• In this Oct. 3, 2015, file photo, California quarterback Jared Goff passes against Washington State during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Berkeley, Calif. ESPN is bringing "College GameDay" to Salt Lake City on Saturday for a showdown of the only remaining undefeated teams in the Pac-12 that few people would have predicted. No. 23 Cal and quarterback Jared Goff are 5-0 for the first time since 2007. The No. 5 Utes (5-0) are getting touted as the top team in the country. Neither team was ranked in preseason. (AP Photo/Ben Margot, File)

    Cal-Utah gets top billing in weekend to beware of underdogs

    California at Utah is more important to the College Football Playoff race than Miami at Florida State.

  • In this Sept. 11, 2015, file photo, Utah running back Devontae Booker (23) carries during an NCAA college football game against Utah State in Salt Lake City. The Utah football team is ranked No. 5 for just the third time in school history. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)

    No. 5 Utah plugging away despite newfound national attention

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Kyle Whittingham has felt like the boy in the bubble since No. 5 Utah beat Oregon and shot up the polls. The Utes went from being a plucky team with a nasty defense to being considered one of the best in the country. They moved up five spots without playing last week as No. 14 Ole Miss, No. 19 Georgia, No. 15 Notre Dame and No. 20 UCLA all fell out of the Top 10.

  • Nebraska AP high school football rankings

    The Associated Press Nebraska high school football rankings in Classes A through D2. Listings include name of school, season record, previous week’s ranking, previous week’s result and this week’s opponent. The rankings are based on a formula that includes ratings from the Omaha World-Herald and Lincoln Journal Star plus experts for each class. Class A: Dale Miller, Grand Island Independent. Class B: Jeff Fielder, Scottsbluff Star-Herald. Class C1: Tom Behmer, Norfolk Daily News. Class C2: Brent Wasinius, Fremont Tribune. Class D1: Andrew Bottrell, North Platte Telegraph. Class D2: Nick Blasnitz, Hastings Tribune.

  • In this photo taken Sept. 16, 2015, BYU goalie Rachel Boaz, left, and midfielder Paige Hunt pose for a photo in Provo, Utah. Female college athletes like Rachel and Paige interrupted their college careers and went on LDS Church missions when the church changed the minimum age to 19. Many of these athletes are now returning to courts, fields and arenas, and having a big impact on college sports in the state. (Francisco Kjolseth/The Salt Lake Tribune via AP) DESERET NEWS OUT; LOCAL TELEVISION OUT; MAGS OUT; MANDATORY CREDIT

    Women’s college sports adjusts to missionary age change

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The effects of a new, lower age for Mormon missionaries rippled through college women’s sports in Utah as players departed to serve, and now three years later many are returning to the field and making their presence felt.

  • Roy Jeffs, 23, son of polygamist leader Warren Jeffs, speaks during an interview Friday, Oct. 2, 2015, in Salt Lake City. Roy is telling his story of being controlled, manipulated and shuffled around the county to atone for so-called misdeeds before he left the group in early 2014. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

    Warren Jeffs’ son opens up about secretive polygamous sect

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — As a young teen, Roy Jeffs would spend long days typing up his father’s sermons while stuck inside a house in an Albuquerque subdivision where he and his mother were sent to live in hiding. In the middle of the night, the phone would ring. It was his father, polygamous leader Warren Jeffs.

  • Southern Utah handles Weber State 44-0

    ODGEN, Utah (AP) — LeShaun Sims and Taylor Nelson both returned interceptions for touchdowns and Southern Utah beat Weber State 41-0 on Friday night.