August 12, 2007

Utes wrap up week one

Utah's fall camp continued with two practice sessions Saturday. Players battled gusty winds and high heat during both sessions making work on the passing game difficult. Several passes to open receivers were knocked out of the air by strong gusts of wind while the trainers were busy keeping the Utes and the coaches hydrated.

Both sessions were held in shells and contact was kept to a minimum. As had been reported from the Friday scrimmage, Utah had to shuffle personnel to accommodate the loss of Jason Boone. The personnel moves were fine-tuned a bit on Saturday. Walter Watts has moved to right tackle to backup Dustin Hensel. Zeke Tuinei-Wily is now at left tackle backing up current starter Corey Seuli.

Freshman defensive end Nai Fotu had his clearinghouse issues resolved and reported to camp allowing the staff to move 6-foot-5, 270-pound Nano Tonga to the offensive line.

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