OFFENSIVE - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/OFFENSIVE News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) 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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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 Prep football: Stansbury 49, Uintah 6 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/58408952-190/stallions-stansbury-half-uintah.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/58408952-190/stallions-stansbury-half-uintah.html.csp">Prep football: Stansbury 49, Uintah 6</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Ted Ripko</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-13T00:00:18.099-06:00">Updated Sep 13, 2014 12:00AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Stansbury • In the first 3AA North region game of the season for both Stansbury and Uintah, the Stallions used an offensive onslaught in the second half to win 49-6 and remain unbeaten at 3-0 at home. The game was tight in the first half as Stansbury led just 14-6 at the half, but then the Stallions scored on their next five offensive possessions. Stallions senior tight end Landon Stice made the most of his chances, as he caught a game-high four passes for three touchdowns and 135 yards. Quarter...</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> 58408952@www.sltrib.com Sat, 13 Sep 2014 00:00:18 MDT USU football: Whimpey embraces leadership role for Aggies http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58398226-77/whimpey-aggies-state-kevin.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58398226-77/whimpey-aggies-state-kevin.html.csp">USU football: Whimpey embraces leadership role for Aggies</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="2014-09-10T22:40:27.618-06:00">Updated Sep 10, 2014 10:40PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Logan • While his teammates were still digesting the lopsided loss to Tennessee inside the visitor’s locker room at Neyland Stadium, offensive lineman Kevin Whimpey was sitting at a table in front of a large group of media members, calmly putting the game into perspective. He didn’t deny it was a good old-fashioned butt-whipping, but he kept the focus on the future, expounding on the virtues of painful learning experiences, reminding everyone that the Aggies could still win the Mountain West 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> 58398226@www.sltrib.com Wed, 10 Sep 2014 22:40:27 MDT Keeton says offensive improvement starts with the QB http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/ususports/58400067-55/keeton-offensive-ball-starts.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/ususports/58400067-55/keeton-offensive-ball-starts.html.csp">Keeton says offensive improvement starts with the QB</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="2014-09-10T20:05:03.217-06:00">Updated Sep 10, 2014 08:05PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Quarterback Chuckie Keeton knows the Aggies' offense has to play better, and that improvement starts with himself, he said following Wednesday's practice. "The biggest thing is we have to execute 11 as one," he said. "I know I haven't been playing well enough and I am trying to improve because it all starts with me. We need to be 11 strong with everyone being on the same page and at the same speed." Keeton said the offensive issues are partially due to new guys learning their roles along the off...</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> 58400067@www.sltrib.com Wed, 10 Sep 2014 20:05:03 MDT More Texas injuries and suspensions before BYU http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/58378035-88/texas-byu-season-strong.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/58378035-88/texas-byu-season-strong.html.csp">More Texas injuries and suspensions before BYU</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JIM VERTUNO</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-05T23:22:35.244-06:00">Updated Sep 5, 2014 11:22PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Austin, Texas • The Texas Longhorns are having a tough week. Starting quarterback David Ash is out with concussion symptoms and coach Charlie Strong once again had to lay down some discipline, this time suspending both of his starting offensive tackles. That means backup quarterback Tyrone Swoopes will play against BYU on Saturday night behind a patchwork offensive line that has a total of five career starts. And if that’s not rough enough, remember that it was BYU (1-0) and Cougars quarterback ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583780352014-09-05T23:22:35.244-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-05T23:22:35.244-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58378035@www.sltrib.com Fri, 05 Sep 2014 23:22:35 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 Wells defends O-line play http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/ususports/58365742-55/wells-aggies-given-loss.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/ususports/58365742-55/wells-aggies-given-loss.html.csp">Wells defends O-line play</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="2014-09-02T16:09:02.809-06:00">Updated Sep 2, 2014 04:09PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Utah State coach Matt Wells was a man of two tales during his press conference Tuesday. At one point he gave a quick assessment of the Aggies' blowout loss to Tennessee by quipping, "it stunk, there is your sound bite." But when he wasn't pointing out where things went wrong, he spent much of the time defending the play of the offensive line. "There is no sense of panic," he said. "When we started we said it was going to be a work in progress." Wells said many observers would blame the offensive...</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> 58365742@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 16:09:02 MDT USU football: Tennessee subdues Chuckie Keeton in rout http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58360283-77/keeton-tennessee-usu-chuckie.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58360283-77/keeton-tennessee-usu-chuckie.html.csp">USU football: Tennessee subdues Chuckie Keeton in rout</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="2014-09-02T17:16:21.888-06:00">Updated Sep 2, 2014 05:16PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Knoxville, Tenn. • Any remaining questions about quarterback Chuckie Keeton’s ability to move, run and scramble after recovering from knee surgery were answered Sunday night. Then again, Keeton’s repeated demonstration of those abilities was one of Utah State’s problems in a 38-7 loss to Tennessee at Neyland Stadium. The Volunteers hounded Keeton in exploiting USU’s offensive line, sacking him only once but forcing him into several hurried, errant throws and picking off two passes. Promoted by 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> 58360283@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 17:16:21 MDT Aggies have work to do going forward http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/ususports/58360863-55/aggies-keeton-job-offensive.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/ususports/58360863-55/aggies-keeton-job-offensive.html.csp">Aggies have work to do going forward</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="2014-09-01T07:41:03.184-06:00">Updated Sep 1, 2014 07:41AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">USU offensive lineman Kevin Whimpey looked and sounded very much like a coach as he dissected the Aggies' 38-7 loss to Tennessee Sunday. He spoke of resiliency and the need to have a short memory. Here is hoping he sounded just as convincing when he spoke to his teammates as he did to media members, for the Aggies now face the tough challenge of putting the loss behind them and getting ready for Idaho State. "There will be some yelling and screaming," Whimpey said. "But our coaches don't tear pe...</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> 58360863@www.sltrib.com Mon, 01 Sep 2014 07:41:03 MDT Kurt Kragthorpe: Utah State falls apart on Tennessee’s big stage http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58360093-77/usu-tennessee-game-keeton.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58360093-77/usu-tennessee-game-keeton.html.csp">Kurt Kragthorpe: Utah State falls apart on Tennessee’s big stage</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Lorem Ipsum</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-31T23:16:10.395-06:00">Updated Aug 31, 2014 11:16PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Knoxville, Tenn. The skies cleared, Utah State linebacker Nick Vigil sacked Tennessee’s quarterback and Aggie QB Chuckie Keeton completed his first pass attempt in a game in nearly 11 months. USU’s football season started wonderfully Sunday night. And then everything crumbled. A penalty flag fell on that first offensive play, kickoff returner Kennedy Williams lost a fumble and Joe Hill was stuffed on a fourth-and-1 run. Nothing that happened in a 38-7 loss to the Volunteers at historic Neyla...</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> 58360093@www.sltrib.com Sun, 31 Aug 2014 23:16:10 MDT Utah football: Cleaning up run D, offensive line top priorities http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58352299-77/offensive-utes-athleted-game.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58352299-77/offensive-utes-athleted-game.html.csp">Utah football: Cleaning up run D, offensive line top priorities</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="2014-08-29T23:28:56.341-06:00">Updated Aug 29, 2014 11:28PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Here’s a term Kyle Whittingham used Thursday night that he might want to copyright: “out-athleted.” When Kaelin Clay slipped through the fingers of would-be tacklers as he danced to the end zone on returns, he “out-athleted” Idaho State. Devontae Booker “out-athleted” all the linebackers he cut past or bowled over by leaning into them. The offensive linemen that Nate Orchard ripped through as he got 2.5 sacks? All of them, “out-athleted.” That’s something that happens against an FCS team, which ...</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> 58352299@www.sltrib.com Fri, 29 Aug 2014 23:28:56 MDT Utah football: Whittingham, Christensen come full circle vs. Idaho St. http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58340283-89/utah-idaho-whittingham-christensen.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58340283-89/utah-idaho-whittingham-christensen.html.csp">Utah football: Whittingham, Christensen come full circle vs. Idaho St.</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="2014-08-27T23:31:35.338-06:00">Updated Aug 27, 2014 11:31PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Were it not for their time at Idaho State, Kyle Whittingham and Dave Christensen wouldn’t be coaching together at Utah. Were it not for their time at Utah, Spencer Toone and Steve Fifita wouldn’t be coaching together at Idaho State. Between the four, such symmetries abound. It’s been almost a quarter-century since Utah’s head coach and offensive coordinator first bonded as assistant coaches in Pocatello. Thursday, their reunion tour begins against the team that gave them their start. And on 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> 58340283@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 23:31:35 MDT Kragthorpe: Utes need to make offensive impression in opener http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58342283-77/utes-utah-season-whittingham.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58342283-77/utes-utah-season-whittingham.html.csp">Kragthorpe: Utes need to make offensive impression in opener</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="2014-08-27T23:28:58.836-06:00">Updated Aug 27, 2014 11:28PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The biggest question about Utah’s football season opener vs. Idaho State is what fraction of the Utes’ total this win will represent, three months from now. One-fifth? One-sixth? ESPN’s Football Power Index projects 5.3 victories for the Utes in the 12-game schedule, while ranking them No. 37. To me, the “point-three” is just as important as the “five.” There’s room for subjectivity, in other words, and it starts Thursday night at Rice-Eccles Stadium. Artistic impression is important in judging...</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> 58342283@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 23:28:58 MDT Chiefs sign veteran offensive guard Mike McGlynn http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58343265-77/chiefs-offensive-mcglynn-veteran.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58343265-77/chiefs-offensive-mcglynn-veteran.html.csp">Chiefs sign veteran offensive guard Mike McGlynn</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-27T23:28:57.964-06:00">Updated Aug 27, 2014 11:28PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Kansas City, Mo. • The Chiefs have signed veteran guard Mike McGlynn to help stabilize their shaky offensive line while waiving reserve offensive lineman Ben Gottschalk. McGlynn, who was released by Washington on Tuesday, played for Chiefs coach Andy Reid with the Philadelphia Eagles from 2008-10. He spent one year with the Cincinnati Bengals and the past two seasons with the Indianapolis colts. The former fourth-round draft pick has started 48 of the 57 games he’s played in the NFL. The Chiefs ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583432652014-08-27T23:28:57.964-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-27T23:28:57.964-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58343265@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 23:28:57 MDT Mountain West Conference: Broncos hope for a new era of success http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58317445-77/state-broncos-boise-harsin.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58317445-77/state-broncos-boise-harsin.html.csp">Mountain West Conference: Broncos hope for a new era of success</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="2014-08-23T23:04:37.67-06:00">Updated Aug 23, 2014 11:04PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">While many predict all the turmoil and controversy in collegiate athletics marks the beginning of a new era, it appears the Boise State Broncos are ready to blaze a new trail right now. The Broncos, who went 8-5 in 2013 — suffering more than four losses in a season for the first time since 1998 — seem poised for a fresh start in 2014. The Broncos have a new coach in Bryan Harsin, who has the difficult task of succeeding Chris Petersen. Petersen built the Broncos into one of college football’s bi...</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> 58317445@www.sltrib.com Sat, 23 Aug 2014 23:04:37 MDT Prep football: 3A South preview http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/58301479-190/senior-defensive-junior-experience.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/58301479-190/senior-defensive-junior-experience.html.csp">Prep football: 3A South preview</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-16T23:00:56.75-06:00">Updated Aug 16, 2014 11:00PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Canyon View Falcons Having a whole bunch of returning starters is generally a very good thing for football teams. But it begs the question of how good when those starters are from a 1-9 squad. But Canyon View coach Robby Robinson thinks that the return of 18 regulars from last year’s Falcons will indeed be a positive. “We think it’ll be like night and day,” Robinson said. “Midseason, we upset Delta and then started playing well for the rest of the season.” These Falcons aren’t planning to fly 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> 58301479@www.sltrib.com Sat, 16 Aug 2014 23:00:56 MDT Utah football: Junior Salt sets high standard for O-line http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58318117-89/salt-offensive-team-utes.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58318117-89/salt-offensive-team-utes.html.csp">Utah football: Junior Salt sets high standard for O-line</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Kyle Goon | The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-21T11:27:22.138-06:00">Updated Aug 21, 2014 11:27AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">If it seems like Junior Salt has been around the Salt Lake Valley football scene forever, that’s only a little off. Even Kyle Whittingham, guessing off the top of his head, missed Salt’s age by two years. Salt’s senior season at Brighton High? That would be 2006. He is 26 years old. Freshman Jackson Barton played for the Bengals as well, but he was 12 when Salt went on his LDS Church mission to Tonga. Still, Barton said he’s dusted off Salt’s high school tape — he didn’t specify if he needed 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> 58318117@www.sltrib.com Thu, 21 Aug 2014 11:27:22 MDT Utah football PM notes: Whittingham, again, says Wilson and Thompson are ‘as close as you can possibly be’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/utahsports/58302051-59/whittingham-defensive-football-coach.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/utahsports/58302051-59/whittingham-defensive-football-coach.html.csp">Utah football PM notes: Whittingham, again, says Wilson and Thompson are ‘as close as you can possibly be’</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="2014-08-15T20:21:42.561-06:00">Updated Aug 15, 2014 08:21PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Utah practiced for just an hour Friday afternoon, working on schematics for onside kicks and kickoffs when media were ushered onto the infield to watch the last 20 minutes. Head coach Kyle Whittingham said it was a crisp practice and named “everyone” as his standout. Saturday morning, things will get serious. Whittingham reiterated that junior quarterbacks Kendal Thompson and Travis Wilson enter Saturday’s scrimmage “in a dead heat.” “As close as you can possibly be,” he said to a somewhat skept...</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> 58302051@www.sltrib.com Fri, 15 Aug 2014 20:21:42 MDT BYU football: Offense was inconsistent, undisciplined in scrimmage http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58304014-77/mendenhall-scrimmage-byu-injury.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58304014-77/mendenhall-scrimmage-byu-injury.html.csp">BYU football: Offense was inconsistent, undisciplined in scrimmage</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="2014-08-17T16:07:46.694-06:00">Updated Aug 17, 2014 04:07PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Provo • BYU’s biggest question marks this season are supposed to be on defense as the Cougars try to find adequate replacements for Kyle Van Noy, Eathyn Manumaleuna, Uani Unga and Daniel Sorensen. But if Friday night’s scrimmage in front of about 12,000 fans at LaVell Edwards showed anything, it is that the offense isn’t just going to roll into Connecticut in two weeks and click like a well-oiled machine. There were false starts, unsportsmanlike conduct penalties, a pair of interceptions and a b...</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> 58304014@www.sltrib.com Sun, 17 Aug 2014 16:07:46 MDT Prep football: Region 1 team previews http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/58300394-190/region-coach-ago-team.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/58300394-190/region-coach-ago-team.html.csp">Prep football: Region 1 team previews</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-16T23:00:57.367-06:00">Updated Aug 16, 2014 11:00PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Davis Darts Consistency was thrown for a loop in mid-July. The face of one of the more successful high school football programs in Utah moved on after 13 years at the helm and 88 career coaching wins at Davis High School when Ryan Bishop stepped down to take a job as an associate director with the Utah High School Activities Association. It didn’t take long for Tyler Gladwell to shake hands and accept the reins to succeed his coach and friend leading the Darts’ football program. The former Davi...</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> 58300394@www.sltrib.com Sat, 16 Aug 2014 23:00:57 MDT