For Luke Falk, long road has led to a dream

YOU ONLY "celebrate for a nanosecond because it's right back to competing," Analee Falk tells the Salt Lake Tribune about son Luke's one-year rise from walk on to No. 2 quarterback in Mike Leach's Air Raid offense behind Connor Halliday.

Against Portland State two weeks ago, in a third-and-seven situation, Falk hit Dom Williams down the left sideline for an 84-yard touchdown. Symbolically, it meant Falk's long and winding aim to become an FCS quarterback was truly going down the right path.

Analee said she had to pinch herself after the play. "I’ve just been so proud of him, how he fought from the depths," she said told the Salt Lake Tribune in a phone interview this week.

Falk is graduate of Logan High, about 80 miles north of Salt Lake City. The Cougars are in Salt Lake today to take on the Utah Utes at 5 p.m. Pacific Time (Pac-12 Networks).

CLICK HERE to read the Tribune's full story on Falk's circuitous route to being one play away from the throne of the top passing offense in the nation.

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