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Utah vs. Oregon State Postgame Notes




Oct. 29, 2011

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Utah picked up its first win in Pac-12 play.

Utah scored 24 first-half points, equaling their highest scoring first half of the season (24 points vs. Montana State).

Utah held Oregon State to 32 rushing yards, the fifth time this season Utah has held its opponent to under 100 yards rushing. Oregon State had just 10 rushing yards in the first half, and negative-16 rushing yards in the second quarter.

John White led Utah with a career-high 205 yards rushing (35 carries). He had 161 yards at halftime. It was his first career 200-yard game and his fourth 100-yard game. It was the first 200-yard rushing performance by a Ute since Marty Johnson ran for 229 yards vs. Indiana in 2002. It was the 10th-best rushing performance in school history. Utah is 4-0 when White has at least 100 yards rushing.

John White scored his ninth touchdown of the season (eighth rushing) on a six-yard run in the second quarter.

Jon Hays raises his record to 2-2 as Utah's starting quarterback. He was 6-of-14 for 62 yards and two touchdowns.

Dres Anderson scored his third touchdown of the season on a 35-yard reception.

DeVonte Christopher scored his third touchdown of the season on a three-yard reception. It was his first game back after missing the last two games with an ankle injury.

Coleman Petersen had a career-long 48-yard field goal. He was also good on a 20-yard attempt and has now made nine consecutive field goals.

Chaz Walker hit double figures in tackles for the fourth game this season, leading the Utes with 11 tackles.

Tevita Finau, who came into the game with no career sacks, had three sacks for 29 yards of losses.

Utah had its first three interception game this season.

Mo Lee had his first career interception, with a 30-yard return.

Ryan Lacy had his second interception of the season. He had a 10-yard return.

Matt Martinez had his first interception of the season in the fourth quarter. He has two career interceptions.

Oregon State had a fourth-quarter safety, marking the first time since 2003 that an opponent scored a safety against Utah.

Attendance was 45,017, Utah's 10th-straight sellout.

 

 

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