Jon Wilner of the San Jose Mercury News has moved the Utah Utes up two spots to No. 4 in his weekly Pac-12 ratings.

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The bump comes on the heels of the Utes' 54-10 win last Saturday at BYU. The Utes are now wedged between No. 3 USC and No. 5 California.

— Former Ute quarterback Alex Smith has been cleared to play for the 49ers this weekend.

— ranks former Ute Andrew Bogut as No. 49 in the NBA.

—'s Pac-12 blogger Ted Miller was asked about Jordan Wynn and John White IV in his weekly chat with fans.

— Check out defensive coordinator Kalani Sitake's weekly interview with the "Bill and Spence Show" on ESPN 700.