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Wilson leads Utah past Utah State 30-26

Wilson scrambles during the first half

Wilson scrambles during the first half

Aug 29, 2013

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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Travis Wilson threw for 302 yards and two touchdowns to help Utah edge Utah State 30-26 in the season-opener Thursday night.

Wilson, a sophomore who was unexpectedly pressed into the starting lineup because of injuries last year, played error-free while completing 17 of 28 passes and rushed for a key first down on Utah's final drive.

Anthony Denham set career highs with six receptions for 113 yards for the Utes.

Chuckie Keeton, who completed 31-of-40 passes for 314 yards, scored on a 15-yard run to give the Aggies a 23-14 lead early in the second half before the Utes roared back.

Andy Phillips kicked a 45-yard field goal and then Karl Williams, who lost a fumble earlier in the third quarter, recovered the ensuing onside kick. Williams finished the drive with a 2-yard touchdown rush and Utah led 24-23.


 

 

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