August 30, 2006
Coming out of August
By now, most Ute fans have come to the realization that with Gary Andersen and Kyle Whittingham guiding the defense, the U could suit up eleven fish sticks and still have a decent unit. Luckily Long John Silver was nowhere near fall camp, for the defense has a lot of talent to hopefully balance out the unknowns coming out of August. Here is how Andersen's boys looked in camp.
No matter how you spin it, this unit was a disappointment last season. The ends had a tough time consistently getting to the quarterback, leaving Steve Fifita and Kelly Talavou often double-teamed, and thus worn down. Luckily that history appears to be short lived. The unit as a whole looked very aggressive in camp and there is better size and depth than last season.
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