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Utah Football Week 4 Inside the Numbers


#18 Utah travels to play #13 Oregon this Saturday night at Autzen Stadium, where they have won only 4 times in 15 meetings, with the last coming in 1994.

Let’s go inside some of the numbers for Utah and Oregon and the matchup itself:

1. Oregon leads the all time series 20-8, with an 11-4 edge in Eugene. The last time Utah travel to Oregon, they lost 44-21 in 2013. The last time Utah won at Autzen Stadium was September 17, 1994. Utah beating Oregon 34-16.

2.  #13 Oregon is Utah’s first ranked opponent this season. Utah is 1-3 all time against ranked Oregon teams. Winning in 2003 and losing in 2001, 2013, 2014. Utah is 17-20 since 1994 against ranked opponents.

3. The Utes are 0-4 in Pac 12 Conference openers.

4. Oregon QB Vernon Adams has thrown a TD pass in 28 straight games and has 8 career games with 5+ touchdown passes. Adams is 29-7 as a starter at both Eastern Washington and Oregon.

5. Utah is the only Pac 12 team with a kickoff return for a touchdown and 1 of 3 teams with a punt return for touchdown. Oregon hasn’t allowed a kick or punt return for touchdown in 100 games.

6. Oregon has thrown a touchdown pass in 71 consecutive games, that’s an NCAA record.

7. Oregon is the only team in the NCAA to score at least 80 touchdowns a season in the last 5 years.

8. Kyle Whittingham now has 88 career wins, which is tied with Ron McBride for 2nd all time at Utah. Ike Armstrong’s 147 ranks 1st all time over 25 seasons.

9. Utah ranks 7th in the Pac 12 in scoring offense (31.0) and Oregon ranks 3rd (50.0). Utah ranks 11th in total offense (348.0) and Oregon ranks 2nd (567.3).

10. Utah ranks 4th in the Pac 12 in scoring defense (18.3) and Oregon ranks 12th at (33.7). Utah ranks 6th in total defense (364.3) and Oregon ranks 12th (456.3).

11. Utah is tied for 1st in the Pac 12 in turnover margin at (+4), while Oregon is tied for 4th (+3). Both teams have 5 interceptions on the season.

12. Utah’s Red Zone Offense ranks 2nd in the Pac 12 (90.9%), while Oregon ranks 3rd (88.2%). Utah’s Red Zone Defense is 2nd in the Pac 12 (77.8%) and Oregon ranks 6th (86.7%).

13. Devontae Booker sits at 14th on Utah’s All Time rushing list with 1857yds. He needs 39yds to pass Brandon Warfield for 13th on the list.

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