Unlikely. The market the NFL wants for a team is Los Angeles.
The Utah Utes.
the name of the Mississippi NFL football team is Ole Miss
The great state of Virginia does not have an NFL team.
The University of Minnesota Golden Gophers is an ice hockey team. The Utah Utes are an ice hockey team at the University of Utah.
NFL player Brad Sorensen played for Southern Utah.
Manny Hendrix. A former four-year starter on the University of Utah basketball team, Hendrix was team captain for three years and team MVP and all-WAC in 1984-85. He signed with the NFL's Dallas Cowboys immediately upon leaving Utah, despite the fact his football experience was limited to high school. He played for Dallas for six years--starting two of those years.
The team that is sort of named the thieves is the Pittsburg Stellers.