Utah and BYU have all ready lost key players to injuries. The Utes lost senior left tackle Jason Boone who tore his ACL. The spot vacated by Boone will be attempted to be filled between junior Corey Seiuli and redshirt freshman Walter Watts.
As for BYU they lose defensive back Dustin Gabriel the Senior is having surgery on both feet to end his season.
Both loses are huge as both squads look to replace players who were to be strong pieces of the team, but that is the way it can happen in football. Keep an eye on these positions during the year to see what develops from these injuries.