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Utah vs. California Postgame Notes




Oct. 28, 2012

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The game marked Utah's fifth-annual "blackout" game. The Utes are now 4-1 in blackout games.

The Utes scored 49 points, their highest point total since scoring 54 against BYU in 2011 (54-10).

Utah had four rushing touchdowns in the game. The Utes came into the game with four rushing touchdowns for the season.

Reggie Dunn had two 100-yard kickoff returns, one in the first quarter and one in the fourth quarter. He has three career 100-yard kick returns, including a kick return against Iowa State in 2010. He is the 16th player in NCAA history to record two touchdowns on kick returns in a game. Dunn set several school records, including 100-yard kick returns in a game (2), kickoff returns for touchdowns in a game (2) and kickoff returns for touchdowns in a career (3). He tied the school record for kickoff returns for touchdowns in a season (2, also done by Erroll Tucker in 1985 and Daniel Jones in 1998). Utah has had nine 100-yard kick returns in its history.

Reggie Dunn had a total of 222 kick return yards on three returns, setting both an NCAA record and school record for kickoff return average in a game (3 returns, 74.0 yards per return).

Utah scored its fourth touchdown off a fumble return this season with Reggie Topps' 17-yard fumble return in the first quarter. He also scored a touchdown in 2010 against San Jose State, returning a botched punt for a touchdown.

Travis Wilson threw for 156 yards (16-of-24, one interception). He had a career-long 41-yard pass to Luke Matthews in the third quarter.

Travis Wilson scored his third rushing touchdown of the season in the second quarter on a 5-yard rush. He is tied with John White for the team lead with three rushing touchdowns apiece.

Kelvin York scored his second touchdown of the season on a one-yard run in the second quarte. His other touchdown came against USC.

John White scored his second and third touchdowns of the season on runs of 10 and 7 yards, both in the third quarter. The other came against UNC in the first game of the season.

White posted his 10th career 100-yard rushing game with 105 yards rushing (22 carries). The Utes are 10-0 when White breaks the 100-yard barrier.

White moved into 10th place all-time in rushing at Utah with 2,037 career yards.

Ryan Lacy had an interception in the second quarter. It was his second pick of the season, and his fifth career pick. Lacy also had two pass breakups to go with two tackles.

Brian Blechen led Utah with seven tackles He also had two pass breakups.

The Utes punted just four times, downing all four inside the 20-yard line. Three were kicked by Tom Hackett, the other by Sean Sellwood.

Attendance is 45,017, Utah's 16th-consecutive sellout.

 

 

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