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Published: Tuesday, April 9 2013 9:25 p.m. MDT

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Sheriff Andy Taylor
Salt Lake City, UT


It's best not to feed the troll. But if you must, bring some heat man! I don't even know what you were trying to say. Mocking the Lone Peak team? That's almost akin to mocking their NC, if it were real.

East Salt Lake City, Utah

Can't wait for Red White game, in particular seeing what Brandon Cox can do.


@Ducky and sammy

Speaking of saying one thing, and doing something else...

"The [Cougar] offense has plateaued with the existing leadership, after Anae’s six seasons on the job, we want consistent production, not every other year or every third year."
-- Bronco 2010

I wonder which Bronco you both believe, 2010 or 2013?

Pocatello, ID

I respectfully disagree, Ragnar,

The Utah d-line has consistently been a staple at Utah for years. From Elliss to Soliai, Fifita, Ma'ake Kemoeatu to the Krugers, Star and many others. If there is one place where Utah reloads, it is the D-line. While 3 of the starters left, the guys replacing him got a lot of reps. Outside of Orchard and Reilly, they may not be household names, but I'm confident the D line will be just fine.

Highland, UT

@sherrif gomer pyle

rbn is like most utah "fans", he can dish it but he can't take it, and to be honest if that is a sample of him "dishing it" he needs some work.


Las Vegas, NV

Here kitty kitty kitty! Like kittens to a bowl of warm milk, the trollers come "flocking"!! GREAT entertainment!!

Go Utes!!

Ragnar Danneskjold
Bountiful, UT


I hope you are right about this year. You are right about usually reloading, but the losses on D-line are big. I just don't see how the line can't take at least a small step back for at least the early part of the season. Star was so good, that the whole line could lean on his play. That won't be possible this year. It is a big concern for me considering how inconsistent the LB's have been the last few years.
I think the talent will eventually show, but I don't put too much faith in how well the O-line is looking right now.
I am usually with you, and the D-line is basically of no concern. But I have a bad feeling about replacing 3 starters, 1 being a generational talent. I overstated saying they are in trouble, but it is something I will be concerned about until we play somebody decent.

Pocatello, ID


I agree with you, especially with the LBs being shaky. It's time they stepped up and really sated having an impact. The d line certainly has to prove themselves, but I think they will. That said, I'm glad we have 2 non conference and 3 home games to start the season.

Evanston, WY

I think somewhere in the middle of these comments is about right. The Utes may take a step backward on the D line but I think the O line will be much improved and, as a result, the whole Offense will be better. Wilson wil be improve and I'm excited to watch Jake Murphy and Dres Andersen. I don't think the Utes will be in Pasadena but I don't think 8 or 9 wins is out of the question. By the way, Sammt G and Duckie, How is BYU doing this spring? some of us support our own teams instead of constant trolling. I've not seen one BYU article nor do I care.

Spokane Ute
Spokane, WA

Hopefully a good Spring will lead to a good fall. One thing is certain; BYU will lose to Utah; it's a lock and a given!

Highland, UT

Here's a quote from whittingham, reported in the trib today, about the qb "situation" at the u.

"Whittingham boasted Thursday the Utes might have two of the quarterbacks in the "upper echelon" of the Pac-12."

Really? The "upper echelon" of the pac 12? wilson and schulz? LOL!

And utah "fans" criticize Bronco's proclamations. I've already documented on here what his last claim about his "qb situation" being the best in the country.


East Salt Lake City, Utah

I'm not worried about the defense, even with a mediocre season last year they kept us in most games. Like road games against ranked teams Utah State, UCLA, and Oregon State. It's the offense that hasn't been able to deliver in those games.

The talent on the defense is much better than the offense, as proven by the number of NFL draft picks. So the defense should be just fine. I am just hoping that the offense finally comes through this year and raises it level of play.

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