Talent runs deep on 2013 roster
Run game and defense perform well.
Utes have 15 practice sessions, including Red-White Game.
Whittingham likes what he sees
UTAH: Four-year letterman developed into one of Utah's top receivers by his senior season ... member of Utah's 2006 signing class served an LDS church mission before enrolling in 2009.
2013-Played in all 12 games and started in the last 11 ... team's second-leading receiver had 32 catches for 471 yards and five touchdowns ... 80-yard touchdown catch against Weber State was Utah's longest pass play of the season and the 10th-longest in school history ... 87 yards and two touchdowns in first career start against Weber State ... 79 yards against Utah State ... named to the CoSIDA Capital One Academic All-District team ... second-team Academic All-Pac-12.
2012-Played in nine games at receiver ... four catches for 61 yards (15.2 average) ... two catches for 50 yards against Washington State included a 44-yard reception ... one catch for nine yards vs. Colorado.
2011-Played in six games at receiver, including the final three games of the regular season and the bowl game.
2010-Played in all 13 games, mostly on special teams ... lined up at receiver against New Mexico and San Jose State ... two special teams tackles (Iowa State and Colorado State) ... Academic all-MWC.
HIGH SCHOOL: 2005 all-league, all-county and all-C.I.F. Division 2 ... Mission Viejo High (Calif.) Offensive Player of the Year ... Mission Viejo was the No. 2 ranked team in the nation (No. 1 in California) in 2004 ... 2004-05 South Coast League champions ... 2004 C.I.F. Southern Section champs ... 39 catches as a senior in 2005 for 826 yards and 11 touchdowns ... National Football Foundation Scholar-Athlete ... honor roll.
PERSONAL: Son of Patrick and Lori Fitzgerald ... one sister and one brother ... married (Jenny) ... enjoys beach volleyball and photography ... served a church mission in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. ... graduated in the fall of 2013 with bachelor degrees in accounting and communications ... full name is Sean Patrick Fitzgerald ... born April 28, 1988.