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

Utah March Madness: 3 Alex Smith vs 14 Jim McMahon

3 Alex Smith College Career Stats: QBR 164.4, 8 INT, 47 TDs, 5203 yards, 66.3% completion rate Awards: MWC Offensive Player of the Year (2004) First-Team All-American (2004) Why vote for him? Alex Smith is the greatest quarterback in Ute history. He was a huge part of the success of Ute football that, prior to … Continue reading Utah March Madness: 3 Alex Smith vs 14 Jim McMahon

Utah March Madness: 1 Ty Detmer vs 16 Matt Gay

1. Ty Detmer College stats: QBR 162.7, Passing TDs 121, 15031 passing yards, Completion Percentage 62.6, INT 65 Awards: Heisman Trophy (1990) Maxwell Award (1990) 2x Davey O'Brien Award (1990-1991) UPI Player of the Year (1990) 2x Consensus All-American (1990-1991) Heisman Trophy finalist (1991) Why vote for him? Statistically speaking Ty is one of the … Continue reading Utah March Madness: 1 Ty Detmer vs 16 Matt Gay

Utah March Madness: 8 Billy “The Hill” McGill vs 9 Delon Wright

8 Billy "The Hill" McGill College Per Game Stats: 27 points, 12.9 rebounds College Career Stats: 2321 points (second in school history), 1106 rebounds Awards: No. 12 retired by Utah Utes NCAA Season Scoring leader (1962) Third-Team All-American (1960) Consensus Second-Team All-American (1961) Consensus First-Team All-American (1962) Why vote for him? Billy played a long … Continue reading Utah March Madness: 8 Billy “The Hill” McGill vs 9 Delon Wright

Utah March Madness: 6 Andrew Bogut vs 11 Shawn Bradley

6 Andrew Bogut Career Per Game Stats: 16.6 points, 11.1 rebounds, 2.3 assists Career Totals: 1126 points (in two years), 753 rebounds, 61.6 FG% Awards: #4 Retired by Utah Utes MWC Freshman of the Year (2004) MWC Player of the Year (2005) Pete Newell Big Man Award (2005) Consensus first-team All-American (2005) National College Player … Continue reading Utah March Madness: 6 Andrew Bogut vs 11 Shawn Bradley

Utah March Madness 3 Andre Miller vs 14 Britton Johnsen

Andre Miller: Career Per Game Stats: 12.1 points, 4.8 rebounds, 5.4 assists Career Totals: 1618 points, 721 assists, 643 rebounds Awards: Number 24 retired by Utah Utes 2x First-Team All-WAC (1998-1999) WAC Player of the Year (1999) Third-Team All-American (1998) Consensus First-Team All-American (1999) Why vote for him? Andre Miller was a lot better than … Continue reading Utah March Madness 3 Andre Miller vs 14 Britton Johnsen

Run DHC

Graduate transfers are a big deal in every sport. One example outside of football is a graduate transfer runner from BYU who ran for Utah State last season. Dallin Farnsworth led the Aggies to a Mountain West Championship and their best finish ever at the national championships. After a successful campaign at Utah, running back … Continue reading Run DHC

Utah Alamo Bowl Preview

All the college football teams in the state of Utah have fought hard and earned bowl eligibility. It’s time to see what bowl game they have all earned. Since 2010, the Alamo Bowl has featured a PAC-12 team every year. Since then the PAC-12 is an unimpressive 3-6. This year the Utes make their inaugural … Continue reading Utah Alamo Bowl Preview