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REBECCA SHORE
August 22, 2012
Ute is served: The man given the reins of the offense is barely out of school, but his big break could be a boon to the team
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August 22, 2012

Utah Utes

Ute is served: The man given the reins of the offense is barely out of school, but his big break could be a boon to the team

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TELLING NUMBER

316 CARRIES BY JOHN WHITE, FOURTH MOST IN THE NATION IN 2011 AND FOURTH MOST IN THE CONFERENCE IN THE PAST 16 SEASONS.

KEY RETURNEES

SS BRIAN BLECHEN JUNIOR

Blechen started four games at linebacker and nine in the secondary, finishing second in solo tackles (44) and picks (three). Expect the 6' 2" 218-pounder to make more plays this fall after adding off-season muscle.

RB JOHN WHITE SENIOR

The juco transfer broke a 29-year-old Utah single-season record with 1,519 rushing yards, earning All-Pac-12 honors in his first season in Salt Lake City. His 15 TDs gave the Utes the boost their ground game needed after quarterback Jordan Wynn went down.

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