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Utah vs. Arizona Postgame Notes




Nov. 5, 2011

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Utah raises its record to 5-4, 2-4 in the Pac-12.

John White became the 11th Utah player to gain 1,000 yards in a season with a 109-yard night (27 carries). He is the fourth first-year Ute to reach the milestone, joining Eddie Johnson (1984), Keith Williams (1991) and Mike Anderson (1998).

John White had his fifth 100-yard rushing game of the season. Utah is 5-0 when White has at least 100 yards rushing.

John White scored two touchdowns to add to his team-leading total, giving him 11 touchdowns for the season. He had an 18-yard rush for a touchdown in the second quarter, and an 11-yard TD run in the fourth quarter.

Jon Hays tied his career-high with 199 yards passing (12-for-21). Hays also threw for 199 yards against Arizona State. Hays threw two touchdown passes, including a career-long 65-yard TD toss.

DeVonte Christopher led Utah with 79 yards receiving on three catches. He scored a touchdown on a 65-yard reception, his fourth TD catch of the year.

Reggie Dunn scored his first touchdown of the season in the third quarter on a 44-yard reception. Dunn had three catches for 64 yards.

Coleman Petersen went 2-of-4 in field goals, making field goals of 33 and 35 yards and missing from 42 and 46. His first miss of the game snapped a streak of 10-straight made field goals.

Sean Sellwood tied his career long with a 67-yard punt in the first quarter. Sellwood, who had four punts, had two punts of 50-plus yards and dropped two inside the 20-yard line.

Matt Martinez had his second interception of the season in the second quarter. He has had interceptions in back-to-back games.

Matt Martinez led the Utes with eight tackles.

Conroy Black had his second interception of the season in the fourth quarter, making a pick in the end zone to prevent a UA touchdown. He had a 57-yard return on the play.

Greg Bird blocked two punts. It was Utah's third blocked punt of the season (Matt Martinez also had a blocked unt against Montana State).

Utah won the turnover battle, 3-0 (two interceptions, one fumble recovery).

Arizona went 0-for-2 in the red zone.

Utah is 2-1 in homecoming games this year - losing to Washington in Salt Lake City on Oct. 1 and spoiling Pittsburgh's (Oct. 15) and Arizona's homecomings.

Kyle Whittingham is 3-0 against Arizona as Utah's head coach, which included wins in 2004 (23-6) and 2005 (27-24).

 

 

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