University of Utah

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  • ESPN700 coverage begins at 4p.m. with Utes Game Day, hosted by Porter Larsen and Isaac Asiata.
  • Bill Riley, Scott Mitchell and Stevenson Sylvester take over from Rice Eccles Stadium at 6p.m.
  • No. 18 Arizona State (5-1, 3-0 Pac-12) at Utah (3-2, 2-0), Saturday at 8p.m. (ESPN).

Series record: Arizona State leads 22-9.

Arizona State has outscored opponents 92-26 in the second half and 47-9 in the fourth quarter this season. … The Sun Devils have forced 44 turnovers over their last 17 games dating to 2019, the most in the nation over a 17-game span. … The Utes have had a 100-yard rusher in four of five games this season, coming from three different players. … Arizona State is one of three FBS teams who have not allowed a play covering more than 40 yards this season. … Daniels needs only 53 yards to reach 1,000 career rushing yards. … Utah leads the Pac-12 in tackles for loss per game (7.8).

GAME NOTES via Utah Athletics

Utah is currently 102-36 (.739) in Rice-Eccles Stadium (1998-present), recording its 100th win in the historic stadium in 2020. Utah is 74-25 in RES during the Kyle Whitting- ham era, including three undefeated home seasons in 2008 (6-0, 2009 (6-0) and 2019 (7-0). Utah has won 15 of its last 16 home games, which includes a streak of 11 in a row from Oct. 6, 2018 – Nov. 30, 2019. The Utes have beaten the Sun Devils in two of the last three games played in RES, including 2019’s 21-3 victory.

With a win, Utah would take the lead in the Pac-12 South race.
With a win, Utah would be 3-0 to start conference play for the first time since 2015. Utah has had a 100-yard rusher in four of its five games, coming from three differ- ent players.
Utah ranks first in the Pac-12 and in the top 20 in the FBS in team tackles for loss (7.6 per game).
With a win, Utah head coach Kyle Whittingham would be four wins away from becom- ing the all-time wins leader at Utah.

FOLLOW THE UTES

Fans can get behind the scenes views and live updates during games on social media by following the Utes on Twitter (@Utah_Football | @UtahAthletics) and Instagram (@ UtahFootball | @UtahAthletics). Fans can also search #GOUTES and #UBOYZ on social media for conversations about Utah Football throughout the season.

HIGHLIGHTS

Cam Rising evens the score with a 9 yard rush TD. 7-7 in the first quarter

The Utes and Devils are tied 7-7 after one at Rice-Eccles

The Utes go to the halftime locker room down 21-7

Utah pulls within one score on Thomas’ TD run. Utes trail 21-14 early in the 3rd

The Utes tie the game at 21 midway through the 3rd quarter

Utah battles back to tie the game 2 heading to the 4th quarter

Utah pulls in front. They lead 28-21 in the 4th

The Utes get another score. They lead 35-21 late in the 4th quarter

Utah outscores ASU 28-0 in the 2nd half to win 35-21. Utes are now 3-0 in Pac-12 play

The Utes improve to 3-0 in the Pac-12 with a 35-21 home win over #18 Arizona State

POSTGAME INTERVIEWS


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