10:43 AM EDT, Fri October 24, 2014

Old stars and newcomers Jakob Poeltl and Isaiah Wright shine in Utes scrimmage

It is carved in stone somewhere that every event at an intrasquad scrimmage is both a good and a bad sign, but the biggest takeaway from Tuesday’s “Night with the Runnin’ Utes” might be that so many guys on the floor held some level of intrigue. There were Delon Wright and Jordan Loveridge, having spent the offseason honing their offensive games and playing like it. There were vaunted true freshmen Jakob Poeltl, Isaiah Wright, Kyle Kuzma and Brekkott Chapman providing glimpses of the talent that...
Deseret Morning News Oct 21, 2014
Utah offensive coordinator Dave Christensen, quarterback Travis Wilson confident pass game will improve

Utah offensive coordinator Dave Christensen, quarterback Travis Wilson confident pass game will improve

The Utes are working hard to improve a shortcoming on offense as their Saturday showdown at Rice-Eccles Stadium with USC...
Deseret Morning News Oct 21, 2014
Beast mode: Utah running back Devontae Booker becoming 'The Beast' for Utes

Beast mode: Utah running back Devontae Booker becoming 'The Beast' for Utes

Ute running back Devontae Booker has taken on the moniker with strong showings in Pac-12 play.
Deseret Morning News Oct 21, 2014
The Heisman Trophy tracker, Week 8: A Utah Ute vaults up the list

The Heisman Trophy tracker, Week 8: A Utah Ute vaults up the list

A look at the players in the running for the 2014 Heisman Trophy to this point in a crazy college football season.
Deseret Morning News Oct 21, 2014
Utah Utes video: Dirk Facer tells us what to look for as the No. 19 Utes host No. 20 USC

Utah Utes video: Dirk Facer tells us what to look for as the No. 19 Utes host No. 20 USC

Deseret News Utes beatwriter Dirk Facer answers questions on Devontae Booker's workload, Travis Wilson's return as the team's...

Runnin' Utes scrimmage in Huntsman Center tonight at 7 p.m.

True, Utah football is ranked in the top 25, and with USC coming to town, it's hard to split attention. But consider this: Another potential top-25 team will offer a first glimpse tonight of its modified style and renovated home. Basketball season is dribbling up quick, and the Runnin' Utes will play a showcase Tuesday night at a newly upgraded Huntsman Center. Starting at 7 p.m., fans can see what an offseason of work and additions has done for Utah, which finished with 21 wins and an NIT berth...
Deseret Morning News Oct 21, 2014
Utah punter Tom Hackett says Australian wave could be coming to American football (+video)

Utah punter Tom Hackett says Australian wave could be coming to American football (+video)

Last week, Jarryd Hayne stunned Australian rugby fans by leaving the sport and Australia with the goal of playing in the NFL....
Deseret Morning News Oct 20, 2014
Night with the Runnin' Utes set for Tuesday evening

Night with the Runnin' Utes set for Tuesday evening

Fans can see the team in action and check out the remodeled Huntsman Center on Tuesday evening.
Deseret Morning News Oct 20, 2014
At the midway mark, Utes off to best start since 2010

At the midway mark, Utes off to best start since 2010

No. 19 Utah is 5-1 thanks to strong performances by the defense, special teams and the run offense.

Utah football notes: Tempo slows down, specialists talk 'weird' routines, plus more (with video)

Entering the season with the promise of running off plays quickly, so far, the Utes offense has fulfilled only the promise of running the ball. Kyle Whittingham acknowledged Monday that the Utes have adjusted their mentality when it comes to tempo. While Utah initially envisioned itself as a high-speed unit cramming in as many plays as possible, those expectations have slowed down as the coaching staff picks the tempo that works for its week-by-week match-ups. "I think it's constant adjustment a...
Deseret Morning News Oct 20, 2014
Travis Wilson back in the saddle as Utes' starting quarterback

Travis Wilson back in the saddle as Utes' starting quarterback

The Utah football team announced Monday that Travis Wilson will be the starting quarterback for Saturday night's game against...
Deseret Morning News Oct 20, 2014
Booker-ing ram and broken dreams: Midseason recap and awards for BYU and Utah

Booker-ing ram and broken dreams: Midseason recap and awards for BYU and Utah

A look back at the first half of the college football season for the BYU Cougars and Utah Utes, including the special moments...

Utewrap: Overtimes and nail-biters aplenty for Utah teams in thick of Pac-12 slate

ESPN puts the football Utes No. 2 in its Pac-12 power rankings. The Runnin’ Utes have been picked as high as No. 2 in preseason Pac-12 polls. Utah’s nonrevenue team sports are, on the whole, trending upward in their fourth year in one of the nation’s most competitive conferences, and at the moment there’s not a whole heck of a lot for a Ute fan to complain about. I expect to see this reflected in my Twitter mentions this week. Thanks in advance. FOOTBALL • In some fields, overtime earns you p...
Deseret Morning News Oct 20, 2014
Utah's Wright chooses a challenging path

Utah's Wright chooses a challenging path

Senior Delon Wright, a returning first-team all-conference honoree, determined to earn his degree this spring.

Utewrap: Overtimes and nail-biters aplenty for Utah teams in thick of Pac-12 slate

ESPN puts the football Utes No. 2 in its Pac-12 power rankings. The Runnin’ Utes have been picked as high as No. 2 in preseason Pac-12 polls. Utah’s nonrevenue team sports are, on the whole, trending upward in their fourth year in one of the nation’s most competitive conferences, and at the moment there’s not a whole heck of a lot for a Ute fan to complain about. I expect to see this reflected in my Twitter mentions this week. Thanks in advance. FOOTBALL • In some fields, overtime earns you p...

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