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The second half belonged to the Utes.
SALT LAKE CITY – Under the bright lights of Rice-Eccles Stadium and in front of a record 51,724 rowdy fans, the University of Utah Football team rallied from 14 points behind to beat the No. 18 Arizona State Sun Devils, 35-21. The Utes scored 28 unanswered points in the second half, improving to 4-2 overall and 3-0 in Pac-12 play.
A 22-year-old man was arrested early Sunday morning in connection with the murder of Utah football player Aaron Lowe.
The Utes’ defensive coordinator was a young, up-and-coming assistant on Kyle Whittingham’s staff in 2009 and 2010 when Pease coached the Utes’ defensive linemen
Kyle Whittingham brought Pease out of retirement to coach for one season in 2015, which was Pease’s final season in coaching.
In a two-day period, Utah has added three new players to its roster from the transfer portal. After a depletion to its wide receiver room earlier in the year with Bryan Thompson and Samson Nacua transferring out, Utah head coach Kyle Whittingham said he'd be looking to the transfer portal in the offseason to add depth to the roster at receiver. On Thursday afternoon, Whittingham made that possible when the program added Theo Howard, a former Oklahoma and UCLA receiver, who should add instant talent to the pool of players vying for a starting role this season. Howard joins the program as a "super senior" after spending his senior season at Oklahoma. He has one year to play.
After a depletion to its wide receiver room earlier this year, Utah has added another wide receiver from the transfer portal, as well as a safety, to add depth to its roster.
Braxton David Boman, 32, passed away on Monday, February 15, 2021 at his home in Rock Springs, Wyoming due to complications of Juvenile Diabetes. He was a native of Rock Springs. Braxton was born March 30, 1988 in Rock Springs; the son of Kent David Boman and Deanna Muir. He attended schools in Rock Springs, Wyoming and was a graduate with the Rock Springs High School Class of 2006. He went onto the University of Utah where he earned two Bachelor’s degrees, one in Environmental Studies and one in Geography. He also earned an Associate’s degree in Geographical Informational Systems. He graduated in 2011 from the University of Utah. He then went onto Oregon State where he was working on his Master’s degree.
SALT LAKE CITY — Donned in his Utah football uniform from head to toe, the casket of 19-year-old Ty Jordan was wheeled to the end zone of the field at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, Wednesday. The breaking of that white plane, that difficult barrier to cross in an effort to score on one's opponent, traditionally evokes strong emotions of praise and celebration during a game. But on Wednesday, it became a symbolic end to a life gone too soon. Ty Jordan's final touchdown. "The simplest thing I can say is that I love Ty, and I miss him," Utah head coach Kyle Whittingham said as he fought back his emotions on a day when friends and family, and those who never even really knew the young star personally, honored him in a celebration of life in person and virtually.
Ty Jordan nets Pac-12 Football Freshman Offensive Player of the Year award after standout... SALT LAKE CITY — At just 19 years old, Utah star Ty Jordan was taken from this world far too soon. In one truncated, five-game season, the University of Utah standout running back touched thousands of lives, rushing for 597 yards and six touchdowns in a season that was on the brink of being shelved before returning for a shortened season amid the coronavirus pandemic. Now, just three days after his untimely death by an accidental gunshot wound, several groups of people have found ways to honor the memory of the late Utes running back.
Reports: Utah RB Jordan Dies in Accidental Shooting
Sports fans across Utah were shocked Saturday after learning of the death of 19-year-old rising football star Ty Jordan.
University of Utah freshman running back dies at 19 Celine Castronuovo © Getty Images University of Utah freshman running back dies at 19 University of Utah freshman running back Ty Jordan, who this week was named Pac-12's offensive newcomer of the year, has died, the school's team announced Saturday. He was 19. While authorities have not yet officially announced a cause of death, the Denton Police Department in Jordan's home state of Texas told ESPN that they responded to a shooting call late Friday evening, where they discovered a gunshot victim had been shot one time. According to ESPN, the victim was transported to a local hospital, where he was later pronounced dead.