Thanks largely to Utah and Oregon, the Pac-12 is fairly well represented in Sunday’s Super Bowl XLVII in New Orleans. However, none of the four ex-Utes on the rosters actually competed in the school’s Pac-12 era.
The Utes have San Francisco backup quarterback Alex Smith and three Baltimore players, defensive lineman Ma’ake Kemoeatu, linebacker Paul Kruger and receiver David Reed. Oregon’s alumni include Baltimore tight end Ed Dickson and defensive tackle Haloti Ngata and San Francisco defensive tackle Will Tukuafu and running back LaMichael James. Arizona State claims Baltimore linebacker Terrell Suggs and San Francisco tight end/long snapper Brian Jennings.
Three schools list one player each: Baltimore linebacker Brendon Ayanbadejo of UCLA, Baltimore cornerback Jimmy Smith of Colorado and San Francisco safety Dashon Goldson of Washington.
|1.||Utah protesters demand justice for Dillon Taylor, others killed by police|
|2.||Utah officer who shot Dillon Taylor was wearing a body camera|
|3.||BYUtv meets TV critics, and gay question arises|
|4.||NFL: Johnny Manziel and Browns both agree he’s not ready to start|
|5.||Mormon church used to make it easy to follow its money|
|6.||Lucky magazine’s fall fashion tips: Santa Fe look, hiking boots|
|7.||Utah woman sentenced to prison in death of baby sitter|
|8.||Monson: BYU, though imperfect, deserves better from the Power 5|
|9.||BYU RB Jamaal Williams suffers "mild, not serious" knee sprain|
|10.||Mormons turn to Internet to preach, but sometimes it turns on them|