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    15 AUG 2016: Southern California defensive tackle Stevie Tu’ikolovatu (96) during USC fall football practice at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, CA. (Photo by Brian Rothmuller/Icon Sportswire) (Icon Sportswire via AP Images) The Pick-6: Deeper look at Stevie Tu'ikolovatu, plus more web links
    One of the wonderful and frustrating things about the Internet is there's so much good stuff out there — it's hard to get to it all. As a writer and a...
    Updated Sep 23 2016 03:51 pm   |     |   Share
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    (Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Utah Utes quarterback Troy Williams (3) throws the ball for a first down as the University of Utah Utes host the Southern Utah University Thunderbirds, NCAA football at Rice-Eccles Stadium in Salt Lake City, Thursday September 1, 2016. Utah football game guide: Expect a fight when No. 24 Utah hosts USC
    If you want to watch a roll-over on Friday night, get a dog. USC (1-2) comes in with issues to be sure, but in series history with Utah, it’s never be...
    Updated Sep 23 2016 08:24 am   |     |   Share
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    (Rick Egan  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)    Utah fans try to distract the Trojans on a third-down play in Pac-12 action, Utah vs. USC, at Rice-Eccles Stadium, Saturday, October 25, 2014 Utah football: Three recruits coming for USC game, including Utes commit QB Jason Shelley
    Fridays are typically reserved for high school football, but out-of-state recruits are coming to Rice-Eccles this weekend for the USC game, including ...
    Updated Sep 22 2016 05:45 pm   |     |   Share
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    Southern California defensive back Adoree’ Jackson, right, breaks up a pass intended for Stanford wide receiver Michael Rector (3)  in the end zone during the second half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016, in Stanford, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez) Utah football: Scouting the USC Trojans with beat writer Zach Helfand
    You’re probably aware of the flame being fanned this week by press and Internet rumors around USC’s football program. The one thing we’ve figured out ...
    Updated Sep 22 2016 11:30 am   |     |   Share
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    (Rick Egan  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)    Utah Utes celebrate their 20-19 won over BYU as they sing ’Utah Man’ in football action, BYU vs. Utah at Rice-Eccles Stadium, Saturday, September 10, 2016. Utah football game guide: Utes will measure improvement against San Jose State
    Trap game? That’s what some, including College Hotline guru Jon Wilner, have called San Jose State’s date with the Utes on Saturday night. The placeme...
    Updated Sep 17 2016 10:12 am   |     |   Share
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    San Jose State cornerback Cleveland Wallace III, top left, is lifted by teammates after scoring on a 61-yard interception return during the first half of an NCAA college football game against BYU on Friday, Nov. 6, 2015, in San Jose, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez) Utah football: Scouting the San Jose State Spartans with correspondent Ray Hacke
    Let’s say it: San Jose State gets no respect. The Spartans opened as 13-point underdogs, are currently 13.5-point underdogs, and they’re sandwiched in...
    Updated Sep 16 2016 12:45 am   |     |   Share
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    (Rick Egan  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)    Utah Utes head coach Kyle Whittingham crosses the field to meet Brigham Young Cougars head coach Kalani Sitake, in football action, BYU vs. Utah, at Rice-Eccles Stadium, Saturday, September 10, 2016. Utah football: What to expect after Williams retirement, Fitts injury and Butler-Byrd return
    After a few dramatic revelations after Tuesday’s Utah football practice, fans might be wondering: What does it all mean? A quick recap for the late-ar...
    Updated Sep 14 2016 09:48 pm   |     |   Share
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    (Scott Sommerdorf   |  The Salt Lake Tribune)     Utah RB Zack Moss look for running room up the middle during first half play. Utah led BYU 14-13 at the half, Saturday, September 10, 2016. Utah football notes: RB Zack Moss in the mix to start at San Jose State
    When he first showed up in June, even the veterans wanted to know what Zack Moss had been doing in the weight room. The 5-foot-10 freshman running bac...
    Updated Sep 13 2016 11:39 am   |     |   Share
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    (Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   A Utah fan crowdsurfs in the MUSS as Utah hosts Arizona, NCAA basketball at the Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City, Saturday February 27, 2016. Utah basketball: Runnin' Utes less prominent in 2016-17 Pac-12 hoops TV schedule
    The Runnin’ Utes have spent the last two seasons in the Pac-12 spotlight while finishing in the top tier of the conference and reaching the NCAA Tourn...
    Updated Sep 09 2016 03:06 pm   |     |   Share
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    The Utes have unveiled a new throwback jersey that features an interlocking U helmet, stripes on the pants, and a classic jersey font.  Courtesy  |  University of Utah Athletics Utah athletics: Utes, Under Armour nearing extended deal
    The Utes are no longer the only team out West with an Under Armour deal, but they expect to continue the relationship with the Baltimore-based apparel...
    Updated Sep 07 2016 04:27 pm   |     |   Share
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    (Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Utah defenders take down Southern Utah Thunderbirds wide receiver Raysean Pringle (85) as the University of Utah Utes host the Southern Utah University Thunderbirds, NCAA football at Rice-Eccles Stadium in Salt Lake City, Thursday September 1, 2016. Utah football notes: Utes' secondary stellar despite dealing with injuries
    It was hard, if not impossible, to criticize a Utah secondary that allowed only 42 passing yards on six completions on Thursday night. But this much w...
    Updated Sep 02 2016 04:57 pm   |     |   Share
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    (Al Hartmann  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)    Ute head coach Kyle Whttingham at the end of practice Tuesday Aug. 9. Utah football game guide: Utes face a balancing act against Southern Utah
    You’ve waited long enough for football. Why should you have to pedal through a long-winded intro to a Utah-SUU game guide? You shouldn’t. Here goes: T...
    Updated Aug 31 2016 07:49 pm   |     |   Share
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    Utah basketball: In-state guard Jaxon Brenchley commits to Runnin' Utes
    The 162-mile roundtrip drive between Cache Valley and Salt Lake City is a long one. But Jaxon Brenchley made it twice this week. He came to Utah’s cam...
    Updated Aug 31 2016 04:58 pm   |     |   Share
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    (Leah Hogsten  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   SUU raises the rivalry trophy between the two teams in celebration of their win.  Southern Utah University defeated Weber State University 44-0, October 2, 2015 at Stewart Stadium in Ogden. Utah football: Scouting the Southern Utah Thunderbirds with beat writer Ryan Miller
    In any season opener, there’s plenty of unknowns — even moreso between two opponents who have never played before, and even moreso when one of the tea...
    Updated Aug 31 2016 01:27 pm   |     |   Share
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    (Chris Detrick  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Utah Utes defensive back Cory Butler-Byrd (16) runs the ball past USC Trojans cornerback Kevon Seymour (13)  during the game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum Saturday October 24, 2015.  Utah football: Utes allow Cory Butler-Byrd to practice, but not yet play in games
    Following Cory Butler-Byrd's court resolution on Monday afternoon, the Utes have "partially" reinstated the senior receiver to the football team. Utah...
    Updated Aug 23 2016 11:43 am   |     |   Share
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    (Al Hartmann  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)    Ute head coach Kyle Whttingham at the end of practice Tuesday Aug. 9. Utah football: Troy Williams, Dominique Hatfield among Utes captains
    In electing five captains last week, the Utah football team made some noteworthy choices. The most-discussed might just be Troy Williams, the junior q...
    Updated Aug 22 2016 08:18 pm   |     |   Share
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    (Scott Sommerdorf   |  The Salt Lake Tribune)     Utah QB Brandon Cox speaks with reporters after practice, Thursday, August 4, 2016. Utah football: Junior quarterback Brandon Cox decides to transfer
    Utah football is down to two scholarship quarterbacks after junior Brandon Cox has decided to transfer from the program. With junior Troy Williams in ...
    Updated Aug 19 2016 03:09 pm   |     |   Share
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    (Djamila Grossman  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)    Utah State University’s coaches Stew Morrill and Chris Jones react to the play at a game against Brigham Young University in Provo, Thursday, Nov. 17, 2010. Jones is expected to be announced as Utah’s newest director of basketball operations. Utah basketball: Utes to hire USU's Chris Jones
    Utah men’s basketball is bringing back another former Ute to serve as its director of basketball operations. The Tribune has learned that Chris Jones ...
    Updated Aug 18 2016 06:57 pm   |     |   Share
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    (Lennie Mahler  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Utah’s Jordan Loveridge shoots a corner three pointer in the first half of a game at the Huntsman Center, Saturday, March 1, 2014. Utah basketball: Jordan Loveridge signs contract with Hungarian team Egis Kormend
    His high school is literally a stone’s throw from his parents’ backyard. His college was just a short drive up the highway. But the next step in Jorda...
    Updated Aug 12 2016 07:57 pm   |     |   Share
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    (Jeremy Harmon  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)    Utah’s Siale Fakailoatonga (87) is tackled by DUPLICATE***Fresno State’s Jamal Ellis (2) as the Utes host the Bulldogs at Rice-Eccles Stadium on Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014. Utah football: Siale Fakailoatonga lost for season with ACL tear
    For a second straight year, Siale Fakailoatonga will be sitting out the rest of the season with a knee injury. Coach Kyle Whittingham said Thursday th...
    Updated Aug 11 2016 04:11 pm   |     |   Share
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    (Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Utah football coach Kyle Whittingham runs practice in Salt Lake City, Saturday August 6, 2016. Utah football: Utes inch closer to QB decision, plus more pre-scrimmage thoughts and observations
    Utah’s first scrimmage is coming up on Thursday morning at Rice-Eccles Stadium, and there’s probably a couple things fans would like to know from the ...
    Updated Aug 10 2016 09:45 pm   |     |   Share
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    Utah basketball: Chris Seeley commits to Runnin' Utes, will join this fall
    Utah men’s basketball will have a full scholarship roster this fall after scooping up a recruit late in the recruiting game. Chris Seeley, a 6-foot-8 ...
    Updated Aug 04 2016 05:39 pm   |     |   Share
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    (Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune)   Quarter back Brandon Cox finds his target as the University of Utah football team kicks off opening day of spring practice on Tuesday, March 22, 2016. Utah football position preview: Quarterback battle is the Great Unknown for Utes
    Football is a flat circle. Every August, this is the chief conversation: Who will be Utah’s starting quarterback? While we’ve circled back around to i...
    Updated Aug 03 2016 03:08 pm   |     |   Share
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    (Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Utah Utes linebacker Christian Drews (37), Utah Utes defensive back Evan Eggiman (31) and Utah Utes defensive back Andre Godfrey (7) pursue a fumble as the University of Utah faces the University of Washington, NCAA football at Husky Stadium in Seattle, Saturday November 7, 2015. Utah football position preview: Utes' linebackers have huge shoes to fill
    Last year, Utah fans were incensed when one of their two starting senior linebackers didn’t win Pac-12 defensive player of the year. In retrospect, th...
    Updated Aug 02 2016 03:58 pm   |     |   Share
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    (Steve Griffin  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)     Utah running back Joe Williams looks for an opening  during spring football practice at Rice-Eccles Stadium in Salt Lake City, Tuesday, March 29, 2016. Utah football position preview: At running back and receiver, Utes need major breakthrough
    If the position groups previewed last week were the “feel good” components of the team, this week begins the groups that draw a collective, sharp inha...
    Updated Aug 01 2016 02:15 pm   |     |   Share
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    Utah football: Texas QB Jason Shelley commits to Utes' 2017 class
    It’s been a mostly quiet summer on the recruiting trail for Utah, which has made a concerted effort to be more patient in the recruiting process. But ...
    Updated Jul 31 2016 05:06 pm   |     |   Share
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    (Scott Sommerdorf   |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Utah DB Marcus Williams runs with an interception during first half play. Utah held a 24-17 lead at the half, Saturday, October 10, 2015. Utah football position preview: Utes return many ballhawks in secondary
    It was a unit so dangerous, it threatened to overtake the defensive line’s claim to its own moniker. “Pick Lake City” became a big thing last year aft...
    Updated Jul 29 2016 04:48 pm   |     |   Share
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    Utah offensive lineman J.J. Dielman speaks at the Pac-12 NCAA college football media day in Los Angeles on Thursday, July 14, 2016. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon) Utah football position preview: Offensive line, tight end spots poised to lead Utes attack
    Some of you on Twitter noted that Utah’s media guide cover doesn’t exactly sizzle. The featured athletes are kicker Andy Phillips, defensive lineman L...
    Updated Jul 28 2016 03:19 pm   |     |   Share
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    (Rick Egan  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)    Kendal Thompson (1), runs drills for the NFL scouts during the Uof U’s annual Pro Day, at the University of Utah, Thursday, March 24, 2016. Utah football: Former Utes Thompson, Whittingham sign with NFL teams
    Two former Utes have signed onto NFL teams in the last two days as training camps get started — even though both were chiefly back-ups at Utah. Former...
    Updated Jul 27 2016 03:33 pm   |     |   Share
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    (Scott Sommerdorf   |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Utah Utes PK Andy Phillips (39) yells as he celebrates kicking the clinching FG to give Utah 27-18 lead with 4:20 to go in the game. Utah defeated Arizona State 34-18, Saturday, October 17, 2015. Utah football position preview: Can special teams stay special?
    For some programs, special teams are a bit player. For the last few years at Utah, it’s been thrust into the foreground.  The Utes’ special teams lose...
    Updated Jul 27 2016 01:04 pm   |     |   Share