Utah Utes football

Utah Utes football is a program where a college football team competes in the Pac-12 Conference,  of the Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) of NCCA Division I (also, it is known as PAC-12).  It is thus, the one that represents the University of Utah. Beginning the program since 1892, the Utah college football has hence, played the home games at the current site of Rice-Eccles Stadium, since 1927. Moreover, they have been able to win 24 conference championships in five conferences during their history. In addition, they have also been able to have a cumulative record as a result of 677 wins, 31 ties, and 464 ties, as of the season of 2018.

Furthermore, in bowl games, the Utes have a record of 17-5. They also have had an appearance as of two games i.e. from the Bowl Championship Series (BCS): The Sugar Bowl, and the Fiesta Bowl. Moving on, In Sugar Bowl, Utah defeated the Alabama Crimson Tide as 31-17 in 2009, and, likewise, the Fiesta Bowl defeated the Pittsburgh Panthers as 35-7. As a result, Utah became a member of the Mountain West Conference then. In addition, they were the first team from a conference without an automatic bid to play in a BCS bowl game, known as the BCS Buster.

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Now 2019 season is going to be held, which hence, represents the University of Utah during the 2019 NCAA Division I FBS football season. Similarly, it is competing as members of the South Division of the Pac-12 Conference like previous years. Furthermore, the Utes play their home games at Rice-Eccles Stadium in Salt Lake City. In conclusion, it is led by the 15th-year head coach Kyle Whittingham.



Furthermore, the program is scheduled to begin on Thursday, August 29.

On August 29: 8:15 p.m. with an opponent  at BYU, at LaVell Edwards Stadium Provo, UT

On September:

7:     11:00 a.m. with an opponent Northern Illinois at Rice–Eccles StadiumSalt Lake City, UT

14:  2:15 p.m. with an opponent Idaho State, at Rice–Eccles StadiumSalt Lake City, UT

20:  7:00 p.m. with an opponent at USC, Los Angeles Memorial ColiseumLos Angeles, CA

28: with an opponent Washington, Rice–Eccles StadiumSalt Lake City, UT

On October:

12: with an opponent at Oregon State, Reser StadiumCorvallis, OR

19: with an opponent Arizona State, Rice–Eccles StadiumSalt Lake City, UT

26: with an opponent California, Rice–Eccles StadiumSalt Lake City, UT

On November:

2:      with an opponent at Washington, Husky StadiumSeattle, WA

16: with an opponent UCLA, Rice–Eccles StadiumSalt Lake City, UT

23: with an opponent at Arizona, Arizona StadiumTucson, AZ

30: with an opponent Colorado, Rice–Eccles StadiumSalt Lake City, UT

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Notable players of Utah Utes are:

  • Jack Johnson (1930–1932)
  • Mac Speedie (1939–1941)
  • Larry Wilson (1957–1959)
  • George Seifert (1959)
  • Dave Costa (1961–1962)
  • Roy Jefferson (1962–1964)
  • Bob Trumpy (1966)
  • Norm Chow (1965–1967)
  • Manny Fernandez (1965–1967)
  • Norm Thompson (1969–1970)
  • Marv Bateman (1969–1971)
  • Steve Odom (1971–1973)
  • Del “Popcorn” Rodgers (1978–1981)
  • Scott Mitchell (1987–1989)
  • Jamal Anderson (1992–1993)
  • Luther Elliss (1991–1994)
  • Kevin Dyson (1994–1997)
  • Chris Fuamatu-Ma’afala (1995–1997)
  • Barry Sims (1995–1996)

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  • Mike Anderson (1998–1999)
  • Ma’ake Kemoeatu (1998–2001)
  • Andre Dyson (1997–2000)
  • Steve Smith (1999–2000)
  • Jordan Gross (1998–2002)
  • Chris Kemoeatu (2001–2004)
  • Alex Smith (2002–2004)
  • Eric Weddle (2003–2006)
  • Brian Johnson (2004–2005, 2007–2008)
  • Louie Sakoda (2005–2008)
  • Sean Smith (2006–2008)
  • Paul Kruger (2007–2008)
  • Zane Beadles (2006–2008)
  • Star Lotulelei (2010–2012)
  • Tom Hackett (2012–2015)
  • Mitch Wishnowsky (2016–present)