Utah football notes: Armand Shyne out with injury; offense making progress

SALT LAKE CITY — The injury bug continues for the University of Utah in fall camp.Following Utah’s first scrimmage of the season Saturday, head coach Kyle Whittingham announced that starting running back Armand Shyne sustained an injury over the last couple days and would be out for “a long time.” Whittingham did not discuss the extent of any injuries, but said that Shyne’s injury was not season ending.
Replacing Shyne is sophomore Zack Moss, who was pushing Shyne for the starting job this fall, according to Whittingham.
“He’s as strong as a bull,” Whittingham said of Moss. “He’s got speed and it’s his time.”
Moss is an established back and Utah shouldn’t see much of a drop-off in terms of talent; however, the depth at running back may be an issue.
“It’s getting thinner,” Whittingham said. “Obviously it’s a big blow, but we’ve still got capable guys. We’re obviously very high on Zack.”
Behind Moss are sophomore Devonta’e Henry-Cole — who had a breakout spring — followed by freshman T.J. Green and senior Jordan Howard.
Utah has been banged up by injuries this fall, most notably with safety Chase Hansen, …

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