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Jim Harding Utah's new OL coach

Harding coached five seasons at Wyoming as their offensive line coach before he was dismissed, along with the entire Christensen staff, last year.

Dan Finn out as OL Coach

Utah will make another coaching move as OL coach Dan Finn has left the program.

Dennis Erickson is coming to Utah

The former ASU head coach will share duties with Brian Johnson.

Utah football hires USU running backs coach Ilaisa Tuiaki

Utah football has hired Utah State running backs coach Ilaisa Tuiaki. Tuiaki had been a graduate assistant with the Utes in 2008.

Four weeks later, still no offensive coordinator

Former Utah quarterback Mike McCoy might've been the dream candidate for Utah's OC job (as unlikely as it may seem), but, as the weeks pass, it's becoming clear he, and others, are becoming less and less likely.

CHOWCON? Could Norm Chow (or Kalani Sitake) jet off to the sunny beaches of Hawaii?

First it was Whittingham and now it's Sitake & Norm Chow. Will Utah lose a coach this offseason?

The case for Boylen and the case against him

Should Boylen stay or should he go? A point & counterpoint on the tough decision facing Chris Hill.

Brian Johnson joins Utah football staff

Brian Johnson, the winningest quarterback in Utah football history and the 2008 Mountain West Conference Offensive Player of the Year, has joined the Ute staff as an assistant coach, head coach Kyle Whittingham announced today. Johnson will oversee the quarterbacks and fills a vacancy left by J.D. Williams, who accepted a position with UNLV after one year as Utah's cornerbacks coach. "The addition of Brian Johnson to our coaching staff is a huge positive for our program," says Whittingham. "Brian was an outstanding player for us, has natural leadership ability and possesses a complete understanding of the game. Brian's intelligence, knowledge of the quarterback position and tireless work ethic will help make his transition into coaching a smooth one. Our players respect and admire Brian, and they will respond well to him in his new role."

UNLV hires Montana's Bobby Hauck

It's always a gamble when choosing an FCS coach and a good portion of the time, it doesn't work out. The last time a Mountain West team hired a successful Montana coach, he failed (Joe Glenn & Montana) and we all remember Mick Dennehy at Utah State (also a successful coach at Montana). With that said, it is a hire with coaching experience and I think that is important. This is something lacking with Mike Sanford and it obviously came out he wasn't head coaching material. Now we'll see if Hauck is D1-A material.

Wyoming report card

The Utes struggled in the first half against Wyoming, but won and improved their record to 7-1 on the season. The grades are in.

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