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Utah football: Linebacker VJ Fehoko eyes starting role

The talk with coach Kyle Whittingham came first for VJ Fehoko.
That was followed by a conversation with defensive coordinator Kalani Sitake, then came the shoulder surgery last December. Piece by piece, Utah’s middle linebacker began building the necessary blocks to compete for a starting job in 2013.
By the spring, Fehoko was studying film and taking notes on Ray Lewis, the way the future Ravens Hall of Famer played and the way he took care of himself away from the football field. He changed h...