Tom Smart, Deseret News
Utah coach Klye Whittingham as the University of Utah football team practices at Rice-Eccles Stadium Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2011, in Salt Lake City, Utah.

The University of Utah is hosting a "Social Media Day" on Thursday from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Check out the schedule of interactive events on

Fans can ask questions via Facebook and Twitter.

— Former Ute Alex Smith had a Q&A with the San Francisco media.

A Utah football preview from a Town Down South.

— NFL transactions: Christian Cox waived by Patriots; Rams release Eddie Wide.

— Earlier this week, ex-Ute Sione Pouha was named a team captain for the New York Jets.