January 27, 2015
Unbeaten Utah celebrated like champions.
Salt Lake City honored the Utes with a parade on Friday. It gave
fans another chance to cheer the Sugar Bowl winners for a perfect
season that still didn't earn them a national title.
Utah went 13-0 and was the only unbeaten team in the country,
but finished No. 2 behind Florida in the AP Top 25. In the final
USA Today Coaches' poll, the Utes were fourth.
Coach Kyle Whittingham, who won the Paul "Bear" Bryant
coach-of-the-year award, received one of the loudest ovations when
he was introduced.
Whittingham then fueled the fervor with one final statement at
the end of the rally: "Utes-Gators. Neutral site. Winner take
It sounds good, but it isn't going to happen. The 2008 season is
over and the Utes will have to settle for a self-proclaimed
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