Academics determine Law’s destination

Florida high school running back D.J. Law, who reportedly signed letters of intent with Utah, Ole Miss and East Mississippi Community College in February, is now headed to the latter. Although Law eventually wound up choosing the Utes, Utah officials confirmed that the signee did not qualify academically and will be enrolling at East Mississippi Community College.

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»