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
Former Utah defensive lineman Star Lotulelei discusses his situation at the scouting combine with the NFL Network. http://www.nfl.com/news/story/0ap1000000145102/article/star-lotulelei-can-exercise-despite-heart-condition
Brian Johnson is a Utah guy. Dennis Erickson is a national championship-worthy coach. If you ask me, together the two could create something pretty spectacular. Now I am not saying, Kyle Whittingham has fixed all our offensive struggles by creating a co-offensive coordinator situation. I am not that naïve. What I am saying is Whittingham combined a true Utah-hero with a truly talented, longtime offensive-minded coach. Erickson will … Continue reading
From a University of Utah press release: SALT LAKE CITY – The University of Utah will enshrine four former Ute athletes and one former coach into the Crimson Club Hall of Fame on Monday, April 22 at the Hilton Salt Lake City Center. Honored at the 2013 Hall of Fame induction ceremony will be Michael Doleac (men’s basketball), Anne Handy Jones (women’s basketball), Theresa Kulikowski (gymnastics), Rick Majerus … Continue reading
SALT LAKE CITY — Longtime college and professional football coach Dennis Erickson, who led Miami (Fla.) to national championships in 1989 and 1991, is joining Kyle Whittingham’s staff at the University of Utah as an assistant. A formal announcement is expected Monday morning . Erickson, who turns 66 on March 24, has extensive head coaching experience. He racked up a 179-96-1 collegiate record over stints at Idaho (1982-85, … Continue reading
Fans wishing to watch Utah coach Kyle Whittingham’s press conference on National Letter of Intent Day may do so via livestream at: http://pac-12.com/live/utahutes.aspx. Wednesday’s event is scheduled for 4 p.m. Spring ball begins March 19 and concludes April 20 with the Red-White Game at Rice-Eccles Stadium.
Utah center Dallin Bachynski, who has played in 19 games (starting nine) with averages of 5.2 points and 4.2 rebounds, is no longer on the active roster. In a released statement, head coach Larry Krystkowiak explained the situation: “After meeting with Dallin, he and I agreed that it was in the best interest of both parties for him to step away from playing basketball for the time being. … Continue reading
Kicker Nick Marsh and defensive back Terrell Reese are transferring from the Utah football program. Marsh, a senior-to-be from Petaluma, Calif., appeared in 38 games for the Utes and kicked the ball off 192 times. He also had 23 punts (39.8 yards per punt average) in his career. Reese, a junior-to-be from Chappell Hill, Texas, appeared in 16 games at Utah, making 10 tackles (five solo).
SALT LAKE CITY — Fans attending Wednesday’s Utah-Boise State game in the Huntsman Center Wednesday will receive a commemorative patch to honor former Runnin’ Utes coach Rick Majerus, who passed away Sunday in Los Angeles at the age of 64. Majerus will be honored with a moment of silence before tipoff and a commemorative video presentation will shown. The Utes will wear a red patch with the initials … Continue reading