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The Salt Lake Tribune Sep 25, 2020

Utah AD Mark Harlan thrilled Utes are playing, but says budget challenges remain in shortened football season

Operating with his normally steadfast, even-keeled public demeanor, Mark Harlan opened a Zoom call with the assembled media Friday afternoon by leaving no doubt about how he was feeling.
The Salt Lake Tribune Sep 21, 2020

Utes ready for a Pac-12 restart, but Oregon and California teams may need time

The Pac-12 has multiple contingency plans in place to start a football season.
DeseretNews.com Sep 16, 2020
What NCAA ruling means to Utah Utes basketball program

What NCAA ruling means to Utah Utes basketball program

Utah Utes head coach Larry Krystkowiak talks to forward Mikael Jantunen (20) and guard Both Gach (11) during the game against the Washington State Cougars at the Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020. | Spenser Heaps, Deseret News Utes waiting to see if Pac-12 will move up season start from Jan. 1 SALT LAKE CITY — As expected, the NCAA Division I Council voted Wednesday to move back the start of the 2020-21 college basketball season by a couple of weeks and announced the new season will begin Nov. 25. While that allows most of the country’s 353 Division I teams...
DeseretNews.com Sep 16, 2020
Pac-12, Utah Utes inching closer to playing football this season

Pac-12, Utah Utes inching closer to playing football this season

AP California, Oregon officials clear path for its teams to practice during coronavirus pandemic SALT LAKE CITY — A few weeks ago, Utah wide receiver Britain Covey shared a joke that was circulating among the players. “Hell will be straight football practice with no game to look forward to,” Covey said. At the time, the Pac-12 had yet to announce a partnership for rapid COVID-19 testing, leaving the conference on a path to continue postponing the season until at least January. My, how things are now evolving. Statements released by Pac-12 commissioner Larry Scott on Wednesday...
DeseretNews.com Sep 16, 2020
Utah quarterback Jake Bentley among Pac-12 players pleading their case for league to play this fall

Utah quarterback Jake Bentley among Pac-12 players pleading their case for league to play this fall

Quarterback Jake Bentley runs a drill as the University of Utah football team opens spring camp in Salt Lake City on Monday, March 2, 2020. | Scott G Winterton, Deseret News SALT LAKE CITY — Hours before the Big Ten officially announced Wednesday morning it would begin its college football season in October, players from around the Pac-12 expressed their desire to play this fall. That included Utah quarterback Jake Bentley. The graduate transfer from South Carolina responded to a letter shared on social media from USC players addressed to California Gov. Gavin Newsom asking for...
Block U Sep 15, 2020
Utes in the NFL: Great week 1 for many former Utes

Utes in the NFL: Great week 1 for many former Utes

Raj Mehta-USA TODAY Sports The NFL kicked off this past weekend, and there were a ton of former Utes in action, and plenty made some huge impacts for their respective teams. Here’s a rundown on how our guys did. Alex Smith - Washington Alex didn’t get any run in the team’s win over Philadelphia. Currently he’s listed as the No. 3 QB on the depth chart, and I’m not sure how many chances he’ll get early in the season. As the season goes along we may see him get some action, but I bet they’re going to be extremely careful with him as he returns from that injury. Bradlee Anae...
The Salt Lake Tribune Sep 14, 2020

Utes’ Kyle Whittingham has a lot of time on his hands. Here’s how he’s dealing with it.

Kyle Whittingham has been the head coach at the University of Utah since the 2005 Fiesta Bowl.
DeseretNews.com Sep 10, 2020
Utah women’s soccer team hoping long season of fall practice pays off in the spring

Utah women’s soccer team hoping long season of fall practice pays off in the spring

Utah’s Anna Escobedo, left, prepares to kick the ball against Oregon on Oct. 6, 2019, in Salt Lake City. | Steve C. Wilson/University of Utah SALT LAKE CITY — If there is such a thing as a silver lining in the pandemic that canceled all fall sports at the University of Utah, for the Ute women’s soccer team it means some extra practice time. Of course, the Ute players and coach Rich Manning were extremely disappointed when the fall schedule was shut down in August. After first having their nine nonconference games canceled, the Utes had their league games canceled by the Pac-12,...
The Salt Lake Tribune Aug 31, 2020

How Utes football is handling the recruiting dead period caused by COVID-19

With the COVID-19 pandemic still in its infancy, but already securing a tight grip on the American sports scene, the NCAA instituted a recruiting dead period on March 13.
Block U Aug 27, 2020
Utah football gets preseason ranking love, even with no fall season

Utah football gets preseason ranking love, even with no fall season

Jeff Swinger-USA TODAY Sports Even though there will be no fall football for the Utes, they have been getting recognition in the preseason national polls, with the AP Poll ranking them No. 22, the third time in program history the school has been ranked in the preseason AP Poll. Clemson Ohio State Alabama Georgia Oklahoma LSU Penn State Florida Oregon Notre Dame Auburn Wisconsin Texas A&M Texas Oklahoma State Michigan USC North Carolina Minnesota Cincinnati UCF Utah Iowa State Iowa Tennessee Utah, and other schools not playing in the fall, will fall out of the rankings, obviously,...

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    Britain Covey

    Pac-12, Utah Utes inching closer to playing football this season

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    Jake Bentley

    Utah quarterback Jake Bentley among Pac-12 players pleading their case for league to play this fall

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    Mikael Jantunen

    What NCAA ruling means to Utah Utes basketball program

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