• So Utah basketball tips-off on November 2, and the Pac-12 Men’s Basketball Media Days are next Wednesday.  Please, someone, give me some meager morsels of hope for the coming season!?

  • Saw Bills vs Jets was on, so checked the box score, no Moss.  He was made in inactive, non-injured scratch this week.  ???Found this short blurb:
    I don’t think his skills are fully appreciated by the Bills.  Of course Singletary is their go-to back, but they are leaning on…[Read more]

  • Has Roscoe Mendenhall removed himself from the list of Nebraska coaching candidates yet?

  • Devin Lloyd was one of the defensive stars Sunday in the Jaguar’s shut-out win, and interviewed after the game…Devin Lloyd, “..opportunties are in the air…”

  • Also I hope Phillips is not too dinged-up; he was able to walk off the field.

  • 10,9,8,7,6,5,4,3,2,1…  #0 Chris Reed
    Chris Reed, Freshman WR, 6-0 192
    Slipping on Devin Lloyd’s #0 jersey is Chris Reed, a true freshman from Wekiva HS in Orlando, Florida.  At Wekiva, Reed played saftey and WR, and also lettered in basketball.  His stock really rose in his senior year as he grabbed 41 passes for 625 yards (15.2 ypc) and…[Read more]

  • PlainsUte started the topic 1 Day to Kickoff in the forum Football 4 months, 4 weeks ago

    10,9,8,7,6,5,4,3,2…   #1 Clark Phillips and Jaylon Glover
    Clark Phillips, III, Sophomore CB, 5-10 183
    Clark is a key player in the Utes defensive backfield.  In 2021 he logged 63 tackles (1.0 TFL), 15 passes defended (13 PBU, 2 INT) and two forced fumbles, earning Pac-12 All-Conference and AP All-Pac-12 2nd Team.  He is one of just three…[Read more]

  • PlainsUte started the topic 2 Days to Kickoff in the forum Football 5 months ago

    10,9,8,7,6,5,4,3  #2 Mich Barnard and Kenzei Lawler
    Micah Bernard, Sophomore RB, 6-0 202
    Micah has recently been the second option at RB for the Utes, he also got a chance to play CB in the Rose Bowl and ended-up with 10 tackles at CB.  He played in all 14 games in 2021 gaining 523 yards in 87 carries (6.0 ypc) and two TDs by ground.  He also…[Read more]

  • PlainsUte started the topic 3 Days to Kickoff in the forum Football 5 months ago

    10,9,8,7,6,5,4…  #3 Mohamoud Diabate and Ja’Quinden Jackson
    Mohamoud Diabate, Senior LB, 6-4 222
    Mohamound is a transfer from the University of Florida.  He has said that moving from Florida was a business decision to play for a team contending for a confernce championship, yet looking for a starter at LB.  When Devin Lloyd went to the NFL,…[Read more]

  • PlainsUte started the topic 4 Days to Kickoff in the forum Football 5 months ago

    10,9,8,7,6,5… #4 JaTravis Broughton and Munir McClain
    JaTravis Broughton, Junior CB, 5-11 191
    Broughton broke on the scene for the Utes as a sophomore in the 2020 season, starting all 5 games at CB.  He was Honorable Mention All-Conference in 2020.  Unfortunately, during the Utes second game of 2021, versus BYU, Broughton suffered a…[Read more]

  • PlainsUte started the topic 5 Days to Kickoff in the forum Football 5 months ago

    Artemis countdown is being held, but not the Utes…     #5 Tao Johnson and Caine Savage
    Tao Johnson, Freshman WR, 6-0 184
    Tao is a true freshman from Thunder Ridge HS in Idaho Falls, Idaho.  An all-around athlete, Tao played QB, DE, punter, forward in basketball, and also was the 5A state champion in 100 meter dash (10.82), and 5A third in the…[Read more]

  • Utah -2.5 seems to be the consenus among betting outlets at this point.

  • PlainsUte started the topic 6 Days to Kickoff in the forum Football 5 months ago

    10,9,8,7,6…   #6 Justin Medlock and Ricky Parks
    Justin Medlock, Freshman LB, 6-0 220
    Justin is a true freshman from Missouri City, Texas (a Houston suburb), son of a Texas A&M linebacker Jason Medlock.  This was a big recruiting win for the Utes as Justin was expected to go to Miami.  At Manvel HS he logged 97 tackles (12 TFL), 3.5 sacks, two…[Read more]

  • PlainsUte started the topic 7 Days to KIckoff in the forum Football 5 months ago

    10..9..8..7   #7 Cam Rising and Van Fillinger
    Cam Rising, Junior QB, 6-2 218
    Everyone knows the story of the 2021 season with Cam “Bad Moon” Rising entering for Brewer in the SDSU game and leading the Utes to a Pac-12 Championship.  Overall, for the season, he started 11 games, played in 13, racking up 2493 passing yards (204-320, 12.2 ypc),…[Read more]

  • PlainsUte started the topic 8 Days to Kickoff in the forum Football 5 months ago

    10…9…8… #8 Cole Bishop and Brandon Rose
    Cole Bishop, Sophomore Safety, 6-2 206
    Cole was the Freshman surprise of 2021; as a newcomer he steadily earned more playing time and became a starter for the last 6 games.  In 2021 he had 54 tackles (9.0 TFL, 3.0 sacks) plus 5 pass break-ups.  He also blocked a punt in the first Oregon game.  The…[Read more]

  • PlainsUte started the topic 9 Days to Kickoff in the forum Football 5 months ago

    10…9…ignition sequence start…  #9 Elijah Davis and Tavion Thomas
    9 Tavion Thomas, Junior RB,  6-2 238
    Thomas was Pac-12 All Conference first team in 2021 as a result of leading the Utes in rushing with 204 carries for 1108 yds (5.4 ypc) and 21 TDs (a Utah RB season record).  This year he may get more recognition on the national level…[Read more]

  • #10 Ethan Calvert and Money Parks 
    Ethan Calvert, RS Freshman LB, 6-1 215
    Ethan, like his older brother #14 Josh, comes to the Utes from Oaks Christian HS, but unlike his brother he avoided taking a detour to Washington.  He played in one game for the Utes in 2021.  At Oaks Christian Ethan missed senior season due to COVID restrictions, but as a…[Read more]

  • #11 Makai Cope and R.J. Hubert
    Makai Cope, RS Freshman WR, 6-3 195
    Hollywood Cope comes from Culver City, California and is studying film and media arts.  On the football field his role is WR and special teams.  At Utah he saw action in 2 games in 2021, both on special teams, so he made that a redshirt year. In High School he grabbed 46 catches…[Read more]

  • I don’t think he’ll put up gawdy numbers like CJ Stroud, but none-the-less you can wager on Cam Rising for Heisman. He has the same odds as Will Rogers who was an entertaining guy from Oklahoma who died in 1935.  I wish you could bet against players because I’d like to bet against Caleb Williams; at +700 I think that’s nuts, but maybe all the…[Read more]

  • #12 Tyler Wegis and Sidney Mbanasor
    Tyler Wegis, RS Freshman DE, 6-6, 228
    Tyler is a DE from who came to Utah in 2020 from Orange County, California. As a senior at San Juan Hills HS, Tyler had 92 total tackles (37.0 TFL, 10.5 sacks), 3 passes defended, 2 fumble recoveries, 3 fumbles forced and a blocked PAT all the way to the 2019 CIF SS…[Read more]

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