The Utes have more than 20 former players on NFL rosters, with Miami boasting five of them. Linebacker Koa Misi, corners R.J. Stanford and Sean Smith, defensive tackle Paul Soliai and defensive end Derrick Shelby all made the Dolphins' final roster.
Whittingham was particularly proud that Stanford made a roster as well as former Utah player Matt Asiata, who is with Minnesota.
"He has overcome a lot of setbacks so that is great for him," Whittingham said of Asiata.
|1.||Torre, La Russa, Cox elected to baseball Hall|
|2.||Mormon church traces black priesthood ban to Brigham Young|
|3.||Friends rally to help former Utah football star Bronzell Miller, given two weeks to live|
|4.||Mitt Romney documentary a standout amid Sundance’s stars|
|5.||Few searchers remain in quest for 5 missing in central Idaho plane crash|
|6.||Holiday cocktails: Mixing it up with Sugar House Libations|
|7.||All I want for Christmas is a new Christmas song|
|8.||Restaurant review: Menu misses at The Annex in Sugar House|
|9.||Grand America owner acquires flower shop|
|10.||Real Salt Lake: Jason Kreis steps down as RSL coach|