These last 2 games have sure taken the wind out of the sails for most Utah fans.
I hope they still support the team, but maybe without so much bravado. I
was surprised to see the U still ranked in anyones top 25. It will be a good
game against SDSU. SDSU has always been an under achiever, but I will be
watching this one with interest.
"...it has to do with the caliber of teams the Utes are facing."
Seriously? Did the Ute team realize that Notre Dame was 4-5 before they played
them? TCU is the only difficult team the Utes have faced all season!
Utah beat ND statistically but we got beat emotionally. THey had a lot to play
for and we were still feeling entitled to gradure.I still dont understand
what is going on. We have the players and the talent but we dont deal well when
the other team lands good punches. Especially early on. Airforce stopping us
on 4-2 has brought about a huge change to this team. I dont't know what got
broken but something did and we need to figure it out and fix it.Wynn is
great but he needs to be benched untill he gets a fire under is butt and comes
out to compete again. Cain will do well as a change up and make teams scheme for
a mobile QB. Wynn will get competitive again and come back in to earn his
position back with good play and good game management. We still have a
great season to look forward toGo UTES!!!!
and people were debating me and others over this issue weeks ago??? Told you so.
It's all about SOS.Much of the blame for this UTE debacle falls upon
the athletic department. You need to play strong teams out of conference.Next year won't be a problem in this category but winning these games
will be an uphill battle.Now who's willing to say that BSU vs. TCU
won't be a repeat?
I think the Utes had very high expectations: BCS or Bust. When they got killed
by TCU, they realized that this season won't really be that successful no matter
how they finish. I think they wanted to go and beat ND, but they didn't play
with any determination or much motivation.It will be interesting to
see how they do the rest of the way. However, Vegas is the best they can do,
which is kind of depressing.
ND got the help they wanted. The Fighting Irish GHOST! Now sdsu know they got
another chance to beat the top 25 utah. Really - still top 25?
The only positive that I can pull out of the Notre Dame win over the Utes is
that Boise State will now be able to pass Vegas Bowl-bound TCU. The
voters and computers are going to see past the Horned Frogs and place the
Broncos in another BCS game. Unfortunately, it will not be for the National
Championship but the Rose Bowl will be a great consolation prize. The WAC will
get the $$$ and the MWC will get the shaft. There will not be two non-automatic
qualifiers this year and an undefeated TCU will justifiably cry foul. Then they
will take their ball and go to the Big East Conference. All of the sudden BYU's
decision to bolt the MWC will have a silver (make that gold) lining as the MWC
splits up two or three million dollars in bowl prize money.In 2011
BYU will be hard pressed to put together a great schedule, but as the years go
by and time allows them to really work the scheduling out they will have a
better chance than ever to play with the big boys. 2013, Jake Heaps, and a run
at the National Championship. Gooooo Cougars
Thanks to all the blue blooded "therapists" who have experienced the
depression we Ute fans are feeling. Thanks man!Seriously? Why is
this article on the byu list? Dnews trying to promote thought
provoking comments? Highly doubt it.Let's go Utes! I still have
faith you can finish off the season right.
From Whit, ""We were fully aware that the degree of difficulty got
higher as the season went on," said Utah coach Kyle Whittingham. "We
weren't tooting our own horn."Not tooting, really, the biggest
game (TCU) in Utah since the Olympics, the state stood still on game day (except
for the 20,000 plus larger crowd at Lavell Edwards Stadium)...I mean the tooting
quotes can go on and on...Please Whit, the tooting coming from the hill sounded
more like a train blast! I feel bad for the fans and the losses, but to say that
HA! HA! HA! HA! GO COUGARS!!! I think the utes lose this week to the Aztecs,
and BYU wins this week against the lobos. I guarantee that utah will be ready
to play on the 27th though. They always are. The Holy War is going to be
another classic this year!!!
BYU is still reaching their peak and Utah has peaked and stumbled... The Holy
War will be an interesting game this year. Maybe it is BYU that should have
gone to the PAC.
@Thomas Smith "Maybe it is BYU that should have gone to the PAC. "Except they didn't get invited.