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    Utah's defense is good enough to beat anyone in the nation outside ashley judd.

    by 77ute
    2015-03-27 21:42:12

    Unfortunately, the offense is just too inconsistent. Too many guys disappear at inopportune moments.

    And in this game, Jones is single-handedly beating Utah.

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    Stranger things have happened but based on what I'm seeing today, I don't see how Utah beats Duke next week.

    by 77ute
    2015-03-22 14:49:07

    The Blue Devils are very good. Utah will have to shoot lights out to have a chance.

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    I have no idea what to say or think about the current situation with Whit and Hill.

    by 77ute
    2014-12-28 20:06:57

    I don't even want to speculate. But let's assume Whit is back--what does he do about OC? I'm going to throw a name out there that I haven't seen. Don't ridicule me; I'm simply putting someone out there. I don't even know what this coach is doing right now. June Jones. I know he resigned mid-season from SMU. This season was a disaster for the Mustangs, but Jones did have that program playing its best ball pre-death penalty. He also resurrected Hawaii and fielded some outstanding offenses.

    I don't know if Jones wants to coach again, and if he did, if he'd want to be a coordinator. Just curious what the pros and cons would be.

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    Washington just lost at home to Stony Brook 62-57.

    by 77ute
    2014-12-28 20:02:51

    It could have been a horribly off night for the Huskies, the likes of which they won't repeat, but I am confident the Utes are the second-best team in the conference. I have no doubt they can split with Arizona this season.

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    Great last play for Delon and the Utes, but that was easily the worst basketball this team has played all season.

    by 77ute
    2014-12-20 22:41:28

    I cannot believe how many missed layups I've seen (granted UNLV has some length down low). Stupid turnovers, and Wright is playing inexplicably very poorly.

    Let's not sugarcoat this: UNLV is not particularly good. They've got some young, talented players, but they lost to Stanford and ASU by more than 20 each, and they had to have a furious rally and a buzzer-beater to beat mighty Portland at home.

    I'm sure Larry will make necessary adjustments in the second half. Let's hope Wright and Poetl show up and Utah starts playing the way it should. This would be a very disappointing loss.

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    A loss is never fun or desirable, but I am very encouraged after this game.

    by 77ute
    2014-12-13 15:48:05

    There are fewer than five teams in the country that could take a late two-point lead after being down 21 to start the second half against the Jayhawks in Kansas City. This game clearly shows that Larry can coach.

    Of course, you have to be disappointed in the final disastrous 10 minutes of the first half, but a team as good as Kansas will do that to teams.

    Utah is going to win a lot of games this year, and they're only going to get better.

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    If you would have told me before the season that Utah would finish 8-4, 5-4 in conference play and would beat UCLA, USC and Stanford, I would have been thrilled (and probably disbelieving).

    by 77ute
    2014-11-29 15:51:55

    So I think this season has to be considered a success. Still, the awful performance on Senior Day vs. Arizona, the choke job against WSU, and the shoulda, coulda, woulda against ASU leaves me with some emptiness. Easily could have been 10-2, 7-2. Of course, one could say Utah easily could've been 5-7, 2-7 as well.

    The defense had some breakdowns today and throughout the year, but overall, you have to be satisfied with the way that unit played. Can't complain about leading the nation in sacks.

    Offensively, this team flat out has to get better. We all know that, and Whit is fully aware that even a slightly above-average passing game wins the conference this season. Wilson was erratic at best, the o-line couldn't pass block, receivers dropped a lot of balls and ran poor routes, and I think the play calling was stifling.

    I'm not sure what is going to happen between Whit and Christensen, and what will happen at the QB position. I wasn't thrilled with DC this year, but I would hate to see yet another change at the OC spot. As for QB, I'd love to see what this Isom kid can do. If Utah's offense can be consistently decent, 10 wins isn't beyond the realm of possibility next year.

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    Let me take a break in the Kaelin Clay/football talk to point out some basketball news.

    by 77ute
    2014-11-10 11:34:50

    No. 2 Arizona played an exhibition game against some team called Cal Poly Pomona, a D-II school. The Wildcats trailed midway through the first half and ended up winning by 16. Stanford beat the same Cal Poly Pomona team by 3 a few days earlier.

    What does this mean? I don't know, and I'm not sure you can draw much from an exhibition game against vastly inferior competition. But it tells me a 60-point win over a D-III team means Utah has the makings for a special year.

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    Let me preface my forthcoming statement by saying the difference between playing against Hawaii's defense and playing against ASU's defense is a huge chasm.

    by 77ute
    2014-11-01 22:54:28

    Nevertheless, at halftime, Utah State's true freshman fourth-string QB is 11-11 for 162 yards. Is it too much to expect that a Utah junior QB that has started for more than two years against top-flight defenses could throw for more than 30 yards in a half?

    If Utah had an average passing game, it would be a legitimate top 10 (or better) team.

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    Utah is extremely lucky to be down just one score.

    by 77ute
    2014-11-01 22:43:55

    The Utes have been outgained 255 to 97; ASU has been in Utah territory most of the game; and Utah has had no flow at all. I am afraid ASU is going to break this thing wide open in the second half. Hope I'm wrong.

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    I come here at this time to acknowledge jumping to conclusions.

    by 77ute
    2014-10-16 23:45:33

    I made some harsh statements about the program, and I did so out of frustration and emotion.

    Let me say that Booker won this game. Period. The passing game is horrendous, the secondary gave up huge plays again, but it was Booker who got it done. Thank you!

    Nevertheless, the next five games could be ugly if the passing game doesn't improve significantly.

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    Game over. Hello the very real possibility of losing six in a row.

    by 77ute
    2014-10-16 22:48:43

    Forgive the pessimism, but based on what I've seen today, I have zero confidence this team gets to six wins now.

    Utah has four offensive TDs in the last four games.

    Just when I get pumped that Utah football will actually have a winning record in the conference, the same old crap happens.

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    I don't understand why 11 D-1 offensive players can't string together a few first downs.

    by 77ute
    2014-10-16 22:35:29

    The offensive is an utter embarrassment. Can you imagine how pathetic this team would be without such a stellar defense? That said, there is no excuse for this abysmal display on offense.

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    That long pass could be the game.

    by 77ute
    2014-10-16 22:32:08

    Utah's offensive is that bad.

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    I interrupt talk of this great victory to point out that Washington State's Connor Halliday threw for an FBS-record 734 yards against Cal tonight (yes, you read that right).

    by 77ute
    2014-10-05 00:43:34

    Washington State scored 59 points...and lost as WSU missed a 20-yard field goal as time expired. Crazy.

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    Please forgive my lack of faith. Utah proved me wrong...finally!

    by 77ute
    2014-10-04 23:59:01

    I thought they would blow this lead. I'm glad I was wrong. Not pretty, and boy were there some gut-wrenching moments, but what a win for this program!

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    Too conservative on offense. Same old crap.

    by 77ute
    2014-10-04 23:20:09

    Oh, and another drop. What do you know?

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    I'm tired of this team putting me through this agony.

    by 77ute
    2014-10-04 23:17:35

    I hope I'm wrong, but I have little to no hope Utah will hang onto to this lead. Up 10 with the ball, and Clay drops a wide open pass. He makes that and Utah is nearing the red zone, able to run off a few minutes of clock. Instead, punt and a 93-yard pass.

    This sucks!

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    Here's what else is funny...

    by 77ute
    2014-10-04 00:42:05

    BYU has three home games left: Nevada, UNLV and Savannah State. You'd have to quite the diehard BYU fan to sit in the cold and watch a scout team backup QB play against that competition (though I should be careful to ridicule Nevada; the Wolfpack knocked off Washington State). UNLV is awful and Savannah State is quite possibly the worst team in college football--Division II and Division III included.

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    Great win for the Aggies!

    by 77ute
    2014-10-04 00:18:08

    First off, I never want to see a player suffer a severe injury, regardless of the team. I really don't. But this BYU team, even with Hill, was not a team worth mentioning making the New Year's Day six bowls, or whatever it's being called. If Hill doesn't get hurt does BYU beat USU tonight? I have no idea. But his injury had nothing to do with the fact USU rolled up more than 450 yards led by a backup QB and a linebacker running the ball.

    I'm not happy to see Hill fracture his leg, but I am thrilled that this senseless talk about BYU making the first-ever College Football Playoff is over.

    Now, it's on to Utah-UCLA. Time for redemption!

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    Being up 24-7 at the half is good. But here's what is not good:

    by 77ute
    2014-09-27 19:59:38

    1- Horrendous offensive line play
    2- Zero catches for Dres
    3- Poor 3rd down/4th down defense in second quarter
    4- Boneheaded penalties

    This game is an absolute must win for Utah. They cannot lose. There simply aren't many other probable wins this season.

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    Sorry, but this offense looks awful.

    by 77ute
    2014-09-27 19:18:47

    Wilson has pressure on every play. What is going on?

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    I know it's early in the season, so perhaps it's not fair to make too many judgements about how well Utah will fare this year.

    by 77ute
    2014-09-06 22:48:01

    But based on what I've seen out of Utah and out of other conference teams, it'll be a huge disappointment if Utah can't go at least 4-6 the rest of the way to qualify for a bowl.

    There's no reason Utah shouldn't beat Washington State and Colorado. And suddenly UCLA doesn't look close to unbeatable.

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    Looks like Scott has some pounds to shed. Best of luck to him.

    by 77ute
    2014-08-06 21:19:36

    http://www.foxsports.com/buzzer/story/sco tt-mitchell-the-biggest-loser-080614

    I remember him being 235 in college, but 366, even at 6-6, is pretty large for a former QB.

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    According the headline on the front page of the college football section at ESPN.com, Utah's QB race just got one more addition.

    by 77ute
    2014-06-28 15:32:23

    http://espn.go.com/college-football/

    Can't wait to see this Miller kid in fall camp.

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    After watching Stanford get to the Sweet 16 and watching Oregon go toe-to-toe with No. 2 seed Wisconsin in the round of 32, I believe the Utes were a much better team than they showed in the last two games of this season.

    by 77ute
    2014-03-23 13:14:50

    Utah needs to develop some toughness and composure.

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    Not even sure where to begin with this one. Up until the Arizona game in the tournament I thought Utah had turned a corner and was gaining some serious momentum for next season.

    by 77ute
    2014-03-18 23:25:41

    But after these last two games Utah has looked no better than they did at the halfway point of last season. I don't get it.

    Let's be honest, St. Mary's had a few nice players, but that team would finish 10th in the PAC-12. Utah beat a handful of teams much better. Tonight was a gutless effort and horrendous coaching. What a gigantic disappointment.

    I'd love to know what was in Delon Wright's head tonight. The guy was incredible for 31 games this year. Against Arizona, and even more so tonight, he looked disinterested and lax.

    I'm sure the Zoobs are loving this. I don't blame them.

    And heading into the Stanford game I thought this team must might make the NCAA tournament.

    Our bigs are soft; no one seems to have a killer instinct; no one has heart; no wants the ball. How Utah can beat a good ASU team at home by nearly 30 and then choke away a game ultimately to lose by double figures against a fourth-place WCC team in a rec center gym is mind-boggling.

    I'm coping with this pitiful effort by watching the Utah-UNC Final Four game, which is currently on PAC-12 Network.

    It's going to be a long few months before football season.

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    It's no secret I loathe BYU, but I am going to try and speak objectively.

    by 77ute
    2014-03-16 17:20:36

    I struggle to see not only why BYU made the tournament, but more so, why they are a 10 seed (some of the pundits on TV agree).

    Please tell me why a mid-major team that didn't win its regular season conference title OR the conference tournament and that lost games to Loyola Marymount, Pepperdine, Portland and Pacific made it to the tourney. I know, I know: BYU played a tough non-conference schedule. But they lost most of those games. Do wins over Stanford (a good but not great team) and Texas (a good but not great team) offset the bad losses they had? I guess so.

    The selection process is a mystery to me.

    And for teams like SMU not getting in and UNM only getting a 7 seed, I just don't get it.

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    Obviously I was highly disappointed and disheartened by today's beatdown. But I'm trying to keep things in perspective.

    by 77ute
    2014-03-13 20:45:22

    Arizona is a great team, and today they played as well as they've played all year. Utah, conversely, played quite poorly. A great team playing its best ball and a decent team playing at its worst is not a good combination.

    It was easy to tell that U of A was dialed into this game. The coaches and players were well aware that Utah has gone toe to toe with them the past five meetings. The Wildcats were out to prove they are the class of the league, and they did just that. My hat is off to them.

    As for the Utes, I'm sure Larry has already moved past the game. I hope the players have as well. Considering where this team was two years ago, this was still a nice season—not a great one, but a nice one.

    And it's not over yet.

    Utah will surely get an NIT invite, and I suspect they will get a very winnable draw in the first game. It will probably be at home. I expect to see a solid effort and a W. It should (hopefully) be better than the last time Utah was in the NIT. That was in 2001 when a Dick Hunsaker-coached team (filling in for Majerus who coached just one game that year) put forth a listless performance at home against Memphis and first-year coach John Calipari. The previous NIT appearance to that, of course, was in '92 when Utah eased by Ball State and Rhode Island and squeaked by Arizona State to reach the semifinals.

    Again, I'm trying not to take this massacre too hard. Blowouts happen. They even happen to good teams. They happen in the postseason. Utah has been on both ends before, sometimes in even uglier fashion (believe it or not). Think back to 1994 at the (then) Delta Center when Utah lost by 31 to a BYU team not even close to as talented to this U of A team. Just a year later, Utah was on the other end of a shellacking when it gave New Mexico its worst-ever loss in the PIT (I think it still stands as the worst loss ever in the PTT) with an 86-50 bludgeoning.

    Utah will be OK. Wright will improve his jump shot; Loveridge will improve his toughness and consistency; one of the newcomers will prove to a significant contributor.

    The NIT is a positive step for the program. Yes, the NCAAs would be great, and we all want the Utes back on that stage, but I think Utah has a decent shot of winning a couple of more games this season.

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    Go Utes! Absolutely have to win this one.

    by 77ute
    2014-02-08 18:02:01

    I'm a little concerned about the return of WSU's Lacy. He had eight 3s and 34 points in the loss at Colorado. Hopefully he's ice cold tonight.

    Utes owe the Cougars some big payback. That game in Pullman was horrible.

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    Does the league choose the top players, regardless of position? If so, Wright is deserving.
    (593 days ago, 0 stars)

    Yes, well Jim Boylen also recruited Matt Read, Jordan Cyphers, Jace Tavita, Antonio DiMaria, Preston Guiot, Chris Kupets, and Dominique Lee.
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    I have stated this before, so forgive me, but if and when Delon improves on his outside shooting, he could be nearly unstoppable. I'm sure he knows this, and he will work on that aspect of his game.
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    Imagine the 2011 D-line with him and Star in the middle.
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    Yes, the loss at WSU was head-scratching, and the close losses to Oregon and Washington were heartbreaking, but it's hard to be too disappointed about being 3-3 in conference play at this point.
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    Perhaps not too much different at all.
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    Agreed. I'd be shocked if he left early. If he does indeed come back (which he should) and develops and outside shot, he's an All-American-caliber player.
    (596 days ago, 1 stars)

    If Connnor Manning and Brandon Cox aren't as good as Austin Carta Samuels, then recruiting is truly failing.
    (597 days ago, 3 stars)

    USC may not be a good team, but that was still a nice win for the Utes.
    (597 days ago, 4 stars)

    Utes up 39-36. Had been up 36-29.
    (597 days ago, 0 stars)

    Decent half. Still poor 3-point shooting. Thank goodness Tucker made a few. And without Wright, where would this team be?
    (597 days ago, 0 stars)

    Utah will almost certainly have to win four games in four nights to advance to the Big Dance. That is tough sledding.
    (597 days ago, 0 stars)

    Here's how good of a big man coach he was: Doleac didn't make his high school team as a sophomore; as a junior he was a bench warmer.
    (597 days ago, 4 stars)

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