Utah Utes football: Bobcats' QB DeNarius McGhee will test the Utes


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  • Mormon Ute Kaysville, UT
    Sept. 1, 2011 8:37 a.m.

    Awe, c'mon Duckhunter, the way you follow Ute stories in the Dnews you know you won't be able to stay away from your TV and KJZZ tonight.

  • utefan56 st george, utah
    Sept. 1, 2011 8:16 a.m.

    ...scouting reports are saying 'Ol Miss has the best O line in the SEC this year....check it out

  • Classless Ute Fan Magna, UT
    Sept. 1, 2011 12:52 a.m.

    It is great to see all of the Ute haters out there. I guess this just shows that Utah is getting bigger and better. Please let's see all of the haters come out of the wood works. It just shows how important they are truly becoming. McGhee is a good QB, probably the best from an FCS team. From what I've read about the bobcats, they don't stand a chance. In fall practice, MSU offense was struggling against their own defense. So, what chance do they have against a much better defense?

  • MiP Iowa City, IA
    Aug. 31, 2011 9:13 p.m.

    "Utah is 9-0 all-time against Montana State, winning the games by a combined score of 455-25."

    Utah is also 31-0 all-time against teams from the big sky.

    While I believe anything is possible in college football (see also Jacksonville vs Ole Miss and James Madison last year), there is serious precedence on the side of the Utes.

    Yet how many BYU fans have predicted Montana State to win? Serious August kool-aid.

  • Rational Salt Lake City, UT
    Aug. 31, 2011 9:09 p.m.

    "Bobcats' QB DeNarius McGhee will test the Utes"

    Only if he has a part time job as a Communications 101 TA. If the Utes don't win by 28 they should be very afraid against USC.

  • deductive reasoning Arlington, VA
    Aug. 31, 2011 7:07 p.m.


    Haven't Utah fans been beating their chest for years anytime they've beaten ANY BCS team? Bottom tier Ole Miss would be an upper tier team in the PAC 10.2.

    Worst/best Big Sky team, what difference does it make? MSU and ID St are both 1-AA teams.

  • Jenny83 OGDEN, UT
    Aug. 31, 2011 6:15 p.m.

    ol miss won 4 games last year
    ya, they're real great...
    and BYu's only favored by 3
    that's sad

  • Jenny83 OGDEN, UT
    Aug. 31, 2011 6:07 p.m.

    Big Coug
    BYU willl get to play the worst team in the big sky soon
    that's more up byu's alley.

  • Runner Chandler, AZ
    Aug. 31, 2011 5:44 p.m.

    Would be nice to actually see this game. KJZZ? C'mon, is that the best the mightly Pac-12 can come up with? I guess that's what you get when you are the kid sitting in the high chair at the big table.

    I see the game on Saturday will be carried by ESPN and ESPN3.com, which I guess that is what you get when you are man enough to stand up and make your own way.

    Aug. 31, 2011 5:27 p.m.

    Big Coug-
    If they did switch opponents, and Utah was a bigger underdog vs. Ole Miss, wouldn't that mean that most of the polls would have to rank BYU higher than Utah in the preseason?

    Remember, not everyone thinks that BYU is going to have another quest for perfection that they accomplish this year. They did accomplish that quest for perfection a few years back right?

  • Duckhunter Highland, UT
    Aug. 31, 2011 4:38 p.m.

    If utah really is everything the utah fans on here claim to be, national team, bcs quality, budding pac10 power, blah, blah, blah, then they should pound Montana St. It shouldn't even be close.

    We'll find out tomorrow night. Of course I won't be wathcing but I'll catch the "highlites" on the news.

  • RevK Glenwood, UT
    Aug. 31, 2011 2:18 p.m.

    I wouldnt be surprised to see Montana State win this. I think the Utes will be looking towards USC, and I say they get beat 27-24.......

  • Mormon Ute Kaysville, UT
    Aug. 31, 2011 1:37 p.m.

    I think our defense is ready for this guy. There have been reports that our defensive line is even better than last year and they were pretty darn good. We also have a great group of linebackers and our defensive backs have come together nicely. I'm confident our team can handle Montana State's offense.

  • Uteanymous Salt Lake City, Utah
    Aug. 31, 2011 1:20 p.m.

    "Utah's first season in the "Conference of Quarterbacks" is getting off to an early start."

    Quarterback U > "Conference of Quarterbacks" affiliate

    cya on the 17th

  • BigCougFan Cottonwood Heights, UT
    Aug. 31, 2011 12:39 p.m.

    Re: DrUte:

    The point spread you quoted:
    U point spread on line = -28-1/2.
    BYU point spread = -3.

    But if Utah and BYU swapped opponents Ole Miss would be favored to win by at least 30 and BYUa would be favored to win by over 48.

  • wardu Fallon, NV
    Aug. 31, 2011 11:27 a.m.

    At least I have the ESPN sports-ticker. Listening to the streaming version of what Utah has for calling the game on the radio is just to painful to bear. They are soooo bland, you would think they were commenting on how the grass is growing.

  • TheHailstorm South Weber, UT
    Aug. 31, 2011 11:06 a.m.

    @ CougFaninTX
    A keen eye for the obvious.

  • gonefishn Salt Lake City, UT
    Aug. 31, 2011 10:31 a.m.

    All the talk and hot air goes to the back seat. We finally have actual games, I can not wait!

  • Chris B Salt Lake City, UT
    Aug. 31, 2011 8:41 a.m.

    Utah 45
    Montana 10

    Ole Miss 30
    byu 17

  • RSailing OREM, UT
    Aug. 31, 2011 8:41 a.m.

    I am glad someone decieded to carry the U games locally. This is really good for the fans.

  • DrUte Woods Cross, UT
    Aug. 31, 2011 5:16 a.m.

    @ Nunya - Nonsense.

    U has too much speed, size, skill, & coaching, and especially speed. This will be a great opportunity for the U to test their various combinations, as Coach Whitt has basically stated.

    Best to be certain you're checking your rear view mirror for Ole Miss.

    U point spread on line = -28-1/2.
    BYU point spread = -3.

  • Uteology Fort Worth, Texas
    Aug. 31, 2011 12:11 a.m.

    Doubt the media will have a "hay day" if Utah loses since last year it was worse:

    James Madison 21
    #13 Virgina Tech 16

    @Lane Stadium

    Anything could happen but if Utah comes out and plays then we should be able to win. I'm really looking forward to the defense this year. Hopefully, they're as good as the 2008 defense.

  • nunya sacramento, ca
    Aug. 30, 2011 10:41 p.m.

    montana state walk on 45
    last in the pac 10.2 utes 3

  • Striker Omaha, NE
    Aug. 30, 2011 10:12 p.m.

    This team dominated most of the WSU game, but let it go in the 4th. They passed for almost 300 yards vs. WSU, which is dang good for a lower division team. This QB loves to play and from everything I've read, this team seems to think like they can go undefeated. Their QB is the real deal, and their team looks much better than last year. Whittingham is smart to not look ahead to USC. This is going to be one of the tougher games between divisions this week. The App State/VT game will be good too.

  • CougFaninTX Frisco, TX
    Aug. 30, 2011 9:59 p.m.

    I hope for U're sake this does not turn into a Ute loss. The media would have a hay day with the new AQ team getting beat by an FCS team.