Snow College defensive coordinator Jan Jorgensen went retro last week when he tweeted that he had been doorbell ditched by his players.
“It’s good to see the youth are putting down their electronics and getting in some old fashioned mischief,” wrote the former BYU star.
By today’s standard, “old fashioned mischief” would be armed robbery, dealing drugs and disorderly conduct, wouldn’t it?
Utah had five players picked in the NFL draft, tied for 12th most in the country and second most in the Pac-12. Among the draftees were placekicker Matt Gay and punter Mitch Wishnowsky.
The Utes are the first team since 1985 to have both a punter and placekicker drafted in the same year.
If Dr. Scholls doesn’t offer them an endorsement deal, someone in marketing should be fired.
Real Salt Lake’s Nedum Onuoha refused to meet with L.A. Galaxy star Zlatan Ibrahimovic after the latter tried to apologize in the locker room for trash-talking during their game. Back in Salt Lake, Onuoha recounted the incident to local reporters, saying Ibrahimovic had threatened to injure him.
Onuoha said that in the end “ ... I just told him where to go.”
Word is he wasn’t talking about going to the beach.
It’s been a big year in Utah for retirements.
BYU basketball coach Dave Rose said farewell in late March, and roughly a month later, Utah gymnastics co-head coach Megan Marsden exited. Jazz sharpshooter Kyle Korver has indicated he is considering calling it quits.
Meanwhile, the Salt Lake Stallions and the Alliance of American Football went dark.
Speaking of retirings, when is Kalani Sitake going to ditch the gardening hat he wears at practice?
Country House was proclaimed Kentucky Derby winner after Maximum Security was disqualified.
In a fair world, the winner would have been named Minimum Effort.
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The mayor of a town in the Philippines has made it illegal to gossip.
Where was he when the Ricky Rubio trade rumors came up?
THE EYES HAVE IT
Houston’s James Harden temporarily left Game 2 of the Western Conference semifinals after being hit in the eye, but was OK for Game 3.
Harden told reporters, “I could barely see.”
To which several NBA refs said, “You too?”
How prevalent has Harden’s flopping become?
Sources say he’s been promised a lead role if there’s ever a remake of “Flipper.”