"key similarities between Utah and his national championship team"I like the sound of that.Is there another team in the
country with 2 coaches that have EACH taken their teams to top 2 final rankings
in the country?The future of Ute football is bright!
The same Miami team BYU beat in 1990. I like the sound of that.The
future of state champion Cougar football is brighter!
worf: byu hasn't found a way to get past Whittingham now they have to deal
with Erickson, too. Good luck to the Cougars.
Worf,you havent been state champs in like 4 years. What makes you think next
year will be any different?
MyPerspective"BYU hasn't found a way to get past
Whittingham"Actually, Bronco is 3-5 versus Whittingham and lead
the head-to-head with Whittingham 3-2, before Kyle won 3 straight, 2 in fluky
fashion.The worm always turns.BYU had only beaten Utah 5
times before LaVell Edwards became BYU's head coach. BYU won 18 of the next
20 games from 1972 to 1992.
"KVN/Hoff want 0-4 against Utah"Wishful thinking Christy. We
all know that the Utes are shaking in their cleats just thinking about what KVN
and Hoffman are going to do to them next September.
Not sure I agree with the tone of this article. In full disclosure, I like the
move as the Utes needed some offensive knowledge on the staff given their awful
results last year on the offensive side of the ball. That said, I don't
agree with the Co part of his job title...let's call like it is...Johnson
needs some more time to develop and is a solid QB Coach. "Laughable as that seems for a team that has won only seven conference
games in two years"...did they not almost go to the Pac12 Championship game
in their first year? This statement only proves that the Rock can do better than
this...don't be a Ute hater.
@skywalkerI have pointed this out a number of times and keep getting told
to quit living in the past. well utes fans it is time to quit living in the past
d.e. has not done anything in how many years and kyle has seen his record
decline since 2008
@ skywalkerWouldn't that mean all three of Bronco's wins
over Utah came in 'flukey' fashion?
KVN/Hoff want 0-4 against UTAH:With in state games, BYU has the
most wins.BYU beat Utah State who beat Utah.--Utah
didn't win half their games, so they don't count for anything.State Champs!--enough saidNow let's look at other
Who knows how long Erickson will stay at Utah. I'm just glad we have him
now. It seems like the author is trying to make something out of nothing. If
the goal is simply to get byu fans and Utah fans taking their typical jabs at
one another, then I guess it was successful.As for me, I just hope
he can help the Ute offense get better as long as he is here. I hope he can
mentor Brian Johnson into a better OC. It's pointless to speculate on all
the other stuff.Welcome to the Utah family coach Erickson and get
that hip healed up quick because spring camp is just around the corner.Go Utes!
More Brad Rock sarcasm. It's easy to find it funny or offensive. It all
depends on how much stock you pay to it, or how invested you are in your bias. I
don't mind Rock but I do think this piece is certainly not a nice welcome
to town for Dennis Erickson.
@gdogI didn't realize it was Rock's responsibility to give
erickson a "nice welcome to town"?
"did they not almost go to the Pac12 Championship game in their first
year?"Sorry to cast a cold water reality check on your fantasy,
but the ONLY reason Utah even had a chance of playing in the PAC 12 championship
game was because the best team in the PAC South, USC, was on probation, and the
rest of the PAC South was so pathetic that not a single one of them finished
with winning record, yet even with such a mediocre hurdle to clear, the Utes
were incapable of getting past a pathetic 10-loss Colorado team, at home, a
Buffaloes team that hadn't won a road game in FOUR years."Wouldn't that mean all three of Bronco's wins over Utah came in
'flukey' fashion?"Close, but not flukey at all, simply
"Close, but not flukey at all, simply great execution."Why
don't you actually "talk sports" instead of talking bias. A field
goal block requires just as great of execution as a prayer of a pass.
Duckhunter, touche. Your'e right it's not Rock's job. I am saying
Rock was his usual sarcastic self. It's the type of writing he indulges in.
Hey it's sports, and in the sports world sarcasm has its' place. You
know with people like us who take our fandom to serious. What you deny it? As for Rock, it's easy for many to validate or upset their stance
on his pieces. It's no big deal to me personally. I often get a chuckle
from Rock's back to reality pessimism. I do see Brad's intent here as
not saying much of anything regarding Erickson on his introductory press
conference other than to mock him exclusively. More balance in between is my
critique. I find Rock to be creative when he takes the time to
combine relative descriptions with simplified punchlines, and not just typing
down endless comedic attempts. You can relate to Brad. You love sarcasm as well.
It's all good. Really it is. A little less intent on trying to hurt people
with words and we could get along. Do you really LOL as often as you
type? Go easy (balance).