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Texas running back Keaontay Ingram (26) leaps over Utah defensive back Tareke Lewis (5) during the second half of the Alamo Bowl NCAA college football game in San Antonio, Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2019. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

Ehlinger leads Texas' Alamo Bowl romp over No. 12 Utah 38-10

Jan. 1, 2020 12:15 AM EST

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Sam Ehlinger and the Texas Longhorns finally looked like the team everyone thought they could be when the season began. Ehlinger passed for three touchdowns, ran for another and the Longhorns took out a season of frustration on No. 12 Utah with a dominant 38-10 Alamo Bowl win Tuesday...

FILE - In this Nov. 30, 2019, file photo, Utah defensive end Bradlee Anae (6) celebrates after sacking Colorado quarterback Steven Montez in the second half during an NCAA college football game, in Salt Lake City. Anae was selected to The Associated Press All-Pac 12 Conference team, Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)

Alamo Bowl a chance for Utah, Texas to shake disappointment

Dec. 30, 2019 1:58 PM EST

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — For all of its festive atmosphere, from San Antonio's River Walk to its New Year's Eve kickoff, the Alamo Bowl boils down to degrees of disappointment. As in which team, No. 12 Utah or Texas, can better shake off its disappointment over not getting to play somewhere else. The Utes (11-2,...

Texas quarterback Sam Ehlinger (11) runs the ball during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Texas Tech, Friday, Nov. 29, 2019, in Austin, Texas. (AP Photo/Michael Thomas)

Utah, Texas hope to shake disappointment at Alamo Bowl

Dec. 30, 2019 1:45 PM EST

Alamo Bowl: No. 12 Utah (11-2) vs. Texas (7-5) in San Antonio, Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. EST (ESPN). Line: Utah by 7. Series record: Texas leads 1-0. WHAT'S AT STAKE: Utah wants to wipe out the bitter taste of losing the Pac-12 championship game in a rout by Oregon, a defeat that knocked it out of the College Football...

Utah gets a big flip on Day 2 of early signing period

Dec. 19, 2019 4:54 PM EST

The ripple effect of a coaching change at Boston College seems to have benefited Utah in recruiting. The Utes signed highly touted cornerback Clark Phillips on Thursday, the second day of the early signing period. Phillips had been committed to Ohio State, but flipped late after Buckeyes co-defensive coordinator...

FILE - In this Nov. 30, 2019, file photo, Utah defensive end Bradlee Anae (6) celebrates after sacking Colorado quarterback Steven Montez in the second half during an NCAA college football game, in Salt Lake City. Anae was selected to The Associated Press All-Pac 12 Conference team, Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)

Utah’s senior stars all in for Alamo Bowl

Dec. 19, 2019 12:09 PM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah stars Zack Moss, Bradlee Anae and Leki Fotu decided to go all in with the Utes when they opted to forego the NFL draft to return for their senior year. That now includes Utah’s bowl game. Bucking an annual trend where some NFL prospects skip their team’s bowl game...

Oregon running back CJ Verdell (7) rushes for a touchdown past Utah defensive back Javelin Guidry (28) during the second half of an NCAA college football game for the Pac-12 Conference championship in Santa Clara, Calif., Friday, Dec. 6, 2018. Oregon won 37-15. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)

No. 13 Oregon ends No. 5 Utah's playoff hopes with 37-15 win

Dec. 7, 2019 1:26 AM EST

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The one constant all season for Utah was the ability to control the trenches against any opponent. With a possible playoff berth and first Pac-12 title in school history on the line, the Utes more than met their match against Oregon. CJ Verdell ran for 208 yards and broke open...

Utah defensive end Bradlee Anae walks on the field before the team's NCAA college football game against Colorado on Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

Playoff spot on line for No. 5 Utah in Pac-12 title game

Dec. 5, 2019 11:57 AM EST

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The Pac-12 championship game has largely been an afterthought for the rest of the country the past two seasons with the conference mostly out of contention when it comes to the all-important College Football Playoff. That will be far from the case this year when there will be...

Utah wide receiver Samson Nacua (45) celebrates with his teammates after their victory over Colorado during an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

Kuithe's 3 TDs lifts No. 6 Utah past Colorado 45-15

Dec. 1, 2019 12:19 AM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — After Utah’s lone stumble this season — a 30-23 loss at Southern California in September — quarterback Tyler Huntley called a players-only meeting. Huntley is known for his short answers with media and he didn’t need to long to get his message across that...

Utah quarterback Tyler Huntley (1) directs traffic during the the second half of the team's NCAA college football game against Arizona, Saturday, Nov. 23, 2019, in Tucson, Ariz. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)

Utah looking to clinch Pac-12 South title against Colorado

Nov. 29, 2019 7:11 AM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah enters its regular-season finale against Colorado on the cusp of claiming a spot in the Pac-12 title game and with its hopes of making the College Football Playoff still alive. The sixth-ranked Utes (10-1, 7-1 Pac-12) just need a victory over the Buffaloes (5-6, 3-5) on Saturday...

Utah running back Zack Moss (2) avoids the tackle attempt by Arizona defensive lineman Trevon Mason during the first half during an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 23, 2019, in Tucson, Ariz. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)

Moss leads No. 7 Utah to 35-7 victory over Arizona

Nov. 24, 2019 2:44 AM EST

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Zack Moss was barreling through the line for big gains nearly every time he touched the ball. Tyler Huntley’s passing was almost flawless. Utah’s defense was dominant, making one of the Pac-12’s top rushing teams look extremely average. Another weekend, another...