In Football News...
- DC Morgan Scalley continues to hype up our Utes ahead of the NFL Draft. This time it’s Nephi Sewell’s turn.
- Former Utah LB Devin Lloyd is a consensus premier player in this year’s NFL Draft.
Who else is really seein’ Devin Lloyd⁉️ pic.twitter.com/PtvYSrDX0w— PFF Draft (@PFF_College) February 28, 2022
- It’s been a while since we’ve seen a pre-season ranking but the Utes are still receiving the respect they deserve after their incredible 2021 season. It’s also good to see Oregon also representing the Pac-12.
Phil Steele is out with his early, early Top 25 for the CFB szn:— Josh Furlong (@JFurKSL) February 28, 2022
3. Ohio State
5. Texas A&M
6. Notre Dame
- For some reason it was lost on me at how many Utah OLineman have been drafted over the past 5 years. Hopefully we will add one or two more this year.
In Basketball News...
- Jenna Johnson picked up ANOTHER Pac-12 Freshman of the Week honor.
- @jenna_johnson22 averaged 19.5 points, 3 boards, 1.5 assists and shot 53% from the floor over the weekend.— Utah Women’s Basketball (@UTAHWBB) February 28, 2022
Against #25 Oregon, she scored a career-high 27 points. 17 of those came in the third quarter alone on 7-7 shooting. pic.twitter.com/Ygu0oDXIXy
- Utah Freshmen Jenna Johnson and Gianna Kneepkens have combined for a total of 8 Freshman of the Week honors.
— Utah Women’s Basketball (@UTAHWBB) February 28, 2022
Count ‘em up… That’s league-leading 8️⃣ Pac-12 Freshman of the Week honors for our program brought in from these two freshies.
And this is just the beginning. pic.twitter.com/qEuFTdTmVf
- Deseret News ran a cool feature on Utah guard Sophomore Kennady McQueen and her journey to becoming a starter for the Utes. You can find the feature here.
- This is pretty cool to see men’s basketball assistant coach Tim Morris talk about his coaching experience.
Other Utah Sports News...
- Starter Matt Sox was named a National Player of the Week by the Collegiate Baseball Newspaper for his performance on Saturday night.
- Matt Sox was also nominated for the Golden Spikes Performance of the Week. The honor will formally go to Trey Lipscomb who hit for the cycle in only 5 innings but being nominated is a huge honor.
A lot of studs in this week's @d1baseball #GoldenSpikes Performance of the Week— Golden Spikes Award (@USAGoldenSpikes) February 28, 2022
- @tlips03 hit for the cycle
- @Matt_Sox_ took a no-hitter into the ninth
- Quinn Matthews and @messick_parker tossed double-digit strikeouts pic.twitter.com/98HWc5LppP
- Utah Softball came in at #4 in Sports Center Top 10 for the triple play they turned over the weekend.