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Utah vs. New Mexico Postgame Notes

Nov. 7, 2009

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Utah had 557 yards of total offense (306 passing, 251 rushing), which is the highest offensive output this season.

New Mexico was held to 10 yards rushing in the second quarter. The Lobos had just 18 yards rushing and 15 yards passing in the third quarter.

True freshman Jordan Wynn earned his first start at quarterback for Utah. He is the third true freshman quarterback to start for Utah. Going 18-for-28 for 297 yards and two touchdowns, Wynn bettered both freshman quarterbacks that came before him in their first starts - Ken Vierra in 1981 (6-for-9 for 168 yards and a touchdown) and Scott Cate in 1982 (8-for-21 for 140 yards and a touchdown).

Jordan Wynn was 6-for-8 for 127 yards with a touchdown pass in the first quarter.

With Eddie Wide and Sausan Shakerin both rushing for over 100 yards, it is the first time that Utah has had two 100-plus yard rushers in a game since Sept. 20, 2008 against Air Force, when Darrell Mack and Matt Asiata both had over 100 yards rushing.

Eddie Wide rushed for a career-high 145 yards (20 carries) for a school-record sixth-straight 100-yard rushing game. He breaks the old record of five consecutive 100-yard games, done by three players (Carl Monroe in 1982, Mike Anderson in 1998 and Darrell Mack in 2007).

Eddie Wide scored twice for the Utes, a 1-yard rush in the second quarter and a 35-yard rush in the third quarter.

Sausan Shakerin scored his first career touchdown in the third quarter off a 20-yard pass reception from Jordan Wynn. He also scored in the fourth quarter on an eight-yard run.

Sausan Shakerin had a career-high 100 rushing yards on 16 carries. He also had three catches for 34 yards receiving.

Jereme Brooks' 135 receiving yards is a career-high. Brooks had six catches in the game.

Jereme Brooks caught a 69-yard pass from Jordan Wynn for Utah's first touchdown score of the game. It was a career-long catch for Brooks and a career-long pass for Wynn.

Brandon Burton made his first career interception in the third quarter. Ryan Lacy also had his first career interception, a pick in the fourth quarter.

Mike Wright led Utah with seven tackles. Chaz Walker tied his career-high with five tackles.

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