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  • UTAH SPORTS
    (Scott Sommerdorf   |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
Utah DE Jason Fanaika laughs during stretching after Utah football practice with pads on the baseball field, Thursday, August 7, 2014. Utah football: Which Ute can squat 830 pounds? The U.’s strongest, fastest and springiest
    It’s hardly news that Utah senior defensive end Jason Fanaika is strong. He’s built like a Street Fighter character. But it’s news if any college stud...
    Updated Aug 04 2015 09:14 am   |     |   Share
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    Utah camp notes: First roster shows Cory Butler at WR, Caleb Repp at TE
    The first press release of Utah’s fall camp — which opens Thursday — has a few tidbits worth sharing: • L.A. Harbor transfer Cory Butler will begin f...
    Updated Aug 03 2015 11:26 pm   |     |   Share
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    Former Cal DE Sione Sina transfers to Utah for final season
    Capping off an eventful Sunday was a report that former Cal defensive end Sione Sina will transfer to play for Utah. We can confirm that. Sina graduat...
    Updated Aug 03 2015 12:07 pm   |     |   Share
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    2016 Florida QB Tyler Huntley, WR Demari Simpkins pledge commitment to Utah
    Dennis Erickson’s background as a national champion at Miami continues to pay dividends for Utah, as the Utes received commitments from two of the mos...
    Updated Aug 02 2015 12:05 pm   |     |   Share
  • PAC 12
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Utes defensive back Chandler Johnson (5) hits UCLA Bruins wide receiver Mossi Johnson (14) for the tackle, at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, Saturday, October 4, 2014 Pac-12 media days preview: Heavyweights UCLA, Arizona State return much experience in South Division
    We talked about the Pac-12 North on Tuesday, and today we preview the South, commonly seen as one of the most difficult divisions in college football....
    Updated Jul 29 2015 11:05 am   |     |   Share
  • UTAH SPORTS
    2016 Snow DT Handsome Tanielu commits to Utah
    Utah received a commitment from Snow College’s Handsome Tanielu on Tuesday, potentially adding one of the nation’s most coveted 2016 junior college de...
    Updated Jul 28 2015 02:36 pm   |     |   Share
  • UTAH SPORTS
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Quarterback Donovan Isom looks to pass at the Utah Football Red & White game in Salt Lake City, Saturday April 25, 2015. Utah football: QB Donovan Isom transfers to Southeastern Louisiana
    Over the weekend, Utah quarterback Donovan Isom has elected to transfer from the program to FCS program Southeastern Louisiana. The redshirt freshman ...
    Updated Jul 27 2015 11:36 am   |     |   Share
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    Runnin' Utes in running for 2016 PF Mitch Lightfoot
    It was clear after a few meetings: Mitch Lightfoot realized the Runnin' Utes coaching staff had done its homework on him. So he decided to do some hom...
    Updated Jul 21 2015 10:35 am   |     |   Share
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Layton's Julian Blackmon (1) is guarded by Brighton's Brock Miller (3) during the 5A championship game at the Dee Events Center Saturday February 28, 2015.  Brighton is winning the game 27-20 at halftime. Layton CB/WR Julian Blackmon commits to childhood favorite Utah
    After two vaunted in-state prospects committed to out-of-state programs in the past week alone, Utah secured a commitment Monday from a hometown boy w...
    Updated Jul 20 2015 08:39 pm   |     |   Share
  • UTAH SPORTS
    (Leah Hogsten  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
Utah senior running back Devontae Booker, who passed on a trip to the NFL to return to Utah for another year, tries to slip past Justin Thomas during during Thursday, April 2, 2015 practice. Walter Camp is third watch list to add Utah RB Devontae Booker
    Billed as a Heisman candidate, Devontae Booker made his second player of the year watch list Friday, one of 50 selected by the folks at the Walter Cam...
    Updated Jul 17 2015 09:42 am   |     |   Share
  • UTAH SPORTS
    (Leah Hogsten  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
Utah senior running back Devontae Booker, who passed on a trip to the NFL to return to Utah for another year, tries to slip past Justin Thomas during during Thursday, April 2, 2015 practice. Utah RB Devontae Booker adds Doak Walker Award to preseason candidacies
    Last offseason, few outside Salt Lake City and Sacramento were talking about Devontae Booker. He was a 2014 spring standout, sure, but likely to split...
    Updated Jul 16 2015 11:20 am   |     |   Share
  • UTAH SPORTS
    (Leah Hogsten  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
Kendal Thompson, far left, participates in throwing drills with Utah quarterbacks during Utah's first spring practice on March 24, 2015. Thompson was limited this spring while he recovered from an injury to his ACL, but he may again challenge Travis Wilson (No. 7) for the starting job come fall camp. Wilson as No. 1 QB, Allen as No. 1 CB and few surprises on Utah’s pre-fall depth chart
    The end of July brings Utah’s 2015 football media guide, and with it, a new depth chart to dissect and draw wrongheaded conclusions from. Only there’s...
    Updated Jul 15 2015 02:45 pm   |     |   Share
  • UTAH SPORTS
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Utah Utes wide receiver Kenneth Scott (2) poses for a portrait after a practice at Rice-Eccles Stadium Tuesday September 2, 2014. Wuerffel watch list recognizes well-roundedness of Utah WR Kenneth Scott
    It’s not the most buzzed-about award, but maybe it should be. Utah senior wideout Kenneth Scott was named Wednesday to the 80-man preseason watch list...
    Updated Jul 15 2015 12:06 pm   |     |   Share
  • UTAH SPORTS
    (Rick Egan  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  

Utah Utes forward Jakob Poeltl (42) has the ball knocked away, in Pac-12 Basketball Championship action Utah vs. Oregon, at the MGM Arena, in Las Vegas, Friday, March 13, 2015. Runnin' Utes to face Texas Tech in first round of Puerto Rico Tip-Off
    The Runnin' Utes have known since last year that they'd be heading to Puerto Rico in November.  On Tuesday afternoon, they learned their first opponen...
    Updated Jul 14 2015 05:09 pm   |     |   Share
  • UTAH SPORTS
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Utah Utes quarterback Travis Wilson (7) passes the ball past Utah Utes linebacker Jared Norris (41) during a practice at Rice-Eccles Stadium Friday April 3, 2015.  Jared Norris, Jason Whittingham and Hunter Dimick bring Utah more watch list love
    If a watched pot never boils, then Jared Norris may want to look into an electric kettle. Or something. The senior linebacker leads all Utes with thre...
    Updated Jul 14 2015 11:33 am   |     |   Share
  • UTAH SPORTS
    Florida RB Devonta’e Henry-Cole plans to follow former teammates Hart, Cisrow at Utah
    Utah has received a third commitment in two classes from Fort Lauderdale powerhouse St. Thomas Aquinas, with running back Devonta’e Henry-Cole announc...
    Updated Jul 11 2015 03:39 pm   |     |   Share
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Utah linebacker Jared Norris (41) and the Utes, celebrate their 30-28 upset over UCLA, in Pac 12 action, at the Rose Bowl, Saturday, October 4, 2014 Jared Norris gets Nagurski nod; No Utes on Outland watch list
    There are 82 interior linemen better than Utah’s interior linemen, according to the Outland Trophy watch list revealed Friday. Thirteen hail from the ...
    Updated Jul 10 2015 10:40 am   |     |   Share
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    Utah kicker Andy Phillips (39) is congratulated by teammate Tom Hackett (33) after scoring a field goal during the first quarter of an NCAA college football game against Oregon State in Corvallis, Ore., Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014. (AP Photo/Troy Wayrynen) Utah is one of four schools on both Ray Guy, Lou Groza watch lists
    Mark this down in the category of “It’d have been news if it didn’t happen.” Utah’s Tom Hackett and Andy Phillips are on the preseason watch lists for...
    Updated Jul 09 2015 12:13 pm   |     |   Share
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    (Chris Detrick  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
Utah Utes offensive lineman Siaosi Aiono (60) and Utah Utes wide receiver Delshawn McClellon (10) celebrate McClellon's touchdown during the Royal Purple Las Vegas Bowl at Sam Boyd Stadium Saturday December 20, 2014. Utah is winning the game 24-10 at halftime. Siaosi Aiono is one of eight Pac-12 centers on Rimington watch list
    The Rimington Trophy narrowed its imaginary field down to 63 on Wednesday, and Utah was among two-thirds of Pac-12 teams who were represented. Senior ...
    Updated Jul 08 2015 10:39 am   |     |   Share
  • UTAH SPORTS
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Utah Utes running back Devontae Booker (23) runs the ball during a practice Tuesday April 21, 2015. Utah’s Booker, Norris named to award watch lists
    Tuesday began the weekslong rollout of the National College Football Awards Association watch lists — the grand tradition of honoring hundreds of play...
    Updated Jul 07 2015 08:57 am   |     |   Share
  • UTAH SPORTS
    TE Cole Fotheringham commits to Utah, following lead of fellow Tritons Wilson, Scott
    Orange County’s San Clemente High continues to prove fertile ground for future Utes, with tight end Cole Fotheringham tweeting his intent to join team...
    Updated Jul 06 2015 10:03 pm   |     |   Share
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    (Scott Sommerdorf   |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
Utah's Delon Wright, top, and Jordan Loveridge react to beating UCLA as head coach Larry Krytkowiak heads away from the bench toward UCLA coach Steve Alford, Saturday, January 18, 2014. Utah beat UCLA 74-69. Dallin Bachynski is at right. Utes Bachynski, Wright reunite on Raptors summer league team
    Expectedly, Toronto’s summer league roster includes Delon Wright. The No. 20 overall pick in the NBA draft signed with the Raptors for undisclosed ter...
    Updated Jul 06 2015 06:36 pm   |     |   Share
  • UTAH SPORTS
    Offered at 7-on-7 camp, 2017 Provo WR Ty Jones commits to Utah
    Utah received a commitment from, as far as we know, the first member of its 2017 class on Sunday, when 6-foot-3 Provo High wideout Ty Jones took coach...
    Updated Jul 05 2015 09:40 pm   |     |   Share
  • UTAH SPORTS
    (Scott Sommerdorf   |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
Quarterbacks Donovan Isom, left, and Adam Schulz, right, wait on the sidelines as Travis Wilson and Kendal Thompson take reps at Utah football practice with pads on the baseball field, Thursday, August 7, 2014.
Utah football: Fire destroys Louisiana home of QB Donovan Isom
    Donations are requested after a fire broke out early Monday at the Louisiana home of Utah redshirt freshman quarterback Donovan Isom. The Tribune spok...
    Updated Jul 01 2015 12:01 pm   |     |   Share
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    Commitment from Texas WR/CB Jay Griffin puts cherry on top of Utah’s camp season
    Utah’s staff ran a dozen camps this month, including six of the so-called satellite camps that are all the rage, and held their final staff meeting of...
    Updated Jun 30 2015 12:27 pm   |     |   Share
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    Utes pick up commitment from 6’2, 325-pound JUCO DT David Fangupo
    You’re about as likely to have watched his high school highlight tape as that of any recruit in the nation. That’s because David Fangupo was a sensati...
    Updated Jun 27 2015 07:41 pm   |     |   Share
  • UTAH SPORTS
    Updated: WR/LB Davir Hamilton tweets commitment, RB Daevon Vigilant keeping options open after Utah camp
    Welp. Late Friday night, we told you that Utah had received commitments from two coveted targets at Friday’s satellite camp in Rancho Cucamonga: 2016 ...
    Updated Jun 27 2015 03:39 pm   |     |   Share
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    Utah football notes: JUCO WR Deniko Carter unlikely to qualify, Whittingham says
    Regarded as an instant-impact player at what may be Utah’s greatest position of need, Gavilan JC wideout Deniko Carter “looks like he’s not going to m...
    Updated Jun 26 2015 04:48 pm   |     |   Share
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    (Chris Detrick  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
Brighton's Dani Barton (12) runs past Fremont's Maryah Tipping (25) and Fremont's Rylee Thompson (24) during the 5A State Championship game at Salt Lake Community College Lifetime Activities Center Saturday February 21, 2015.  Brighton won the game 49-40. Two-sport Brighton star Dani Barton is fifth in her household to commit to Utes
    When us media types talk about recruiting pipelines, we’re usually referring to cities, or states. Occasionally, there’s a high school that produces a...
    Updated Jun 24 2015 09:06 pm   |     |   Share
  • UTAH SPORTS
    Former Utah leading rusher Monk Bailey dies at 77
    A two-time leading rusher for the Utes and later a defensive back for the St. Louis Cardinals, Claron Everett “Monk” Bailey died at his Queen Creek, A...
    Updated Jun 22 2015 12:24 pm   |     |   Share