How the NCAA Basketball Restart affects colleges in Utah

by Max Westerman | Imagine you are a promising college basketball star. You garnered All-American honors in high school and were a top recruit. You remember your parents sacrificing countless hours driving you to and from practices and games. You remember all of the focus and determination it took for you to prove your talent … Continue reading How the NCAA Basketball Restart affects colleges in Utah

Championship Outlook Favorable after revised Utes 2020 Schedule

by Zach Reger | The PAC-12 released its 2020 football schedule last week and it feels good to know that Utah will be playing football in less than one month. Utah got a good draw as their schedule tuned out to look like this. 11/7 (Saturday) vs. Arizona 11/13 (Friday) @ UCLA 11/21 (Saturday) vs. … Continue reading Championship Outlook Favorable after revised Utes 2020 Schedule

Jaylon Johnson: Most impressive Ute of Rookie Class

by Daniel Olsen | While these aren’t the 1985 Bears, they do look very promising sitting at 3-0. One of those reasons is a solid young defense with a bright future ahead. One of the brightest stars is starting rookie cornerback Jaylon Johnson. Johnson topped the long list of seven Utes drafted in the 2020 … Continue reading Jaylon Johnson: Most impressive Ute of Rookie Class

NFL Week 1: Moss and Langi Battle in Buffalo

by Daniel Olsen | Several Utes, Cougars and Aggies saw action in the slate of NFL games Sunday. However, Utah and BYU fans especially anticipated the matchup between Zack Moss and Harvey Langi. Moss was drafted 86th in the 2020 NFL Draft by the Buffalo Bills. As the leading rusher in Ute history, there was … Continue reading NFL Week 1: Moss and Langi Battle in Buffalo

The Hive Sports Football Survival Guide

by Daniel Olsen | This will be a unique college football season to navigate, especially for Ute and Aggie fans. Even BYU’s season is in peril due to many outbreaks in the first week of school (see Alabama, especially). While Utah colleges and the rest of the Western United States (besides BYU) sit out fall … Continue reading The Hive Sports Football Survival Guide

How You Can Still Watch the Utes this Fall: Part 2

by Zach Reger | Earlier this week, we published a piece about Utes in the NFL on defense. Today, let's take a look at Utes in the NFL who will be playing offense and special teams this season. Quarterback: Alex Smith (Utah: 2002-2004) Potentially the best comeback story in NFL history is in the making … Continue reading How You Can Still Watch the Utes this Fall: Part 2

How You Can Still Watch the Utes this Fall

by Zach Reger | With the terrible news that the PAC-12 canceled all their sporting events through 2020, many Utah fans are disappointed to not be able to cheer on the Utes this fall. And rightfully so. However, there still is a way for fans to watch their Utes this season: the NFL. The NFL … Continue reading How You Can Still Watch the Utes this Fall

Utah and the PAC-12-Only Schedule

by Zach Reger | Sports in 2020… will they happen? Sports fans everywhere are remaining optimistic, but even the most die-hard fans are not 100% sure what will happen. Here in late July, sports are slowly coming back. The MLB has started, and the NHL and NBA are starting soon. That is great for professional … Continue reading Utah and the PAC-12-Only Schedule

Shortened College Football Series: Utah Utes

If college football gets pushed back and we are forced to have a shortened season due to COVID-19, what would an eight game schedule look like? Let’s look at the ideal situation for each of the FBS teams in Utah. Next up: The Utah Utes! Utah is in a unique situation because although it wouldn’t … Continue reading Shortened College Football Series: Utah Utes

Utah 2020 NFL Draft by the Numbers

The first NFL virtual draft did not disappoint. 255 players were drafted from all around the nation. Let’s look at how the numbers compare to the other 94 colleges around the nation. 13: Of all the 42 states with colleges that had players, the Beehive State had the 13th most athletes selected in the draft. … Continue reading Utah 2020 NFL Draft by the Numbers