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Utah vs. Oregon Postgame Notes




Nov. 16, 2013

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Utah suffered its largest defeat of the season in the 44-21 loss, and its largest defeat since a 37-7 loss to Arizona State last year (Sept. 22, 2012).

Oregon's 44 points is the most points scored against Utah since TCU scored 47 points against the Utes on Nov. 6, 2010.

Oregon was held to just 10 first-half rushing yards and ended the game with 145 yards rushing. Oregon entered the game ranked 7th in the NCAA with 301.6 yards rushing.

Oregon went 0-5 in third down conversions in the first half and was 2-10 for the game.

Quarterback Travis Wilson, linebacker Jared Norris and running back Kelvin York did not travel due to injury. Wilson had started every game at quarterback this year, Norris was second on the team in tackles and York was third on the team in rushing yards.

Quarterback Adam Schulz and running back Soni Kinikini each made their first career starts.

Adam Schulz threw for a career-high 181 yards (13-of-30, one interception). He threw his second touchdown of the season in the second quarter, a 34-yard pass to Jake Murphy, and had his first career rushing touchdown in the third quarter (four yards).

Tight end Jake Murphy, who was expected to be out for the season after breaking his wrist, returned to the starting lineup after missing the last four games. Murphy scored his second touchdown of the season with a 34-yard reception in the second quarter and ended the game with two catches for 43 yards.

Dominique Hatfield had a career-long 48-yard reception in the third quarter and led Utah in receiving yards (one reception).

Bubba Poole scored his second touchdown of the season on a 10-yard rush in the fourth quarter. He led Utah in rushing with 18 catches for 54 yards.

Luck Radley was second on the team in rushing with 17 carries for 45 yards.

Dres Anderson had a career-high 89 yards on four kick returns. He also had four catches for 37 yards receiving and three yards rushing for 129 all-purpose yards.

Tom Hackett placed a punt inside the 7-yard line in the third quarter, his eighth punt this season inside the 10-yard line. Hackett had nine punts for 361 yards (40.1 average).

Utah did not attempt a field goal for the second time this season (Weber State).

Eric Rowe led Utah with nine tackles. LT Tuipulotu had a career-high seven tackles. Trevor Reilly had a team-high 1.5 sacks (five total tackles).

 

 

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