Michelle Bodkin

Website: https://staging.kslsports.com/author/mbodkin/

Michelle Bodkin is a Salt Lake City native who covers University of Utah Athletics for KSL Sports. Michelle got her start in sports as an intern with ESPN700 in 2013, later moving on to UteZone where she spent eight seasons writing about the Utes. Through her near decade of covering sports, Michelle also spent time as an intern with ABC 4 and was the "Coaches Assistant" for College Hall of Fame coach Dennis Erickson during the Salt Lake Stallions' ill-fated run in spring of 2019 with the Alliance of American Football League. Michelle graduated from the University of Utah in 2011 with a bachelor's in psychology and minor in sociology, both of which she uses constantly to connect with the coaches and student athletes she covers while telling their stories. While chopping up sports stats is fun, Michelle's true passion shines through her story-telling abilities bringing the how and the why to the teams she covers.

Pac-12 Power Rankings: ‘Conference Of Champions’ Continues Impressive Roll

The Pac-12 continued to roll in week two of the 2023 college football season while now having eight total teams in the latest AP Top 25 Poll.
7 months ago

Nate Johnson Takes Over As Backup Quarterback For Utah Football

Redshirt freshman Nate Johnson has been elevated to QB2 for Utah football after his late-game heroics secured the win against Baylor.
7 months ago

Opinion: Did The Utes Play The Right Backup Quarterback?

The Utes have had an interesting history with quarterbacks- particularly since joining the Pac-12 and 2023 has been no different.
7 months ago

Kyle Whittingham Very Bullish On Utah Defense Two Games In

There was belief the Utah defense could be special in 2023- two games in they have met expectations according to Kyle Whittingham.
7 months ago

Utah Football Depth Chart Vs. Weber State

Utah football is back home the next two weeks starting with Weber State this weekend and we finally have some changes on the depth chart.
7 months ago

Time, Network Announced For UCLA Vs. Utah

We have a time and network for Utah football's big Pac-12 opening matchup against the UCLA Bruins in two weeks.
7 months ago

Utah Football Stands Pat In AP Top 25 After Comeback Win Over Baylor

The Utah Utes stood pat in the AP Top 25 after a big comeback win over the Baylor Bears in Waco over the weekend.
7 months ago

Three Takeaways From Utah’s Comeback Win Over Baylor In Waco

Utah got a glimpse into their future and it was ugly, but it didn't matter as they dug deep and got the comeback win over Baylor.
7 months ago

Micah Bernard Ruled Out For Rest Of 2023 Season

The Utes received their first bit of bad news for the 2023 season as running back Micah Bernard has been declared out for the season.
7 months ago

Utah Utes vs. Baylor Bears Score Prediction, Game Day Storylines

We are 24 hours away from the Utah Utes and Baylor Bears kicking off which means it’s time for storylines and a score prediction.
8 months ago

College Football, Meet Utah’s Bryson Barnes

If you are an avid fan of Utah football, you're likely very familiar with No. 16 on offense for the Utes at this point.
8 months ago

Trax Tunnel On University Of Utah Campus Has New Look

The Trax tunnel that connects the University of Utah campus to Rice-Eccles Stadium received a pretty cool facelift over the summer.
8 months ago

Utah Football Wearing Red, White, Red Against Baylor

Utah football is going on the road for the first time in 2023 and have pulled out another classic uniform look for the Baylor Bears.
8 months ago

Utes Have Healthy Respect, Familiarity With Baylor Ahead Of Matchup

The Baylor Bears had a rough start to their 2023 campaign, but Utah football isn't about to show their opponent any disrespect because of it.
8 months ago

Pac-12 Power Rankings: League Off To Strong Start After Opening Final Season 13-0

The Pac-12 is off to a great start going 13-0 in opening weekend and putting six total teams in the latest AP Top 25 Poll.
8 months ago

Utah Football Moves Up AP Top 25 After Florida Takedown

Utah football moved up the AP Top 25 after a strong showing against the Florida Gators to open their 2023 season.
8 months ago

Bryson Barnes Put On Scholarship After Big Florida Win

Utah quarterback Bryson Barnes revealed he was put on scholarship after leading the Utes to a 24-11 victory over the Florida Gators last week.
8 months ago

Utah A.D. Mark Harlan To Serve On College Football Playoff Selection Committee

University of Utah Athletic Director Mark Harlan will serve on the CFP Selection Committee for the 2023 football season.
8 months ago

Kyle Whittingham Gives Updates On Injuries Ahead Of Baylor Game

Head coach Kyle Whittingham gave an injury update for Utah football ahead of their first road trip of the season.
8 months ago

Baylor Will Be Without Starting Quarterback Against Utah Football

Opening weekend was rough for the Baylor Bears against Texas State and it could potentially trickle into week two against Utah football.
8 months ago

Utah Football Depth Chart Vs. Baylor Bears

Utah football is on the road in week two and released their projected depth chart as they prepare to take on the Baylor Bears.
8 months ago

POTG: Florida Gators Vs. Utah Football

Utah football named their players of the game after opening the 2023 season against the Florida Gators with a dominant 24-11 win.
8 months ago

Three Takeaways From Florida Vs. Utah

Florida may have gotten the better of the Utes last year in the Swamp, but Utah got the last laugh at home in 2023.
8 months ago

Utah’s Bryson Barnes Starts Against Florida, Cam Rising Out

After wondering if Utah starting quarterback Cam Rising would be ready to go against Florida or not, Ute fans finally have their answer.
8 months ago