COACHES - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/COACHES News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Not all is doom and gloom for the Aggies http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/ususports/58538856-55/aggies-game-garretson-state.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/ususports/58538856-55/aggies-game-garretson-state.html.csp">Not all is doom and gloom for the Aggies</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-19T17:13:01.369-06:00">Updated Oct 19, 2014 05:13PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Obviously losing Darell Garretson to an injury on Saturday puts a huge downer on the weekend for Aggie fans, but not all is doom and gloom. With the way the defense is playing, I can still see the Aggies winning five of their last six games, which is exactly what I'd project even with Garretson playing. The most difficult game on the schedule remains that road game at Boise State on Nov. 29, a game the Aggies would have been hard pressed to win anyway. The other team that is looking good is San ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58538856@www.sltrib.com Sun, 19 Oct 2014 17:13:01 MDT BYU football: Coaches say Cougars most deserving of power conference admission http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/58537523-88/byu-percent-coaches-football.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/58537523-88/byu-percent-coaches-football.html.csp">BYU football: Coaches say Cougars most deserving of power conference admission</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jay Drew</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-19T00:14:55.006-06:00">Updated Oct 19, 2014 12:14AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Provo • BYU deserves to be in a one of college football’s five power conferences more than any other school that currently is not in one, according to a survey of coaches conducted by ESPN’s Brett McMurphy. In the website’s weekly college football poll called #1QFor128, BYU got 24 percent of the votes, edging out No. 2 East Carolina (21 percent) and No. 3 Boise State (19 percent). BYU travels to Boise State on Friday (7 p.m., ESPN) to take on the Broncos. Cincinnati and Houston, the team BYU def...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58537523@www.sltrib.com Sun, 19 Oct 2014 00:14:55 MDT Utah football: Utes rise to No. 19 in AP, coaches polls http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58538292-77/poll-utah-utes-arizona.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58538292-77/poll-utah-utes-arizona.html.csp">Utah football: Utes rise to No. 19 in AP, coaches polls</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Brennan Smith</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-19T12:14:15.605-06:00">Updated Oct 19, 2014 12:14PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A modest rise, but a rise nonetheless. Following the best Pac-12 start since the Utes joined the conference, Utah is now ranked at 19th in both the AP Top 25 Poll and the Amway Coaches Poll. The Utes rose one spot in the AP Poll and four spots in the Coaches Poll. Utah looked sluggish in the first few quarters against Oregon State on Thursday, but a dominant performance by Devontae Booker set the Utes up for an exciting 29-23 victory in double overtime. The Utes are 2-1 in Pac-12 play this sea...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58538292@www.sltrib.com Sun, 19 Oct 2014 12:14:15 MDT Pac-12 football: Road success leaves coaches lost for explanation http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58521484-89/road-coaches-state-teams.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58521484-89/road-coaches-state-teams.html.csp">Pac-12 football: Road success leaves coaches lost for explanation</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Kyle Goon</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-14T23:22:13.489-06:00">Updated Oct 14, 2014 11:22PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Road success leaves coaches lost for explanation The Pac-12 is home to some large and loud venues: The Coliseum. The Rose Bowl. Autzen Stadium. Husky Stadium. If there’s an intimidation factor that goes along with that, it hasn’t been apparent this year. Road teams are all the rage in the Pac-12, with visiting teams accumulating a 14-4 record in conference play this year. Following back-to-back losses at home, UCLA coach Jim Mora has had a long time to think about why that might be. “I can’t pu...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58521484@www.sltrib.com Tue, 14 Oct 2014 23:22:13 MDT NBA to test 44-minute game, 4 shorter than normal http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58520906-77/game-minute-nba-shorter.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58520906-77/game-minute-nba-shorter.html.csp">NBA to test 44-minute game, 4 shorter than normal</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BRIAN MAHONEY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-14T23:22:13.778-06:00">Updated Oct 14, 2014 11:22PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • The NBA is going to evaluate if a shorter game could be a better one. The Brooklyn Nets and Boston Celtics will play a 44-minute preseason game on Sunday as the league tests a format that features fewer minutes and fewer mandatory timeouts. The contest will be four minutes shorter than the NBA’s standard 48-minute game. The league said Tuesday that the preseason game will feature four 11-minute quarters, one minute shorter than normal. Acting on a suggestion by coaches to tighten up t...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-585209062014-10-14T23:22:13.778-06:00" id="#license-2014-10-14T23:22:13.778-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58520906@www.sltrib.com Tue, 14 Oct 2014 23:22:13 MDT Utah Football: Utes up to No. 20 in AP Poll, No. 23 in Coaches Poll http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58513801-77/poll-coaches-com-http.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58513801-77/poll-coaches-com-http.html.csp">Utah Football: Utes up to No. 20 in AP Poll, No. 23 in Coaches Poll</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Brennan Smith</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-14T16:07:55.159-06:00">Updated Oct 14, 2014 04:07PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Utes are trending upward in the college football world, rising to No. 20 in the Associated Press Top 25 and to No. 23 in the Amway Coaches Poll Sunday morning. The Utes, on a bye this week before heading to Oregon State on Thursday, were No. 24 in the AP Poll and were unranked in the Coaches Poll top 25 last week. Utah ranks fourth of six other Pac-12 teams in the AP Poll, joining Oregon (9), Arizona (16), Arizona State (17), USC (22) and Stanford (23). bsmith@sltrib.com Twitter: @Brennan...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58513801@www.sltrib.com Tue, 14 Oct 2014 16:07:55 MDT Two Utah athletes named player of the week http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/prepsports/58501259-52/utah-week-american-player.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/prepsports/58501259-52/utah-week-american-player.html.csp">Two Utah athletes named player of the week</a></h4> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-08T22:20:45.054-06:00">Updated Oct 8, 2014 10:20PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">MaxPreps in conjunction with two national coaching organizations honored two Utah high school athletes this week. Enterprise’s Riley Lyman was named Utah prep volleyball player of the week by the American Volleyball Coaches Association. The 6-foot senior has 40 kills, 35 digs, 35 receptions, six aces and 27 blocks this season in leading the Wolves. American Fork’s Laken Flanders earned Utah soccer player of the week honors from the National Soccer Coaches Association of America. The Caveman seni...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58501259@www.sltrib.com Wed, 08 Oct 2014 22:20:45 MDT Utah soccer, volleyball players honored http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/prepsports/58477749-52/american-anderson-association-coaches.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/prepsports/58477749-52/american-anderson-association-coaches.html.csp">Utah soccer, volleyball players honored</a></h4> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-01T16:10:12.901-06:00">Updated Oct 1, 2014 04:10PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">MaxPreps in conjunction with two national coaching associations have honored two Utah athletes with player of the week awards. The American Volleyball Coaches Association named Pleasant Grove’s Jeniel Briggs as one of its players of the week. She has 81 assists, 12 digs and three blocks in leading the Vikings to a 16-6 overall record and a 6-0 league mark thus far this season. The National Soccer Coaches Association of America gave a smilar honor to Allissa Anderson of American Leadership Academ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58477749@www.sltrib.com Wed, 01 Oct 2014 16:10:12 MDT Prep notes: Defending football champs seem ready to win again http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/58461609-190/week-season-games-juan.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/58461609-190/week-season-games-juan.html.csp">Prep notes: Defending football champs seem ready to win again</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By TOM WHARTON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-27T23:36:13.123-06:00">Updated Sep 27, 2014 11:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">At this point in the high school football season, Bingham, Timpview, Desert Hills, Judge Memorial, South Summit and Duchesne all seemed poised to defend their titles. Second-ranked Corner Canyon in 4A, Morgan in 3A, San Juan in 2A and Rich in 1A could offer some challenges, but it would not be a good bet to go against the champions. That said, there are three or four nice stories emerging from the season. The first is the job veteran coach Fred Fernandes has done at Roy. The Royals are unbeate...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58461609@www.sltrib.com Sat, 27 Sep 2014 23:36:13 MDT Prep phenom Frank Jackson's commitment to BYU basketball still strong, father says http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/byusports/58428748-65/jackson-byu-frank-basketball.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/byusports/58428748-65/jackson-byu-frank-basketball.html.csp">Prep phenom Frank Jackson's commitment to BYU basketball still strong, father says</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-18T10:00:03.124-06:00">Updated Sep 18, 2014 10:00AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">In this age of Twitter and Facebook and anonymous texts and all that, rumors fly fast and furious. Most I tend to discount without a second thought, but one lately in particular piqued my interest. When I heard it a second time from a different source, I decided it deserved a phone call. The rumor was that Lone Peak junior guard Frank Jackson had broken off his commitment to play basketball for BYU. Jackson committed a year ago at this time, before the 6-foot-3 combo guard had even started his s...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58428748@www.sltrib.com Thu, 18 Sep 2014 10:00:03 MDT Kragthorpe: Brandon Doman moves on, from BYU to little league http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/58415113-88/doman-byu-offensive-brandon.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/58415113-88/doman-byu-offensive-brandon.html.csp">Kragthorpe: Brandon Doman moves on, from BYU to little league</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By kurt kragthorpe</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Tribune Columnist</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-15T22:50:11.589-06:00">Updated Sep 15, 2014 10:50PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">American Fork On a football field with barely visible markings and no scoreboard, Brandon Doman stood silently with his arms folded as the final seconds ticked off a clock that could be viewed only by the referee. He’d shouted instructions to his Pleasant Grove fourth-graders prior to every play Saturday morning, and now Doman collected his thoughts for the postgame talk. The Vikings huddled in the shade of a small canopy as their coach, two seasons removed from calling BYU’s plays in venues ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58415113@www.sltrib.com Mon, 15 Sep 2014 22:50:11 MDT BYU football: Players get weekend off while coaches recruit http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/58409621-88/byu-mcmahon-football-coaches.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/58409621-88/byu-mcmahon-football-coaches.html.csp">BYU football: Players get weekend off while coaches recruit</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jay Drew</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-13T23:43:26.862-06:00">Updated Sep 13, 2014 11:43PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">BYU football coaches had to work long hours in the three days they had to prepare for Thursday night’s 33-25 win over Houston, but that didn’t mean they got the weekend off. No fewer than eight coaches were out recruiting on Friday night and Saturday, watching high school and junior college games around the country. Coach Bronco Mendenhall held a team meeting Friday morning, then gave the players the weekend off. “We will get back to work on Monday [to begin preparations for Virginia],” he said....</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58409621@www.sltrib.com Sat, 13 Sep 2014 23:43:26 MDT Prep sports: Desert Hills teams bring the Thunder http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/58276022-190/track-desert-hills-state.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/58276022-190/track-desert-hills-state.html.csp">Prep sports: Desert Hills teams bring the Thunder</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By TOM WHARTON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-07T00:11:59.15-06:00">Updated Sep 7, 2014 12:11AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">St. George • Since Desert Hills opened its doors in 2008 in the suburbs of this booming community, the Thunder have won 16 state championships, including five last season (six, if you count cheerleading). Few schools in Utah, much less a relatively new one, can match that kind of athletic success. It helps that the school features state-of-the-art facilities and is located in a relatively affluent area where the year-round weather is mostly sunny. Desert Hills is also among the larger schools i...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58276022@www.sltrib.com Sun, 07 Sep 2014 00:11:59 MDT NCAA extends Georgia Tech’s probation to 2017 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58378028-77/georgia-ncaa-probation-tech.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58378028-77/georgia-ncaa-probation-tech.html.csp">NCAA extends Georgia Tech’s probation to 2017</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By CHARLES ODUM</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-05T23:22:35.281-06:00">Updated Sep 5, 2014 11:22PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Atlanta • Georgia Tech has had its NCAA probation extended two years after its coaches were found to have made hundreds of impermissible calls and texts to recruits. In 2011, Georgia Tech was forced to vacate its 2009 ACC football championship and placed on probation for four years due to NCAA rules violations. The NCAA on Thursday said Georgia Tech failed to monitor its sports programs. The probation was extended to 2017. The ruling, also obtained by The Associated Press in an open records requ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583780282014-09-05T23:22:35.281-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-05T23:22:35.281-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58378028@www.sltrib.com Fri, 05 Sep 2014 23:22:35 MDT Utah volleyball: No love from Pac-12 coaches, but Ute coach likes her depth, experience http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58345527-89/pac-utah-launiere-coaches.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58345527-89/pac-utah-launiere-coaches.html.csp">Utah volleyball: No love from Pac-12 coaches, but Ute coach likes her depth, experience</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Matthew Piper</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-28T23:33:26.747-06:00">Updated Aug 28, 2014 11:33PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Nobody plays to win the preseason coaches poll. Utah volleyball head coach Beth Launiere admits that she thinks her team’s Pac-12 ranking — 10th — belies the strides her program has made. But, she said after acknowledging that it may sound like typical “coach speak,” the ranking isn’t what’s important. “You just go out and try to get it done.” The Utes have steadily improved since changing leagues in 2011, from 11-20 to 14-19 to 21-13. Last season, they finished seventh in the Pac-12 and won an ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58345527@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 23:33:26 MDT Idaho State’s Kramer: Road losing streak ‘really not in danger’ against Utah, USU http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/utahsports/58338786-59/utah-state-idaho-kramer.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/utahsports/58338786-59/utah-state-idaho-kramer.html.csp">Idaho State’s Kramer: Road losing streak ‘really not in danger’ against Utah, USU</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Matthew Piper</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-26T11:57:33.466-06:00">Updated Aug 26, 2014 11:57AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Idaho State head coach Mike Kramer doesn’t want Utah kicker Andy Phillips getting oxygen because he’s kicking so many PATs. How’s that for honesty? Speaking in a Big Sky conference call ahead of his team’s opener Thursday night in Salt Lake City, Kramer acknowledged that the Bengals’ 44-game road losing streak, among other losing streaks, “are just nasty.” “Opening up at Utah and next week at Utah State, I’m sure that that streak’s really not in danger,” he said. He feels good about his team’s p...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58338786@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 11:57:33 MDT New procedure for reporting high school game scores http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/58326532-190/game-maxpreps-results-reporting.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/58326532-190/game-maxpreps-results-reporting.html.csp">New procedure for reporting high school game scores</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Eric Walden</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-23T16:49:20.874-06:00">Updated Aug 23, 2014 04:49PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">High school coaches, athletic directors, and statisticians, The Salt Lake Tribune has partnered with MaxPreps this year in an effort to bring our readers more complete and comprehensive high school coverage. As most high school coaches throughout the state are already using MaxPreps, we hope this will result in greater ease and efficiency in reporting the results of your school’s games and keeping standings up to date. What this means for you is: 1. It is no longer necessary for you or your ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58326532@www.sltrib.com Sat, 23 Aug 2014 16:49:20 MDT Utah football: Freshman safety Williams says he’s ready if needed http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58323441-89/freshman-williams-camp-rowe.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58323441-89/freshman-williams-camp-rowe.html.csp">Utah football: Freshman safety Williams says he’s ready if needed</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Matthew Piper </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and Kyle Goon</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-21T23:47:37.616-06:00">Updated Aug 21, 2014 11:47PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Utah head coach Kyle Whittingham said earlier this week that if disaster struck, and senior safeties Tevin Carter or Brian Blechen went down with injury, fellow senior Eric Rowe would be yanked back from his spot at corner to fill the void. But that’s not an indictment of the safety backups, said their coach, Morgan Scalley, on Thursday. It’s just a feeling that the next corner — senior Wykie Freeman, at this point — is ahead of the next safety, and coaches want to get their best 11 players on ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58323441@www.sltrib.com Thu, 21 Aug 2014 23:47:37 MDT