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Utah vs. Louisville Postgame Notes




Sept. 26, 2009

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Utah 7-0 all-time against the Big East with a 4-0 record against Louisville.

Terrance Cain went 8-for-8 passing for 96 yards in the first quarter. He was 9-for-9 for 99 yards before his first incomplete pass. For the game he completed 17-of-22 for 202 yards and two touchdowns. Cain has now passed for over 200 yards in three of Utah's four games this season.

Eight different Utah receivers caught passes - David Reed, Luke Matthews, Matt Asiata, Shaky Smithson, Aiona Key, John Peel, Jereme Brooks and Brad Clifford.

David Reed led all Utah receivers with six catches for 78 yards. He scored Utah's first touchdown of the game on a 42-yard catch.

Jereme Brooks scored a 34-yard touchdown in the fourth quarter. He had two catches for 42 yards in the game.

Utah running back Eddie Wide led Utah with a career-high 129 yards rushing on 19 attempts. He also had a career-long 25-yard rush.

Luke Matthews made his first career catch in the second quarter, a 31-yard reception. Brad Clifford also had his first career catch.

Utah running back Matt Asiata left the game with a knee injury in the first quarter. Asiata had three carries for 26 yards, including a 24-yard touchdown run, and two catches for 17 yards.

Zane Beadles left the game with a lower leg laceration. Lei Talamaivao left the game with an ankle injury.

Sean Sellwood had a career-long 64-yard punt in the first quarter. He finished with seven punts for an average of 44.9 yards, with one punt inside the 20 yards.

Ben Vroman's kickoff to start the second half marked his 100th career touchback. He finished the night with six kickoffs, five of which went for touchbacks. He now has 101 touchbacks on 262 kickoffs for his career.

Joe Phillips hit a career-long 48-yard field goal to end the first half. He added field goals of 30 yards and 24 yards to go 3-for-3 on the night

Utah held Louisville to just 12 yards rushing in the third quarter, nine yards rushing in the fourth quarter and less than 100 total rushing yards in the game.

Mike Wright made his second career interception in the second quarter. Both of his interceptions have come this season. His two picks lead the Utes.

Robert Johnson saved a Louisville fumble from going out of bounds in the first quarter. The ball was then recovered by R.J. Stanford. The Utes then tossed a 42-yard touchdown pass on the very next play to take a 14-0 lead.

Kepa Gaison made a career-high seven tackles. Koa Misi also had seven tackles to lead the Utes.

R.J. Stanford blocked Louisville's first field goal attempt of the game, a 24-yarder, registering his first career blocked kick.

The Utes had six pass breakups, led by Justin Taplin-Ross with two.

The attendance was 45,588, which is the sixth-largest crowd in Utah history.

 

 

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