In Football News...
- Yesterday was graduation for many student athletes at Utah. Here’s a cool photo from DB coach Sharrieff Shah of the Football graduates.
Graduation. One of the best days of the year hands down. Congratulations Utes!! pic.twitter.com/eHaYHuoOrh— Sharrieff Shah Sr. (@UteReef33) May 7, 2022
- Here is some footage of Britain Covey at the Eagles rookie camp.
- Former Florida QB Emory Jones announced he is transferring to ASU and his former teammate, now Ute Mohamoud Diabate is excited to go against his former teammate.
- Utah has made a big impression in the trenches since joining the Pac-12. Utah players have won 27.3% of all Morris Trophies since joining the Pac-12. The Morris Trophy is given to the best offensive lineman and defensive lineman in the Pac-12 each year.
For example...@Utah_Football features SIX winners in 11 years. @BigMollie_Star in 2011, @nateorchard44 in 2014, @AsiataFive4 in 2016, @BradleeAnae in 2019 and both winners last year, @NickFord55 & Mika Tafua. Nice going, Utes!— MorrisTrophy (@MorrisTrophy) May 5, 2022
- Mel Kiper Jr. has included Cam Rising as a potential first-round QB next year.
NFL Draft expert Mel Kiper Jr. has high hopes for the QB class of 2023.— Audacy Sports (@AudacySports) May 3, 2022
▪️ Bryce Young
▪️ C.J. Stoud
▪️ Anthony Richardson
▪️ Tyler Van Dyke
▪️ Tanner McKee
▪️ Cam Rising
▪️ Will Levis
▪️ Spencer Rattler
▪️ Kedon Slovishttps://t.co/JlDi8KZezP
- Clark Phillips III is listed as the 6th best NFL Draft prospect for 2023 from the Pac-12. A little low if you ask me. A bunch of Utes received honorable mention but landed outside of the top-10.
Jon Wilner’s Top NFL Draft Prospects from the PAC-12 for 2023:— WestCoastCFB (@WestCoastCFB) May 4, 2022
1. ZTF (UW)
2. Noah Sewell (Oregon)
3. Tanner McKee (Stanford) https://t.co/3K2HSZdDKG
Other Utah Sports News...
- Today is the ASUN Conference Lacrosse Championship! Good luck to our Utes!
- Utah Lacrosse has been dominant this season, earning SEVEN all-conference nods.
- Head Lacrosse coach Andrew McMinn was named the ASUN Conference Coach of the Year!
- RHP/OF Drew Norris out of Kansas signed with Utah Baseball yesterday. Norris has a solid 3-pitch mix with a fastball that sits 87.5mph up to 89mph, a changeup that sits 78mph, and a slider that sits 76mph.
- Former Ute CJ Cron was included in Bleacher Report’s “Way-Too-Early” MLB All-Star game roster picks.
- Speaking of CJ Cron, he recently made a significant donation to the Utah Baseball program. “I would not be the person or ball player I am today without the unwavering support from everyone I crossed paths with at Utah. I will forever be a Ute!”. To read more about Cron and his donation, click here.