Utah Utes football: Ute defense has plenty to be proud of after win

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  • TexasGirlAUte Draper, UT
    Oct. 19, 2011 7:35 a.m.


    Actually I think I read somewhere that the gameball went to Coleman Peterson. Shelby was great though! And he totally deserved the recognition he got!! He's one cool guy.

  • MiP Iowa City, IA
    Oct. 19, 2011 12:53 a.m.

    Game Ball to Shelby, for sure.

    Oct. 18, 2011 12:11 p.m.

    Let's follow Coach Whit's approach and take it one game at a time.

  • yankees27 Heber, Utah
    Oct. 17, 2011 2:08 p.m.

    KamUte- I agree with you, 6-0 would even be possible if we could limit or get rid of the mental errors (dumb penalties) and fumbles.

  • KamUte South Jordan, UT
    Oct. 17, 2011 1:38 p.m.

    Look for Utah to finish strong at 5-1 to end up 8-4 and go to Holiday Bowl.

  • SoonerUte Salt Lake City, UT
    Oct. 17, 2011 1:36 p.m.

    Shelby got a helmet sticker from the ESPN Gameday crew. Pretty cool.

  • dnsmith Salt Lake CIty, ut
    Oct. 17, 2011 1:17 p.m.

    Refreshing to see someone so talented not full of himself. Great job to the D. We played conservative at best on the anemic O and the D pulled out the win by demolishing the Pitt offense and making them look completely inept. When they don't get overused and tired they are killer.
    If we can get more good passing out of Hays with Devonte back, and limit dumb fumbles we will take Cal by storm
    GO UTES!!

  • Rational Salt Lake City, UT
    Oct. 17, 2011 12:25 p.m.

    It's a Whitt team: Tough, hard-playing, defensive oriented.

  • Veritas Aequitas Fruit Heights, UT
    Oct. 17, 2011 11:09 a.m.

    Offense is always fun to watch, but a great defense is a thing of beauty.

  • Hellooo Salt Lake City, UT
    Oct. 17, 2011 10:23 a.m.

    Nice to see the defense perform well. Hopefully, this can continue as it is the foundation on which Coach Whit hopes to compete in the PAC 12.

  • DRay Roy, UT
    Oct. 17, 2011 9:42 a.m.

    kudos to the Ute defense, from a Y fan...I am proud of the way U. defense has played to well represent the great state they ....represent. That is also why I am proud of the Cougars when they play well, because they represent the LDS church whom they are priveledged to ...represent.

  • TJ Eagle Mountain, UT
    Oct. 17, 2011 8:31 a.m.

    Defense is solid. Now, if they had an offense they might actually make it past the NM bowl all the way to Las Vegas.

  • BleedRed Sandy, Utah
    Oct. 17, 2011 7:53 a.m.

    This is Genesis of PAC 12 Utah Football!