KRAGTHORPE - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/KRAGTHORPE News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Kragthorpe: QB changes inevitable for BYU, Utah, USU http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58493316-77/utah-hill-keeton-thompson.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58493316-77/utah-hill-keeton-thompson.html.csp">Kragthorpe: QB changes inevitable for BYU, Utah, USU</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By kurt kragthorpe</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> Tribune columnist</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-06T22:49:06.231-06:00">Updated Oct 6, 2014 10:49PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">For varying reasons, the odds were not favorable of starting quarterbacks Taysom Hill of BYU, Chuckie Keeton of Utah State and Travis Wilson of Utah all remaining in their positions for a full season. But who would imagined none of them lasting beyond the first weekend of October? Hill is out for the season with a fractured leg and more extensive damage that was discovered in surgery. Keeton apparently will be sidelined all year after reinjuring his knee last month. Wilson likely will lose his ...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58493316@www.sltrib.com Mon, 06 Oct 2014 22:49:06 MDT Kragthorpe: Utes, USU make history at BYU’s expense http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58491997-77/usu-utah-byu-utes.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58491997-77/usu-utah-byu-utes.html.csp">Kragthorpe: Utes, USU make history at BYU’s expense</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="2014-10-07T16:17:38.689-06:00">Updated Oct 7, 2014 04:17PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Utah and Utah State have been playing football since the late 19th century, and the state’s public institutions have never produced a dual achievement like this past weekend’s victories. One of those breakthrough came at the expense of another in-state school, which some would say makes it even better — for both USU and Utah. BYU, then No. 18, is the highest-ranked opponent USU has ever beaten. UCLA, formerly No. 8, is the fifth top-10 team to be upset by Utah. That’s a remarkable convergence in...</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> 58491997@www.sltrib.com Tue, 07 Oct 2014 16:17:38 MDT Kragthorpe: Jim McMahon is No. 1 among BYU quarterbacks http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/58475337-88/mcmahon-byu-utah-hall.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/58475337-88/mcmahon-byu-utah-hall.html.csp">Kragthorpe: Jim McMahon is No. 1 among BYU quarterbacks</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="2014-10-01T22:37:44.449-06:00">Updated Oct 1, 2014 10:37PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Jordan Leslie is wearing it well this season, and the number worked nicely for Austin Collie and Daniel Sorensen in recent years. Yet there’s really only one No. 9 in BYU football history. The school will retire Jim McMahon’s number during Friday night’s game with Utah State, following Thursday’s induction into the BYU Hall of Fame. Actually, McMahon is No. 1. He’s the best who ever played his position at his school, and that’s saying something when the subject is BYU quarterbacks. My top five:...</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> 58475337@www.sltrib.com Wed, 01 Oct 2014 22:37:44 MDT Kragthorpe: Jazz want to make themselves worth watching again http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/58470297-87/jazz-team-kragthorpe-media.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/58470297-87/jazz-team-kragthorpe-media.html.csp">Kragthorpe: Jazz want to make themselves worth watching again</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-29T23:12:23.996-06:00">Updated Sep 29, 2014 11:12PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">So the Jazz have gathered for coach Quin Snyder’s first training camp, and everyone recognizes that this new arrangement is going to require some unselfishness. That’s not even counting Gordon Hayward’s negotiations regarding how much time he’s allowed to spend playing video games. Hayward’s a dedicated gamer, but he’s married now. He knows that. The Jazz are not a very good NBA team at the moment. We all understand that. Where the buzzwords from Media Day come into play is in holding this team...</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> 58470297@www.sltrib.com Mon, 29 Sep 2014 23:12:23 MDT Kragthorpe: Utes outcoached, but punt was right call http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58467853-89/utah-utes-game-yard.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58467853-89/utah-utes-game-yard.html.csp">Kragthorpe: Utes outcoached, but punt was right call</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="2014-10-01T16:09:30.167-06:00">Updated Oct 1, 2014 04:09PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Utah’s second-half collapse in Saturday’s 28-27 loss to Washington State was not exactly a strong endorsement for a coaching staff that has a lot to prove this season. Offensively, the Utes produced only a field goal after halftime, and that came via a short drive that started at the WSU 43-yard line after a fumble recovery. Defensively, the Utes gave up three touchdowns in the second half — two on long drives and the game-winner on an 81-yard pass play. Coach Mike Leach and the rest of the Coug...</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> 58467853@www.sltrib.com Wed, 01 Oct 2014 16:09:30 MDT Kragthorpe: Utah golfers populating PGA Tour http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58449471-77/tour-utah-pga-blair.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58449471-77/tour-utah-pga-blair.html.csp">Kragthorpe: Utah golfers populating PGA Tour</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="2014-09-24T22:53:26.966-06:00">Updated Sep 24, 2014 10:53PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Utah Junior Golf Association can claim to have produced a foursome of current PGA Tour players, and that’s not even counting a Ryder Cup contestant. “Don’t forget Rory McIlroy,” said Jeff Thurman, the UJGA’s executive director. Well, it already is a slight stretch for the alumni list to include Scott Pinckney, whose family housed McIlroy in Orem one summer when the boys were 11 and later moved to Arizona. Yet for the first time, Utah will have three high school graduates, all born and raise...</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> 58449471@www.sltrib.com Wed, 24 Sep 2014 22:53:26 MDT Kragthorpe: Utes better equipped than ever for Pac-12 play (Video) http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58442328-89/pac-utah-utes-state.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58442328-89/pac-utah-utes-state.html.csp">Kragthorpe: Utes better equipped than ever for Pac-12 play (Video)</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="2014-09-22T23:01:19.192-06:00">Updated Sep 22, 2014 11:01PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Judging by their nonconference performance, the Utah Utes have raised the standards of the 2014 football season. Whether or not that becomes a problem is up to them. Merely becoming bowl-eligible is no longer an acceptable gauge for the Utes, because of what they’ve done against Idaho State, Fresno State and Michigan. They need only three wins in nine Pac-12 games to qualify for a bowl bid, and they certainly seem to have advanced beyond that stage. Five conference wins would be monumental for ...</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> 58442328@www.sltrib.com Mon, 22 Sep 2014 23:01:19 MDT Kragthorpe: Haloti Ngata says being good guy in NFL ‘not hard’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58441838-77/nfl-ngata-players-guys.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58441838-77/nfl-ngata-players-guys.html.csp">Kragthorpe: Haloti Ngata says being good guy in NFL ‘not hard’</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="2014-09-23T16:04:23.483-06:00">Updated Sep 23, 2014 04:04PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Haloti Ngata misunderstood my question. He turned it into a better subject. After the Baltimore Ravens’ 23-21 victory at Cleveland on Sunday, I asked the Highland High School graduate about everything the NFL is going through these days, amid the controversy regarding the punishment — or lack of it — of misbehaving players. The problems hurt the image of every player in the league, so I asked Ngata how difficult it is to be viewed as a member of the NFL these days. At least, that’s how I meant 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> 58441838@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 Kragthorpe: Road win is next item on Utes’ checklist (Video) http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58423669-89/utes-road-game-utah.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58423669-89/utes-road-game-utah.html.csp">Kragthorpe: Road win is next item on Utes’ checklist (Video)</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="2014-09-17T21:53:40.014-06:00">Updated Sep 17, 2014 09:53PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">In the first two games of the football season, the Utah Utes have done just about everything that anyone could have wanted. It is fair to demand more from them, starting Saturday afternoon at Michigan. The Utes need to intercept a pass, win a road game and build some momentum for the Pac-12 schedule. None of that is asking too much. In so many ways, this is a terrific opportunity for Utah. Michigan features an iconic venue with 100,000-plus fans, a brand-name program with a lot of history and, ...</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> 58423669@www.sltrib.com Wed, 17 Sep 2014 21:53:40 MDT Kragthorpe: BYU’s ranking matters only in October http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/58415069-88/byu-state-committee-rankings.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/58415069-88/byu-state-committee-rankings.html.csp">Kragthorpe: BYU’s ranking matters only in October</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="2014-09-17T16:15:31.614-06:00">Updated Sep 17, 2014 04:15PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The only college football rankings that matter this season won’t be published until Oct. 28. That’s worth remembering as BYU rises in the AP Top 25 and the Southeastern Conference dominates the polls. Until the College Football Playoff selection committee launches its rankings, all this other stuff is just for fun. Naturally, the committee’s first rankings will be compared to the media and coaches polls, and their work may not differ all that much. The point is that nobody knows how the 13 comm...</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> 58415069@www.sltrib.com Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:15:31 MDT Kragthorpe: Keeton's injury sends USU's backup into action again http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58411334-77/garretson-usu-keeton-season.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58411334-77/garretson-usu-keeton-season.html.csp">Kragthorpe: Keeton's injury sends USU's backup into action again</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="2014-09-13T23:43:25.857-06:00">Updated Sep 13, 2014 11:43PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Logan Practically before anyone discovered that Utah State quarterback Darell Garretson no longer was standing on the sideline and signaling plays, a Wake Forest player was returning an interception of Garretson’s pass. Whoa. What just happened here? The tone of USU’s season changed during halftime of an eventual 36-24 win Saturday night at Romney Stadium. Of course, this is standard stuff for the Aggies in the Matt Wells era. Stop me if you’ve heard this story. USU quarterback Chuckie Keeton ...</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> 58411334@www.sltrib.com Sat, 13 Sep 2014 23:43:25 MDT Kragthorpe: Seahawks, 49ers impressive in NFL openers http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58388368-77/nfl-seahawks-teams-seattle.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58388368-77/nfl-seahawks-teams-seattle.html.csp">Kragthorpe: Seahawks, 49ers impressive in NFL openers</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="2014-09-09T16:05:15.424-06:00">Updated Sep 9, 2014 04:05PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Before the Arizona Cardinals become one of the last two teams to kick off the NFL season Monday night, they have my best wishes. The Cardinals are a decent team, and they’re doomed. That’s because they play in the NFC West, which means they have to meet Seattle and San Francisco four times in 2014. That makes it just about impossible for Arizona to make the playoffs, even as a wild card. The NFL’s first 14 games of the schedule, with two more to come Monday, have driven home the point that pro f...</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> 58388368@www.sltrib.com Tue, 09 Sep 2014 16:05:15 MDT Kragthorpe: BYU hoping to restore offensive line tradition http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/58369327-88/byu-french-tujague-anae.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/58369327-88/byu-french-tujague-anae.html.csp">Kragthorpe: BYU hoping to restore offensive line tradition</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="2014-09-03T22:51:04.186-06:00">Updated Sep 3, 2014 10:51PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Provo In a garage in Minnesota, Robert Anae and Garett Tujague unearthed treasures of BYU football history. They discovered boxes of VHS tapes and binders filled with offensive plays and coaching instructions, saved for decades by Roger French, who coached them as BYU offensive linemen. Anae, now the Cougars’ offensive coordinator, and Tujague, the line coach, spent roughly 24 hours over parts of three days in July watching film with French. The experience “brought back a lot of great memories...</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> 58369327@www.sltrib.com Wed, 03 Sep 2014 22:51:04 MDT Kragthorpe: Utes’ Travis Wilson shows courage in return to field (video) http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58349920-89/wilson-yards-game-return.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58349920-89/wilson-yards-game-return.html.csp">Kragthorpe: Utes’ Travis Wilson shows courage in return to field (video)</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="2014-08-29T12:26:08.747-06:00">Updated Aug 29, 2014 12:26PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Utah quarterback Travis Wilson sprinted to his left, dived through the air and extended the football beyond the goal line. In that moment Thursday night, late in the first quarter of Utah’s 56-14 victory over Idaho State at Rice-Eccles Stadium, any remaining issues regarding Wilson’s will to play football were answered. Those questions about how Wilson might approach his return to the field seem silly now, don’t they? He’s the same, competitive QB as ever — maybe even more so, after his career ...</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> 58349920@www.sltrib.com Fri, 29 Aug 2014 12:26:08 MDT Kragthorpe: Bronco should be allowed to have fun with Utah-BYU rivalry http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/58333941-88/mendenhall-byu-coach-utah.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/58333941-88/mendenhall-byu-coach-utah.html.csp">Kragthorpe: Bronco should be allowed to have fun with Utah-BYU rivalry</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By kurt kragthorpe</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> Tribune Columnist</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-25T23:14:58.705-06:00">Updated Aug 25, 2014 11:14PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Provo After all these years of wishing BYU football coach Bronco Mendenhall would say anything interesting, I can’t bash him when he finally does so. Mendenhall is moving away from his carefully programmed persona, and that’s healthy for everybody. Appearing at the Big Blue Bash booster event Saturday night, he jabbed the University of Utah about the two-year interruption of the football rivalry. “We are not afraid to play anyone this year. Unlike a certain team here in Salt Lake,” Mendenhal...</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> 58333941@www.sltrib.com Mon, 25 Aug 2014 23:14:58 MDT Ten years later, Bronco, Whit are still on the job http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58308150-77/whittingham-byu-mendenhall-coach.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58308150-77/whittingham-byu-mendenhall-coach.html.csp">Ten years later, Bronco, Whit are still on the job</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Kurt Kragthorpe | The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-23T23:04:21.672-06:00">Updated Aug 23, 2014 11:04PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Utah’s Kyle Whittingham and BYU’s Bronco Mendenhall have gone in different directions in the 10 years since they were promoted to head coaching positions. Their programs no longer compete in the same conference and they won’t meet in 2014 or ’15. Yet the two forever will remain linked. The former defensive coordinators were hired five days apart in December 2004, with the almost fictional twist of Whittingham turning down BYU’s offer that Mendenhall accepted. At various points, each seemed more ...</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> 58308150@www.sltrib.com Sat, 23 Aug 2014 23:04:21 MDT Kragthorpe: 50-year devotion to college football has its rewards http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58308153-77/college-football-game-field.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58308153-77/college-football-game-field.html.csp">Kragthorpe: 50-year devotion to college football has its rewards</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="2014-08-23T23:04:21.592-06:00">Updated Aug 23, 2014 11:04PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The University of Montana’s library now stands on the grounds of the original Dornblaser Field, the unpretentious, stone-and-ivy stadium at the base of Mount Sentinel. College football certainly is not the same game I discovered on that Saturday afternoon 50 years ago, cheering for the Montana Grizzlies against British Columbia. So much has changed, making the sport barely recognizable. I love it, anyway. Detailing all of the problems with modern college football could fill this section. The fa...</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> 58308153@www.sltrib.com Sat, 23 Aug 2014 23:04:21 MDT