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Chantel Jennings and Ted Miller dropped by ESPN

I guess they will have even less Pac-12 coverage now.

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NFL Draft predictions

Make your call on 

1) First Ute selected

2) First Pac-12 player selected

3) Number of Pac-12 players in first round

4) Number of Utes in first 3 rounds

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    PlainsUte

    My picks

    1) Bolles (#20 Denver)

    2) Solomon Thomas (Stanford) (#2 49ers)

    3) 7

    4) 3

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    Utah

    1 – Bolles

    2 – I’m going totally homer here, but Bolles goes top 5. But Thomas #2 to SF.  

    3 – Don’t know, don’t really care (I want the PAC-12 to suck until we win it). 

    4 – Bolles, Williams, Asiata, Allen, Tevi – five. That is optimistic. I think Bolles, Williams and Allen are locks.

    My predictions:Bolles – first round

    Marcus – second

    Allen, Tevi, Asiata – third

    Dielman, Joe Williams – fifth

    Thompson, Dominguez, Patrick – seventh

    Undrafted:Pita T, Dimick, whoever else I left out.

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    Tacoma Ute
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    1) Bolles somewhere between Baltimore at 16 and Seattle at 26

    2) Thomas

    3) 5 or 6

    4) 3

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    noneyadb
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    1)Bolles; 2)Thomas; 3)5; 4)1;

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    ironman1315
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    Jazz up 3-2.

    Sure they’ll lose in 5 in round 2 but this is a good season regardless. 

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    TwoUtes
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    I like their chances against Golden State. But let’s win Game 6 first.

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    Coreyc04

    We need to see the same type of effort in game 6. I really liked the effort tonight. We should have blown them out though. We missed so many open shots.

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    Tony
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    Collette to test out the NBA waters, but just a pinkie toe

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    Tony

    Does ANYONE here think he could play in the NBA right now?

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      PlainsUte

      I’m going to say somewhere between hell and no.

      More importantly when is Kuzma’s deadline to announce he’ll be playing for the Utes this fall.

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    Coreyc04
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    I hope you know I’m also entering the NBA draft.

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    Utah
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    This is smart by Collette. No one, not even he, thinks he would be drafted this year. BUT, he gets to talk to scouts. He gets to get evaluated. He gets a scouting report. He can see what scouts think of him. He can find areas to improve this summer. 

    Great move by him. 

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      Tony
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      He needs NBA scouts to tell him what he needs work on?  He could just read Ute Hub.

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        jamarcus24
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        I’ll give him his first evaluation:

        Stop falling over.

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        PlainsUte
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        This summer he could work on that 62.5% Free Throw percentage.   All he needs is a hoop and a 15 foot stripe.
        Jayce Johnson should definitely join him.

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      GameForAnyFuss
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      Agreed. Personally, I don’t understand why every college player doesn’t declare for the NBA draft every year. You get a free evaluation of your game from the best in the business. It’s like having Phil Mickelson give you an in-depth evaluation of your golf swing for free.

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        PlainsUte
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        The Utes have a former NBA coach on staff, that should be a great start.

        If I, a general duffer, went to Phil Mickelson and asked him to evaluate my suitability for the PGA Tour I would not expect to get a useful evaluation.  First I’d have to wait for him to stop laughing.

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    Grayshirt
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    Which college football programs produce best-worst nfl players – ESPN article

    http://www.espn.com/espn/feature/story/_/id/19212438/which-college-football-programs-produce-best-worst-nfl-players

    Best Sleepers: Utah Finished 2nd

    Long Term Starters: Utah Finished 4th

    Impressive considering that the majority of these years came from MWC recuits.  Coach Whit does an outstanding job.

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    colbyutahman3
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    Jazz game 5 watch at TOPGOLF

    I may be getting a group together tonight to watch game 5 (tip 8:30) tonight at topgolf. Since I work there I golf for free so if anyone is interested I would be happy to have a group join. For best updates shoot me a message on twitter or instagram.

    Twitter: @colbyutahman3

    Instagram: colbyutahman3

    This would allow 6 of us on a bay golfing so if we have a few extras we would have to rotate or get another bay and pay for it. Just thought I would offer.

    (ALSO I AM LOOKING FOR GAME 6 JAZZ TICKETS FOR MY 5 YEAR WEDDING ANNIVERSARY, WOULD BE WILLING TO TRADE FREE TOPGOLF FOR TICKETS).

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    Daedalus

    How’d that go for you?  It was pretty late so it probably was a good idea I stayed home.

    Had fun on my birthday at Top Golf last year.  Took me a little while to figure out the woods stay in the bag (goofily short rubber “tees”).

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    rbmw263
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    He’s going to be so good

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    Milton Vanderslice
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    Thank you Scalley

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    Tony
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    Who is your all-time Ute basketball starting five?

    Offseason discussion topic.  Who is your all-time Utah basketball starting five?  Here’s mine:

    Guard: Andre Miller
    Guard: Jimmy Soto
    Forward: Danny Vranes
    Forward: Keith Van Horn
    Center: Andrew Bogut

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    Texasute
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    Trade Manny Hendrix for Jimmy Soto and you have my list……

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    harryute
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    Trade Mike Newlin for Soto and Billy McGill for Bogut.

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    Milton Vanderslice
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    How good was Tom Chambers? His number hasn’t been retired, but I have memories of him being great. Where would he rank all time in the Utah Centers list?

    He was drafted #8 in the NBA so I take it that he was really good, and I’d say he had a better NBA career than Bogut so far.

    Chambers is the only NBA player to score 20,000+ points and not make it to the Hall of Fame.

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      Tony
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      His number was retired by the Phoenix Suns.  He was a stud.  The Vranes, Chambers, Bankowski group was awesome.

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    utefansince79

    For an all time list, you certainly have to include Arnie Ferrin (4 time All American and helped lead the Utes to NCAA and NIT titles.)

     

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    TribUTE
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    Good list.   I might replace Jimmy Soto with Delon Wright or Pace Mannion.

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    Mano
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    I can only really comment on players I have watched, which would start in the Jerry Pimm era.

    Starters:
    G – Jeff Jonas
    G – Andre Miller
    F – Danny Vranes
    F – Keith Van Horn
    C – Andrew Bogut

    Second team
    G – Delon Wright
    G – Jeff Judkins
    F – Josh Grant
    F – Tom Chambers
    C – Mike Doleac

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      ironman1315

      I’d put Ninja Poetl on the second team.

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    Newbomb Turk
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    I would replace Soto with Ticky Burden and Bogut with Billy McGill.

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    javadave

    No Kelvin Upshaw?

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      homer

      Kelvin was a nice player. Not in Newlin’s, Ticky’s, or several others league.  

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    Uterider

    Who on this list would have been a PAC 12 POY as a sophomore? Well Poetel was.

    I don’t know where you put him but you can’t leave him off a two deep roster.

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    Coreyc04
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    Jazz had a huge win tonight

    They were really struggling from the floor unitl Joe Johnson showed up in the fourth quarter. Derrick Favors looked really comfortable backing up Gobert and Rudy made a great comeback in a game where his minutes were limited. They won with Hayward not playing most of the game because of food poisoning.

    I really think Game 5 falls right where they need it. If it is just food poisoning Hayward will be fine and be able to return for that game and Rudy will have a lessened minutes restriction. That to me is the game that gives the Jazz the best chance of winning. The only thing that may hurt is Austin Rivers could be back for the Clippers by that game.

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    Tony

    So they won? I saw a few unhappy tweets so I figured they lost.  

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      Daedalus

      They looked so inept for the first three quarters I stopped watching.  I would have liked to see some of Joe Jesus in the fourth but I have to actually be entertained by the game to watch it that late at night.

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      rbmw263

      It looked like a loss with 6 min left 

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    ironman1315
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    What an incredible win with JJ coming in to rock it in the 4th. Incredible. Rivers might help, but he will not have the conditioning to be effective all 4 quarters.

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    UtTroutHunter
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    Jordan Fogal to Transfer

    Probably wasn’t going to be a starter, but added solid depth. Let’s hope the safeties stay healthy, or this could end up hurting. 

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    UteThunder

    Well that sucks.

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    KiYi-Ute
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    Bummer indeed. He had a great game against UCLA. Guessing he wants more playtime somewhere else. Glad he got his degree and is working towards another.

    Nothing but well wishes for the kid.

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    UteDuke

    Ouch. That’s a major hit to the depth at safety. That was one of the deepest units on the team before his transfer. I sure hope it doesn’t force a change in the game plan like Brandon Cox’s transfer last year did for the quarterbacks.

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      Utah

      He was third string coming out of spring ball. He deserves to start. It shows how deep we are at safety. I think we have 4 open scholarships right now. It wouldn’t shock me to see us pick up another kid or two. 

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        UteDuke

        Assuming that you’re refering to Ballard as the first string free safety, who was second in the spring? Or were you also counting Chase Hansen?

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          Utah

          We have Blair coming in and Afia had a great spring. Afia passed him up. 

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            rbmw263

            Afia is my breakout pick this year.