The Utah football team has received a boost for its receiving core. According to reports, wide receiver Cory Butler-Byrd has been fully reinstated to the program. The news came after an eventful Tuesday practice which also featured the news that Kylie Fitts is out for the year and senior running back Joe Williams has retired.
Big news from Utah practice.
Kylie Fitts out for the year. Joe Williams is retiring from football. Butler Byrd reinstated
— Jon La Follette (@BigFrench_) September 13, 2016
Back in August, Butler-Byrd was temporarily reinstated to the team. That allowed him to practice with the Utes, but now he has the go-ahead to rejoin the team on the field for gameday.
Butler-Byrd was suspended following an arrest for criminal mischief for damaging a University of Utah police building and vehicle on campus. He latere agreed to a plea deal. The charge will be dropped as part of his plea deal as long as he avoids any further run-ins with the law and attends counseling.
Utah returns to action this weekend with a road game against San Jose State. Kickoff is set for 10:30 p.m. ET on the CBS Sports Network as the Utes look to advance to 3-0 on the season.