Comments about ‘Utah football coach Kyle Whittingham on BYU's jerseys: 'Whatever floats their boat' (+video)’

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Published: Friday, Aug. 9 2013 3:20 p.m. MDT

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Chris B
Salt Lake City, UT

Thankfully Kyle knows his job is to WIN. Doesn't have time to schedule bible study or catchy phrases that fall on their face.

And yes cougars and aggies, its hard to win in the Pac 12.

Much harder than playing a WAC schedule

We play a tougher schedule than you EVERY YEAR.

Ute Seniors going for perfect 4-0 career sweep over byu.

And Utes going for 22nd win of last 23 games against aggies!

Chris B
Salt Lake City, UT

Here is what Whittingham focuses on:

Win

Win

Win

As colleges coaches should.

Our kids already ARE good students(higher APR scores than byu and usu)
Our kids already HAVE God in their lives(if they care to)
Our kids already ARE good citizens(without needing to shove it in everyone's face)
Our kids already HAVE good relationships with family.

Utes 8-4 guaranteed this year.

We'll be in Rose Bowl contention within last 2 games of schedule.

When will byu and usu's seasons essentially be over, and out of contention for any significant bowl game?

First loss!

And I hope we get to deliver it, just like we did last year to byu!

We will end the aggies season after game 1

LOL!

Go Utes

Mike Johnson
Stafford, VA

Very strange article. Whittingham rightly should have no interest in what BYU does with their jerseys.

runnerguy50
Virginia Beach, Va

Why would Kyle care ?

scott
Alpine, UT

Why should anybody at BYU care what Whittingham thinks of BYU's jerseys? Does Kyle call Tom or Bronco every time the Utes decide to make a uniform change?

Top5Alive
salt lake city, UT

Coach Whittingham comments are reasons he is the best.

Smart Aleck
Vancouver, WA

Here is what Whittingham focuses on:

Win

Win

Win

And all he gets is:

Loss

Loss

Loss

And some embarrassment for the state of the program.

FatMan86
West Jordan, UT

@Chris B

You are right, Whittingham and Utah know they are already in a BCS conference and don't need hokey jerseys or other gimmicks. Also, they don't need to "shove it in everyone's face". Help me to understand why is it so important to you to "shove it in everyone's face"?

Fact is, Utah's PAC 12 status isn't the guarantee you make it out to be. Utah has never beaten Boise State. That sad little blue turf/small market/irrelevant MWC school currently owns Utah. Look at the scoreboard. And if they were to tee it up today, they'd flatten Utah yet again. Whit and Utah know this, that is why they backed out of their series with Boise St. Utah can beat weakling BYU and USU all day long, but in the PAC they are nothing, and that little nobody school in Boise isn't afraid one bit.

It's time to stop yapping until you have something to yap about.

ItrustNo1
La Grange, TN

Nice thought, but wrong way. BYU has got to keep winning and stop drawing attention to themselves with stuff like this name thing. BYU ought to know by know, of all people, that every time they do something like this they cross the line of NORMAL, especially in the football arena. The no play on Sunday tells the world of sports where BYU stands. The Pac 12 and the Big 12 sure have gotten the message. Lets let our kids just play football as good sportsmen, living an Honor code, building further on BYU's already nationally respected sports Tradition, while developing a Spirit of hard work and never quitting in these young men and women. Lets not open ourselves up to the "what ever floats your boat" comments, or those who would rather misinterpret BYU's intentions instead of appreciating the thought.

Perkunas
Ashburn, VA

I seem to recall some Ute uniforms with slogans rather than names in a rather lopsided loss to TCU a few years ago. I'd tease Chris B for forgetting that, but if I was a Ute fan, I'd want to forget that game ever happened, too.

Spider Rico
Greeley, CO

BYU isn't playing a WAC schedule...

anti BCS
Anaheim, CA

christy's fantasy

win
win
win

Utah's reality

win
loss
win
loss
loss
win
loss
win
win
win
win
loss
win
win
loss
win
loss
loss
loss
loss
win
win
loss
loss
win

13-12 since entering the PAC, and in steady decline starting in 2009

Jenny83
Logan, UT

Smart alleck.... When Wittingham's team plays Broncos team all Wittingham's team can do is
win
win
win
win!!

Henry Drummond
San Jose, CA

@Smart Aleck

Actually Coach has gotten
Win

Win

Win

Its just that they all came against BYU

Who's embarrassed now?

StGtoSLC
SALT LAKE CITY, UT

What a waste of media time after practice. Why would/should a coach care about uniforms of another team? Why not ask what he thinks of ASU's Sun Devil change, or Cal's bear image on the sleeve of their jerseys, or Oregon State's logo change?

CougFaninTX
Frisco, TX

chrissy - Utes 8 - 4? Really? If Utes go 8 - 4, I will never comment on another Ute article. Mark it down.

No Illusions
Midvale, UT

@Chris B

So the great Whits Job is to Win Win Win?

Last time I looked all he has done is let his team sit home with no Bowl game. Oh wait a minute they were in the 2nd annual toilet bowl last year to claim the crown of the next to worse team in the PAC10.2. In order to crow at all, you must at least get into a bowl game which the Utes are struggling to accomplish. No wonder Whit doesn't care, he knows the chances of getting into a bowl game other than the toilet bowl is slim to none. Loses this year include, Oregon, Stanford, USC, UCLA, UCLA, Utah State, BYU, Arizona, and Arizona State. Looks like a 3 win season to me. Another season like that and the Great Whit will be without a job!!!

motorbike
Cottonwood Heights, UT

I don't know how coaches maintain their patience with some of the dumb stuff they get asked by the media.
Who honestly cares?

Ernest T. Bass
Bountiful, UT

Gosh, the classy thing would be to say it was rilly neat.

Ry
Centerville, UT

Dumb question and even worse article.

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