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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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Last year he made the best of the Pac-12's most anemic passing offense, leading the Utes in receptions (42) and TD catches (five) while ranking sixth in the conference in yards per catch (15.8). Christopher, who connected with Wynn for 11 receptions and 136 yards against USC last September, should crush 2011's numbers as long as the quarterback stays healthy.

TOP RECRUIT

QB CHASE HANSEN FRESHMAN

The church's (temporary) loss could be the Utes' gain

Hansen postponed his LDS mission by a year in order to compete for a spot under center. The four-star recruit is an option QB who threw for 3,066 yards and 38 TDs and ran for another 1,404 and 16 as a senior at Lone Peak High in Highland, Utah.

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