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Published: Tuesday, Sept. 13 2011 11:00 p.m. MDT

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Unfortunately, RB Matt Asiata (Hunter HS/Utah) was released from the Minnesota Vikings practice squad just prior to the game. Good luck, Matt, you'll get on somewhere soon!

Rivalry week fuel: 21 Utes presently on NFL rosters to 12 Cougs. Expect the trend to continue!

Magna, UT

Nice to see so many talented athletes pass through the state, many more to follow.

Payson, UT

I was pretty sure Max Hall was waived, guess the arizona newspapers were wrong.

And what't the deal with Harvey Unga? Is he on a roster or not?

Payson, UT

Searched and found the answer from a CBS news report:

"Harvey Ungas absence no longer may be a factor with the 80-man roster: The Chicago Bears have placed the running back on the reserve/left squad list, according to a league source.

That means they have a roster exemption for the BYU running back. Unga cannot be paid while on the list."

He missed a week of training camp for the birth of his second child and then left again at the end of pre-season for a "personal matter". Since the team didn't even give him a locker, they don't think he is coming back.

We wish him well.

St. George, UT

What a difference a quarterback makes to Austin Collie.

Spanish Fork, UT

What about Tim Toone? The last I heard, he was on the Lions' practice squad.

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