PRESS RELEASE from the University of Utah SALT LAKE CITY — Today the Majerus Family Foundation (a foundation Rick Majerus, former University of Utah basketball coach from 1989-2004, established prior to his death in 2012) announced that it will make a gift in the amount of $2 million toward the construction of the new Primary Children’s and Families’ Cancer Research Center at Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI). Construction is … Continue reading
A press release from the University of Utah: The University of Utah Salutes our Military with a Tailgate Giveaway SALT LAKE CITY — On November 9, the University of Utah is honoring the service men and women of the United States of America, who work to protect our freedoms, with the “Salute America” football game against Arizona State University. To show appreciation to our military close to … Continue reading
Utah’s second bye week of the season concludes with recruiting journeys by the coaching staff. A look at where they’re headed: Dennis Erickson — Inland Empire (Calif.) Brian Johnson — New Orleans Dan Finn — Arizona Aaron Roderick — Orange County (Calif.) Jay Hill — Utah, Las Vegas and Northern California Kalani Sitake — Florida Ilaisa Tuiaki — Fresno, Dallas-Fort Worth Morgan Scalley — Houston, Louisiana, Dallas Sharrieff … Continue reading
Check out a clip from a Pac-12 Networks story on Trevor Reilly that will be shown on the pre-game show (which begins at 3 p.m.) before Saturday’s Utah-Stanford clash at 4 p.m.
Utah football coaches Kyle Whittingham, Morgan Scalley, Kalani Sitake, Ilaisa Tuiaki and Sharrieff Shah will attend funeral services for Gauis Vaenuku in Texas. The 18-year-old defensive tackle was killed in a rollover accident Monday night in New Mexico. The coaches will return to Utah on Saturday. The Utes open camp Monday.
Check out Utah “Timelines” on the Pac-12 Networks on Thursday, July 18th at 8:30 p.m. Features include the Utes’ victory over BYU in the Rivalry Game as well as big plays by Star Lotulelei and Reggie Dunn. The initial episode of the new series will also include the women’s basketball team’s WNIT run and the men;s basketball team’s late season success. The women’s gymnastics program will also be profiled. Ashley … Continue reading
Summer camps double as recruiting pitches to highly regarded prospects. Deseret News reporter Brandon Gurney and the crew from 960AM sports radio discuss the Utes’ advantages in recruiting, as well as the battle for one prospect in particular. You can listen to the audio segment in its entirety by clicking HERE. Kalani Sitake has given the Utes a decided in-state recruiting edge in a key demographic. Gurney and … Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE from the Pac-12 Conference Walnut Creek, Calif. – The Pac-12 and its CEO Group made up of university Presidents and Chancellors have agreed to a comprehensive “Student-Athlete Health and Well-Being Initiative” to start in the 2013-2014 academic year, the Conference announced today. Following this past weekend’s summer meetings and unanimous approval from the Pac-12 CEO Group, the initiative will build upon current efforts to improve the … Continue reading
Despite the Utah football team having more or less another building year, the Utes found national success in other programs, as well as Star Lotulelei’s fight for the NFL draft. Lotulelei’s refusal to give up after attention was called to his heart showed the NFL what the Utah defensive tackle is made of. While the Red Rocks continue to bask in their success, they earned yet another berth … Continue reading
Jarred DuBois, the transfer from Loyola Marymount who had a fairly quiet season for Utah, chose the best time to get the ball rolling. Down by three points to Cal, DuBois dribbled the ball around to the left side of the arc, two men on him, stepped back into a long contested 3-pointer and drained it. After sending the game into overtime, he continued to inspire to a … Continue reading