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Utah hires former Wyoming coach Christensen as offensive coordinator

Contributed, Standard-Examiner staff
Dec 20 2013 - 3:07pm

SALT LAKE CITY -- Utah football coach Kyle Whittinham is turning to an old friend to rev up the stagnant Utes offense.Utah has hired former Wyoming coach Dave Christensen as offensive coordinator and demoted Dennis Erickson to running backs coach.Erickson and Brian Johnson were co-offensive coordinators last season but the Utes had another...

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Hill adds two coaches from SUU, keeps Swan on Weber State staff

Standard-Examiner staff
Dec 17 2013 - 12:40am

OGDEN -- Jay Hill's coaching staff is taking on a decidely new look.In his first move as the new head coach of the Weber State football team, Jay Hill announced Monday the addition of two new coordinators to join the Wildcats. Hill has added Steve Clark as the new offensive coordinator and Justin Ena as the defensive coordinator. Both have...

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New Weber State coach recruiting more than just in-state players

Roy Burton, Standard-Examiner staff
Dec 15 2013 - 10:09pm

New Weber State football coach Jay Hill was hired to focus on in-state recruiting.

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If Hill delivers at Weber State, Purple Pride will flourish

Jim Burton, Standard-Examiner staff
Dec 13 2013 - 12:37am

Just hours after reeling him in, Weber State athletic director Jerry Bovee introduced new football coach Jay Hill to a portion of the Purple People Thursday morning.Hill, 38, looked great with a big, warm grin and the requisite purple tie as he spoke to a gathering of hopeful folks on the third floor of Stewart Stadium. The former University of...

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VIDEO: Weber State names Jay Hill football coach

Roy Burton, Standard-Examiner staff
Dec 12 2013 - 9:54am

OGDEN -- In looking for someone to put its football program back on the map, Weber State University's search committee members went looking for a coach who would draw a big purple circle around the state of Utah on his own recruiting chart.They found University of Utah assistant coach Jay Hill.Hill, 38, was announced Thursday as Weber State's 11th...

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Weber State to name Jay Hill new football coach

Roy Burton, Standard-Examiner staff
Dec 12 2013 - 8:40am

OGDEN -- Longtime University of Utah assistant Jay Hill is expected to be named Weber State's new football coach, the Standard-Examiner has learned.WSU is expected to hold a press conference Thursday to make the announcement.Hill is the Utes' tight ends coach and special teams coordinator, having joined Kyle Whittingham's staff in 2005.

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Aggies load up on MW postseason honors

Standard-Examiner staff
Dec 11 2013 - 1:47am

LOGAN -- Matt Wells' first season as head coach ended with All-Mountain West Conference honors.The same thing happened for USU seniors Jake Doughty, Tyler Larsen and Nevin Lawson.Wells was named the Mountain West coach of the year on Tuesday, while 14 Aggies earned various all-conference accolades as the league office announced its postseason...

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SUU extends Lamb's coaching contract through 2020

Standard-Examiner staff
Dec 9 2013 - 10:26pm

CEDAR CITY -- Southern Utah University director of athletics Ken Beazer announced Monday that Thunderbird head football coach Ed Lamb's contract has been extended through the 2020 season.Lamb, a finalist for the 2013 Eddie Robinson Award, led his team to an 8-5 record and an appearance in the NCAA Division I playoffs this season. The eight wins...

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Defensive back transfers to BYU from Nebraska

Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 17 2014 - 5:15pm

PROVO -- BYU head football coach Bronco Mendenhall today announced the signing of defensive back Harvey Jackson from the University of Nebraska.

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VIDEO: Healthy competition at QB pleases Weber State football coach

Roy Burton, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 15 2014 - 8:32pm

OGDEN -- Weber State's quarterback competition is brought to you by the Sunshine State.

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Estimated 6,000 fans attend annual USU Blue and White football game

Jeff Hunter, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Apr 12 2014 - 8:03pm

LOGAN - Just about everything seems to be going right for the Utah State football program lately, so it came as no surprise that the end of the annual Blue vs. White Spring Game delivered a dramatic finish.

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VIDEO: Weber State football coach prepared to take risks on "D"

Roy Burton, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 12 2014 - 6:27pm

Justin Ena is ready to take a few chances.Weber State's new defensive coordinator has traditionally emphasized a play-it-safe style, he says, but he's excited to mix things up a little.

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Weber State football: Second scrimmage shows strides forward

Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 12 2014 - 5:50pm

Both sides of the ball showed improvement as the Weber State football team held its second full scrimmage of spring football Saturday morning.

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VIDEO: High-octane offense in Weber State football plans

Roy Burton, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 10 2014 - 9:03pm

OGDEN -- Five of the most prolific passing seasons in Southern Utah football history happened in the last six years under the direction of offensive coordinator Steve Clark.

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BYU football signs transfer wide receiver from Stanford

Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 7 2014 - 11:49am

PROVO -- BYU head football coach Bronco Mendenhall today announced the signing of wide receiver Keanu Nelson from Stanford University.

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VIDEO: Pair of Weber State football assistant coaches in familiar places

Roy Burton, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 5 2014 - 3:44pm

In one of the country's most nomadic professions, Colton Swan has found a home in Ogden.

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VIDEO: Healthy competition at QB pleases Weber State football coach

Roy Burton, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 15 2014 - 8:32pm

OGDEN -- Weber State's quarterback competition is brought to you by the Sunshine State.

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VIDEO: Weber State football coach prepared to take risks on "D"

Roy Burton, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 12 2014 - 6:27pm

Justin Ena is ready to take a few chances.Weber State's new defensive coordinator has traditionally emphasized a play-it-safe style, he says, but he's excited to mix things up a little.

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VIDEO: High-octane offense in Weber State football plans

Roy Burton, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 10 2014 - 9:03pm

OGDEN -- Five of the most prolific passing seasons in Southern Utah football history happened in the last six years under the direction of offensive coordinator Steve Clark.

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VIDEO: Pair of Weber State football assistant coaches in familiar places

Roy Burton, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 5 2014 - 3:44pm

In one of the country's most nomadic professions, Colton Swan has found a home in Ogden.

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VIDEO: Defense dominates Weber State football's first scrimmage

Roy Burton, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 4 2014 - 9:30pm

OGDEN -- If turnover margin is the No. 1 barometer for how well a football team is doing, how well it's running the football is the next best gauge, first-year Weber State coach Jay Hill says.

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VIDEO: Coach Hill puts 'Cats through first spring football practice

Roy Burton, Standard-Examiner staff
Mar 18 2014 - 8:39pm

OGDEN -- It's a new day for the Wildcats.Jay Hill ran his first practice as Weber State's head football coach Tuesday as the 'Cats try to turn the corner after going 4-19 the past two seasons. 

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VIDEO: Utah State, BYU, Utah tab latest group of football stars

Jeff Hunter, Standard-Examiner corresponent, Standard-Examiner wire services
Feb 5 2014 - 7:00pm

LOGAN -- Although Utah State was somewhat handicapped by its own success during the 2013 season, Aggie head football coach Matt Wells still feels he and his staff managed to put together an "impressive" recruiting class Wednesday on National Signing Day.

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VIDEO: Weber State names Jay Hill football coach

Roy Burton, Standard-Examiner staff
Dec 12 2013 - 9:54am

OGDEN -- In looking for someone to put its football program back on the map, Weber State University's search committee members went looking for a coach who would draw a big purple circle around the state of Utah on his own recruiting chart.They found University of Utah assistant coach Jay Hill.Hill, 38, was announced Thursday as Weber State's 11th...

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GALLERY: Utah State at Northern Illinois, Dec. 26, 2013, Poinsettia Bowl, San Diego

Northern Illinois quarterback Jordan Lynch plows his way through the Utah State defenders while stretching to get a first down at the 1-yard line during the first half of the Poinsettia Bowl NCAA college football game Thursday, Dec. 26, 2013, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi)

Lenny Ignelzi, The Associated Press
Dec 27 2013 - 12:56am

Photo gallery of Utah State at Northern Illinois, Dec. 26, 2013, Poinsettia Bowl, San Diego

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GALLERY: Colorado at University of Utah, College football, at Salt Lake City, Nov. 30, 2013

Utah quarterback Adam Schulz (12) passes the ball in the second half during an NCAA college football game against Colorado Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

Rick Bowmer, The Associated Press
Dec 1 2013 - 12:10am

Associated Press photos of Colorado at University of Utah, College football, at Salt Lake City, Nov. 30, 2013

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GALLERY: BYU at Nevada, Reno, Nev., Nov. 30, 2013

Nevada's Cody Fajardo (17) pitches the ball to a running back during the first half of an NCAA college football game against BYU in Reno, Nev., on Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013. (AP Photo/Cathleen Allison)

Cathleen Allison, The Associated Press
Dec 1 2013 - 12:02am

Associated Press photos of BYU at Nevada, Reno, Nev., Nov. 30, 2013

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GALLERY: Wyoming at Utah State, college football, Logan, Utah, Nov. 30, 2013

Utah State head coach Matt Wells celebrates with his team in the locker room after they defeated Wyoming 35-7 in an NCAA college football game on Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013, in Logan, Utah. (AP Photo/The Herald Journal, Eli Lucero)

Eli Lucero, The Associated Press
Nov 30 2013 - 11:44pm

Wyoming at Utah State, college football, Logan, Utah, Nov. 30, 2013

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GALLERY: Utah football at Washington State, Nov. 23, 2013

Utah running back Kelvin York (13) scores a touchdown through the tackle attempt of Washington State safety Casey Locker (22) during the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013, at Martin Stadium in Pullman, Wash.
 (AP Photo/Dean Hare)

The Associated Press
Nov 24 2013 - 12:21am

Utah plays Washington State in Pac-12 Conference football action, Nov. 23, 2013. Washington State won the game.

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GALLERY: BYU at Notre Dame, college football, Nov. 23, 2013, South Bend, Indiana

Notre Dame quarterback Tommy Rees encourages the students in the final seconds of the second half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013, in South Bend, Ind. Notre Dame won 23-13.  (AP Photo/Joe Raymond)

Joe Raymond, The Associated Press
Nov 24 2013 - 12:10am

Picture gallery of BYU at Notre Dame, college football, Nov. 23, 2013, South Bend, Indiana

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GALLERY: Colorado State at Utah State, college football, Nov. 23, 2013 at Logan, Utah

Utah State's Joey DeMartino, left, breaks a tackle from Colorado State's Shaq Bell during an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013, in Logan, Utah. Utah State won 13-0. (AP Photo/Herald Journal, John Zsiray)

John Zsiray, The Associated Press
Nov 24 2013 - 12:01am

Colorado State at Utah State, college football, Nov. 23, 2013, Logan, Utah

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GALLERY: Weber State Wins Final Game of the Season

Weber State University's Tyson Tiatia, 52, climbs onto the victory bell to celebrate WSU's 32-7 victory over Idaho State University in Ogden during the final game of the season on Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013. (BENJAMIN ZACK/Standard-Examiner)

Benjamin Zack
Nov 23 2013 - 8:08pm

Weber State University won their final game of the season as the beat Idaho State 32-7 in Ogden on Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013. Contact photographer Benjamin Zack at 801-625-4291, bzack@standard.net. Follow him on Twitter at @SE_BenjaminZack

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VIDEO: Healthy competition at QB pleases Weber State football coach

Roy Burton, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 15 2014 - 8:32pm

OGDEN -- Weber State's quarterback competition is brought to you by the Sunshine State.

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VIDEO: Weber State football coach prepared to take risks on "D"

Roy Burton, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 12 2014 - 6:27pm

Justin Ena is ready to take a few chances.Weber State's new defensive coordinator has traditionally emphasized a play-it-safe style, he says, but he's excited to mix things up a little.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 12 2014 - 10:09pm


VIDEO: High-octane offense in Weber State football plans

Roy Burton, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 10 2014 - 9:03pm

OGDEN -- Five of the most prolific passing seasons in Southern Utah football history happened in the last six years under the direction of offensive coordinator Steve Clark.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 11 2014 - 3:51pm


VIDEO: Pair of Weber State football assistant coaches in familiar places

Roy Burton, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 5 2014 - 3:44pm

In one of the country's most nomadic professions, Colton Swan has found a home in Ogden.

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VIDEO: Defense dominates Weber State football's first scrimmage

Roy Burton, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 4 2014 - 9:30pm

OGDEN -- If turnover margin is the No. 1 barometer for how well a football team is doing, how well it's running the football is the next best gauge, first-year Weber State coach Jay Hill says.

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VIDEO: Coach Hill puts 'Cats through first spring football practice

Roy Burton, Standard-Examiner staff
Mar 18 2014 - 8:39pm

OGDEN -- It's a new day for the Wildcats.Jay Hill ran his first practice as Weber State's head football coach Tuesday as the 'Cats try to turn the corner after going 4-19 the past two seasons. 

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VIDEO: Utah State, BYU, Utah tab latest group of football stars

Jeff Hunter, Standard-Examiner corresponent, Standard-Examiner wire services
Feb 5 2014 - 7:00pm

LOGAN -- Although Utah State was somewhat handicapped by its own success during the 2013 season, Aggie head football coach Matt Wells still feels he and his staff managed to put together an "impressive" recruiting class Wednesday on National Signing Day.

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GALLERY: Utah State at Northern Illinois, Dec. 26, 2013, Poinsettia Bowl, San Diego

Northern Illinois quarterback Jordan Lynch plows his way through the Utah State defenders while stretching to get a first down at the 1-yard line during the first half of the Poinsettia Bowl NCAA college football game Thursday, Dec. 26, 2013, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi)

Lenny Ignelzi, The Associated Press
Dec 27 2013 - 12:56am

Photo gallery of Utah State at Northern Illinois, Dec. 26, 2013, Poinsettia Bowl, San Diego

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