Alex Smith http://www.deseretnews.com/home/ Alex Smith en-us Copyright 2014, Deseret News Publishing Company Mon, 22 Sep 2014 00:00:01 MDT Mon, 22 Sep 2014 13:08:08 MDT Newspapers http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss NFL locals photo gallery: Kyle Van Noy and Ezekiel Ansah chatting it up at camp http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865607799/NFL-locals-photo-gallery-Kyle-Van-Noy-and-Ezekiel-Ansah-chatting-it-up-at-camp.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865607799/NFL-locals-photo-gallery-Kyle-Van-Noy-and-Ezekiel-Ansah-chatting-it-up-at-camp.html For the 67 football players with Utah connections currently on NFL rosters, training camp provides an opportunity to make an... Wed, 30 Jul 2014 16:30:00 MDT Rock On: Utah graduation speaker in 2015 ... http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865602461/Rock-On-Utah-graduation-speaker-in-2015-.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865602461/Rock-On-Utah-graduation-speaker-in-2015-.html Also, Alex Smith's admonition to 'embrace' challenges. Rock On is all in. Mon, 05 May 2014 21:11:02 MDT More competition? Alex Smith's Chiefs could take a quarterback in NFL draft's first round http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865602468/More-competition-Alex-Smiths-Chiefs-could-take-a-quarterback-in-NFL-drafts-first-round.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865602468/More-competition-Alex-Smiths-Chiefs-could-take-a-quarterback-in-NFL-drafts-first-round.html NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reported that the Kansas City Chiefs will consider taking a quarterback in the first round of this... Mon, 05 May 2014 16:19:05 MDT 5 questions: 'I really love where I’m at in Kansas City,' says former Ute quarterback Alex Smith http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865602357/5-questions-I-really-love-where-I7m-at-in-Kansas-City-says-former-Ute-quarterback-Alex-Smith.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865602357/5-questions-I-really-love-where-I7m-at-in-Kansas-City-says-former-Ute-quarterback-Alex-Smith.html Former Utah quarterback addresses a variety of topics during a recent stay in Salt Lake City. Kansas City Chiefs star was the... Sat, 03 May 2014 16:40:00 MDT Utah graduates told to embrace imperfection, learn from failure http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865602253/Utah-graduates-told-to-embrace-imperfection-learn-from-failure.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865602253/Utah-graduates-told-to-embrace-imperfection-learn-from-failure.html A total of 7,947 graduates from all 50 states and 76 countries were honored Thursday during the commencement ceremony at the... Thu, 01 May 2014 20:40:00 MDT Coming home: Alex Smith is Utah's commencement speaker http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865602232/Coming-home-Alex-Smith-is-Utahs-commencement-speaker.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865602232/Coming-home-Alex-Smith-is-Utahs-commencement-speaker.html Kansas City Chiefs quarterback shares his thoughts on a variety of topics at a press conference Thursday morning. Thu, 01 May 2014 18:40:00 MDT UteLinks: Chris Hill discusses a variety of topics in video http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865602045/UteLinks-Chris-Hill-discusses-a-variety-of-topics-in-video.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865602045/UteLinks-Chris-Hill-discusses-a-variety-of-topics-in-video.html Utah athletics director addresses the Northwestern situation, feeding athletes and other subjects. Tue, 29 Apr 2014 16:00:00 MDT NFL locals roundup: Alex Smith discusses contract extension talks; increased role for Ezekiel Ansah http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601582/NFL-locals-roundup-Alex-Smith-discusses-contract-extension-talks-increased-role-for-Ezekiel-Ansah.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601582/NFL-locals-roundup-Alex-Smith-discusses-contract-extension-talks-increased-role-for-Ezekiel-Ansah.html Alex Smith told the Kansas City Star he isn't concerned about landing a long-term deal with the Chiefs, while numerous media... Tue, 22 Apr 2014 18:03:51 MDT UteLinks: Charles Thompson talks to 1320 KFAN about his son Kendal http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865600116/UteLinks-Charles-Thompson-talks-to-1320-KFAN-about-his-son-Kendal.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865600116/UteLinks-Charles-Thompson-talks-to-1320-KFAN-about-his-son-Kendal.html Former Oklahoma star discusses the position his son is in as a future Utah quarterback. Thu, 03 Apr 2014 11:10:00 MDT 2005 NFL draft do-over: Would Alex Smith still be first overall pick? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865599668/2005-NFL-draft-do-over-Would-Alex-Smith-still-be-first-overall-pick.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865599668/2005-NFL-draft-do-over-Would-Alex-Smith-still-be-first-overall-pick.html If the 2005 NFL draft could be redone, would Alex Smith still be the No. 1 overall pick? No, says NFL Media analyst Bucky... Thu, 27 Mar 2014 22:45:00 MDT UteLinks: Check out Gil Brandt's 'Pro Day' report on Utah http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865599139/UteLinks-Check-out-Gil-Brandts-Pro-Day-report-on-Utah.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865599139/UteLinks-Check-out-Gil-Brandts-Pro-Day-report-on-Utah.html Bengals tight ends coach works with Jake Murphy in Salt Lake City. Thu, 20 Mar 2014 17:50:00 MDT Utah football: Utes will hold annual pro day Wednesday http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865598998/Utah-football-Utes-will-hold-annual-pro-day-Wednesday.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865598998/Utah-football-Utes-will-hold-annual-pro-day-Wednesday.html Former Utes, including Keith McGill, Jake Murphy, Tenny Palepoi and Trevor Reilly, are expected to give NFL scouts a closer... Wed, 19 Mar 2014 07:44:21 MDT Former U. quarterback Alex Smith, 3 others to receive honorary doctorates http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865598683/Former-U-quarterback-Alex-Smith-3-others-to-receive-honorary-doctorates.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865598683/Former-U-quarterback-Alex-Smith-3-others-to-receive-honorary-doctorates.html The University of Utah Board of Trustees has announced four recipients of honorary doctorate degrees at this year's annual... Fri, 14 Mar 2014 17:08:40 MDT Alex Smith and Chiefs best, Sam Bradford and Rams worst of NFL week 7 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865588866/Alex-Smith-and-Chiefs-best-Sam-Bradford-and-Rams-worst-of-NFL-week-7.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865588866/Alex-Smith-and-Chiefs-best-Sam-Bradford-and-Rams-worst-of-NFL-week-7.html With compelling match-ups and devastating injuries, this past week in the NFL was full of ups and downs. Here are the best... Tue, 22 Oct 2013 12:10:00 MDT Doug Robinson: Andy Reid has kept in touch with his Utah roots http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865588445/Andy-Reid-has-kept-in-touch-with-his-Utah-roots.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865588445/Andy-Reid-has-kept-in-touch-with-his-Utah-roots.html Three decades after playing and coaching football at BYU, Andy Reid — the hottest coach in football— stays in... Tue, 15 Oct 2013 16:05:55 MDT The best and worst of week 5 in the NFL http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865588005/The-best-and-worst-of-week-5-in-the-NFL.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865588005/The-best-and-worst-of-week-5-in-the-NFL.html This past week in the NFL was full of upsets, injuries and intense moments. Here are the best and worst from week five. Tue, 08 Oct 2013 19:11:28 MDT Chiefs QB Alex Smith making Dorsey gamble pay off http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765639120/Chiefs-QB-Alex-Smith-making-Dorsey-gamble-pay-off.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765639120/Chiefs-QB-Alex-Smith-making-Dorsey-gamble-pay-off.html It was a gamble from the get-go, the decision by the Kansas City Chiefs to trade two draft picks for Alex Smith this past... Wed, 02 Oct 2013 15:51:04 MDT http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765636015/Chiefs-Alex-Smith-on-facing-49ers-Its-another-preseason-game-and-then-again-its-not.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765636015/Chiefs-Alex-Smith-on-facing-49ers-Its-another-preseason-game-and-then-again-its-not.html Give Alex Smith credit, for this at least. The new Chiefs quarterback isn't pretending the appearance of the San... Thu, 15 Aug 2013 22:11:36 MDT 49ers defense eager to face Chiefs QB, former teammate Alex Smith http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765635909/49ers-defense-eager-to-face-Chiefs-QB-former-teammate-Alex-Smith.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765635909/49ers-defense-eager-to-face-Chiefs-QB-former-teammate-Alex-Smith.html Over all those years and thousands of practice snaps, the stingy San Francisco defense never got to put a hit on Alex Smith. Wed, 14 Aug 2013 15:19:49 MDT Former Ute Alex Smith eager to prove himself — again http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865583523/Former-Ute-Alex-Smith-eager-to-prove-himself-2-again.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865583523/Former-Ute-Alex-Smith-eager-to-prove-himself-2-again.html Since being the No. 1 overall pick in the 2005 draft, Alex Smith has spent his NFL career trying to prove himself. Tue, 23 Jul 2013 15:55:05 MDT Alex Smith is a Super Bowl caliber quarterback, says teammate Jamaal Charles http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865582465/Alex-Smith-is-a-Super-Bowl-caliber-quarterback-says-teammate-Jamaal-Charles.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865582465/Alex-Smith-is-a-Super-Bowl-caliber-quarterback-says-teammate-Jamaal-Charles.html Former Ute Alex Smith is a Super Bowl caliber quarterback, says Kansas City running back Jamaal Charles, according to NFL.com. Mon, 01 Jul 2013 10:55:00 MDT Chiefs: QB Alex Smith 'everything that we thought he was' http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865581055/Chiefs-QB-Alex-Smith-everything-that-we-thought-he-was.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865581055/Chiefs-QB-Alex-Smith-everything-that-we-thought-he-was.html Former Utes and 49ers quarterback Alex Smith has impressed Chiefs coaches with his leadership abilities and grasp of the... Mon, 03 Jun 2013 10:56:33 MDT Former Ute Alex Smith already becoming leader of Kansas City Chiefs http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765629723/Former-Ute-Alex-Smith-already-becoming-leader-of-Kansas-City-Chiefs.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765629723/Former-Ute-Alex-Smith-already-becoming-leader-of-Kansas-City-Chiefs.html It hasn't taken long for Alex Smith to become the leader of the Kansas City Chiefs. Wed, 15 May 2013 22:49:12 MDT Will Alex Smith be running the pistol offense in Kansas City? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865580080/Will-Alex-Smith-be-running-the-pistol-offense-in-Kansas-City.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865580080/Will-Alex-Smith-be-running-the-pistol-offense-in-Kansas-City.html The Kansas City Chiefs hired former Nevada Wolfpack coach Chris Ault as a consultant. Will that translate to former Utah... Wed, 15 May 2013 14:35:00 MDT Kansas City Chief's spotlight BYU's Ziggy Ansah before NFL draft http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765627784/Kansas-City-Chiefs-spotlight-BYUs-Ziggy-Ansah-before-NFL-draft.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765627784/Kansas-City-Chiefs-spotlight-BYUs-Ziggy-Ansah-before-NFL-draft.html Day 28 of the Kansas City Chief's 2013 NFL Draft Spotlight series focuses on BYU defensive end Ziggy Ansah. Tue, 23 Apr 2013 11:00:00 MDT Brad Rock: Ziggy or Star? NFL scout makes the call http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865576991/Brad-Rock-Ziggy-or-Star-NFL-scout-makes-the-call.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865576991/Brad-Rock-Ziggy-or-Star-NFL-scout-makes-the-call.html He says BYU's Ziggy Ansah and Utah's Star Lotulelei rate better than anyone at USC or in the Big 12. Thu, 28 Mar 2013 21:20:00 MDT Colin Kaepernick praises Alex Smith's leadership http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765623656/Colin-Kaepernick-praises-Alex-Smiths-leadership.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765623656/Colin-Kaepernick-praises-Alex-Smiths-leadership.html In an interview with the NFL network, San Francsico 49ers Quarterback Colin Kaepernick praised former starter Alex Smith's... Fri, 01 Mar 2013 14:41:05 MST IRS report: Charities run by Alex Smith, Steve Young the most generous; A-Rod's gives least http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865574555/IRS-report-Charities-run-by-Alex-Smith-Steve-Young-the-most-generous-A-Rods-gives-least.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865574555/IRS-report-Charities-run-by-Alex-Smith-Steve-Young-the-most-generous-A-Rods-gives-least.html The Alex Smith Foundation gives 91 percent of its income to charity, making it one of the most generous athlete charities,... Fri, 01 Mar 2013 11:22:40 MST 49ers trade Alex Smith to Chiefs http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765623544/49ers-trade-Alex-Smith-to-Chiefs.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765623544/49ers-trade-Alex-Smith-to-Chiefs.html Alex Smith’s career with the 49ers will end with a trade to the Kansas City Chiefs, multiple NFL sources told this news... Wed, 27 Feb 2013 23:12:22 MST Alex Smith to be traded to Chiefs, ESPN reports http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865574299/Alex-Smith-to-be-traded-to-Chiefs-ESPN-reports.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865574299/Alex-Smith-to-be-traded-to-Chiefs-ESPN-reports.html According to ESPN's John Clayton, the San Francisco 49ers have agreed to trade quarterback Alex Smith to the Kansas City Chiefs. Wed, 27 Feb 2013 10:25:00 MST More heart tests on tap for Lotulelei http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765623361/More-heart-tests-on-tap-for-Lotulelei.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765623361/More-heart-tests-on-tap-for-Lotulelei.html INDIANAPOLIS — Top draft prospect Star Lotulelei will undergo more extensive heart tests when he returns to Utah. Mon, 25 Feb 2013 15:10:00 MST Reports: 49ers have agreed to deal Alex Smith, likely to Chiefs http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865574060/Reports-49ers-have-agreed-to-deal-Alex-Smith-likely-to-Chiefs.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865574060/Reports-49ers-have-agreed-to-deal-Alex-Smith-likely-to-Chiefs.html Reports from the NFL scouting combine in Indianapolis are that the 49ers have agreed to trade backup quarterback Alex Smith,... Sun, 24 Feb 2013 20:25:49 MST Alex Smith reportedly liked by Arizona Cardinals http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765623113/Alex-Smith-reportedly-liked-by-Arizona-Cardinals.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765623113/Alex-Smith-reportedly-liked-by-Arizona-Cardinals.html The latest report from around the NFL is that Arizona is interested in making former Utah quarterback Alex Smith a part of... Thu, 21 Feb 2013 12:20:00 MST Report: Former Ute QB Alex Smith may be traded to the Kansas City Chiefs http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865573512/Report-Former-Ute-QB-Alex-Smith-may-be-traded-to-the-Kansas-City-Chiefs.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865573512/Report-Former-Ute-QB-Alex-Smith-may-be-traded-to-the-Kansas-City-Chiefs.html Former San Francisco 49ers starting quarterback Alex Smith is being pursued by the Kansas City Chiefs, according to reports. Tue, 19 Feb 2013 11:15:00 MST 5 former Utah college stars who could be impacted this NFL offseason http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865573071/5-former-Utah-college-stars-who-could-be-impacted-this-NFL-offseason.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865573071/5-former-Utah-college-stars-who-could-be-impacted-this-NFL-offseason.html For several former Utah college football players, this NFL offseason could mean a shift in their future plans in the league. Wed, 13 Feb 2013 14:55:00 MST View from the Booth: What will Utah football look like with Dennis Erickson? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765622508/What-will-Utah-football-look-like-with-Dennis-Erickson.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765622508/What-will-Utah-football-look-like-with-Dennis-Erickson.html "It's not about the money, it's about coaching, and I'm a coach. It's all I've done all my life. Making me sit out last year... Tue, 12 Feb 2013 23:40:00 MST View from the Booth: Signing day offers hope for the future http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765621908/Signing-day-offers-hope-for-the-future.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765621908/Signing-day-offers-hope-for-the-future.html "Remember Red, hope is a good thing, maybe the best of things, and no good thing ever dies."— Andy Dufresne Tue, 05 Feb 2013 22:45:00 MST Players with Utah ties make impacts in Super Bowl http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865572184/Players-with-Utah-ties-make-impacts-in-Super-Bowl.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865572184/Players-with-Utah-ties-make-impacts-in-Super-Bowl.html Six players with local ties made the trip to the Super Bowl with several of them playing key roles. Sun, 03 Feb 2013 21:20:00 MST Brad Rock: Kyle Whittingham hoping to capitalize on the Utes' Super Bowl exposure http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765621631/Kyle-Whittingham-hoping-to-capitalize-on-the-Utes-Super-Bowl-exposure.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765621631/Kyle-Whittingham-hoping-to-capitalize-on-the-Utes-Super-Bowl-exposure.html With National Letter of Intent Day coming up Wednesday, Utah football coach Kyle Whittingham wants all the exposure his... Sat, 02 Feb 2013 17:25:00 MST Andy Reid reportedly interested in 49ers' Alex Smith http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765621545/Andy-Reid-reportedly-interested-in-49ers-Alex-Smith.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765621545/Andy-Reid-reportedly-interested-in-49ers-Alex-Smith.html Fri, 01 Feb 2013 13:45:00 MST Alex Smith handles media blitz http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765621365/Alex-Smith-handles-media-blitz.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765621365/Alex-Smith-handles-media-blitz.html Wave after wave they came at 49ers quarterback Alex Smith, as unrelenting as the Baltimore Ravens' defense. Wed, 30 Jan 2013 09:06:50 MST 49ers QB Alex Smith to ask for release after Super Bowl http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865571712/49ers-QB-Alex-Smith-to-ask-for-release-after-Super-Bowl.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865571712/49ers-QB-Alex-Smith-to-ask-for-release-after-Super-Bowl.html According to Pro Football Talk's Mike Florio, 49ers quarterback Alex Smith is expected to ask for a release sometime after... Tue, 29 Jan 2013 11:30:00 MST Alex Smith handles role with unselfishness, class http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765621209/Alex-Smith-handles-role-with-unselfishness-class.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765621209/Alex-Smith-handles-role-with-unselfishness-class.html Alex Smith ran off the field at Candlestick Park two weeks ago to a standing ovation and cheers from the sellout crowd, not... Sun, 27 Jan 2013 18:43:37 MST Alex Smith says Super Bowl berth 'a little bittersweet' but is happy to be with 49ers http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865571394/Alex-Smith-says-Super-Bowl-berth-a-little-bittersweet-but-is-happy-to-be-with-49ers.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865571394/Alex-Smith-says-Super-Bowl-berth-a-little-bittersweet-but-is-happy-to-be-with-49ers.html In the wake of San Francisco's opportunity to win an NFL record-tying sixth Super Bowl, former starter Alex Smith has met his... Thu, 24 Jan 2013 14:45:00 MST Former Ute QB Alex Smith loses starting position on 49ers despite clearance from concussion http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865567758/Former-Ute-QB-Alex-Smith-loses-starting-position-on-49ers-despite-clearance-from-concussion.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865567758/Former-Ute-QB-Alex-Smith-loses-starting-position-on-49ers-despite-clearance-from-concussion.html San Francisco 49er quarterback Alex Smith has recovered from a concussion injury, but he won't be reclaiming his spot as the... Thu, 29 Nov 2012 14:00:00 MST Colin Kaepernick to remain 49ers starting QB in place of former Ute Alex Smith http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765616629/Colin-Kaepernick-to-remain-49ers-starting-QB-in-place-of-former-Ute-Alex-Smith.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765616629/Colin-Kaepernick-to-remain-49ers-starting-QB-in-place-of-former-Ute-Alex-Smith.html With his work ethic and standout performances, Colin Kaepernick has earned himself a third straight start at quarterback for... Wed, 28 Nov 2012 23:40:00 MST Former Utah Utes quarterback Alex Smith could be done as 49ers starter http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865567534/Former-Utah-Utes-quarterback-Alex-Smith-could-be-done-as-49ers-starter.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865567534/Former-Utah-Utes-quarterback-Alex-Smith-could-be-done-as-49ers-starter.html Former Utah Utes quarterback and No. 1 overall draft pick Alex Smith may have seen his last start for the San Francisco 49ers. Mon, 26 Nov 2012 15:55:00 MST National Football League: San Francisco 49ers on a roll http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765614299/National-Football-League-San-Francisco-49ers-on-a-roll.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765614299/National-Football-League-San-Francisco-49ers-on-a-roll.html San Francisco 49ers left tackle Joe Staley claims he caught quarterback and seatmate Alex Smith checking out his trending... Wed, 31 Oct 2012 00:08:13 MDT