A press release from the folks up on the hill: SALT LAKE CITY—The Utah football staff will host its annual coaches’ clinic for high school coaches and others interested in learning more about coaching on Friday, March 28 from 5-9 p.m. at the Spence & Cleone Eccles Football Center. The clinic kicks off with a dinner at 5 p.m., followed by breakout sessions and instructional “chalk talks” by … Continue reading»

Coachingsearch.com is reporting that Utah coach Kyle Whittingham has extended an offer to BYU receivers coach Guy Holliday to fill a staff vacancy created by Brian Johnson’s impending departure to Mississippi State. However, Dan Sorensen of UteZone.com disputes the report. The managing editor said a rock-solid source told him that Utah has not made an offer to Holliday, nor has he been approached. Johnson, meanwhile, returned a message … Continue reading»

A few extra points about Utah football

— Defensive back Tevin Carter has undergone surgery on a problematic ankle injury and will not participate in spring ball. — Running back Harvey Langi is a few months away from completing his LDS Church mission in Florida and could be back in the mix before summer conditioning is complete. — Quarterback Chase Hansen is among a group of returning LDS Church missionaries expected to rejoin the program … Continue reading»

Utah defensive back Tyron Morris-Edwards will graduate this spring and transfer to Weber State in search of more playing time. In Ogden, he’ll be reunited with former Ute assistant Jay Hill — the new head coach of the Wildcats. Morris-Edwards appeared in 22 games for the Utes after redshirting in 2010. The former Alta High standout made 22 tackles (12 solo) with two passes defended and one tackle-for-loss … Continue reading»

Portions of a recent press release from Pac-12 headquarters: NEW YORK LIFE BECOMES OFFICIAL LIFE INSURANCE PARTNER AND PRESENTING SPONSOR OF 2014 PAC-12 MEN’S BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT   SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — Pac-12 Networks named New York Life, one of the largest life insurance companies in the world, as the official life insurance partner and presenting sponsor of the 2014 Pac-12 Men’s Basketball Tournament in Las Vegas. New York Life … Continue reading»

Utah football program makes some additions

The following players are now officially part of the Utah football program: JACKSON BARTON: The 6-foot-7, 265-pound offensive tackle from Brighton High School has enrolled in school early. KAELIN CLAY: The 5-foot-10, 188-pound wide receiver out of Mount San Antonio (Calif.) College was a mid-year signee. ALLAN HAVILI: The 6-foot-4, 270-pound defensive tackle from Stansbury High School has enrolled early. JASON THOMPSON: The 6-foot-2, 206-pound quarterback has transferred from Wyoming … Continue reading»