Utah QB Jordan Wynn excited to play first game in 11 months
If they're not looking past N. Colorado what are they doing then?
That's bogus...it's a win, move on.
It's nice to actually be talking about an actual opponent. Looking forward
to,an exciting year. Go Utes!!
"... the Bears went 0-11 last season and have lost 18 of their past 19 games
dating back to 2010."Got some tough competition there utesies?
This appears to be a total embarrassment for your 'big
boy' program and associated elitist BCS attitudes. Northern Colorado...
shameless.The only good thing is that it won't be televised
nation wide. Your secret will be well kept outside the PAC 12.Too
bad smoke signals don't work with satellite.The real games on
opening day are on ESPN during prime time. LOL
Sammy,Our weakest opponent will be in week 3. I bet NC at least
will play for 4 quarters unlike your team last year. Also, the game will be
played on national TV. Grant it it will not be as available as if it was on
ESPN but it is still broadcasted nationally and Bill Riley from ESPN has
reported that the PAC 12 Network will be available on Directv too. An agreement
is pending and is expected to be done in time.As far as pathetic
opponents, why don't you share with everyone who the cougars are playing in
November this year.
?8trSo sorry, PAC 12 Network is NOT national TV. LOLYes.
How easy it is to defend playing Northern Colorado and run away from playing
BYU, another patsy according to you, the next couple of years.Any of
those WAC teams BYU is playing would be infinitely better than Northern
Colorado, any day, any week, any season and on any channel... if you could get
it on satellite... but not the PAC 12 Network.What an embarrassment
for opening day.Keep wishing for a 'national' audience, it
hasn't happened, I'm doubting it to happen this week and please tell
me who would watch this game outside of Salt Lake County and where ever Northern
Colorado is from?
The utes start with Northern Colorado, then brag about not playing Stanford,
Oregon, and Washington.Go figure.
re: SammyYou do realize BYU plays:Weber StateIdahoSan Jose StateNew Mexico State
Mount OlympusTo answer your question... Yes, I am aware of the
schedule and BYU is very grateful to play them this year as I'm sure they
will enjoy the monetary rewards and national exposure teams get for playing BYU.
We both know that independence has not provided itself an instant
BCS 'quality' schedule like the Utes picked up. It is improving, 2013
case the point. But you knew all this.What's your sorry excuse
for playing Northern Colorado?
Sammy,The Seattle Times, LA Times, ESPN and Wikipedia among others
acknowledge that the PAC 12 Network is a national network (Google it). Only a
Ute hater like yourself denies it. What is your source that backs your opinion
that it is not?See Mount Olympus' comments and re-think your
position on BYU's scheduling superiority over Utah this year. One game
against NC does not wipe out the rest of the schedule and when you compare the
entire schedules of both teams this year the truth is apparent to anyone that
does not drink the blue Koolaid. Utah plays a much tougher schedule than
BYU.Seriously? Utah ran away from BYU, a team it has dominated for
a decade? Utah did not run away from BYU. It decided a deal with Michigan was
more important for the program for a couple of years is all. Get over it.
Roles reversed BYU would do the same to Utah - ask Utah State University.
All I know is that the Utes are playing the #1 team in the country!!!!
re: hamsterThe utes version of the pac12 network is not national
unless people across the nation can see your games which they can't.
Therefore, your utes are NOT on a national network. Can you understand that ?
?8trWhere did I say that BYU's schedule is superior to
Utah's this year?You're making stuff up. Typical Ute fan
letting his emotions get the better of him and his reading comprehension.I specifically mentioned that WAC opponents are better than Northern
Colorado. But now that you mentioned it I could throw Colorado, and some other
PAC cellar dwellers in the pot.The PAC 12 Network is not as grand as
you're making it. Cox Cable, one of the original backers of the network has
graciously declined carrying the national network feed in some markets, namely
those outside the PAC 12 Network. It's been reported that
Dishnet won't carry it and DirectTV has not signed an agreement. I've
stated my sources before, you need to follow the story closer.The
network pales in comparison to what BYU has going and that's all of Ute
fans really cared to accomplish. Sorry, it was a 'failure to launch'.
And nothing will change it, not even a DirectTV deal.The Cox Cable
rep said it so perfectly, "Not that much interest..."And the
Utah fan and team went running away. LOL
@ sammyg"This appears to be a total embarrassment for your
'big boy' program and associated elitist BCS attitudes. Northern
Colorado... shameless".Well, let's take a look at other BCS
elitists schools with weak opponents:Oregon plays: Arkansas State
and Tennessee TechWashington plays: Portland StateAlabama plays:
Western Kentucky and Western CarolinaLSU plays: Towson Florida
plays: Jacksonville StateGeorgia plays: Buffalo and Georgia SouthernTexas A&M plays: Sam Houston State and South Carolina StateMissouri
plays: Southeastern LouisianaOhio State plays: Alabama-BirminghamWisconsin plays: Northern IowaNebraska plays: Idaho StateOklahoma
plays: Florida A&MWest Virginia plays: James MadisonFlorida
State plays: Murray State and Savannah StateVirginia Tech plays: Austin
PeayMiami plays: Bethune-CookmanNotre Dame plays: BYUI
believe Utah fits in fine with their fellow BCS elitists.
sammyg"Any of those WAC teams BYU is playing would be infinitely
better than Northern Colorado, any day, any week, any season and on any
channel"__________You're right sammy, those WAC teams
BYU plays are probably better than N Colorado - although infinitely better is a
stretch, did you pay attention to the records of BYU's opponents last
years?Regardless, your comment is ridiculous being that BYU has
it's own Big Sky opponent on their schedule. So how funny is it that you
want to compare the worst team on Utah's schedule to the WAC opponents on
BYUs schedule instead of their own Big Sky opponent! Hilarious and typical spin
from a BYU fan.And since you justified your schedule as being a
temporary thing as BYU grows into Independence, why aren't you saying the
same thing about the Pac 12 Network? Ute fans can easily say the same,
don't expect perfection in the first year of the network, it will only grow
and be made more and more available in the near future.I love the
hypocrisy though. You're always good for a laugh.Utah schedule
> BYU schedule - not even close.
Sammy,I am emotional and you start your last argument by questioning
my reading comprehension? Who is emotional? Name calling is a sure sign of a
weak argument on your part. I read the Cox article and there are a few cities
not carrying the PAC. It is not that big of a deal, especially for the
network's first year.You claim to have posted sources in the
past, I gave you several. Humor me and tell me where I can find yours again
concerning the distribution of the PAC 12 not being national. I do not believe
you as I have seen your posts for quite sometime on various Ute articles and
your claims are seldom backed up, if ever.No, you didn't claim
that BYU's schedule was stronger than Utah's. I pointed it out
because it is a better measure than one game alone, like a one on one victory is
a better example of a team's superiority over another than anything else,
schedule or otherwise.How about this? The Utes are playing Northern
Colorado for philanthropic reasons just like BYU is by graciously playing Weber
State, New Mexico State, et al okay?
Altahawk,I am not taking about PAC - Mountain. I am referring to
the PAC 12 National network. All football and basketballs will be broadcasted
nationally. This is from the dailycamera.com:"Thanks to TV
agreements made by the Pac-12, every Pac-12 football and men's basketball
game will be on national television this year."
Man, I come on here to wish the utes luck, and I'm getting rhetoric about
BYU's weak schedule. Do you Ute fans really not remember how scheduling
works? When BYU went INDY, they had to get anybody that would sign on the line
in order to fill the slots for a complete season. (Hence last year's
season, and half of this year's) If you want to talk SOS, check 2013. Thank
you for coming to class today, please don't forget to do your homework
before next class.
Hawkyo,I agree with what you say about what BYU had to do the first
2 years. I went after sammy because of his comments about Utah. Most of the
time I ignore him, but tonight I have some spare time.The jury is
still out on BYU's 2013 schedule though as it is not a complete schedule
yet. Utah's is still stronger than BYUs as it sits now and very likely
will still be after the season. The Utes play USC, Oregon and Stanford on the
road in 2013. We will see.
According to the Mayan calender, the utes will never play a future BCS bowl
game, win a PAC 12 championship, or beat Colorado.--Obama will balance the
budget before the utes ever beat the cougars again. Hmmm?
Here we go again...young men arguing about schedules.Sit back and
enjoy the upcoming seasons.So what if the Utes are having 3 cupcakes
b4things getting serious with ASU, USC, etc.Pac-12 is very tough
this year unlikeWAC.
Wow, look at all the BYU fans talking down about Northern Colorado. Here's
a friendly reminder that Northern Colorado has two things BYU doesn't:1. A list of big-name schools willing to play them.2. A
Hawkyo,Consider the context of Ute fan comments. BYU fans are
calling-out Utah for having a cupcake on the schedule in a year where BYU is
playing San Jose State, Weber st. Idaho & New mexico State. A little
Go Utes! The cougs won't have a football program within 8
yearsThe Utes will be representing Utah...get used to it coug fans
Mount OlympusYou do realize, don't you, that the weakest team
on BYU's schedule dominated Northern Colorado last season. Besides Northern Colorado, there are no gimmes on Utah's schedule. As
we've seen with UNLV(2-10) and Colorado(3-10), the Utes are capable of
losing to ANYBODY.
uteBusters,Great name. Now lets do some ute busting.
Timid Common SparrowUnlike dependent U, BYU doesn't need a
conference in order to be relevant in football.A Top 25 Finish in
BYU's first year of Independence proved that. Where were U ranked?Congrats, after 120 years of football, U finally got ONE big name program to
come to RES on your own.Call us the first time Texas, Notre Dame,
Florida State, Miami, or Penn State agrees to visit U.
It is delusional for some who root for the Blue down in Happy Valley to suggest
that somehow the Ute's football schedule is something less than desirable
when the Blue plays Weber, Idaho, San Jose State and finishes up with that
perennial Turkey Holiday Weekend Classic...@ New Mexico State in urban, Las
Cruces, NM...a city that is somewhere between lost and nowhere...which
ironically just about sizes up the Blues chances at ever being in a bowl game
other than the third tier one they are currently contracted for. They knock so called weak PAC12 opponents: Washington State and Oregon State
for the U, who they play also, but never number those teams among their weak
opponents...they are blissfully unaware of their duplicity,,,it must be the blue
Wow congrats BYU on being ranked #25 in one pole last year after playing mostly
the bottom of the WAC.
SWOOP - In 2011 BYU played Idaho State, Idaho, New Mexico State & San Jose
state and you were #25 in 1 pole.... I think the Utes did pretty good their
first year in the PAC 12 ..and they actually had some good competition unlike
BYU who played 3 of the worst teams in the WAC and the worst team in the Big Sky
For those of you who have become weary, like I, of trying to wade through
sammyg's recent epistles regarding the Pac12 TV deal here's the
Readers Digest version that will pretty much sum everything up and save all of
us time. Blah, blah, blah....Comcast. Spin, obfuscate, talk out
both sides of his mouth....Comcast. Whine, spin, blah, blah, plead for the
troll's approval......... Comcast.I can't get through his
posts anymore, rather just listen to the commercials.
@ Swoopy"Unlike dependent U, BYU doesn't need a conference
in order to be relevant in football".Well neither does Idaho and
New Mexico State. BYU is creating quite the trend going Independent. LoL. "Dependent U and dependent USC and dependent Oregon will be making
boat loads of cash with the new Pac-12 TV contract. That's the beauty of
depending on conference affiliation. Why aren't the storied
programs like Texas, Ohio State, USC, Oklahoma, Alabama, ect independent? They
certainly have the merits to go independent. But they're not stupid to make
such a move because they'll make more money being affiliated with a
conference than going independent.
Proud UteI know, it's getting old isn't it? Waiting for
your shining satellite knight to show up.I did laugh at your post
though. The Pac 12 Network... 6 states and counting!
Another Colorado team for Utah and another lose.
@goinfishn"Another Colorado team for Utah and another
lose."__________I'm guessing your prediction will be
about as good as your grammar/spelling.
goinfishnOrem, UtahAnother Colorado team for Utah and another
lose.______________________And BYU is 3-8-1 all time
against Colorado!Get ready for that brilliantly planned road game
against San Jose St. BYU is 6-9 all time against them!
sammygSpringville, UTProud UteI know, it's getting
old isn't it? Waiting for your shining satellite knight to show up.I did laugh at your post though. The Pac 12 Network... 6
states and counting!________________BYU on ESPN... 6
viewers and counting!