Another injury blow to the linebacking group is the last thing Utah needed, but that's exactly what the Utes received earlier in the week.
Senior linebacker Brian Blechen told the Tribune on Thursday night that he had surgery on his knee to clean up the tendonitis that's been ailing him for the duration of fall camp.
His return is unknown, as is IF he will return this season. Blechen has a redshirt, so if he sat for the year he would be able to comeback in 2014. Earlier in the week, Kyle Whittingham said Blechen was "weeks away" from being healthy enough to play.