Utah Rumors & News

  • No. 9 Colorado beats No. 22 Utah to clinch Pac-12 South

    The Sports Xchange "BOULDER, Colo -- Colorado completed an improbable journey from worst to first. The final step forward came with a big assist from the Buffaloes' defense. Colorado vexed Utah's offense for four quarters, forcing four turnovers and repeatedly holding the Utes to field goals in the red zone to..." November 27

  • Ducks stun No. 12 Utes on last-second TD

    The Sports Xchange "SALT LAKE CITY -- Oregon turned the tables on Utah from a season ago. The Ducks embraced the role of a spoiler and flew away with the Utes' Pac-12 South title hopes. When Darren Carrington hauled in a 17-yard game-winning touchdown catch from Justin Herbert with two seconds remaining, a ray..." November 19

  • No. 4 Washington beats Utah, stays unbeaten

    The Sports Xchange "SALT LAKE CITY -- Washington stole some special teams thunder from Utah at a critical juncture. The Utes built a reputation in the Pac-12 for working special teams magic. This time around, the Huskies earned that spot on the highlight reel when Dante Pettis uncorked a memorable punt..." October 29

  • Utah lands 4-star CB Jaylon Johnson

    247 Sports "One of the nation's premier defensive backs in Jaylon Johnson gave his verbal to Utah Friday night. Ranked by 247Sports as the nation's No. 8 cornerback, the Fresno (Calif.) East is one of America's most athletic prospects regardless of position, clocking a laser-timed 4.47 40-yard dash at The..." October 29

  • BYU, Utah announce ‘Holy War’ extension through 2022

    College Football Talk "Thankfully, one of the more underrated in-state rivalries isn’t going away anytime soon. BYU and Utah announced Thursday that the schools have reached an agreement on a two-game extension of their series. The Cougars will host the first game of the extension Sept. 11, 2021, in Provo while the..." October 27

  • Joe Williams breaks Utah rushing record

    The Deseret News "Utah’s Joe Williams had himself quite a day against UCLA at the Rose Bowl on Saturday. In his second game back after retiring earlier this season, a move necessitated by injuries at the running back position, Williams broke the school record for single-game rushing yards with 332 yards on 29..." October 23

  • No. 19 Utah's Williams (332 yards, 4 TDs) runs over UCLA

    The Sports Xchange "Southern California is a great place for retirees. On Saturday, it was heaven for one un-retiree. Utah senior running back Joe Williams ran for a school-record 332 yards and four touchdowns two weeks after returning to the team as No. 19 Utah kept pace in the Pac-12 South with a 52-45..." October 22

  • Williams rushes No. 21 Utah past Oregon State

    The Sports Xchange "CORVALLIS, Ore. -- Joe Williams answered the call on Monday so he'd have a chance to answer the bell come Saturday. Williams rushed for 179 yards and one touchdown as No. 21 Utah survived a late Oregon State comeback for a 19-14 victory at Reser Stadium. Utah coach Kyle Whittingham..." October 15

  • Utah Athletics Utah signs 10-year, $65M extension with Under Armour

    KSL "The University of Utah announced Thursday that it has signed an extension with Under Armour, making it the “official outfitter of Utah” athletics for the next 10 years. The 10-year contract is valued at $65 million dollars and will begin July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2027. “We’re thrilled to..." October 13

  • Utah's Shyne out for season with knee injury

    ESPN "The injuries keep piling up for No. 21 Utah, which announced Monday morning that running back Armand Shyne would miss the rest of the season with an unspecified leg injury. Shyne, Utah's leading rusher with 373 yards on 78 carries and four touchdowns, went down in the fourth quarter of the..." October 11

  • No. 24 Utah rallies for 36-23 victory

    The Sports Xchange "SALT LAKE CITY -- Utah did everything possible in digging an early hole for itself against Arizona. The No. 24 Utes let the Wildcats turn their first play from scrimmage into a touchdown and short circuited several drives with repeated false start penalties. It took some huge defensive plays..." October 09

  • California holds off No. 18 Utah

    The Sports Xchange "BERKELEY, Calif. -- California's defense, which is one of the worst in the nation statistically, came up with a big goal-line stand in the closing seconds to beat No. 18 Utah 28-23 Saturday afternoon at Memorial Stadium. The Bears (3-2, 1-1) stopped the Utes (4-1, 1-1) six times inside the..." October 01

  • No. 24 Utah rallies to beat USC

    The Sports Xchange "SALT LAKE CITY -- Utah had no intention of playing for overtime when it trailed by three points on its final drive against USC on Friday. The 24th-ranked Utes did everything they could to deliver a knockout punch. They landed critical blows on a pair of fourth-down conversions to keep the..." September 24

  • Utah sacks San Jose State

    The Sports Xchange "Utah's defense compiled 10 sacks, with defensive ends Hunter Dimick and Filipo Mokofisi each producing a team-best two, in the Utes' 34-17 victory at San Jose State on Saturday night. The Utes (3-0) held the Spartans (1-2) to 305 yards of total offense, including 56 yards rushing. The 10..." September 18

  • Utah stops two-point conversion, upends BYU 20-19

    The Sports Xchange "SALT LAKE CITY -- Senior quarterback Taysom Hill scored on a 7-yard run with 18 seconds left but was stopped on a two-point conversion run, allowing Utah to escape with a 20-19 win over BYU on Saturday night. Troy Williams threw for 194 yards and a touchdown but also had three interceptions..." September 11

  • Cory Butler-Byrd enters guilty plea in abeyance for criminal mischief charge

    Salt Lake Tribune "Utah football receiver Cory Butler-Byrd entered a guilty plea in abeyance in Utah's Third District court on Monday afternoon for his class A misdemeanor charge stemming from damaging University of Utah police property last month. The 21-year-old's criminal mischief charge will be dismissed..." August 23

  • Utah's Siale Fakailoatonga out for season with torn ACL

    The Score "Utah tight end Siale Fakailoatonga suffered a torn ACL on Thursday and he will miss the 2016 season, head coach Kyle Whittingham told Kyle Goon of the Salt Lake Tribune." August 12

  • Utah WR Arrested for Jumping on Police Car, Throwing Things at Station

    Black Sports Online "Utah Utes senior wide receiver Corey Butler-Byrd was recently suspended by the team for “personal issues.” It turns out he was actually suspended for a very weird incident he had with the police. From the Salt Lake Tribune: After arresting him, the officers saw that one of the building’s..." August 10

  • Utes suspend Cory Butler-Byrd indefinitely

    Salt Lake Tribune "Utah football announced a suspension to its starting slot receiver on the first day of fall camp. Cory Butler-Byrd, who played corner last year but switched fully to offense in spring, was suspended for what Kyle Whittingham called "personal issues" in a school news release. Butler-Byrd will..." August 04

  • Utah grad-transfer Stevie Tu'ikolovatu headed to USC

    ESPN "USC's football team will bolster its depleted defensive line this season with the summer addition of Stevie Tu'ikolovatu, a graduate transfer from Utah, a Pac-12 South Division rival. Tu'ikolovatu (6-foot-1, 320 pounds) had 28 tackles as the backup for first-team All-Pac-12 tackle Lowell..." June 17