QUARTERBACK - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/QUARTERBACK News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) 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="2014-09-15T17:23:02.912-06:00">Updated Sep 15, 2014 05:23PM 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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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 Mon, 15 Sep 2014 17:23:02 MDT USU Football: Defense feeling good after win http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58413320-77/aggies-saturday-defense-yards.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58413320-77/aggies-saturday-defense-yards.html.csp">USU Football: Defense feeling good after win</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="2014-09-14T22:32:46.325-06:00">Updated Sep 14, 2014 10:32PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Despite all the dynamic play of Chuckie Keeton and the heroic efforts of his backup Darell Garretson, Utah State’s defense reminded all with Saturday’s 36-24 win over Wake Forest that it often is the greatest factor in determining the team’s success. That trend has the Aggies feeling rather good about themselves going forward, regardless of what happens at the quarterback spot. Garretson might be the guy who leads the offense this week against Arkansas State and possibly longer if Keeton can’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> 58413320@www.sltrib.com Sun, 14 Sep 2014 22:32:46 MDT Beetdiggers earn easy win in Colorado http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/prepsports/58410242-52/beetdiggers-quarterback-road-season.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/prepsports/58410242-52/beetdiggers-quarterback-road-season.html.csp">Beetdiggers earn easy win in Colorado</a></h4> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-13T23:43:26.611-06:00">Updated Sep 13, 2014 11:43PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Jordan won its fourth straight road game to start the 2014 football season by knocking off Cherry Creek, Colo., 38-14. The high school reported the score but, as yet, no stats from the contest have been released. Since star quarterback Beetdigger quarterback Austin Kafentzis enjoyed another big day. He hit 22 of 33 passes for 310 yards and four touchdowns and rushed 24 times for 154 yards. The Beetdiggers, who are ranked third in the latest Tribune Power Rankings, started the season with road 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> 58410242@www.sltrib.com Sat, 13 Sep 2014 23:43:26 MDT Prep football: Brighton 30 Fremont 22 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/58352985-190/bengals-fehoko-yards-fremont.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/58352985-190/bengals-fehoko-yards-fremont.html.csp">Prep football: Brighton 30 Fremont 22</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Alex Markham</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Special to The Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-29T23:56:15.291-06:00">Updated Aug 29, 2014 11:56PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Cottonwood Heights • The Brighton Bengals may be loaded, but on Friday night, it was the Robbie Hutchins and Simi Fehoko show. The Bengals jumped ahead early and weathered a Fremont Siler Wolves run, holding on for a 30-22 win. Hutchins and Fehoko connected on three touchdowns — of 32, 35, and 23 yards. Fehoko finished with 104 yards receiving on four catches. “They’ve had some good rhythm for a couple years, now,” Bengals coach Ryan Bullett said. “We kind of thought there were a couple things w...</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> 58352985@www.sltrib.com Fri, 29 Aug 2014 23:56:15 MDT Utah State football: Aggies in search of win, identity vs. Wake Forest http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58406441-89/aggies-state-forest-wake.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58406441-89/aggies-state-forest-wake.html.csp">Utah State football: Aggies in search of win, identity vs. Wake Forest</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="2014-09-12T23:22:34.755-06:00">Updated Sep 12, 2014 11:22PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Logan • Asked this week what he thought of the strengths of the various conferences this season, Utah State coach Matt Wells acknowledged he hadn’t seen enough other teams to have an informed opinion. He has been too busy figuring out what kind of team he has to worry about anyone else. The Aggies knew this would be a bit of a rebuilding year in some areas. However, the return of Chuckie Keeton and running back Joe Hill made the Aggies hopeful their offense would find its old form. But now, as 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> 58406441@www.sltrib.com Fri, 12 Sep 2014 23:22:34 MDT Monson: Cougars’ victory over Houston was an underachievement http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58404486-77/byu-cougars-monson-houston.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58404486-77/byu-cougars-monson-houston.html.csp">Monson: Cougars’ victory over Houston was an underachievement</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="2014-09-12T07:15:56.146-06:00">Updated Sep 12, 2014 07:15AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Provo • Three things were in the offing for BYU on Thursday night at LaVell Edwards Stadium and two of them were bad: a shot at a big, impressive win, a shot at a small, unimpressive win, a shot at – shut your mouth – a loss. The first would be acceptable, the second disappointing, the third a competitive disaster. As it turned out, the Cougars could gain only a bit of satisfaction in the middle ground they found. The final numbers on the board reflected their ho-hum discovery: BYU 33, Houston...</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> 58404486@www.sltrib.com Fri, 12 Sep 2014 07:15:56 MDT Keep tabs on the opponents, catch up with the MWC notebook http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/ususports/58398135-55/game-yards-week-state.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/ususports/58398135-55/game-yards-week-state.html.csp">Keep tabs on the opponents, catch up with the MWC notebook</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="2014-09-10T11:07:02.761-06:00">Updated Sep 10, 2014 11:07AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">This is a notebook compiled by MWC beat writers that is produced weekly. Enjoy! MOUNTAIN DIVISIONAIR FORCEIn giving up just 51 rushing yards and holding Wyoming to 17 points, Air Force proved to itself that its defensive improvements are, in fact, for real.The downside, of course, was that those 17 points were four more than the Falcons' offense scored."If you play well for 57 minutes and then the last three let it go and don't come home with a victory, we didn't do our job," Air Force defensiv...</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> 58398135@www.sltrib.com Wed, 10 Sep 2014 11:07:02 MDT Wake Forest down a QB http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/ususports/58393565-55/forest-wake-quarterback-aggies.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/ususports/58393565-55/forest-wake-quarterback-aggies.html.csp">Wake Forest down a 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="2014-09-09T11:06:02.779-06:00">Updated Sep 9, 2014 11:06AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Wake Forest has one less option at quarterback against the Aggies with Wake Forest announcing backup quarterback Kevin Sousa has been indefinitely suspended for a violation of team rules. The redshirt junior has not played this year. Wake Forest's starting quarterback is John Wolford, a 6-foot-1, 205-pound freshman who is 42-of-60 for 388 yards, two touchdowns and four interceptions this season. His backup is redshirt sophomore Tyler Cameron. Utah State coach Matt Wells didn't slight Wolford 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> 58393565@www.sltrib.com Tue, 09 Sep 2014 11:06:02 MDT BYU football: Cougars ranked No. 25 in latest AP Poll http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58385230-77/byu-cougars-houston-poll.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58385230-77/byu-cougars-houston-poll.html.csp">BYU football: Cougars ranked No. 25 in latest AP Poll</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jay Drew The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-09T16:05:15.98-06:00">Updated Sep 9, 2014 04:05PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Provo • BYU’s impressive 41-7 win over Texas on Saturday night in front of 93,463 fans has earned the Cougars a spot in the Associated Press Top 25 poll. The Cougars landed at No. 25 after improving to 2-0 and routing the Longhorns for the second-straight season. Florida State remained No. 1, while Oregon leapfrogged Alabama into the No. 2 spot after drilling Michigan State on Saturday. Utah is among schools also receiving votes. BYU did not crack the rankings in the Amway Coaches Poll, but rece...</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> 58385230@www.sltrib.com Tue, 09 Sep 2014 16:05:15 MDT Max Hall’s fall leaves friends, teammates stunned http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58379287-77/hall-max-byu-former.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58379287-77/hall-max-byu-former.html.csp">Max Hall’s fall leaves friends, teammates stunned</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JAY DREW</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and KURT KRAGTHORPE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-07T09:35:12.972-06:00">Updated Sep 7, 2014 09:35AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Provo • A little less than four years ago, Max Hall seemed to have it all. The winningest quarterback in Brigham Young University history wasn’t just living the dream, as the players say, he was living his very own dream. If Hall wasn’t on top of the world, he could see it from his perch as the starting quarterback of not just any NFL team, but his hometown Arizona Cardinals. After going undrafted, despite leading BYU to a school-record 32 wins in a three-year starting career in Provo, the grand...</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> 58379287@www.sltrib.com Sun, 07 Sep 2014 09:35:12 MDT Aggies break out for win http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/ususports/58384081-55/aggies-yards-state-win.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/ususports/58384081-55/aggies-yards-state-win.html.csp">Aggies break out for win</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="2014-09-06T22:36:01.941-06:00">Updated Sep 6, 2014 10:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Utah State got the nice win it needed Saturday, beating Idaho State 40-20. The Aggies struggled for most of the first half, but solid defense, points off turnovers and a decent run game ultimately led to a blowout win. The Aggies had four players rush for more than 40 yards as the Aggies finished with 311 yards. Utah State intercepted ISU quarterback Justin Arias three times, scoring two touchdowns and a field goal off the turnovers. Quarterback Chuckie Keeton was 13-of-30 for 116 yards with 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> 58384081@www.sltrib.com Sat, 06 Sep 2014 22:36:01 MDT Prep football: Logan pulls away from Bountiful, 35-17 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/58380248-190/bountiful-logan-yard-artist.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/58380248-190/bountiful-logan-yard-artist.html.csp">Prep football: Logan pulls away from Bountiful, 35-17</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Eric Butler</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Special to The Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-05T23:22:34.191-06:00">Updated Sep 5, 2014 11:22PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Bountiful • With four touchdowns in the first 16 minutes, and additionally having knocked Bountiful’s starting quarterback out of the game, it seemed that Logan had already delivered the decisive blow to the host Braves on Friday. That blow would actually come later, after Bountiful bravely mounted a comeback, when Logan senior receiver Chad Artist tore off on an 81-yard gallup after catching a short pass in the third quarter. And, with that, the Grizzlies successfully rebounded from a defeat 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> 58380248@www.sltrib.com Fri, 05 Sep 2014 23:22:34 MDT Utah football: Utes expect more bite from Bulldogs in Week 2 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58377234-89/utah-fresno-state-usc.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58377234-89/utah-fresno-state-usc.html.csp">Utah football: Utes expect more bite from Bulldogs in Week 2</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="2014-09-05T23:22:35.45-06:00">Updated Sep 5, 2014 11:22PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Dave Schramm isn’t coming to Utah to visit old friends. It’s not a Park City ski trip with his son. He’s here on business. “Going back to play a really good football team in a hostile environment with a very young football team,” said the Fresno State offensive coordinator, who served in the same capacity at Utah, in addition to coaching running backs, quarterbacks and tight ends from 2005 to 2011. If he gets emotional, it will be because his Bulldog offense either again becomes the well-oiled 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> 58377234@www.sltrib.com Fri, 05 Sep 2014 23:22:35 MDT BYU football: Hill, Cougars ready to face the ire of Texas http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/58377698-88/texas-byu-hill-yards.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/58377698-88/texas-byu-hill-yards.html.csp">BYU football: Hill, Cougars ready to face the ire of Texas</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="2014-09-05T23:22:35.354-06:00">Updated Sep 5, 2014 11:22PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Austin, Texas • He ran backward into the end zone, sprinted past five-star recruits like they weren’t there and broke tackles like he was the student-teacher playing against fifth-graders at recess — all while wearing a clunky brace on his surgically repaired left knee. Taysom Hill didn’t just mess with Texas last year in a 40-21 BYU romp over the Longhorns, he “embarrassed” the once-proud program, new coach Charlie Strong has said several times the last few months. Can Hill do it again? Or will...</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> 58377698@www.sltrib.com Fri, 05 Sep 2014 23:22:35 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 BYU football: Texas QB Ash out for game vs. BYU http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/58362224-88/byu-texas-strong-game.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/58362224-88/byu-texas-strong-game.html.csp">BYU football: Texas QB Ash out for game vs. BYU</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="2014-09-01T23:14:02.537-06:00">Updated Sep 1, 2014 11:14PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Provo • Be careful what you wish for. That was BYU football coach Bronco Mendenhall’s general response Monday evening about news that broke earlier that day that Texas would be without starting quarterback David Ash when the Longhorns play host to the Cougars on Saturday (5:30 p.m. MDT, Fox Sports 1) at Royal-Memorial Stadium. Ash took a hit in the first half of Texas’ 38-7 win over North Texas on Saturday and began experiencing concussion-like symptoms later that night. Coach Charlie Strong 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> 58362224@www.sltrib.com Mon, 01 Sep 2014 23:14:02 MDT Washington makes change at QB http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58362720-77/washington-quarterback-win-baylor.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58362720-77/washington-quarterback-win-baylor.html.csp">Washington makes change at QB</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-01T23:14:02.596-06:00">Updated Sep 1, 2014 11:14PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">After a lackluster offensive showing in its opener, No. 25 Washington will have a different quarterback for coach Chris Petersen’s home debut. Cyler Miles gets the start against Eastern Washington, Petersen announced on Monday. The sophomore replaces Jeff Lindquist, who struggled to move the offense for most of Washington’s 17-16 win at Hawaii. Miles was suspended for spring camp and the season’s first game for his involvement in two assaults the night of the Super Bowl in February. He wasn’t c...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583627202014-09-01T23:14:02.596-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-01T23:14:02.596-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58362720@www.sltrib.com Mon, 01 Sep 2014 23:14:02 MDT BYU football: Texas QB Ash won’t play vs. Cougars http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58361104-77/byu-strong-texas-ash.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58361104-77/byu-strong-texas-ash.html.csp">BYU football: Texas QB Ash won’t play vs. Cougars</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jay Drew The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-02T17:16:32.165-06:00">Updated Sep 2, 2014 05:16PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Provo • Whatever preparation BYU football coaches did over the weekend to get the defense ready to face Texas quarterback David Ash is now out the window. Texas coach Charlie Strong announced in his Monday morning news conference that Ash took a hit in the first quarter of Texas’ 38-7 win over North Texas on Saturday night and began experiencing concussion-like symptoms later that night. He will not play on Saturday (5:30 p.m. MDT, Fox Sports 1) against BYU, Strong said. Coincidentally, Ash suff...</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> 58361104@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 17:16:32 MDT In the NFL, imitation is often a form of flattery http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58358467-77/nfl-says-teams-calling.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58358467-77/nfl-says-teams-calling.html.csp">In the NFL, imitation is often a form of flattery</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BARRY WILNER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-02T17:16:22.141-06:00">Updated Sep 2, 2014 05:16PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Troy Vincent pounds his fists on a conference room table and smiles. “We are a copycat league, you bet,” he says. “If Peyton and Philip and Brees and Brady are doing something that’s good, then go out and try to do the same thing.” Easier said than done if you don’t have such star quarterbacks, but Vincent’s point is well taken. The NFL’s head of football operations, a star player for 15 pro seasons and former president of the players’ union, recognizes that trends always will be a pa...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583584672014-09-02T17:16:22.141-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-02T17:16:22.141-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58358467@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 17:16:22 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