TAUMOEPENU - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/TAUMOEPENU News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Utah football: Pita Taumoepenu is learning quickly http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58301299-89/taumoepenu-football-defensive-player.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58301299-89/taumoepenu-football-defensive-player.html.csp">Utah football: Pita Taumoepenu is learning quickly</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="2014-08-17T16:08:45.202-06:00">Updated Aug 17, 2014 04:08PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">With bulging muscles packed onto his 6-foot-1 frame and a shock of electric yellow through the middle of his dark hair, Pita Taumoepenu can cut an intimidating image. But spend a few minutes, and inevitably he’ll laugh. It’s a loud, carefree and disarming guffaw that has the power to put anyone in its range at ease. Taumoepenu, 20, showed up in the United States just over three years ago, and he only joined the Utes football team in the last year. His English is still … developing, but his laug...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58301299@www.sltrib.com Sun, 17 Aug 2014 16:08:45 MDT Utah football: Clay, Carter want strong finish to circuitous careers http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58264326-89/clay-carter-porter-position.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58264326-89/clay-carter-porter-position.html.csp">Utah football: Clay, Carter want strong finish to circuitous careers</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="2014-08-05T22:09:33.679-06:00">Updated Aug 5, 2014 10:09PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The video is grainy, but it exists. In the roughly 10-second clip, the gold-clad Kaelin Clay takes a baton in the California state title meet as the anchor of Long Beach Poly’s 4x100 relay team. He starts a step behind a runner in blue, but through the last three seconds, a burst of speed carries him to the line first. That runner in blue? Former Oregon star and current Kansas City Chief running back De’Anthony Thomas. It will forever be one of Clay’s claims to fame, running a 9.3-second split 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> 58264326@www.sltrib.com Tue, 05 Aug 2014 22:09:33 MDT