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He is hoping the Utes can do the same this year. So far he has set the tone for the team, in the playmaking and in the team demeanor.
"He has given us a swagger and a sense of confidence," Roderick said. "He has won so many games. It’s kind of funny. He is the oldest guy on the staff but he has the most swagger."
Who was hot » Quarterback Travis Wilson had one of his best days, in the estimation of coach Kyle Whittingham. Gionni Paul, who transferred from Miami, was also a standout. He will redshirt this year unless NCAA sanctions against Miami allow transfers to play immediately.
Who to watch for » Senior defensive tackle Tenny Palepoi is emerging as a leader on the defense.
Who is missing » Offensive lineman Carlos Lozano, who has struggled to reach a playing weight, has left the team.
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