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Published: Friday, Nov. 23 2012 6:05 p.m. MST

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I'll call it
Ogden, UT

Reggie! Reggie! Reggie!

He's got more of them... at the next level.

Go Reggie and good luck in your future endeavors.

Guam_Bomb
BARRIGADA, GU

At least it's over. It's clear that Utah needs some serious help of both sides of the ball. From what i've seen, team speed, particularly in the defensive secondary is a top priority for next year. They've got to find someone who can replace White and they need some more playmakers at tight end and wide out. Wilson's got a year to work with this group of receivers and backs.

Lightening Lad
Austin , TX

This was such shocking result with the game being so close. Colorado has been getting beaten by an average of 50-13. Utah seems to get off to good starts the last few years, then close out the season as weak as a crate of baby kittens. Sacramento State beat Colorado in Boulder by 2, before giving New Mexico State their only win. New Mexico State beat Sac St by 30, so New Mexico St would be 32 pts better than Colorado, while Utah is just 7 pts better, does that make New Mexico St 25 points better than Utah?
You could take it further, Utah beat BYU by 3, so New Mexico St should beat BYU by 28, the only problem with this logic is that Utah would not have beaten BYU without lots of help from Riley Nelson, since Riley isn't likely to start vs New Mex St, it's a toss up.
This season has been so miserable for both Cougars and Utes, with really terrible offenses, you have to find something to take your mind off your pain. Normally BYU fans really travel to away and bowl games, people just want the season over, no bowl plans.

Y Grad / Y Dad
Richland, WA

Congrats, Utes. Honest. Time to start rebuilding.

AntelopeValleyUte
Palmdale, CA

Coach Whitt has lots of work to do in the off season, starting tomorrow. Coach discipline, and open competition in the Spring time for every position on the field...for starters. At least that is what I would do. But since Whittingham is the head coach, I'll just give my two cents. Way to end the season on a win. Go UTES!

reasonableUTE
Provo, UT

@lightening Lad

Was your psychiatrist busy today? I hope you feel better now that you got all that off your chest. We had some amazing athletes on our team this year, it's too bad they had to suffer through a rough season because of coaching oversights at other positions. I'm optimistic about Wilson. I thought Blechen had a terrible year, hopefully he can get back to his old form by his senior season. Our linebackers at times looked terrible this year, given the youth that is to be expected I suppose. Overall I would have to say that though the Utes have not acclimated to the PAC-12 as quickly as I thought they might, they seem to be headed in the right direction. I thought all of the young guys, including Brian Johnson made some nice progress this year. Here's hoping that we don't have any more lapses in our recruiting from here on out. If the Utes continue to recruit well, we will be fine.

BYUfaninWashSt
Everett, WA

If it wasn't for just plain dumb luck, Utes would have finished last place in PAC. They won't be so lucky next year.

toosmartforyou
Farmington, UT

Well, been away but just checked the news and I see that the Utes won in Boulder. Congratulations....you are now at .500 in conference play with your rival, Colorado. I was told Utah was favored by 23. But at least they won.

Two For Flinching
Salt Lake City, UT

Glad we ended with a win, but this team needs to start improving for next year. Starting with tackling, discipline, and finding some LBs, WRs, and an O-line.

@BYUfaninWash

You care to explain how blowing out Cal and WSU is "dumb luck"?

wer
South Jordan, UT

Congrats to the Utes for beating the 114 rated team in the country-on their home field, no less.

Jenny83
Logan, UT

Byu fanin washington ....... Utah was bad this year and how did BYU do against this terrible Ute team.. :)

ImaUteFan
West Jordan, UT

BYUfaninWashSt - You're right. Utah was awful this year. Only 5 wins and, as "dumb luck" would have it, one of those was against BYU. Just sayin'.

Qwest Perfected
Salt Lake City, UT

I still can't believe that they kicked it to Reggie Dunn he has simply been amazing ith is year. I hope he can make his way onto an NFL roster somewhere and return kickoffs on Sundays.

That was an exciting game today even though it shouldn't have been. I was glad to see the Utes get their first road win of the season. Even though they weren't playing for anything other than pride, both teams came out and gave it their all.

I agree that recruiting is key - Utah needs some speed. I'm not sure how a team can replace Star but hopefully they can land some good athletes again this year.

I think Wilson's experience will pay off next year but they will also have one of the hardest schedules in the nation so it will be a huge test.

I doubt it will happen but it would be great if the Utes could somehow get a bowl bid if for no other reason than to get all those extra practices for our young guys.

Go Utes!

GoRed
WEST VALLEY CITY, UT

@BYU faninWashSt

"If it wasn't for just plain dumb luck, Utes would have finished last place in PAC. They won't be so lucky next year."

Actually "unlucky" is closer to it. With one (and maybe two) exceptions, Utah was in every game they played this year. Just look at the final scores. Oh well, Utah did beat your BYU team.

Utah owns BYU.

indycrimson
Franklin, IN

Coogie fans....required reading for you.

1. Read the article.
2. Respond accordingly.
3. The article was about an amazing kick returner...dumdeedumdum..

Colorados coaches kicking to Dunn. I wonder on the ride home if they blind folder themselves just to see if they could find the way home; where they could put there hand on a hot stove just to see if they got burned? So they could drive to the auto mechanic just to see if he used to be a paramedic to bandage the wound???

Why kick to Dunn??? Just as stupid as the other thoughts above!!

toosmartforyou
Farmington, UT

Nice to see Utah fans reinforcing what we've always known.....beating BYU is your #1 goal and makes a successful season. And a few inches on a field goal that bounced off the upright is as good as 54 - 10. Amazing thought process.......

U 90
Corona, CA

toosmart,

correct, Utah is 1-1 with the new rival but totally dominated the old rival

indycrimson
Franklin, IN

Too Smart...

Utah fans aren't calling this a successful season.

Just trying to keep the runaways in Provo in check when they want to brag about their season

Are you suggesting the NCAA widen the goal posts? Or giving points for a near miss ? Kind of like horse shoes?

GoRed
WEST VALLEY CITY, UT

@too"smart"foryou

Not really. Any true Ute fan will admit that the season was not up to expectations. Going into a high profile conference like the PAC 12 will do that for you. You don't have any weeks off, unlike some teams that schedule games against 4 teams that rate as the worst in all of college football in order to guarantee 4 wins. Utah doesn't have that luxury. So yes, in a disappointing season, it's nice at least to be able to silence some of the arrogant rival fans 40 miles to the south.

Ernest T. Bass
Bountiful, UT

Too bad the utes haven't beaten a good team in years.

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