Clay registers two TD returns in Ute debut.
Talent runs deep on 2013 roster
Travis Wilson throws for over 200 yards in one half of work, Karl Williams runs for over 100 yards and three touchdowns.
Run game and defense perform well.
Scrimmage Saturday is open to the public.
Check out the photo gallery from the Utah football game against UCLA.
The Utes fall on the road against Arizona, on November 14, 2015.
The Utes are on the road against USC, on October 24, 2015.
The Utes traveled to Fresno to take on the Bulldogs.
Football USATSI Photos -- 12/20/14
UTAH: Utah’s leading rusher and starting running back in 2013 moved to slot receiver in 2015 … two-time honorable mention Academic All-Pac-12 Conference.
2015–Played in all 13 games with seven starts (six at receiver, one at running back) ... 24 catches for 145 yards … nine rushes for 26 yards and one touchdown … season-high 34 receiving yards at Arizona … 23 receiving yards against Colorado, 22 against Michigan and 21 against UCLA.
2014–Played in 11 games with five starts at running back … team’s third-leading rusher with 49 carries for 211 yards (4.3 average) … also third on the team with three rushing touchdowns … 12 receptions for 93 yards … returned three punts for 30 yards (10.0 average) … tied career receiving high at Michigan with 75 yards on three catches, including a season-long 67-yard reception … also rushed nine times for 40 yards against the Wolverines … six carries for 42 yards and a touchdown, two receptions for 18 yards and two punt returns for 30 yards in season opener against Idaho State … season-high 54 rushing yards on 13 carries against Fresno State … honorable mention Academic All-Pac-12.
2013–Played in 12 games with nine starts at running back … Utah’s leading rusher had 149 carries for 607 yards and two touchdowns … two 100-yard rushing games (Oregon State, Stanford) … 29 receptions for 229 yards … second on the team in all-purpose yards (956 yards, 79.7 average) … 25 carries for a career-high 117 yards and a touchdown against Oregon State … also had seven catches for 70 yards against the Beavers … 22 rushes for 111 yards vs. Stanford … added a season-high 75 yards receiving on seven catches vs. Stanford … 18 carries for 96 yards vs. BYU included a season-best 65-yard rush … all of his 82 yards in punt returns—and four of his five total punt returns—came against Weber State … two kick returns for 38 yards were both against Utah State … honorable mention Academic All-Pac-12.
PRIOR TO UTAH: First-team All-Southern Conference as a freshman at Saddleback College … led the team with 305 yards rushing on 57 attempts (5.4 average) … four rushing touchdowns … also caught 23 passes for 282 yards and two touchdowns … returned a punt 32 yards for a touchdown … Saddleback played in the 2011 Golden State Bowl … ran a leg on the school-record setting 4x400 relay team (3:14.76) … first-team all-state, Northwest League Offensive MVP and first-team all-conference as a senior at Cimarron Memorial HS (Nev.) … 1,678 rushing yards with 20 touchdowns as a senior … also lettered three years in track, twice earning team MVP honors.
PERSONAL: Son of TJ Poole and Jeanetta Edmond … two sisters … finished a bachelor’s degree in communication the summer before his senior year and added bachelor’s in sociology in December, 2015 … full name is James Marquez Poole, but prefers his nickname Bubba … born April 2, 1992