MICHIGAN - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/MICHIGAN News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Utah football LIVE: Michigan 3, Utah 3 early after first quarter http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58435844-89/utah-utes-michigan-funchess.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58435844-89/utah-utes-michigan-funchess.html.csp">Utah football LIVE: Michigan 3, Utah 3 early after first quarter</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="2014-09-20T14:11:47.866-06:00">Updated Sep 20, 2014 02:11PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Q1 1:03; Michigan 3, Utah 3. Utah showed some explosion on its second drive, and it should’ve gone for more. Bubba Poole had a screen pass that gave him 67 yards, but had he stayed behind his blocks, he might’ve had a touchdown. As it was, Utah had some ball security issues in the ensuing snaps, and had to settle to tie this one up at three. Andy Phillips remains perfect on the season, by the way On defense, Utah needs to find an answer for Devin Funchess right away. The Utes literally gave him ...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58435844@www.sltrib.com Sat, 20 Sep 2014 14:11:47 MDT Utah football: Victory over Michigan could be big boost to Utes’ season http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58433101-89/michigan-utah-utes-game.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58433101-89/michigan-utah-utes-game.html.csp">Utah football: Victory over Michigan could be big boost to Utes’ season</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="2014-09-19T23:29:56.893-06:00">Updated Sep 19, 2014 11:29PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Ann Arbor, Mich. • Kyle Whittingham identifies the Big House with good memories. Brian Johnson throwing for over 300 yards. Paul Kruger and Koa Misi racking up sacks. Louie Sakoda drilling field goal after field goal. So, yeah, there’s a bit of nostalgia for that 2008 meeting with Michigan, when the Utes were able to pull away with a 25-23 victory that jump-started their 13-0 seaon. But it’s time to make some new memories. “Our guys are excited,” Whittingham said. “They’re excited to go there 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> 58433101@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 23:29:56 MDT Utah at Michigan: What we know, and what we’re about to find out at the Big House http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/utahsports/58433881-59/michigan-utah-utes-game.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/utahsports/58433881-59/michigan-utah-utes-game.html.csp">Utah at Michigan: What we know, and what we’re about to find out at the Big House</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="2014-09-19T17:42:44.309-06:00">Updated Sep 19, 2014 05:42PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">OK, we said it before the season opener. We said it before Fresno State. We’ve probably said it too many times, but here we say it once more: Here’s the real test. Michigan. The Big House. The Big Ten. The Utes have started the season on a nice note, but a win over a power conference team on the road will give them legitimacy that doesn’t come with thumping an FCS team or an 0-3 Mountain West team. To get a better idea of the match-ups and what to watch for in the game, here’s our handy dandy ga...</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> 58433881@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 17:42:44 MDT Analyis: Utah-Michigan Position Preview http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58416966-89/yards-game-michigan-utes.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58416966-89/yards-game-michigan-utes.html.csp">Analyis: Utah-Michigan Position Preview</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="2014-09-19T11:29:26.095-06:00">Updated Sep 19, 2014 11:29AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Utah-Michigan has lost some of its marquee luster as the Wolverines have struggled so far in 2014, but the Utes are still expecting a tough test this Saturday. Coming off blow out victories over Idaho State and Fresno State, the Utes have looked sharp in all three phases of the game, but haven’t been tested much. The team leads the nation in sacks and has one of the strongest special teams units in the nation, but Michigan can’t be taken lightly at home. The Wolverines rebounded with a 35-10 wi...</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> 58416966@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 11:29:26 MDT Kragthorpe: BYU, Utah should win; USU will miss Keeton http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58432436-77/utah-byu-state-game.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58432436-77/utah-byu-state-game.html.csp">Kragthorpe: BYU, Utah should win; USU will miss Keeton</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="2014-09-19T10:17:17.468-06:00">Updated Sep 19, 2014 10:17AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">What’s unusual about Saturday? It’s the only day between now and Nov. 1 when Utah, BYU and Utah State all are playing, thanks a combination of open dates and Thursday/Friday games. Even more rare is having BYU and Utah both play in the afternoon, kicking off at the same time. A closer look at the games: Utah at Michigan, 1:30 p.m. MDT Finally, we’ll start to get some more meaningful answers about Utah’s offensive improvement. Ute quarterback Travis Wilson and his receivers looked good agains...</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> 58432436@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 10:17:17 MDT Utah football: Scouting Michigan with Wolverines beat writer Mark Snyder http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/utahsports/58429152-59/michigan-win-fans-wolverines.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/utahsports/58429152-59/michigan-win-fans-wolverines.html.csp">Utah football: Scouting Michigan with Wolverines beat writer Mark Snyder</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="2014-09-18T11:49:02.778-06:00">Updated Sep 18, 2014 11:49AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">So far this week, we've read plenty on Michigan's outsized stadium with the tradition to match. But what exactly are the Wolverines today? At 2-1, Michigan is still locked in a bit of an identity crisis. While the Wolverines have gotten two big wins against less-than-stellar opponents, they've also notably been smothered by Notre Dame. Even ex-UM star Braylon Edwards says the program "lacks identity." Can Brady Hoke make 2014 a successful campaign, starting with a win over the Utes? To search fo...</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> 58429152@www.sltrib.com Thu, 18 Sep 2014 11:49:02 MDT TribSports podcast: Utah Utes, new stadiums and video screens http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58428501-77/podcast-download-stadiums-tribsports.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58428501-77/podcast-download-stadiums-tribsports.html.csp">TribSports podcast: Utah Utes, new stadiums and video screens</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-18T11:20:02.439-06:00">Updated Sep 18, 2014 11:20AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The TribSports Radio team touches on a bunch of topics this week, from the purpose of new stadiums to how the University of Utah will fare at Michigan. Even a little trivia about one of the team members is revealed. Kyle Goon, Chris Kamrani, Ben Raskin and Kevin Winters Morriss discuss what franchises are trying to accomplish with new stadiums. Who are the owners building these stadiums for? Are all the amenities worth it? And Goon will head to Ann Arbor for Saturday’s Utes game at Michigan, so ...</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> 58428501@www.sltrib.com Thu, 18 Sep 2014 11:20:02 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 Utah football notes: Utes Junior Salt, Nate Orchard prepared to face old friends at Michigan http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/utahsports/58426810-59/orchard-mone-salt-utah.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/utahsports/58426810-59/orchard-mone-salt-utah.html.csp">Utah football notes: Utes Junior Salt, Nate Orchard prepared to face old friends at Michigan</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="2014-09-17T21:26:03.757-06:00">Updated Sep 17, 2014 09:26PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">During pregame walkthroughs and warmups on Saturday, Nate Orchard may just bring his camera with him. He'll step out across the sidelines at the Big House, and he'll be looking for Bryan Mone and Sione Houma, two of his Highland High teammates who helped the Rams win a state championship in 2010. There will be the pleasantries: exchanging old memories, and taking a few pictures. And then Orchard plans to let them feel just how tough it is to see him on the opposite sideline. "At the end of the d...</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> 58426810@www.sltrib.com Wed, 17 Sep 2014 21:26:03 MDT Utah football: Michigan’s Brady Hoke is battling for his job http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58425078-89/hoke-michigan-coach-state.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58425078-89/hoke-michigan-coach-state.html.csp">Utah football: Michigan’s Brady Hoke is battling for his job</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Kyle Goon | The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-18T09:44:57.508-06:00">Updated Sep 18, 2014 09:44AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Don’t feel sorry for Brady Hoke. When he took over in Ann Arbor in 2011, to a swell of fanfare as the program finally bagged itself “a Michigan Man,” he knew he had to win. As he told The New York Times in the fall of that year, “There are consequences for losing.” He must have known then, even as those consequences draw nearer now, that the bar was higher for college football’s all-time winningest program. He knew Top 25 rankings, BCS bowl games and beating “that school in Ohio” weren’t just bo...</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> 58425078@www.sltrib.com Thu, 18 Sep 2014 09:44:57 MDT Utah football notes: Gionni Paul healthy, stepping up for Utes (VIDEO) http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58422220-77/utah-utes-game-paul.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58422220-77/utah-utes-game-paul.html.csp">Utah football notes: Gionni Paul healthy, stepping up for Utes (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="2014-09-16T23:17:20.203-06:00">Updated Sep 16, 2014 11:17PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">As Gionni Paul said himself, “One soldier goes down, the next one comes up.” Luckily for the Utes, they have a pretty decent linebacker coming in as reinforcement. Paul, a junior transfer from Miami, is in his second week of practice with the Utah defense, taking over as starting MAC linebacker. Healthy for the first time since April, the 5-foot-10, 227-pound bruiser has been generating positive reviews from coaches. Just in time, too: The Utes will be playing without junior Jason Whittingham, ...</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> 58422220@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 23:17:20 MDT Monson: Utah has new reasons for big hope http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58420765-89/utah-state-monson-reasons.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58420765-89/utah-state-monson-reasons.html.csp">Monson: Utah has new reasons for big hope</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Gordon Monson</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> Tribune Columnist</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-16T23:18:48.467-06:00">Updated Sep 16, 2014 11:18PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">“A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity. An optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.” Winston Churchill OK, that’s a little too profound for a column on Utah football. Winny wasn’t a college coach, but … he could have been. There’s both room and reasons for his kind of optimism around here now, as it pertains to the Utes. They seem better, look better, than what we had imagined or expected a few short weeks ago. And, just as important, their circumstances are, too. 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> 58420765@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 23:18:48 MDT Utah football: Utes want to play villian in road trip to Michigan (video) http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58417089-89/michigan-utah-utes-game.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58417089-89/michigan-utah-utes-game.html.csp">Utah football: Utes want to play villian in road trip to Michigan (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="2014-09-16T09:00:00.65-06:00">Updated Sep 16, 2014 09:00AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Going into an enemy stadium sets off a special kind of chill. The thrill Brian Blechen gets from being in a stadium packed with fans rooting against him is why he says being the road team isn’t nerve-wracking — it’s fun. “Just knowing as much as we want to protect our house, they want to do the same,” he said. “It’s fun to see all their colors up in the stands and come away with the victory. Just that challenge is exciting to me.” Blechen smiled: “I like coming in and being the bad guy.” The Ute...</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> 58417089@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 09:00:00 MDT Utah football notes — turnover battle critical for Utes against Michigan (VIDEO) http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/utahsports/58417498-59/michigan-game-gardner-offense.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/utahsports/58417498-59/michigan-game-gardner-offense.html.csp">Utah football notes — turnover battle critical for Utes against Michigan (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="2014-09-17T16:15:31.514-06:00">Updated Sep 17, 2014 04:15PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Those who hunt for so-called "X-factors" in football games needn't look any further than the turnover margin when the Utes take on Michigan on Saturday. Both coaches agree: That's where the game will be won or lost. And neither team's defense has been all that great at creating those chances thus far this year. "Turnover battle is huge every week," Kyle Whittingham said. "Right now on the season we're even in the turnover margin. We're doing a very good job offensively taking care of the footbal...</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> 58417498@www.sltrib.com Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:15:31 MDT Utah football: Michigan bounces back ahead of game with Utes http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58412826-77/michigan-utes-game-utah.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58412826-77/michigan-utes-game-utah.html.csp">Utah football: Michigan bounces back ahead of game with Utes</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="2014-09-14T22:33:51.539-06:00">Updated Sep 14, 2014 10:33PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Two weeks out from their next game, against an opponent that had just been lashed 31-0, Utah could have been forgiven for getting a little cocky. But asked about Michigan’s big loss to Notre Dame two days before, Utes quarterback Travis Wilson declined to start talking trash. “Michigan is going to be a different team when we face them,” he said “They’re going to bring their A game and we’ve got to be ready for that.” Whether Michigan is significantly better that it was a week ago is still a ques...</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> 58412826@www.sltrib.com Sun, 14 Sep 2014 22:33:51 MDT Utah football notes: Running back battle stays hot (VIDEO) http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58399526-89/poole-yards-booker-week.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58399526-89/poole-yards-booker-week.html.csp">Utah football notes: Running back battle stays hot (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="2014-09-10T23:13:35.399-06:00">Updated Sep 10, 2014 11:13PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">If there’s a theme to this fall, it might well be this: The Utes have no problem breeding competition within their own ranks. They did it at quarterback. Guard. Defensive line. Corner. One place where the battle is still burning — and may in fact be more intense since the games began — is runningback, where Bubba Poole and Devontae Booker have been named co-starters for the first time this week. It’s a move that’s been a long time coming, if not printed on the depth chart, than at least in spiri...</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> 58399526@www.sltrib.com Wed, 10 Sep 2014 23:13:35 MDT Utah football: Utes feeling positive, healing during bye week (video) http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58389386-89/game-michigan-whittingham-utes.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58389386-89/game-michigan-whittingham-utes.html.csp">Utah football: Utes feeling positive, healing during bye week (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="2014-09-08T23:13:07.899-06:00">Updated Sep 8, 2014 11:13PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Travis Wilson would play Michigan on Thursday night if he could. The way the Utah offense has rolled, scoring 115 points in two games, and the way the defense is one of the top-sacking units in the country, the Utes appear primed. And with Michigan getting blitzed 37-0 by Notre Dame, the Wolverines look wounded and ripe for a strike. But hey, a break has its perks as well. “It’s getting a little getting a little extra time to prepare for them,” he said. “We’re going to take full advantage.” Fro...</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> 58389386@www.sltrib.com Mon, 08 Sep 2014 23:13:07 MDT Utah football: Headed into bye, Utes rolling early http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58385726-77/utes-utah-state-michigan.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58385726-77/utes-utah-state-michigan.html.csp">Utah football: Headed into bye, Utes rolling early</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="2014-09-07T23:17:52.697-06:00">Updated Sep 7, 2014 11:17PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Minutes after victory, Utah coach Kyle Whittingham looked like he was ready to play the next game right away. Who could blame him? The Utes’ first-string units got plenty of rest in the second half in the 59-27 win over Fresno State on Saturday. And they must’ve felt even more anxious after watching the later 37-0 drubbing Michigan suffered at Notre Dame’s hands. As it stands, there’s a two-week wait before Utah can march into the Big House, an early interruption to a great start to the season. ...</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> 58385726@www.sltrib.com Sun, 07 Sep 2014 23:17:52 MDT Pac-12 football: No. 3 Oregon routs No. 7 Michigan State, 46-27 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58383494-77/state-stanford-touchdowns-usc.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58383494-77/state-stanford-touchdowns-usc.html.csp">Pac-12 football: No. 3 Oregon routs No. 7 Michigan State, 46-27</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-07T00:11:57.459-06:00">Updated Sep 7, 2014 12:11AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Marcus Mariota threw for 318 yards and three touchdowns, including a pair to speedy redshirt freshman Devon Allen, and the No. 3 Oregon Ducks’ blur offense prevailed over No. 7 Michigan State’s stout defense 46-27 on Saturday night. Mariota’s three touchdown passes in what was considered a premier nonconference matchup gave him 69 for his career, an Oregon record. After falling behind 27-18 early in the third quarter in Eugene, Oregon scored four unanswered touchdowns, including on a pair of ru...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583834942014-09-07T00:11:57.459-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-07T00:11:57.459-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58383494@www.sltrib.com Sun, 07 Sep 2014 00:11:57 MDT