Robert Conley, a former four-year starting right guard for the Utes, is now in his second season helping coach the offensive line as a graduate assistant. Conley, who served in a similar role for one season at Utah State before returning to his alma mater, worked with 2012 second-team all-Pac-12 Conference tackle Sam Brenner, as well as honorable mention selections Jeremiah Poutasi and Tevita Stevens.
Conley also experienced honors as a player, making the all-Mountain West Conference first team as a senior for Utah's 2008 Sugar Bowl champion team. He was a third-team All-American by Rivals.com. Conley was an honorable mention all-conference choice in 2006 and made the second-team in 2007.
He received a bachelor's degree in economics from the U. in 2008 and is now pursuing a master's degree in sports management. The 27-year-old native of LaMarque, Texas, was born on April 17, 1986.