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Published: Wednesday, Sept. 18 2013 7:07 a.m. MDT

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ekute
Layton, UT

Weak stuff to bag on tv coverage. FXS1 has been getting great reviews nationally. The Pac12 has it's own national network. I haven't had any trouble finding and watching any of them quality channels. I wonder if the satellite company would of dropped the Virginia game had it been ND playing.

atl134
Salt Lake City, UT

@DaveKnows
"Besides, I hope the "national" Ute followers are excited to see this game as it's the only time Utah will be shown on ESPN all year...Has anyone outside of Utah found the channel they normally play on? "

Two of the three games were on Fox Sports 1, a new national network. The other was on the PAC-12 Network (the game against Weber State).

Anyway, this game will probably be close, since most of the time it is a close game.

STLute
St. Louis, MO

@DaveKnows
I've watched each Utah game from the comfort of my couch. Looking forward to catching every other game this year too.

Go Utes!

clehman
Sandy, UT

Hey Naval Vet,

Here's hoping for a nice frantic, emotional win on Saturday!

Tators
Hyrum, UT

@ Chris B:

All that mocking of BYU's secondary could easily come back and bite you in the rear end... and will definitely add to how badly you're going to feel about losing to them. Just don't forget your promise to not post on any more BYU articles for a year. A lot of people, and apparently even many Ute fans, have had enough of that stuff that does nothing to add to the online dialog.

In answer to one of your inferred questions, BYU has actually beaten nationally ranked teams both this season and last. Can Utah claim as much? I didn't think so.

By the way, it's interesting that both Utah's head coach and defensive coordinator are BYU alumni... choosing to go there when both had offers from Utah. That's gotta hurt just a bit.

jdub1942
PROVO, UT

Wilson is a straight up beast, and I hope he continues to heal from the loss of his best friend.

Go Utes!
Go BYU fans that have shown class here. Go away those that haven't.

Tators
Hyrum, UT

I honestly think it's great that the PAC has their own sports channel. My only complaint is that it doesn't come with the standard satellite sports package. A person has to buy-up to a premium package in order to receive it. Not so with ESPN.

ekute
Layton, UT

Tators,

cable triple play...complete tv programing, full feature phone service, 50+ Mbps internet.

jdub1942
PROVO, UT

Tators,
It certainly does not hurt that those two coaches went to BYU over Utah many moons ago. Does it hurt that despite this they still chose to Coach at Utah, especially when one was given the head coaching job at BYU?
BTW, keep talking up beating Texas, who just so happens to be one of the most laughed at teams in the country this year. And I certainly do not pay extra to watch the P12N and Utah, I would have to, however if I wanted watch ESPNU and each BYU game.
Guess you are still just "Small Fries" my man.

motorbike
Cottonwood Heights, UT

DaveKnowsWhatsUp

"Has anyone outside of Utah found the channel they normally play on?"

Do you get out much? It's not hard to get EVERY Utah game this year. I had no problem catching the first ever game on FoxSports 1 when I was across the country in a my hotel with limited channels.

jdub1942
PROVO, UT

Motorbike,

You'd assume from his moniker that he would know whats up, but you know what happens when you assume.

Ernest T. Bass
Bountiful, UT

He better not be to excited. He will be more grassstained than touchdowned after saturday.

SLCWatch
Salt Lake City, UT

Uteology
I'm so sorry. I didn't make it clear. I was not talking about Texas run defense. I was talking about their offense. Despite being decimated by BYU's defense their offense held up about the same against Ol'Miss's defense.
Utah has not been tested by a rush offense other than Utah State so it appears good at this time. OSU did not have a run game when they arrived in SLC and they didn't do any better than they did against Hawaii.
I believe Utah will find the Y very difficult,the multi-faceted running game will prove much more had to stop.
On the other hand the Y will have to change their passing game to more drop back passing and less roll out. The roll out throws have been the problem for Hill. His passes have been good when he sets his feet.
I think Utah's best bet is a throwing game but that means Wilson has to stand still and I don't know if he will have time because the Y's defense is much more aggressive than Utah State, Weber and certainly more so than what OSU showed.

SLCWatch
Salt Lake City, UT

@ekute
I agree no one should wish injury on any player.
I hope the game can be played without injury to anyone.
However you were wrong about the worst Y haters wouldn't do that.
One did in these comments in the last couple of weeks.
Everyone needs to back off such talk and just enjoy a simple game.
You know, something we all want our own children to play.
Something friends share with each other before thanksgiving dinner.
Something we have fun doing.
Fun...not fanatisism.

AZUTE1
Mesa, AZ

Any byu fan lamenting rn being injured during last year's game should merely have looked over to our side and seen the M.A.S.H. Unit we had going on, plus BB finishing out his suspension. JWIV, both of our Safeties, numerous O-Linemen/WRs, etc.

Furthermore, Uteology correctly added support to UT's current bottom-feeder Rush-D ranking when he pointed to their virtually identical final ranking from last year. This clearly shows a long-term pattern and directly factored into their DC being immediately fired following their national embarrassment/humiliation in losing to such an inferior opponent.

Unless th ever learns how to throw the rock at least at a mediocre-/Pop Warner-level, rn is easily preferrable, even an injured rn.

th is purely one-dimensional and definitively not at an Elite Sean Mannion-like one-dimensional. UT was easily the exception, not the rule. A complete/utter fluke.

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