Is Utah Utes Guru Kyle Wittingham a Coaching Messiah?

Posted by Lake Cruise on December-18-2010 Add Comments

Could a football program view a new coach as a sort of Messiah or savior?  Of course.  Some people, inadvertently, worship coaches like saviors of their losing programs.  It's the coaches duty to credit the blessings of God.

Such a coach, Kyle Whittingham, 51, has been with the University of Utah since Urban Meyer left in 2004.  Whittingham was the defensive coordinator for 10 seasons at Utah and is in his sixth year as head coach.  He’s won 75 percent of his games, going 58-19.  

As head coach of the Utes, he’s won a bowl game in each year (Fiesta, Emerald, Armed Forces, two Poinsett...

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