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IN-STATE TEAMS ALL GET PASSING GRADES

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Last of 8 parts: Special teams, overall grade. Deseret News college football writers for the state's three Division I-A schools - Linda Hamilton, Mike Sorensen and Loren Jorgensen - are previewing and grading their respective teams by position. Grading is in comparison to the WAC and top Big West schools.

Report card

BYU UTAH USU

QUARTERBACK A+ A- C-

RUNNING BACKS B B A

OFFENSIVE LINE B+ A- C+

RECEIVERS B+ B B-

DEFENSIVE LINE B+ A- B

LINEBACKERS C B+ B+

SECONDARY C+ B+ B+

SPECIAL TEAMS B+ B B

OVERALL A- B+ B