Coach helps demolish old athletics building

Posted at 1:47 PM, Mar 27, 2012
and last updated 2012-03-27 21:55:36-04

 Coach Kyle Whittingham takes heavy machinery to the Smith Athletics Center at the University of Utah on Tuesday.

The old football center with be replaced by a new $30 million football facility, which is planned to open in time for the 2013 season, according to a press release.

The Utes will also gain new practice fields when the project is completed and will practice in Rice-Eccles Stadium and the Spence Eccles Field House until then.