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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
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    (Scott Sommerdorf   |  The Salt Lake Tribune)     Utah head coach Larry Krystkowiak and assistants yell at officials questioning a call during first half play. Gonzaga held a 44-29 lead over Utah at the half, Saturday, March 19, 2016. Utah basketball notes: Phil Cullen leaves Utes for San Antonio Spurs' front office
    The Utah men’s basketball team will be looking for another late addition, but not a recruit this time. Phil Cullen, a Ute alum and the program’s direc...
    Updated Jul 26 2016 02:51 pm   |     |   Share
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    (Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Utah Utes defensive tackle Lowell Lotulelei (93) sacks Washington Huskies quarterback Jake Browning (3) as the University of Utah faces the University of Washington, NCAA football at Husky Stadium in Seattle, Saturday November 7, 2015. Utah football postion preview: Experienced, deep defensive line has great expectations
    Now for a feature that is completely new and innovative: position-by-position previews for fall camp. OK, so you can’t reinvent the wheel. But let’s f...
    Updated Jul 26 2016 02:02 pm   |     |   Share
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    FILE - This Oct. 31, 2015, file photo, Utah head coach Kyle Whittingham looks on in the first quarter during an NCAA college football game against Oregon State, in Salt Lake City. There is no rivalry between Utah and Colorado. Neither team is ranked, the Buffalos are out of the bowl picture and the Utes are out of Pac-12 championship contention. There’s little on the line in the regular-season finale for the two programs.(AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File) Utah football: Utes named one of the five ‘most disrespected’ college programs
    The assumption at this point would be Utah is over the “Rodney Dangerfield” era of Pac-12 relevancy — especially after a 10-3 season in which the Utes...
    Updated Jul 18 2016 12:28 pm   |     |   Share
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    Utah football: Hiva Lutui ends playing career after knee injury
    After being injured in spring football, senior center Hiva Lutui’s playing career at Utah is over. The Euless, Texas, native has been removed from Uta...
    Updated Jul 12 2016 02:24 pm   |     |   Share
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    MyKayla Skinner competes on the balance beam during the women’s U.S. Olympic gymnastics trials in San Jose, Calif., Sunday, July 10, 2016. (AP Photo/Ben Margot) Utes notes: Why MyKayla Skinner was named an Olympics alternate
    Most of MyKayla Skinner’s 19 years have been spent honing herself for an Olympic shot. She deferred a start with the Red Rocks until this fall, hoping...
    Updated Jul 11 2016 02:57 pm   |     |   Share
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    (Chris Detrick  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Utah Utes defensive tackle Lowell Lotulelei (93) puts pressure on Colorado Buffaloes quarterback Cade Apsay (15) during the game at Rice-Eccles Stadium Saturday November 28, 2015.  Utah is winning the game 10-7 at halftime. Utes notes: Lowell Lotulelei, four other Utes land on Nagurski, Outland watch lists
    In the first week of #WatchListSeason, Lowell Lotulelei has popped up on three award watch lists already.  The junior defensive tackle was given a nod...
    Updated Jul 26 2016 12:54 pm   |     |   Share
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    (Chris Detrick  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Utah Utes place kicker Andy Phillips (39) kicks a field goal during the game at Rice-Eccles Stadium Saturday November 28, 2015.  Utah is winning the game 10-7 at halftime. Utes notes: Andy Phillips named on Lou Groza Award Watch List
    Fourth time’s the charm? Utah senior Andy Phillips hopes so, after being a three-time Lou Groza Award semifinalist, that 2016 could be the year he win...
    Updated Jul 07 2016 04:11 pm   |     |   Share
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    (Scott Sommerdorf   |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Utah DT Lowell Lotulelei takes part in wind sprints at the end of Utah football practice, Saturday, August 15, 2015. Utes notes: Utah football's Lotulelei, Fitts named to Bednarik watch list, plus more
    Merry Watch List season, everyone!  The list of lists has started counting off today, and a pair of Utah linemen are on the Bednarik Award watch list ...
    Updated Jul 05 2016 12:27 pm   |     |   Share
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    Jakob Poeltl answers questions during an interview after being selected ninth overall by the Toronto Raptors during the NBA basketball draft, Thursday, June 23, 2016, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II) Utah basketball: Jakob Poeltl introduces himself to Toronto Raptors (with video)
    Jakob Poeltl’s basketball career crossed another border on Friday as the former Ute travelled to his new home in Toronto.  Meeting with the hometown m...
    Updated Jun 24 2016 06:21 pm   |     |   Share
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    (Scott Sommerdorf   |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Utah Utes head coach Kyle Whittingham greets fans on his way into Rice-Eccles Stadium during the ’Ute Walk’ prior to the Utah - Arizona State game, Saturday, October 17, 2015. Utah football: Kyle Whittingham thinks college football is 'oversaturated' with satellite camps
    Just two months ago, Kyle Whittingham was a staunch defender of satellite camps. When the NCAA looked like it would ban camps, he spoke out against it...
    Updated Jun 23 2016 03:33 pm   |     |   Share
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    FILE - In this Feb. 14, 2016, file photo, Utah forward Jakob Poeltl (42) goes to the basket for a dunk during the second half in an NCAA college basketball game against Washington State in Salt Lake City. Poeltl is leaving school to enter the NBA draft.  He made his plans known Wednesday, April 13, 2016, during a news conference at the Utah basketball practice facility.  (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File( Utah basketball: Last-minute look at where Jakob Poeltl is headed in NBA draft
    Tonight in New York, former Ute Jakob Poeltl will be a first-round NBA Draft pick.  Question is: Where will he go?  The hours before the NBA Draft are...
    Updated Jun 23 2016 01:02 pm   |     |   Share
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    (Al Hartmann  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)    Kicker Andy Phillips make an extra point kick during practice at Ute football camp Wednesday August 13. Utah sports notes: Phil Steele picks eight Utes to preseason All Pac-12 teams
    While picking all-conference teams in mid-June lands somewhere between inexact science and dumb luck, preseason football magazines are out on the stan...
    Updated Jun 20 2016 04:49 pm   |     |   Share
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    Utah football: Highland 2018 DT Hunter Lotulelei follows cousins' footsteps, commits to Utah
    His last name, in football circles, both lends him instant credibility and issues him a personal challenge. Being the first cousin of both a first-rou...
    Updated Jun 18 2016 01:00 am   |     |   Share
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    Utah football: Utes pick up commitment from JuCo running back Armand Shyne
    Does two running backs from the same junior college within three years constitute a pipeline? Even if it doesn’t, previous results suggest the Utes sh...
    Updated Jun 17 2016 02:12 pm   |     |   Share