Tom Dienhart did a good Q-&-A with Coach Whittingham after Utah's big win over Pitt Thursday. While most of the stuff is routine questions and answers, the last couple answers by Whittingham were very, very telling.
Would you like to finish your career at Utah?
"It's a great place to work and I get asked that question often. I think this is one of the best jobs in the country. But this profession is so volatile, so you never know what's on the horizon. But I can say without a doubt that I am very happy here."
Are you interested in coaching in the NFL?
"My dad [Fred] was an NFL guy [an assistant with the Rams and Raiders]. It always has intrigued me. I have friends in the NFL, like Andy Reid with the Eagles. So, who knows, maybe down the road."
Now this probably doesn't mean much overall. But I did find it interesting Whittingham was so candid about discussing the possibility of becoming a NFL coach down the road.
Whatever the hell that means.
Anyway, read the interview. It's actually pretty good and gives you an idea of what the coaches are expecting out of this team and how they're keeping expectations realistic.