After a highly-successful debut a year ago, "Stripe the Stadium" returns to Rice-Eccles Stadium for Utah's season-opening football game against Idaho State on Aug. 28 at 5:30 p.m. Fans are encouraged to wear red or white attire, depending on where their seats are located in the stadium.
Zane Beadles, a former All-America offensive lineman for Utah now in his fifth season in the NFL, announced today that he is donating $750,000 to the University of Utah football program. Beadles' gift--the largest ever by a former Utah football player to the program--designates $500,000 to the Zane Beadles' Sports Medicine Center and $250,000 to the Zane Beadles' Offensive Line Scholarship.
The annual preseason media poll was announced today at the Pac-12 Football Media Day at Paramount Studios and Utah was picked to finish fifth in the South Division.
Utah coach Kyle Whittingham, receiver Dres Anderson and defensive end Nate Orchard will attend the 2014 Pac-12 Football Media Day at Paramount Studios in Hollywood, Calif., July 23-24. Whittingham and the other Pac-12 head coaches will then fly to Bristol, Conn., to participate in the ESPN "Car Wash" on July 25.
Utah wide receiver Dres Anderson has been named to the watch list for the Maxwell Award, given to America's College Player of the Year since 1937.