When you think Utah football, stingy defense instantly comes to mind. After defense, running backs that will blow the doors off a building are probably next. However, there is a new sheriff in town; the tight end.
Team Fredette needed a comeback and they got it as they were down by 22-points in the third quarter but ultimately came back to knock down CitiTeam Blazers in the first round of The Basketball Tournament.
Other than adding former Duke star Grayson Allen in the draft, the Jazz will make another run with mostly the same roster as last season, re-signing Derrick Favors, Raul Neto and Dante Exum while retaining the rights to Thabo Sefalosha.
Now that the starting quarterback question has been answered for BYU, head coach Kalani Sitake and the chosen starter Tanner Mangum have opened up about how competitive it was between the senior and freshman Zack Wilson.
The Utah State Aggies will have a tall task ahead of them when they kick off their 2018 season Friday on the road against No. 11 Michigan State. It may be daunting, but head coach Matt Wells is looking forward to seeing what his team is made of against one of the top squads in the nation.
After posting the best season in school history, the Weber State football program is ready to reach even greater heights. They’ll open the 2018 campaign on the road against Utah, an FBS opponent who is looking to make a splash themselves.