AZUTE1, from what I know of intracranial artery injuries (not a ton, but more
than a layperson), once someone is officially cleared for play, it's
because there is little to no risk of reinjury to it. If he's cleared in
July, I would doubt a redshirt would be needed. The only reason I would see for
redshirting is if he loses out to Thompson and they wanted to keep him to play
after Thompson's eligibility is up.
I'm happy for Travis and wish him well.
Does TW just simply RS this year in order to be certain of his ability to play?
Great news for Travis Wilson. I wish him the best - both on and off the field.
Also Ed, Petron's reputation is highly regarded in the state. If you ever
visit the University Orthopedic Center in Salt Lake City, walk by his office and
you'll notice thank you messages from several Cougar greats, and some
Aggies, too, I believe.
Good luck to you Travis Wilson. Live long, and prosper.
TW being cleared by the fall would be awesome. More competition for the QB
group, which will result in some big plays between the QB corps and the WR
corps. Go TW, Go Utes
Also, a warm welcome for Kendal Thompson to the University of Utah football
program this summer! If Wilson is able to pass all evaluations and receive
clearance to participate in fall camp, it will be a VERY interesting QB
competition for the starting position, and even the back up spot with promising
frosh on the roster.
great news! I believe Travis Wilson will be a great quarterback. Last year,
despite the injuries and bad luck, he managed to put up some decent numbers.
There were 2 games in which he threw a combined to throw 9 picks(UCLA and Oregon
St.) Throughout the year I would say ATLEASt 25% of the pics were a direct
result of his receivers tipping the ball up when the ball was not thrown high.
He struggled to come back after his hand injury and when he did come back
he'd lost one of his biggest weapons, TE Jake Murphy.This year
should be a key turn around for Wilson and the whole team. Offensively they
return Dres Anderson who will be bigger and faster along with Kenneth Scott. I
though Scott would be the better player but we never really got to find out
seeing as he got hurt in the first series of the season. They get him back
along with some more speed at WR and more experience at OL and RB. Wilson will
have more confidence and will put the UTES in the top quarter standings of the
Ed, this isn't a concussion issue, it's a cardiovascular and
neurological one. Hence, an issue that requires literally an entire TEAM of
doctors; the team physician, presumably Dr. Petron, in this case is acting as a
spokesperson, not a singular authority on whether he can or can't play.
"Ed, yeah what are doctors with 30 years experience with the athletic
population anyway?"They are employees/contractors of the school.
Why do you think the NFL changed it's concussion protocols? It's
because team doctors sent players back on the field too soon because of pressure
Ufan, why do you think he's been held from activity since November and
undergoing extensive testing. They aren't waiving their liability,
they're clearing him for non-contact practice with further evaluation
planned. I think a team of medical professionals has a little better grasp of
the condition, along with associated risks, than to put anyone's life in
Utah should be extremely concerned about putting Wilson back on the field.The last thing any team needs is for a player to die on the field from a
hit that was exacerbated by a known medical condition.
@ Ed GradyUtah's team physicians don't work for athletics,
they work for the UOC.
Ed, yeah what are doctors with 30 years experience with the athletic population
Does anybody really believe a team physician?
@ utesgoingdownthehillI'm not 100% sure, but I think Utah might
have won the Sun Bowl during their first season in the PAC-12... That means they
had a winning record.
I sincerely hope the facts are as good as the news in this article. I hope that
Wilson has recovered and can play, without concern. This is one die-hard Cougar
fan who thinks it's great to hear that he's going to be back with the
Utes, I just hope this isn't a case of medical staff being overly
optimistic. In either case, I wish only good things for Travis, both on and off
This is definitely good news for the Utah football team, but hopefully the
coaches are not putting all their eggs in the Travis Wilson basket and are
grooming a quality replacement for when TW undoubtedly goes down with another
injury. History has shown that the Utes just can't keep their
starting QB healthy, and the quality of play takes a big drop off when the
back-up comes in. Not to mention the Ute offense has to endure yet ANOTHER new
Offensive scheme under the 6th OC in 6 years. You'd think that a member of
the "conference of champions" could afford better, more consistent help.
Unfortunately TW's return will not make much of a dent in the
gauntlet you will face in 2014. You are looking at a 3-4 win season and a new
coach this time next year. I wonder how long SOS will matter to frUte fans when
they are only winning 3 games each year and don't have a win against BYU to
keep the ego intact. Sad day ahead my friends... Sad days.
Utahcountyute I posted with my another alias.
Utahcountyute no I didn't go to any indy school . I attended your beloved
Utah. There academia is great, it's the sports program that I hate because
of all the ridiculous fan like you. UTAH claim to play in so called prestigious
pac 12, but they only way fans can feel good about their team is by comparing it
to division 3 battalion down south. Both Utah and Byu is mid major at
best. When was last time utah had winning season playing with elite team
schedule? Never!! Yeah go thump your chest and put another pac 12 sticker for
being better than nobody byu.
Great news! Stay healthy young man. The size, skills and ability is there for
Travis. Can't wait to see him on the field healthy again. Go
Stgtoslc, congratulations on finding the grammatical error, that for sure
provided a moral victory for you , just like your sad football team always seem
to win, moral victory.
"Utah and byu should just start there own sad depressing conference."At least they'd have an education.
I'm glad to see his situation has improved; however, the Utes still need
people who can block for him and a real QB coach. I'd hate to see the Utes
rush him back and have him end up like Wynn. Good luck TW!
Chris BPlay nice. DC exhibited great sportsmanship and compassion.
He also gave Wilson and the Utes a compliment. Show some class ... please.I'm happy for Travis, and hopes that his recovery continues.
Great news for Travis if he had been healthy at the end of last year Utes
probably go bowling no way they lose to WSU.
This is always great news. Travis has great skills and will be desperately
needed by the utes to have success. If the Utes can get solid, healthy play at
QB they have a chance to do some great things.
Great new for Travis. Let's go Bulldog! And my prayers go
out to Ofahenguae.
From a BYU fan, I'm glad he's able to play. Must have been a tough
time for he and his family. I'm also glad that we don't
have to play him again. :)
One step at a time...this is a positive first one. May if be followed by many
Obviously this is great news for Travis and his family.But it sure
is nice to get this news for the team and program. Now, Ofahenguae needs to
return to health.Go Utes!!
This is great news! So happy for Travis.Travis Wilson will lead to
the Utes to a great season in the Prestigious Pac 12 before his career is