Talent runs deep on 2013 roster
Scrimmage Saturday is open to the public.
First scrimmage is Friday at 4 p.m.
Game kicks off at noon PT on FOX.
Utah vs. USC - USATSI Gallery
UTAH: After starting at linebacker as a freshman, he is designated as the co-starter at both defensive end positions on the pre-fall depth chart ... 4.58 40 speed is fastest of the defensive ends ... signed with the Utes in 2009 before leaving on an LDS church mission.
2012-Played in nine games with six starts at middle linebacker ... missed the BYU and Arizona State games with a knee injury ... finished with 35 tackles, 2.5 TFL and one sack ... two forced fumbles ... season-high eight tackles against Washington included an assisted TFL ... six tackles and a forced fumble against Colorado ... three tackles, one sack and a pass breakup vs. Washington State ... five tackles included a TFL against Arizona ... forced a fumble against Cal.
HIGH SCHOOL: All-state and all-valley in 2008 at Timpview HS ... lettered two years in football and two years in baseball ... Timpview High (Utah) won three state championships (2006, '07, '08) ... honor roll all four years.
PERSONAL: Son of Cary and Lynita Whittingham ... father played for BYU and the L.A. Rams (1987) ... mother also attended BYU ... twin brother Trevor ... nephew of Utah head coach Kyle Whittingham ... enjoys water sports and snowboarding ... has not declared a major ... full name is Jason Romney Whittingham ... born Oct. 30, 1990.