Travis Wilson threw for 311 yards and three touchdowns to lead Utah
Travis Wilson threw for 302 yards and two touchdowns in the win
Talent runs deep on 2013 roster
Run game and defense perform well.
Scrimmage Saturday is open to the public.
UTAH: First-team All-Pac-12 kicker is an All-America candidate and a Lou Groza candidate … has made 40-of-48 (83.3%) of his career field goal attempts … 40 career field goals ranks third all-time at Utah and 48 career field goal attempts ranks fourth … 21-of-26 (80.7%) in his career from 40+ yards … 3-of-3 from 50+ yards with a long of 51 yards … 85-of-86 in career PATs … made 78 straight PATs before his only miss … successful on all three onside kick attempts … former five-year member of the U.S. Ski Team (2007-11) had never played in a football game at any level prior to walking on at Utah (he was later awarded a scholarship).
2014–First-team All-Pac-12 … Lou Groza semifinalist … two-time Lou Groza Star of the Week (vs. Michigan and UCLA) … Midseason All-American by SI.com (2nd team) and Phil Steele (3rd team) … two-time Pac-12 Special Teams Player of the Week (Michigan and Oregon State) … second in the nation in made field goals from 40+ yards (12) … 80% success rate from 40+ yards (12-of-15, including 2-of-2 from 50 yards) was best in the nation for kickers with a minimum of 13 attempts from that distance … No. 7 nationally in field goals made per game (1.77) … set school records for field goals made (23) and attempted (28) in a season … 23 field goals tied for fourth in the nation and led the Pac-12 … finished second in the Pac-12 in field goal percentage (82.1%) … made 12 consecutive field goals, which tied the third-longest streak in school history … tied for fourth all-time at Utah in single-season PATs made (44) and attempted (45) … kicked the game-winning 29-yard field goal with 34 seconds remaining against then No. 8 UCLA as part of a 3-for-3 night, and also recovered his own onside kick in the game … 4-for-5 in field goals at Michigan included a 50-yard make … 3-for-3 in field goals against Oregon State … one of his three makes against Arizona State was a 50-yard field goal … performed 75 of Utah’s 77 kickoffs with 39 touchbacks and a 61.9-yard average.
2013–Third-team Freshman All-American (Athlon Sports) … Lou Groza semifinalist … honorable mention All-Pac-12 … ESPN.com first-team Midseason All-American … CBS.com second-team Midseason All-American … Phil Steele first-team all-Pac-12 … Pac-12 Player of the Week vs. Stanford … made every field goal in the first six games (11-of-11), which tied the fourth-longest streak in school history … made 17-of-20 field goals, including 9-of-11 from 40+ yards … 17 field goals was tied for the fifth most in a season at Utah (currently tied for sixth) … tied for second in the Pac-12 in field goal percentage (85%) … tied for third in the Pac-12 in made field goals (17) … made the first field goal attempt of his career (any level)—a 45-yarder against Utah State … career-long 51-yard FG vs. Arizona State … led Pac-12 in PATs, making 41-of-41 … 10 PATs against Weber State set a school record … led Utah in scoring (92 points) … successfully executed 2-of-2 onside kicks (vs. USU and UCLA) … performed 58 of Utah’s 69 total kickoffs with 11 touchbacks and a 60.2 yard average.
PRIOR TO UTAH: Attended Westminster College in Salt Lake City as a part-time student (never enrolled full time) … competed on the U.S. Ski Team as an alpine racer from 2007-2011 … was the J2 Downhill National Champion in 2006 … graduated from the Winter Sports School, a high school dedicated to elite winter sports athletes, in Park City, Utah … attended three high schools: Waterford as a ninth grader, where he played freshman soccer; Rowland Hall as a sophomore and junior; and the Winter Sports School his senior year.
PERSONAL: Son of Gregory and Cynthia Phillips … both parents graduated from BYU … two brothers and two sisters … married to the former Megan Gee … wife was a BYU Cougarette (she was the Cougarette president in 2011-2012) … son Max … served an LDS church mission in Norway and speaks Norwegian … U.S. Ski Team member from 2007-11 … enjoys skiing, golf, wakeboarding and soccer … dual major in marketing and information systems … full name is Andrew Dale Phillips … born May 18, 1989.