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Published: Wednesday, April 4 2012 4:00 p.m. MDT

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West Jordan, Utah

Interesting update on Jeff Chatman.

I remember watching Chatman play when I was in my late teens. This article, and the realization that it was nearly 25 years ago that Chatman played at BYU has me feeling older.

Salt Lake City, UT

Utah will never beat BYU again....given the level of recruits coming in for the next six years.....but then, Utah couldn't beat Snow College Last year, so I guess it isn't saying much~

Otis Spurlock
Ogden, UT

I knew Jeff personally my freshman year at byu. I last saw him when I was in law school. Since then I have had occasional contact with him and his family by phone and the annual Christmas card.

He personifies excellence in almost everything he does. I congratulate him on his son accepting a scholarship. It's still not too late for him to choose Utah. I will see what I can do.

Colorado Springs, CO

Jeff and I have lost contact with each other a long time ago. Maybe Jeff will remember the day he receive the Priesthood. I was the only person he invited other than the Bishopric and Elders Quorum Presidency preform his ordination. I'm happy for Jeff and Leah. They are a couple of very great people. Jeff should you read this comment. Thank You for your friendship.

CO Ute

Sounds like a great kid and a good pick up for the Y.

@TRUTH - 'never' is an absolute with no exceptions such as how often BYU has made the NCAA Final Four.

San Diego, CA

I'm very excited about BYU getting Washington's best high school player who is also humble and willing to serve a mission before returning to basketball. Jordan Chatman sounds like the real deal. I watched his father play and remember his consistency and soft touch on shots around the basket. So pleased to hear Jeff Chatman found success in life and in his family. Maybe one or two of his younger sons will also play for the Cougars some day . . . .

Iowa City, IA

Sounds like a good dad.

Cottonwood Heights, UT


"Utah will never beat BYU again"

Hilarious ... the reality is that BYU will lose to Utah sooner than any of you Coug fans think. You may get the game in the Marriott Center next year, but I'll venture a guess that Utah will be back to playing good ball and will beat BYU the following season in the Huntsman Center. And just like that, the basketball rivalry will be back to what it should be.

On a different note, of all the recent recruits that committed to the Y, Jordan is the one I'm most jealous of. I think this kid is going to be awesome for the Y. Be excited Coug fans, you're set up with some good players for the next several years.

Gilbert, AZ


"I'll venture a guess that Utah will be back to playing good ball and will beat BYU the following season in the Huntsman Center."

Utah is only 1-5 in their last six games versus BYU in the HC; that lone win coming in OT with Utah's only 20+ win team since 2005. I wouldn't count too much on the HC being able to reverse the trend of the Utes losing 10 of their last 11 versus the Cougars.

South Jordan, UT

I predict that Utah will get tired of all the L’s and claim that they need to go in another direction with scheduling and play lower level teams so that they can get some easy wins before they get beat in that what do they call it the conference of chumpions you know the pac-whatever. So after next year or so they will not be playing in any sport

Cedar Hills, UT

I loved watching Jeff play. I was a freshman the year they were 17-0. I remember Jeff "sauntering" onto the Marriott Center court and thinking to myself, "This guy's the real deal."
Happy to hear about his post-college success and very stoked to see Jordan play in a few years.

Farmington, UT

I, too, enjoyed watching Chatman play. I loved his attitude. He was on some excellent teams. I can hardly wait until 2014, when Chatman and Harrison can take the court together, competing athletically with any back court in the country.


Why do Ute fans still refer to the Cougars as rivalry. As I've said before...BYU has gone another direction...so has Utah. We're not your rivals anymore. Remember! Oh...and the Ute faithful has let us all know that Colorado is the new rival......I think we all know who's getting the best of that rivalry.....it's not even close. Unless of course you count skiing championships!!!!

Cougar Passion
Salt Lake City, UT

re: Truth @ 5:29:
I don't get it. I just don't get it. Why in the world would you want to rile up fans from another school when the article has nothing to do with them? Can't you just be happy with the success of your school's program? Just when I think another school has a monopoly on small-minded fans, something like this pops up. You can do better than that.

Syracuse, UT

Amen to cougar passion.

Naval Vet
Philadelphia, PA


"Utah will never beat BYU again....given the level of recruits coming in for the next six years....."

And then 3-yrs after you'd posted that, Utah up and goes 3-0 against the cougars. Precious!

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