Tom Smart, Deseret News
Utah Utes head coach Kyle Whittingham as the University of Utah plays Oregon State University in PAC12 football Saturday, Oct. 29, 2011, in Salt Lake City, Utah. (Tom Smart, Deseret News)

The Sporting News ranks Utah's Kyle Whittingham as the fourth-best coach in the Pac-12 — behind Oregon's Chip Kelly, Washington State's Mike Leach and USC's Lane Kiffin.

— The guys at tackle the the future of the BCS.'s Ted Miller opens his Pac-12 blog mailbag.

—'s Dan Sorensen catches up with former Utah coach Ron McBride.

— Former Ute Ma'ake Kemoeatu is back with the Baltimore Ravens.