8:45 AM EST, Sat November 28, 2020
Block U 7 hours ago
Opponent Preview: Washington’s offense

Opponent Preview: Washington’s offense

Jennifer Buchanan-USA TODAY Sports ​Will it be Arizona State? Maybe BYU? Try Washington. The Huskies have rung in the Jimmy Lake era with back-to-back wins to open the season, and will have home field advantage for the third consecutive week when the host Utah in a primetime matchup on ABC this Saturday after ASU’s COVID woes have sidelined their program for the second consecutive week, forcing the PAC-12 to shift this week’s schedule. ​Offensively, the Huskies are in a similar situation as the Utes, breaking in a new quarterback in freshman Dylan Morris...
DeseretNews.com 18 hours ago
Why Utah coach Kyle Whittingham has ‘full confidence’ in new starting quarterback Jake Bentley

Why Utah coach Kyle Whittingham has ‘full confidence’ in new starting quarterback Jake Bentley

Utah Utes quarterback Jake Bentley evades the tackle from USC Trojans cornerback Olaijah Griffin (2) at Rice-Eccles Stadium in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020. With Cam Rising’s injury, Bentley is the new starting QB for the Utes, who play at Washington on Saturday night. | Spenser Heaps, Deseret News Clearly, Bentley earned the respect of his teammates long before he became the starter. In mid-October, they named the former South Carolina starter as one of the Utes’ four captains for the season Utah’s new starting quarterback, senior grad transfer Jake...
The Salt Lake Tribune 18 hours ago

Jake Bentley has the reins of Utah football’s offense, even if it comes a little later than anticipated

Jake Bentley’s time at the University of South Carolina essentially came to an end on Aug. 31, 2019.
The Salt Lake Tribune Nov 25, 2020

Red All Over: Getting that first Utes game under my belt

I covered a University of Utah football game last weekend, so does that mean I have to come up with a new schtick?
DeseretNews.com Nov 25, 2020
Utah’s revamped defense features plenty of ‘Utes’

Utah’s revamped defense features plenty of ‘Utes’

Utah cornerback Clark Phillips III (8) tackles Southern California wide receiver Bru McCoy (4) during the first half during an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020, in Salt Lake City. Clark, a true freshman, started at corner for the Utes against the Trojans. | AP Photo/Rick Bowmer Of Utah’s 22 starters on offense and defense, there were eight first-time starters, including three in the defensive secondary — sophomore JaTravis Broughton and true freshmen Clark Phillips and Nate Ritchie.  A youth movement is on full display in Utah’s football...
The Salt Lake Tribune Nov 25, 2020

Utah football changes on the fly after Washington becomes the Utes’ next opponent

Kyle Whittingham conducted his weekly ESPN700 radio show Tuesday evening in between two pieces of news.
DeseretNews.com Nov 24, 2020
Former Ute basketball player Jimmy Madison dies, fifth member of Utah’s mid-1980s teams to pass away too soon

Former Ute basketball player Jimmy Madison dies, fifth member of Utah’s mid-1980s teams to pass away too soon

Former Utah teammates Mitch Smith and Manny Hendrix say the 6-foot-9 Madison was a gentle giant, died in Tucson, Arizona a few days ago of a stroke or heart attack Former teammates and friends are mourning the death of ex-University of Utah basketball star Jimmy Madison. A member of the Lynn Archibald-coached teams from 1985-1989, Madison died after suffering a sudden stroke or experiencing cardiac arrest in Tucson, Arizona, former Utes Manny Hendrix and Mitch Smith confirmed Tuesday. Madison was 54. Hendrix, now a senior associate athletic director at Utah, said Madison was...
The Salt Lake Tribune Nov 24, 2020

Utah’s nonconference hoops schedule is soft, but blame COVID-19, not the Runnin’ Utes

The University of Utah men’s basketball team will not play the nonconference schedule it originally intended, but at least the Utes will play a nonconference schedule.
DeseretNews.com Nov 24, 2020
Utah hands keys of offense to QB Jake Bentley, but who will Utes play this weekend — Arizona State or Washington?

Utah hands keys of offense to QB Jake Bentley, but who will Utes play this weekend — Arizona State or Washington?

Utah Utes quarterback Jake Bentley passes during a game against USC at Rice-Eccles Stadium in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020. With starting QB Cam Rising injured during the game against the Trojans, Bentley will be under center for the Utes moving forward. | Spenser Heaps, Deseret News Coach Kyle Whittingham said Tuesday that while all his team’s attention is on the Sun Devils, Utah could play at Washington on Saturday In the wake of a season-ending shoulder injury to Cam Rising, Utah has a new starting quarterback. But which opponent will senior Jake...
The Salt Lake Tribune Nov 24, 2020

Utes quarterback Cam Rising out for the year, Jake Bentley to start

Cameron Rising lasted all of 14 plays as the University of Utah’s starting quarterback.
The Salt Lake Tribune Nov 23, 2020

Utah Runnin’ Utes Friday opener canceled, new opener vs. Washington set for Dec. 3

The University of Utah men’s basketball team will open its season a little later than expected due to COVID-19.
The Salt Lake Tribune Nov 22, 2020

Utah Utes’ long-awaited season-opener vs. USC offered mixed results

Eight months since the COVID-19 pandemic canceled the final three-quarters of spring practice, four different schedules, four different season-opening opponents, a virus outbreak within the program, consecutive openers canceled on the eve of the game earlier this month.
Block U Nov 22, 2020
Utes fall to USC 33-17 in season opener

Utes fall to USC 33-17 in season opener

Chris Nicoll-USA TODAY Sports Well, we had a football game, and it wasn’t always pretty, but it was a nice distraction. Coming into the game there were a million unknowns, and now there is maybe half a million unknowns. With it only being about a five game season, if the Utes are lucky, a team recovering from a big COVID outbreak just a couple of weeks ago, with many of the guys coming out of quarantine likely this week, and combine that with all the new faces, this game was going to be an uphill battle - especially with USC having two games under their belts. Shoot,...
The Salt Lake Tribune Nov 21, 2020

Quarterback Cameron Rising starts season opener for Utah

Cameron Rising is the University of Utah’s starting quarterback.
Block U Nov 21, 2020
Utah vs USC Open Game Thread

Utah vs USC Open Game Thread

Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports After almost a full year, and in a week where we’d be nearing the end of the regular season, with the finale usually a week away, the Utes are finally kicking off what is going to be an attempt at some kind of competitive 2020 campaign. After two cancellations the Utes will be on the field to take on USC tonight. No fan really knows what to expect. Really no member of the media knows what to expect from the Utes. With a rebuilt defense, and a new starting quarterback, I’m not sure what expectations should be for this squad. The fact that...

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