Dennis Pitta Dennis Pitta en-us Copyright 2015, Deseret News Publishing Company Wed, 25 Nov 2015 00:00:01 MST Wed, 25 Nov 2015 16:57:12 MST Newspapers Morning Links: BYU, Utah combine for 5 of the Top 25 non-conference games; Jazz have No. 3 top young core The Utes and Cougars combine for five of the Top 25 best non-conference games; Gary Pinkel says independents, including Notre... Tue, 21 Jul 2015 11:30:00 MDT BYU expects to benefit from strong senior leadership As a freshman in 2009, BYU's Mitch Mathews noticed the leadership provided by seniors helped guide the Cougars to an 11-2... Sun, 19 Jul 2015 12:50:00 MDT Video: Former BYU tight end Dennis Pitta returns to practice field for Ravens Dennis Pitta, who fractured and dislocated his right hip for the second time on Sept. 21, 2014, is running routes and... Fri, 05 Jun 2015 12:33:54 MDT Dick Harmon: Careers of Aaron Hernandez, Urban Meyer and Dennis Pitta intersected through football After the tragic murder conviction of former New England Patriots and University of Florida tight end Aaron Hernandez, we are... Wed, 15 Apr 2015 22:05:00 MDT BYU alum Dennis Pitta expected to return for 2015 season During the team’s press conference on Monday, Baltimore Ravens coach John Harbaugh said Dennis Pitta’s... Mon, 08 Dec 2014 17:50:00 MST Week 3 NFL locals roundup: Devastating injury to former BYU star Dennis Pitta overshadows Week 3 performances Local players made big impacts in Week 3, but the major news was a season-ending injury to former BYU tight end Dennis Pitta. Wed, 24 Sep 2014 00:31:26 MDT Deseret News Sports Report Podcast The Deseret News is pleased to introduce the first edition of the Deseret News Sports Report Podcast. Tue, 23 Sep 2014 15:45:00 MDT Report: Former Utah tight end Jake Murphy works out for Ravens, won't sign with team The Baltimore Sun's Aaron Wilson reported that former Utah tight end Jake Murphy worked out for the Ravens Tuesday but will... Tue, 23 Sep 2014 11:40:00 MDT Former BYU tight end Dennis Pitta's season is over following surgery on hip The Baltimore Ravens confirmed Monday that tight end Dennis Pitta had surgery on his right hip and is out for the season. Mon, 22 Sep 2014 14:55:00 MDT Ravens tight end, former Cougar Dennis Pitta injures hip vs. Browns Baltimore Ravens tight end Dennis Pitta was taken to a hospital with a potentially serious hip injury Sunday. Sun, 21 Sep 2014 15:05:00 MDT Week 1 NFL locals preview: Who is Pitta's favorite opponent? Probably the Bengals In three of his past four games against division foe Cincinnati, former BYU tight end Dennis Pitta has had a strong receiving... Thu, 04 Sep 2014 18:15:00 MDT Kyle Van Noy will miss first half of his rookie season as Lions place him on short-term IR Former BYU linebacker Kyle Van Noy will miss the first half of his rookie season after the Detroit Lions placed him on... Tue, 02 Sep 2014 15:10:00 MDT 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... Mon, 25 Aug 2014 10:00:00 MDT NFL locals photo gallery: Kyle Van Noy and Ezekiel Ansah chatting it up at camp 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 Can Devin Mahina help bring glory back to tight end position at BYU? BYU tight end Devin Mahina is hoping to make his mark on the Cougars' program in his final season on the field. Sat, 12 Jul 2014 15:00:00 MDT BYU football: Jamaal Williams named to CFPA Running Back Trophy Watch List BYU running back Jamaal Williams was named to the 2014 College Football Performance Awards Running Back Trophy Watch List. Mon, 07 Jul 2014 15:05:00 MDT BYU addresses investigation, independence, scheduling issues on media day Mon, 23 Jun 2014 19:00:00 MDT Report: Former Ute Steve Smith signs with Ravens One day after officially being released by the Carolina Panthers, former Utah wide receiver Steve Smith has reportedly signed... Fri, 14 Mar 2014 15:50:00 MDT Former Cougar, Ravens TE Dennis Pitta returns to practice after surgery Baltimore Ravens tight end Dennis Pitta returned to the practice field Wednesday, nearly four months after undergoing surgery... Thu, 21 Nov 2013 15:56:08 MST Dick Harmon: Hoffman breaks records in BYU's win over Houston BYU senior Cody Hoffman tied Austin Collie's TD mark and surpassed Dennis Pitta's career catch mark, both school records in... Sat, 19 Oct 2013 20:00:00 MDT Injured Dennis Pitta showing progress, catching passes at practice for Ravens Dennis Pitta, who fractured, dislocated a hip during the preseason, caught passes from the JUGS machine last week and is... Tue, 08 Oct 2013 15:47:46 MDT Former BYU star Ezekiel Ansah misses 2nd straight day of Lions' practice, reports say Multiple reports indicated that former BYU defensive end Ezekiel Ansah missed a second straight day of practice for the... Mon, 26 Aug 2013 15:55:00 MDT Dick Harmon: Dennis Pitta's NFL world changed in a freakish split second Fresh off a Super Bowl victory and heading into the final year of his contract with the Baltimore Ravens, Dennis Pitta's life... Fri, 02 Aug 2013 18:20:00 MDT Severe NFL injuries rose every season from 2009-12 Sure didn't take long for some significant injuries at NFL training camps — Philadelphia Eagles receiver Jeremy Maclin,... Wed, 31 Jul 2013 21:31:28 MDT Experts believe uncommon hip injury won't end career of Ravens tight end, former Cougar Dennis Pitta An orthopedic hip surgeon told the Baltimore Sun that the right hip injury Dennis Pitta suffered shouldn't jeopardize his... Wed, 31 Jul 2013 15:15:00 MDT Reports: Ravens tight end Dennis Pitta will miss season after fracturing hip in practice Sources told ESPN and the NFL Network that former BYU standout Dennis Pitta will miss the entire 2013 NFL season after... Sun, 28 Jul 2013 08:52:24 MDT Commentary: The 15 best pass-catching tight ends in BYU football history The tight ends are ranked only by their abilities in the receiving game — it has nothing to do with their abilities as... Wed, 03 Jul 2013 11:55:00 MDT Former Cougar Dennis Pitta re-signs with Ravens Former Cougar tight end Dennis Pitta has signed a $2.023 million second round restricted free agent tender with the Baltimore... Tue, 14 May 2013 14:50:00 MDT BYU football: Cougar tight ends hope to finally end bad soap opera The narrative at the tight end position hasn't changed since 2010, but players and coaches are aiming to finally establish... Thu, 21 Mar 2013 21:00:00 MDT Report: Ravens' Pitta garnering interest from other NFL teams The Baltimore Sun is reporting that former BYU tight end Dennis Pitta, a restricted free agent, has drawn "preliminary... Fri, 15 Mar 2013 14:19:21 MDT Ziggy Ansah continues to impact BYU program, coaches As BYU outside linebackers coach Kelly Poppinga watched the Senior Bowl on television last month, he couldn't help but laugh. Tue, 05 Mar 2013 19:30:00 MST BYU basketball: Gonzaga edges BYU, 70-65 Gonzaga entered the Marriott Center Thursday night as the No. 2 team in the country — the highest ranked team ever to... Thu, 28 Feb 2013 23:30:00 MST Former BYU standout Austin Collie released by Colts; team owner calls Collie 'a warrior' BYU's all-time receiving yards leader is looking for a new home. Austin Collie was told by Indianapolis on Friday that the... Fri, 15 Feb 2013 17:15:00 MST 5 former Utah college stars who could be impacted this NFL offseason 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 Players with Utah ties make impacts in Super Bowl 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 Dick Harmon: Father witnesses rise of his son as Dennis Pitta has breakout year Dennis Pitta Sr. knows football — and he knows a football player when he sees one. But there was a time and day he... Sat, 02 Feb 2013 22:55:00 MST You don't say? Funniest questions, responses from Super Bowl media day (+video) "How ticklish are you?" Whether it's this or other off-the wall inquiries, players and coaches are subjected to some strange... Fri, 01 Feb 2013 07:56:47 MST Underrated Dennis Pitta could be key Sunday Thu, 31 Jan 2013 16:20:00 MST #DNHuddleUp: Who will have the biggest Super Bowl impact? Paul Kruger, Dennis Pitta, or Haloti Ngata? There are seven players in Super Bowl XLVII with ties to Utah, and five of them will play for the Ravens. For the purposes of... Thu, 31 Jan 2013 16:05:00 MST Former BYU tight end Dennis Pitta has earned the praise, confidence of Baltimore Ravens teammates (+video) Former BYU great Dennis Pitta has played a vital role in the Baltimore Ravens' success this season. Tue, 29 Jan 2013 11:15:00 MST Seven players with ties to the state of Utah make it to Super Bowl XLVII With the Ravens and the 49ers reaching this year's big game in the "Big Easy" after victories Sunday in the conference... Sun, 20 Jan 2013 22:20:00 MST Ravens upset Patriots 28-13 to make Super Bowl John Harbaugh and his Baltimore Ravens set up a family reunion at the Super Bowl, shutting down the New England Patriots... Sun, 20 Jan 2013 21:11:25 MST NFL: Dennis Pitta, Paul Kruger boost Baltimore's bid to reach Super Bowl Paul Kruger was selected in the 2009 NFL Draft, plays outside linebacker, and starred for the University of Utah. Dennis... Sun, 20 Jan 2013 00:33:24 MST Utah ties in the NFL playoffs: Kruger, Ravens move on while Wagner, Seahawks come up short Paul Kruger helps the Ravens defense force Peyton Manning and the Broncos into several mistakes as Baltimore pulls off the... Sun, 13 Jan 2013 21:55:00 MST Dick Harmon: Hoffman's return in 2013 gives BYU's program a huge boost Hoffman is the closest thing BYU has had to a dominating receiver in all the years before and after Austin Collie. Sat, 29 Dec 2012 22:00:17 MST BYU's Stephenson, Van Noy earn AP All-America honors BYU punter Riley Stephenson and linebacker Kyle Van Noy continued to add to their postseason honors Tuesday. Stephenson was... Tue, 11 Dec 2012 11:05:00 MST Baltimore Ravens' Terrell Suggs likens former BYU tight end Dennis Pitta to 'unicorn, minotaur' Former BYU tight end Dennis Pitta is blossoming this season with the NFL's Baltimore Ravens. In fact, according to teammate... Wed, 14 Nov 2012 13:12:48 MST Former BYU tight end Dennis Pitta moves up Baltimore Ravens depth chart Thu, 27 Sep 2012 19:25:25 MDT