Oct. 13, 2012
True freshman Travis Wilson made his first career start at quarterback. Utah has had four true freshman starting quarterbacks since the NCAA restored freshman eligibility in 1972 - Wilson, Jordan Wynn (2009), Scott Cate (1982) and Ken Vierra (1981).
Travis Wilson threw for 220 yards in his starting debut (23-of-33, one interception). Wilson also caught a 23-yard pass on a reverse play.
DeVonte Christopher threw a 23 yard pass to Travis Wilson on a reverse play in the fourth quarter. Christopher is 3-for-4 passing in his career for 40 yards. Christopher had four catches for 54 yards in the game.
Dres Anderson led Utah with nine catches for 70 yards, including a one-yard touchdown catch in the fourth quarter.
John White led Utah in rushing with 11 carries for 44 yards.
Ryan Lacy scored his first career touchdown when he fell on a fumble in the end zone in the first quarter. Utah has scored three touchdowns off fumble recoveries this season (BYU, USC, UCLA).
Sean Sellwood had two punts of over 50 yards, downing two punts inside the 20-yard line. He has 48 punts of 50+ yards in his career, tying Marv Bateman for second on the all-time list. Sellwood had three punts for a 54.3 punt average.