DEFENSE - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/DEFENSE News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) USU football: Aggies’ defense ready to dig deep against Cougars http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58477666-77/aggies-hill-yards-defense.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58477666-77/aggies-hill-yards-defense.html.csp">USU football: Aggies’ defense ready to dig deep against Cougars</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Lya Wodraska</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-01T14:39:01.636-06:00">Updated Oct 1, 2014 02:39PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Logan • As a competitor, Utah State linebacker Zach Vigil says he has a lot of respect for BYU quarterback Taysom Hill and the way he plays, believing the quarterback should be one of the stronger Heisman candidates. “He’s really smart and he can throw the ball,” he said. “I think he’s underrated. He’s pretty accurate with the football and he makes some really good long throws.” While Vigil has admired Hill in his film sessions this week, he has no intention of giving any highlight clips to the ...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58477666@www.sltrib.com Wed, 01 Oct 2014 14:39:01 MDT BYU football: Cougars hope Kaufusi’s return will bolster pass rush http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/58477175-88/byu-pass-rush-kaufusi.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/58477175-88/byu-pass-rush-kaufusi.html.csp">BYU football: Cougars hope Kaufusi’s return will bolster pass rush</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="2014-10-01T11:11:02.081-06:00">Updated Oct 1, 2014 11:11AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Provo • Of all the crazy numbers that came out of BYU’s 41-33 win over Virginia on Sept. 20, perhaps the most troubling to the Cougar defense was the lowest one. Zero. That’s how many sacks BYU’s defense got, despite seeing Virginia quarterbacks drop back to pass no fewer than 58 times. Given plenty of time to throw the ball, Greyson Lambert and Matt Johns combined to complete 35 passes for 327 yards with just one interception. It’s a deficiency defensive coordinator Nick Howell hopes to fix as ...</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> 58477175@www.sltrib.com Wed, 01 Oct 2014 11:11:02 MDT Fall TV: Viola Davis learns underbelly of law on new show http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58472980-223/davis-attorney-law-liking.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58472980-223/davis-attorney-law-liking.html.csp">Fall TV: Viola Davis learns underbelly of law on new show</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SANDY COHEN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-01T16:34:26.051-06:00">Updated Oct 1, 2014 04:34PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Playing an attorney on TV has shown Viola Davis there’s a slim — and slippery — divide between guilt and innocence. The 49-year-old actress stars as a defense attorney and law professor on the new ABC show “How to Get Away With Murder,” which premiered last Thursday to an impressive 14 million viewers. Davis’ character, Annalise Keating, comes off in the first episode as sharp, intimidating and not all the way righteous. Davis said the role taught her “just how fine the line is between guilt and...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584729802014-10-01T16:34:26.051-06:00" id="#license-2014-10-01T16:34:26.051-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58472980@www.sltrib.com Wed, 01 Oct 2014 16:34:26 MDT Boeing defense chief shifts 2,000 jobs from Seattle http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58474620-79/boeing-defense-seattle-company.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58474620-79/boeing-defense-seattle-company.html.csp">Boeing defense chief shifts 2,000 jobs from Seattle</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Julie Johnsson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Bloomberg News</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-30T18:25:02.219-06:00">Updated Sep 30, 2014 06:25PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">BC-BOEING,0549 Chicago • Boeing’s new defense chief is putting his stamp on the business by shifting 2,000 jobs away from the company’s commercial hub in Seattle as the U.S. military pares arms spending. “This is necessary if we are going to differentiate ourselves from competitors and stay ahead of a rapidly changing global defense environment,” said Boeing Defense Space and Security Chief Executive Chris Chadwick. Most of the work will be relocated over the next three years to Oklahoma City a...</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> 58474620@www.sltrib.com Tue, 30 Sep 2014 18:25:02 MDT UCLA coach Jim Mora talks Kaelin Clay, Utes defense http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/utahsports/58473876-59/mora-team-ucla-week.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/utahsports/58473876-59/mora-team-ucla-week.html.csp">UCLA coach Jim Mora talks Kaelin Clay, Utes defense</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="2014-10-01T16:09:52.19-06:00">Updated Oct 1, 2014 04:09PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">In a Tuesday afternoon conference call, UCLA coach Jim Mora said perhaps the most brazen thing any opposing coach will say about the Utes. He plans on kicking to Kaelin Clay. Maybe. "We kick off to whoever," he said. "We have one of the best kickoff coverage units in the country. Now this kid [Clay] is special, I don't know if we'll be able to say [UCLA is one of the best coverage units] after we play him. We have tremendous, tremendous respect for him. But we don't want to get to far away from ...</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> 58473876@www.sltrib.com Wed, 01 Oct 2014 16:09:52 MDT Utah football: ‘Somber’ Utes get early start prepping for UCLA http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58469567-89/utah-yards-ucla-game.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58469567-89/utah-yards-ucla-game.html.csp">Utah football: ‘Somber’ Utes get early start prepping for UCLA</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Matt Piper</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-29T23:13:24.488-06:00">Updated Sep 29, 2014 11:13PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">It’s more than a platitude this week: Utah does not have time to dwell on defeat. The presumably bleary-eyed Utes reported to the facility at 7 a.m. Monday — a departure from their usual routine of starting filmwork Tuesday — to rewatch Saturday’s soul-sucking loss to Washington State. And then that was that. Monday afternoon, they would start watching No. 8 UCLA and trying to understand how they can do against one of the Pac-12’s best teams what they couldn’t against one of — thus far, in 2014 ...</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> 58469567@www.sltrib.com Mon, 29 Sep 2014 23:13:24 MDT Utah football notes: Utes defense has regrets allowing TDs on fourth down (VIDEO) http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/utahsports/58469836-59/whittingham-yards-utah-ball.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/utahsports/58469836-59/whittingham-yards-utah-ball.html.csp">Utah football notes: Utes defense has regrets allowing TDs on fourth down (VIDEO)</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="2014-10-01T16:09:30.066-06:00">Updated Oct 1, 2014 04:09PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">With a weekend to chew it over, coach Kyle Whittingham's message didn't change: The offense needed to get better and contribute more in Saturday's 28-27 loss to Washington State. But losing by one point hasn't sat well on Utah's defense either. They know a stop just as easily could've won the game as another point, especially when the Cougars scored twice on fourth down. Defensive end Hunter Dimick found it tough to shake the memory of getting his right paw on Connor Halliday on the very first t...</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> 58469836@www.sltrib.com Wed, 01 Oct 2014 16:09:30 MDT Prep football: Riverton rallies to beat Pleasant Grove http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/58461052-190/riverton-miller-half-yards.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/58461052-190/riverton-miller-half-yards.html.csp">Prep football: Riverton rallies to beat Pleasant Grove</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jon Clifford</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Special to The Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-27T10:32:59.13-06:00">Updated Sep 27, 2014 10:32AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Riverton • “Character win! Character win!” was what Riverton coach Mike Miller yelled at his players as they jogged off the field late Friday night. Then he shook his head and said to no one in particular, “I still can’t believe we won.” The Silverwolves’ defense shut out Pleasant Grove over the final three quarters and the vaunted Riverton running game came alive in the second half for a grind-it-out 16-14 Region 4 triumph against the visiting Vikings. Riverton was held 28 points below its seas...</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> 58461052@www.sltrib.com Sat, 27 Sep 2014 10:32:59 MDT Life or death? Arias set for sentencing retrial http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58461717-68/arias-jury-dimitrius-judge.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58461717-68/arias-jury-dimitrius-judge.html.csp">Life or death? Arias set for sentencing retrial</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BRIAN SKOLOFF</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-27T16:02:36.931-06:00">Updated Sep 27, 2014 04:02PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Phoenix • Jodi Arias’ guilt has been determined. The only thing that remains is whether she dies for killing her ex-boyfriend. More than six years after his death, and more than a year after being convicted of murder, a second penalty phase to determine her punishment gets underway Monday with jury selection. Arias acknowledged that she killed Travis Alexander in 2008 at his suburban Phoenix home but claimed it was self-defense. He suffered nearly 30 knife wounds, had his throat slit and was sho...</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> 58461717@www.sltrib.com Sat, 27 Sep 2014 16:02:36 MDT Prep football: Roy 36, Logan 0 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/58434644-190/roy-yards-martinez-royals.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/58434644-190/roy-yards-martinez-royals.html.csp">Prep football: Roy 36, Logan 0</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Kevin Winters Morriss</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-20T00:00:59.045-06:00">Updated Sep 20, 2014 12:00AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Roy • James Martinez didn’t want history repeating itself. Logan had won the last 14 games against Roy. And Martinez and his Royals teammates got off to slow starts in two other games this season. Well the Roy defense made sure to stamp out both of those streaks Friday. The Royals forced a fumble inside their 15-yard line on Logan’s first drive and silenced the Grizzlies the rest of the way in a 36-0 victory. “We knew when it got down there, we had to step up,” said Martinez, a defensive lineman...</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> 58434644@www.sltrib.com Sat, 20 Sep 2014 00:00:59 MDT Girls’ soccer: Highland takes down Woods Cross in hard-fought 1-0 win http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/58448456-190/cross-woods-highland-defense.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/58448456-190/cross-woods-highland-defense.html.csp">Girls’ soccer: Highland takes down Woods Cross in hard-fought 1-0 win</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Ben Raskin</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Special to The Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-23T23:28:57.362-06:00">Updated Sep 23, 2014 11:28PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Emma Thornton smoothed her black and white striped jersey in front of Woods Cross goal. The Highland sophomore had just taken a hard foul in the 43rd minute and was composing herself as teammate Alix Margolis prepared to take the free kick. In the Region 6 battle against Woods Cross, Thornton remembered that Highland sits on what once was a prison and smirked in pride of her inmate roots. The kick was on frame but was batted down by Wildcat keeper, Rachel Noel. In the melee for the loose ball, T...</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> 58448456@www.sltrib.com Tue, 23 Sep 2014 23:28:57 MDT Utah State football: Even in losses, Aggies find some positives http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58450988-77/state-utah-aggies-defense.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58450988-77/state-utah-aggies-defense.html.csp">Utah State football: Even in losses, Aggies find some positives</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Lya Wodraska</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-24T22:53:26.405-06:00">Updated Sep 24, 2014 10:53PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Thanks to a lot of turnover and youth, the Utah State Aggies had a lot of question marks as to how some of their key positions will be filled this season. Now, three games into the season, the Aggies are liking what they see from many of the newcomers. Utah State coach Matt Wells mentioned corners Daniel Gray and Jalen Davis, linebacker LT Filiaga, receiver Hunter Sharp and center Austin Stephens as being among the team’s pleasant surprises. The play of the corners comes as a bit of relief to th...</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> 58450988@www.sltrib.com Wed, 24 Sep 2014 22:53:26 MDT Jazz to sign free agent Dahntay Jones http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/jazznotes/58444378-62/jones-jazz-roster-athletic.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/jazznotes/58444378-62/jones-jazz-roster-athletic.html.csp">Jazz to sign free agent Dahntay Jones</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> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-23T11:04:29.61-06:00">Updated Sep 23, 2014 11:04AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Dahntay Jones has been a hard-nosed, rugged wing in the NBA for the last decade, one of the last decorated “Kobe stoppers.” He’s about to become a member of the Utah Jazz. How long he lasts in Salt Lake is up in the air. The former nemesis of Deron Williams — among other people — is expected to sign a training camp contract, provided that he passes a physical he took on Tuesday. He will become the 19th player on the Jazz roster heading into Training camp, which starts next Tuesday. The Jazz have...</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> 58444378@www.sltrib.com Tue, 23 Sep 2014 11:04:29 MDT BYU Cougars enter bye week concerned about spotty defense http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/58443151-88/byu-happy-howell-defensive.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/58443151-88/byu-happy-howell-defensive.html.csp">BYU Cougars enter bye week concerned about spotty defense</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="2014-09-23T07:56:27.575-06:00">Updated Sep 23, 2014 07:56AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Provo • How good is this BYU football team that is 4-0, ranked No. 20 in the Associated Press Top 25 and winning games against rather average opponents by an average of 18.7 points? It’s a debate that rages nationally, and will continue to make headlines as long as the Cougars keep winning — although there should be a bit of a reprieve this week because BYU has a bye before facing Utah State on Oct. 3. One theory: BYU is an average football team with a great quarterback. Last Saturday against V...</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> 58443151@www.sltrib.com Tue, 23 Sep 2014 07:56:27 MDT Utah football notes: Travis Wilson a little bit wiser after scary hit http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/utahsports/58443996-59/game-team-think-whittingham.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/utahsports/58443996-59/game-team-think-whittingham.html.csp">Utah football notes: Travis Wilson a little bit wiser after scary hit</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="2014-09-23T16:04:23.262-06:00">Updated Sep 23, 2014 04:04PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Travis Wilson, the right side of his face red with leftover turf burn, shifted uncomfortably in his seat as Kyle Whittingham addressed the media in the front of the room. He knew what was coming. "He's a tremendous competitor," Whittingham told the press. "Exceptionally tough, and he's very smart. Just didn't use the best judgement on that one isolated play." Oh, that play. The one where he literally landed on his face on Saturday at Michigan. After the initial shock of seeing his body curving u...</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> 58443996@www.sltrib.com Tue, 23 Sep 2014 16:04:23 MDT Utah football: Defense, special teams drive Utes to Big House win (VIDEO) http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58435834-89/utah-michigan-phillips-team.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58435834-89/utah-michigan-phillips-team.html.csp">Utah football: Defense, special teams drive Utes to Big House win (VIDEO)</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="2014-09-22T14:15:25.612-06:00">Updated Sep 22, 2014 02:15PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Ann Arbor, Mich. • When lightning struck, the Utes were willing to be patient. The weather was the only hurdle between Utah (3-0) and its biggest victory this season. The Big House had a few first-half stumbles for the Utes, and there was a nightmare moment when quarterback Travis Wilson took a rough landing on his face before halftime. But like a bad dream, it passed: Wilson came back, leading three second-half scoring drives, and Utah’s defense never broke to secure a 26-10 road victory over M...</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> 58435834@www.sltrib.com Mon, 22 Sep 2014 14:15:25 MDT Pac-12 round-up: Arizona's Hail Mary is Week 4 memorable moment http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58441563-89/yards-game-week-arizona.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58441563-89/yards-game-week-arizona.html.csp">Pac-12 round-up: Arizona's Hail Mary is Week 4 memorable moment</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="2014-09-23T16:04:23.518-06:00">Updated Sep 23, 2014 04:04PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Four of the five ranked teams in the Pac-12 went dark this week. But the way this season has gone, did you really think it'd be a "quiet" week? All we got out of it was a game-winning Hail Mary. Not to mention the No. 2 team looking dangerously close to getting upset. While the Utes topped soggy Michigan in Ann Arbor, earning a validating win on the road, a few other games showcased the parity of the conference. Cal, of all teams, was leading Arizona before the Wildcats put on an all-world passi...</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> 58441563@www.sltrib.com Tue, 23 Sep 2014 16:04:23 MDT Kragthorpe: Ute defense comes through when it counts http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58437338-89/utah-michigan-defense-ute.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58437338-89/utah-michigan-defense-ute.html.csp">Kragthorpe: Ute defense comes through when it counts</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Kurt Kragthorpe</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-21T09:46:42.157-06:00">Updated Sep 21, 2014 09:46AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Ann Arbor, Mich. As the fourth quarter unfolded and heavy rain fell Saturday evening, tens of thousands of Michigan fans dressed in yellow headed for the exits. Their departures made a swath of red appear more distinct in the south end zone, 90-plus rows above the field. Those folks from Utah were not going anywhere, until they were ordered to evacuate. Same story with the Ute defense. Utah’s defenders were at their best when it counted in a 26-10 victory — rarely dominating, but always deliv...</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> 58437338@www.sltrib.com Sun, 21 Sep 2014 09:46:42 MDT Monson: BYU is imperfect and undefeated (VIDEO) http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/58436864-88/byu-yards-cougars-win.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/58436864-88/byu-yards-cougars-win.html.csp">Monson: BYU is imperfect and undefeated (VIDEO)</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Gordon Monson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Tribune Columnist</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-20T23:38:04.335-06:00">Updated Sep 20, 2014 11:38PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Provo • It was far from perfect, even though the record still is. It wasn’t particularly picturesque. But what 4-0 BYU did against Virginia on Saturday at LaVell Edwards Stadium showed the flawed Cougars can accomplish something out of the ordinary this season: Beat everyone on their schedule. Some of that is a reflection/indication of the relatively easy road they’re traveling. Some of it is a compliment regarding what they do remarkably well. Some of it comes from a conclusion that if BYU eve...</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> 58436864@www.sltrib.com Sat, 20 Sep 2014 23:38:04 MDT BYU football: Punter Scott Arellano gets his kicks in BYU’s win over Virginia http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/58436881-88/arellano-byu-virginia-punter.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/58436881-88/arellano-byu-virginia-punter.html.csp">BYU football: Punter Scott Arellano gets his kicks in BYU’s win over Virginia</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Steve Luhm</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-20T23:30:02.936-06:00">Updated Sep 20, 2014 11:30PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Provo • Tucked underneath the east stands at LaVell Edwards Stadium and shielded from passing fans by black plastic curtains, the BYU media interview room can be hard to find. Especially for a punter. “I didn’t know this room existed,” Scott Arellano said Saturday. “So this is really cool. I’m happy to be here.” Arellano, a former walk-on, earned the media’s attention after playing a critical role in BYU’s 41-33 victory over Virginia. He averaged 55 yards on five kicks, dropped four punts insid...</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> 58436881@www.sltrib.com Sat, 20 Sep 2014 23:30:02 MDT