Utah Blaze Minor League Football

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Defunct or No Longer Covered on OSC
League: Arena Football League
Home: Salt Lake City, Utah
Years of Operation:
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Trade Sends Rayford to Dallas

September 3, 2013 - DALLAS, TX - The Indianapolis Colts traded former Utah Blaze defensive end Caesar Rayford to the Dallas Cowboys in exchange for an undisclosed draft pick, the franchises announced Tuesday. Rayford lands in Dallas just three days after making the Colts' 53-man active roster out of training camp. Now entering his rookie campaign in the NFL, Rayford saw extensive playing time with Indianapolis during the 2013 preseason, where he collected five sacks to lead all NFL players. Formerly an outside linebacker in the Colts' 3-4 sche... Full Story

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Rayford Earns Spot on Colts Final Roster

September 1, 2013 - INDIANAPOLIS - As NFL franchises whittle down their rosters and reach league-mandated requirements, the final days of the preseason can be a nerve-wracking time for any rookie. For former Utah Blaze defensive end Caesar Rayford, it was the beginning of the next chapter in his pro football career. Rayford spent the past three and a half seasons terrorizing quarterbacks across the Arena Football League, but he'll be disrupting NFL offenses as a member of the Indianapolis Colts in 2013. As the time for final cuts came and went... Full Story

Boltus Inks Deal with Winnipeg

August 29, 2013 - SALT LAKE CITY - Utah Blaze quarterback Jason Boltus has been placed on the Other League Exempt list after signing with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers of the Canadian Football League, the franchise announced Thursday. Boltus becomes the seventh member of the Blaze to sign a contract with a CFL or NFL franchise in the past year. "As a franchise, the Utah Blaze takes great pride in giving its players the opportunity to showcase their skills and move up in the ranks of professional football," said Head Coach Ron James. "Jason is a ... Full Story

Mario Urrutia Named AFL Rookie of the Year

August 15, 2013 - SALT LAKE CITY - Utah Blaze wide receiver Mario Urrutia has been named the 2013 NET10 Wireless Rookie of the Year, the Arena Football League announced Thursday evening. Urrutia is the first Utah Blaze player to receive the award in the franchise's seven-year history. "Mario wasn't even a starter when we opened the season, but he stepped in with a business-like approach and made plays for us all season long," said Head Coach Ron James. "He has the savvy of a veteran receiver and is capable of changing a game on any given pla... Full Story

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