Saturday afternoon on the Palouse in Pullman will mark the 16th all time meeting between Utah and Washington State and the sixth since Utah became members of the Pac 12 Conference. Washington State leads the all time series (8-7) and (3-2) in Pac 12 Play. After winning the first two match ups, Utah has dropped three in a row to Wazzu. Here’s a look at some numbers historically between these two teams…
All Time Records
1st game: 1966 Utah wins 26-15 in SLC
Last game: 2017 Wazzu wins 33-25 in SLC
Last Utah win: 2012 49-6 in SLC-Mike Leach’s first season
Utah in SLC: 3-5
Utah in Pullman: 4-2
Neutral Site: 1992 Copper Bowl Wazzu 31-28
Through Four Games
Washington State Scoring Offense-(41.8pts per game) 2nd in Pac 12
Utah Scoring Offense-(21.7pts per game) 11th in the Pac 12
Washington State Scoring Defense-(20.5pts per game) 7th in the Pac 12
Utah Scoring Defense-(12.3pts per game) 1st in Pac 12
Washington Passing Offense-(401.8yds per game) 1st Pac 12
Utah Passing Defense-(93yds per game) 1st Pac 12
Washington Turnover Margin (+1) 5th in Pac 12
Utah Turnover Margin (-6) 12th in Pac 12
Washington Red Zone Offense-(95%) 2nd in Pac 12
Utah Red Zone Offense-(75%) 12th in Pac 12
Utah vs. Washington State Historically in the Pac 12 since 2011
Utah has 3 300 yard passing games since joining the Pac 12 Conference, two have come against Washington State. Tyler Huntley in 2017 with 330 yards and Adam Schultz in 2013 347 yards, both losses.
In 5 Pac 12 meetings, Utah has 3 100 yard rushing efforts. Booker 178 yards in a 2014 loss, White 101 yards in a 2012 win and White 185 yards in a 2011 win.
In 5 Pac 12 meetings, Utah has just one game with a 100 yard wide receiver. In 2013’s loss in Pullman (49-37), Jake Murphy (102yds) and Dres Anderson (112yds) each went over the century mark.
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