Robert Conley, a four-year starting right guard at Utah from 2005-08, has returned to his alma mater as an offensive graduate assistant. Conley was a first-team all-conference selection and a third-team Rivals.com All-American in 2008 when he played for Utah's 13-0 Sugar Bowl champion team.
Last season, Conley worked as a graduate assistant at Utah State before rejoining the Utes in the spring of 2012.
He won all-conference honors three of his four seasons at Utah, first as an honorable mention offensive lineman in 2006, followed by a second-team season in 2007 and first-team honors in 2008.
Conley, who received a bachelor's degree in economics in 2008 (the summer prior to his senior year), will now pursue a master's degree in sports management from the U. The 26-year-old native of LaMarque, Texas, was born on April 17, 1986.