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Utah Quarterback Jake Bentley Working On ‘Little Things’ During Quarantine

Apr 2, 2020, 9:41 AM | Updated: Apr 6, 2020, 4:36 pm

Jake Bentley #19 of the South Carolina Gamecocks drops back to pass against the Clemson Tigers duri...

Jake Bentley #19 of the South Carolina Gamecocks drops back to pass against the Clemson Tigers during their game at Clemson Memorial Stadium on November 24, 2018 in Clemson, South Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

(Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Spring football is canceled but that doesn’t stop the work for the University of Utah football team including quarterback Jake Bentley.

“QB Country” on Twitter posted a video of the South Carolina graduate transfer quarterback getting some work in.

Bentley wasn’t doing your normal throwing drills. He was working on sequencing along with hip and shoulder separation.

Utah was in the middle of a quarterback competition in spring football when it was canceled due to the coronavirus or COVID-19.

Now that spring ball won’t happen, Bentley will have to work on his game on his own time as he tries to earn the starting quarterback job, competing against Texas transfer Cameron Rising.

Coronavirus Resources

How Do I Prevent It?

The CDC has some simple recommendations, most of which are the same for preventing other respiratory illnesses or the flu:

  • Avoid close contact with people who may be sick
  • Avoid touching your face
  • Stay home when you are sick
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue and then throw the tissue in the trash
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, especially after going to the bathroom, before eating, and after blowing your nose, coughing or sneezing. Always wash your hands with soap and water if your hands are visibly dirty.
  • If soap and water are not readily available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol.

The CDC does not recommend wearing a face mask respirator to protect yourself from coronavirus unless a healthcare professional recommends it.

How To Get Help

If you’re worried you may have COVID-19, you can contact the Utah Coronavirus Information Line at 1-800-456-7707 to speak to trained healthcare professionals. You can also use telehealth service through your healthcare providers.

Additional Resources

If  you see evidence of PRICE GOUGING, the Utah Attorney General’s Office wants you to report it. Common items in question include toilet paper, water, hand sanitizer, certain household cleaners, and even cold medicine and baby formula. Authorities are asking anyone who sees price gouging to report it to the Utah Division of Consumer Protection at 801-530-6601 or 800-721-7233. The division can also be reached by email at consumerprotection@utah.gov.

Trevor Allen is a Utah Utes Insider for KSLSports.com and host of the Crimson Corner podcast. Follow him on Twitter: @TrevorASports. You can download and listen to the podcast, here. 

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