out the red carpet http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601418/Utah-football-notes-Utes-roll-out-the-red-carpet.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601418/Utah-football-notes-Utes-roll-out-the-red-carpet.html Former players enjoy coming back for Utah's spring finale up on the hill. Sat, 19 Apr 2014 20:05:00 MDT UteLinks: Kalani Sitake does a Q&A with ESPN.com http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601307/UteLinks-Kalani-Sitake-does-a-QA-with-ESPNcom.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601307/UteLinks-Kalani-Sitake-does-a-QA-with-ESPNcom.html Utah defensive coordinator chats about last year and the upcoming season. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 11:18:23 MDT Utah football: Ute defensive coaches combine to lose 86 pounds — but Brian Blechen still wins weight loss challenge http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601012/Utah-football-Ute-defensive-coaches-combine-to-lose-86-pounds-2-but-Brian-Blechen-still-wins.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601012/Utah-football-Ute-defensive-coaches-combine-to-lose-86-pounds-2-but-Brian-Blechen-still-wins.html In an effort to motivate safety Brian Blechen to lose a few pounds, the Utah defensive football coaches lost a combined 86... Mon, 14 Apr 2014 17:55:00 MDT Utah football: Sanders-Williams makes smooth adjustment to linebacker in U. scrimmage http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865600888/Utah-football-Sanders-Williams-makes-smooth-adjustment-to-linebacker-in-U-scrimmage.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865600888/Utah-football-Sanders-Williams-makes-smooth-adjustment-to-linebacker-in-U-scrimmage.html Marcus Sanders-Williams was the top running back in the last scrimmage, but was a standout at linebacker in Utah's football... Sat, 12 Apr 2014 21:00:00 MDT Utah football: Defense shines in Utes' most important spring session http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865600876/Utah-football-Defense-shines-in-Utes-most-important-spring-session.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865600876/Utah-football-Defense-shines-in-Utes-most-important-spring-session.html Saturday's scrimmage at Rice-Eccles Stadium was the Utes' 11th practice of spring camp and featured a strong performance by... Sat, 12 Apr 2014 18:45:00 MDT Utah football: Junior quarterback Travis Wilson shines in Utes' first spring scrimmage http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865600274/Utah-football-Junior-quarterback-Travis-Wilson-shines-in-Utes-first-spring-scrimmage.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865600274/Utah-football-Junior-quarterback-Travis-Wilson-shines-in-Utes-first-spring-scrimmage.html Quarterback Travis Wilson throws five touchdown passes in a scrimmage Friday afternoon at Rice-Eccles Stadium. Fri, 04 Apr 2014 21:45:00 MDT Utah football: Ute defensive end Nate Orchard relishes role as the leader of Utah's defense http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865600004/Utah-football-Ute-defensive-end-Nate-Orchard-relishes-role-as-the-leader-of-Utahs-defense.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865600004/Utah-football-Ute-defensive-end-Nate-Orchard-relishes-role-as-the-leader-of-Utahs-defense.html Utah defensive end Nate Orchard is a senior and will be counted on to be one of the leaders of the Ute defense in 2014. Tue, 01 Apr 2014 19:06:46 MDT UteLinks: Brian Johnson says Dan Mullen hasn't changed much http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865599608/UteLinks-Brian-Johnson-says-Dan-Mullen-hasnt-changed-much.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865599608/UteLinks-Brian-Johnson-says-Dan-Mullen-hasnt-changed-much.html Coaches reunited at Mississippi State. Mullen was Johnson's position coach back in the day at Utah. Thu, 27 Mar 2014 11:45:00 MDT Utah Utes football: Miami transfer Gionni Paul is relishing opportunity with Utes http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865599324/Utah-Utes-football-Miami-transfer-Gionni-Paul-is-relishing-opportunity-with-Utes.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865599324/Utah-Utes-football-Miami-transfer-Gionni-Paul-is-relishing-opportunity-with-Utes.html Florida native Gionni Paul transfered to Utah because of his relationship with Utah assistant coach Dennis Erickson. He spent... Sun, 23 Mar 2014 17:55:00 MDT Utah football: Blechen is healthy and ready to resume his career http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865599138/Utah-football-Blechen-is-healthy-and-ready-to-resume-his-career.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865599138/Utah-football-Blechen-is-healthy-and-ready-to-resume-his-career.html Utah safety Brian Blechen made an impact in his first three seasons before missing all of 2013 because of injury. Thu, 20 Mar 2014 19:30:11 MDT Utah football: Utes feel good about first day of spring camp http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865598999/Utah-football-Utes-feel-good-about-first-day-of-spring-camp.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865598999/Utah-football-Utes-feel-good-about-first-day-of-spring-camp.html Utah coach Kyle Whittingham said the Utes' first day of camp was good and a positive practice overall. Tue, 18 Mar 2014 21:30:00 MDT Utah Utes football: Utah's defense nearly painted a 'masterpiece' against ASU http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865590515/Utah-Utes-football-Utahs-defense-nearly-painted-a-masterpiece-against-ASU.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865590515/Utah-Utes-football-Utahs-defense-nearly-painted-a-masterpiece-against-ASU.html Can the Utes come close to doing the same against Oregon's high-powered offense? They'll find out Saturday in Eugene. Wed, 13 Nov 2013 18:21:36 MST Utah football: Utes hope to corral Arizona running back Ka'Deem Carey on Saturday http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865588628/Utah-football-Utes-hope-to-corral-Arizona-running-back-KaDeem-Carey-on-Saturday.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865588628/Utah-football-Utes-hope-to-corral-Arizona-running-back-KaDeem-Carey-on-Saturday.html Arizona running back Ka'Deem Carey led the nation in rushing last season and had 204 yards in a victory over Utah at... Thu, 17 Oct 2013 19:10:00 MDT Utah football: Utes' defense shakes off slow start in stellar performance vs. Stanford http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865588322/Utah-football-Utes-defense-shakes-off-slow-start-in-stellar-performance-vs-Stanford.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865588322/Utah-football-Utes-defense-shakes-off-slow-start-in-stellar-performance-vs-Stanford.html Utah upsets No. 5 ranked Stanford 27-21 behind a standout defensive performance on Saturday. Sat, 12 Oct 2013 22:10:00 MDT Recipe for success: How Stanford built its program, and Utah can do the same http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865588197/Recipe-for-success-How-Stanford-built-its-program-and-Utah-can-do-the-same.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865588197/Recipe-for-success-How-Stanford-built-its-program-and-Utah-can-do-the-same.html Stanford followed a strategic plan to build its program from Pac-10 doormat to perennial power. How did it do it, and how can... Fri, 11 Oct 2013 08:55:00 MDT Utah Utes football: Norris is all about winning games http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865588061/Utah-Utes-football-Norris-is-all-about-winning-games.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865588061/Utah-Utes-football-Norris-is-all-about-winning-games.html Sophomore linebacker wants to help tackle a bowl bid for the Utes. Wed, 09 Oct 2013 16:13:53 MDT Dick Harmon: Ute emotion may be key in hosting Aggies http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865585425/Ute-emotion-may-be-key-in-hosting-Aggies.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865585425/Ute-emotion-may-be-key-in-hosting-Aggies.html In the first prognostication column of the 2013 college football season, the matchup between the Utes and Aggies in... Thu, 29 Aug 2013 00:04:43 MDT Utah State football: Aggies readying for 'Battle of Brothers' http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865585306/Utah-State-football-Aggies-readying-for-Battle-of-Brothers.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865585306/Utah-State-football-Aggies-readying-for-Battle-of-Brothers.html This year the game has a different feel. With the Aggies collecting a victory last year, the two schools feel more like real... Mon, 26 Aug 2013 20:50:00 MDT Utes football: Utah linebackers focused, but will they be able to improve on last season? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865584982/Utes-football-Utah-linebackers-focused-but-will-they-be-able-to-improve-on-last-season.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865584982/Utes-football-Utah-linebackers-focused-but-will-they-be-able-to-improve-on-last-season.html After a season of challenges, Utah's linebacking corps are determined to play better this fall. Coach Kyle Whittingham says... Tue, 20 Aug 2013 17:35:00 MDT Utah Utes football notebook: Utah players elect team captains for 2013 season http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865584908/Utah-Utes-football-notebook-Utah-players-elect-team-captains-for-2013-season.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865584908/Utah-Utes-football-notebook-Utah-players-elect-team-captains-for-2013-season.html The Utes elected quarterback Travis Wilson, left guard Jeremiah Tofaeono, defensive tackle Tenny Palepoi and defensive... Mon, 19 Aug 2013 16:10:00 MDT Utes football: Utah shifting focus to Utah State as fall camp winds down http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865584877/Utes-football-Utah-shifting-focus-to-Utah-State-as-fall-camp-winds-down.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865584877/Utes-football-Utah-shifting-focus-to-Utah-State-as-fall-camp-winds-down.html Utah’s focus shifts to Utah State when the final week of preseason camp kicks off Monday. The Utes and Aggies open the... Mon, 19 Aug 2013 09:02:49 MDT Utah Utes football: Sophomore quarterback Travis Wilson stands tall, solidifies status as Utah's starter http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865584853/Utah-Utes-football-Sophomore-quarterback-Travis-Wilson-stands-tall-solidifies-status-as-Utahs.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865584853/Utah-Utes-football-Sophomore-quarterback-Travis-Wilson-stands-tall-solidifies-status-as-Utahs.html Travis Wilson stood tall in Utah’s scrimmage Saturday at Rice-Eccles Stadium. The 6-foot-6 sophomore strengthened his... Sat, 17 Aug 2013 17:38:21 MDT Utah Utes football: Offense excels, scores seven touchdowns during Utes scrimmage http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865584616/Utah-Utes-football-Offense-excels-scores-seven-touchdowns-during-Utes-scrimmage.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865584616/Utah-Utes-football-Offense-excels-scores-seven-touchdowns-during-Utes-scrimmage.html Position battles "to be continued" as camp continues for Utah. Tue, 13 Aug 2013 16:40:00 MDT Utah Utes football notebook: Utah set for first scrimmage of fall camp Tuesday morning http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865584564/Utah-Utes-football-notebook-Utah-set-for-first-scrimmage-of-fall-camp-Tuesday-morning.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865584564/Utah-Utes-football-notebook-Utah-set-for-first-scrimmage-of-fall-camp-Tuesday-morning.html Position battles — especially at cornerback, backup quarterback, wide receiver and No. 2 running back — top the... Mon, 12 Aug 2013 21:30:00 MDT Commentary: Some Utes saying new Stars will improve defense http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865584493/Commentary-Some-Utes-saying-new-Stars-will-improve-defense.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865584493/Commentary-Some-Utes-saying-new-Stars-will-improve-defense.html Utah's defensive linemen have expressed great confidence in a unit that is replacing three current NFL players. Sun, 11 Aug 2013 22:51:22 MDT Utah football: Ute coaches to attend Gaius Vaenuku funeral http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865583950/Utah-football-Ute-coaches-to-attend-Gaius-Vaenuku-funeral.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865583950/Utah-football-Ute-coaches-to-attend-Gaius-Vaenuku-funeral.html Utah head coach Kyle Whittingham will lead the group of four coaches headed to Texas. Thu, 01 Aug 2013 12:20:00 MDT Utah Utes football: Utes land Cache Valley offensive lineman Kyle Christiansen http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865582819/Utah-Utes-football-Utes-land-Cache-Valley-offensive-lineman-Kyle-Christiansen.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865582819/Utah-Utes-football-Utes-land-Cache-Valley-offensive-lineman-Kyle-Christiansen.html Kyle Christiansen, a standout offensive lineman at Mountain Crest High, committed to sign with the Ute football program early... Mon, 08 Jul 2013 19:10:00 MDT Utes football recruiting: Polynesian players prosper at Utah http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865580204/Utes-football-recruiting-Polynesian-players-prosper-at-Utah.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865580204/Utes-football-recruiting-Polynesian-players-prosper-at-Utah.html Since the days of Ron McBride, Polynesian players have been an important part of the Utah football program. Take a look at... Fri, 17 May 2013 08:50:43 MDT Star Lotulelei ready to shine in the NFL http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865578857/Star-Lotulelei-ready-to-shine-in-the-NFL.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865578857/Star-Lotulelei-ready-to-shine-in-the-NFL.html Utah All-American is expected to be among the NFL draft elite. Tue, 23 Apr 2013 19:20:00 MDT Coaching clinic to offer training, info to coaches http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865577873/Coaching-clinic-to-offer-training-info-to-coaches.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865577873/Coaching-clinic-to-offer-training-info-to-coaches.html Hillcrest High will host a coaching clinic that allows coaches to network and learn from each other. Wed, 10 Apr 2013 09:56:22 MDT Utes football: Utah coach Kyle Whittingham says Utes made progress in scrimmage http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865577621/Utes-football-Utah-coach-Kyle-Whittingham-says-Utes-made-progress-in-scrimmage.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865577621/Utes-football-Utah-coach-Kyle-Whittingham-says-Utes-made-progress-in-scrimmage.html Utah ends the third week of spring ball with a positive showing at Rice-Eccles Stadium. Camp resumes Tuesday. Sat, 06 Apr 2013 13:25:22 MDT Utah Utes notebook: Palamo making the most of his opportunities http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865577339/Utah-Utes-notebook-Palamo-making-the-most-of-his-opportunities.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865577339/Utah-Utes-notebook-Palamo-making-the-most-of-his-opportunities.html Former rugby star tops the depth chart at left defensive end for the Utah Utes. Tue, 02 Apr 2013 23:50:00 MDT Ute football: New name, same game for Utah defensive end Nate Orchard http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865576801/Ute-football-New-name-same-game-for-Utah-defensive-end-Nate-Orchard.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865576801/Ute-football-New-name-same-game-for-Utah-defensive-end-Nate-Orchard.html Utah defensive end Nate Orchard, previously known as Nate Fakahafua had a busy offseason before getting back to business on... Tue, 26 Mar 2013 19:50:00 MDT Utes football notebook: Kalani Sitake has plenty of praise for Star Lotulelei http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865576430/Utes-football-notebook-Kalani-Sitake-has-plenty-of-praise-for-Star-Lotulelei.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865576430/Utes-football-notebook-Kalani-Sitake-has-plenty-of-praise-for-Star-Lotulelei.html Utah defensive coordinator predicts big things for Lotulelei in the NFL. Thu, 21 Mar 2013 19:15:00 MDT Teeples: Title sharing for Ute, Aggie & Cougar football coaches about more than on-field responsibility http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865574967/Teeples-Title-sharing-for-Ute-Aggie-amp-Cougar-football-coaches-about-more-than-on-field.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865574967/Teeples-Title-sharing-for-Ute-Aggie-amp-Cougar-football-coaches-about-more-than-on-field.html Many fans are scratching their heads as they try to make sense of the position and title shuffling on local university... Wed, 06 Mar 2013 10:00:00 MST Dick Harmon: BYU's Robert Anae says Cougars must be 'crystal clear' about coaching hires http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865572695/BYUs-Robert-Anae-says-Cougars-must-be-crystal-clear-about-coaching-hires.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865572695/BYUs-Robert-Anae-says-Cougars-must-be-crystal-clear-about-coaching-hires.html BYU offensive coordinator Robert Anae explains his thoughts on hiring offensive coaches to complete the Cougars' offensive... Fri, 08 Feb 2013 17:45:00 MST View from the Booth: Here's a Christmas wish list for Utah football http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765618148/Heres-a-Christmas-wish-list-for-Utah-football.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765618148/Heres-a-Christmas-wish-list-for-Utah-football.html It's been nearly a month since the season ended for the University of Utah football team. While eight members of the Pac-12,... Sun, 23 Dec 2012 20:53:59 MST Utah State football: Possible replacements for Gary Andersen http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765618254/Utah-State-football-Possible-replacements-for-Gary-Andersen.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765618254/Utah-State-football-Possible-replacements-for-Gary-Andersen.html By the end of the week, the University of Wisconsin will announce Utah State head coach Gary Andersen as the next head coach... Thu, 20 Dec 2012 07:46:03 MST