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Utah vs. Washington State Notes




Nov. 3, 2012

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Utah scored 49 points for the second consecutive game after also scoring 49 against California on Oct. 27. Utah's combined 98 points over those two games marks Utah's highest two-game point total since putting up 124 over a two-game stretch in 2010 (68 at Iowa St. and 56 vs. San Jose St.).

Utah held Washington State to a total of -4 yards rushing, the fifth-fewest yards ever gained by a Ute opponent.

Utah recorded a season-high six sacks, tying for the 6th-most sacks in a game in team history. Utah has posted six or more sacks 14 other times, most recently against Oregon State in 2011.

Washington State went 0-for-2 in fourth-down conversions.

For the second-straight game, Reggie Dunn returned a kickoff for 100 yards. Dunn has four career kick returns for 100 yards, which is believed to be an NCAA record (seeking confirmation from the NCAA). Dunn also broke the school record with four career kickoff returns for touchdowns, and holds Utah's single-season record for kickoff return touchdowns in a season with three.

John White had his third 100-yard rushing game of the season with 101 yards on 18 carries. Utah is 11-0 when White rushes for 100 yards.

John White had three touchdowns (two rushing, one receiving) for the second time in his career. He scored a 47-yard touchdown in the first quarter (his longest run of the season) with a two-yard TD in the second quarter, followed by an 18-yard reception for a touchdown in the second quarter. He also had three touchdowns against BYU and UCLA in 2011.

John White moved into 8th place at Utah in career rushing yards with 2,138. He also had two rushing touchdowns to move into a tie for 8th all-time at Utah with a career total of 20.

Travis Wilson went 17-of-21 for 171 yards passing, throwing two touchdown passes with one interception.

Utah played three quarterbacks - Travis Wilson, Jon Hays, and Adam Schulz made his first career appearance. Hays went 3-for-3 for 25 yards passing, while Schulz went 2-for-2 for 52 yards.

Utah had 14 receivers who caught passes, led by Sean Fitzgerald's two catches for 50 yards. Anthony Denham (38 yards) and Jake Murphy (28 yards) each had three catches.

Max Moala scored his first career touchdown on a five-yard reception in the first quarter. Lucky Radley also scored his first career touchdown on a nine-yard rush in the fourth quarter.

Utah's leading tackler was Reggie Topps, who finished the game with seven stops. He also added an interception which he returned for 21 yards and recorded a sack for a loss of 11 yards.

With two punts of over 50 yards, Sean Sellwood tied the Utah career record for 50+ yard punts. He has 50 punts of 50+ yards, tying him for the school record with Louie Sakoda.

Coleman Petersen went 2-of-2 in field goals, hitting a 20-yard field goal in the second quarter and a 22-yard field goal in the fourth quarter. It was his first field goal since the BYU game. He is 2-of-4 in field goals over Utah's last six games.

Tom Hackett dropped a punt at the 4-yard line, the fourth punt he has placed inside the 5-yard line this season. He has put eight punts inside the 20-yard line this year.

Attendance was 45,069, Utah's 17th-straight sellout.

 

 

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