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No. 8 Utah routs UCLA 49-3 to improve to 9-1.

Nov. 17, 2019 1:14 AM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah dominated yet another opponent on both sides of the ball. The No. 8 Utes smothered UCLA on offense and shredded the Bruins on defense on their way to a 49-3 victory on Saturday night. It was the largest margin of victory for Utah in a Pac-12 game. Utah (9-1, 6-1 Pac-12, No. 7...

Utah has chance to solidify hold on Pac-12 South facing UCLA

Nov. 15, 2019 1:08 PM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A well-rounded offense has helped Utah edge closer to the College Football Playoff picture. The eighth-ranked Utes, who are seventh in the CFP rankings, have run off five straight victories and are a game ahead of UCLA and USC atop the Pac-12 South. Utah gets a chance to solidify its...

UCLA and No. 8 Utah meet in key Pac-12 South clash

Nov. 14, 2019 3:22 PM EST

UCLA (4-5, 4-2 Pac-12) at No. 8 Utah (8-1, 5-1), on Saturday at 8 p.m. EST (FOX). Line: Utah by 21 1/2. Series record: UCLA leads 11-6. WHAT’S AT STAKE? UCLA can move into a first-place tie in the Pac-12 South with an upset win over Utah. The Utes look to bolster their growing College Football Playoff...

UCLA’s hopes for South title still alive facing No. 8 Utah

Nov. 14, 2019 12:15 PM EST

Here are some things to watch this week in the Pac-12 Conference: GAME OF THE WEEK: UCLA at No. 8 Utah. Strange as it sounds, the Bruins could throw a giant wrench into the Pac-12’s hopes of returning to the College Football Playoff by pulling an unlikely upset in Salt Lake City. Utah holds a one-game lead...

Thompson-Robinson big key to UCLA's second-half turnaround

Nov. 12, 2019 7:15 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — No one typifies the peaks and valleys of UCLA's season better than Dorian Thompson-Robinson. The sophomore quarterback struggled with consistency and turnovers as the Bruins got off to a 1-5 start, but he has played his best during their three-game winning streak. UCLA (4-5, 4-2 Pac-12)...

Thompson-Robinson, Kelley lead UCLA to third straight win

Nov. 3, 2019 1:20 AM EST

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — UCLA has gone from woeful to controlling its own destiny in the Pac-12 South in less than a month. The Bruins won their third straight game as Dorian Thompson-Robinson passed for two touchdowns and Joshua Kelley added two rushing scores in a 31-14 victory over Colorado on Saturday...

Colorado, UCLA finding stride led by WR Shenault, RB Kelley

Nov. 1, 2019 1:58 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Colorado and UCLA are finding success behind their standout players. Wide receiver Laviska Shenault Jr. for the Buffaloes and running back Joshua Kelley for the Bruins are hitting their stride. They're coming off their best performances of the season ahead of the matchup on Saturday....

Around the Pac-12: Verdell turns heads among Pac-12 RBs

Oct. 29, 2019 7:39 PM EDT

In a lot of ways, CJ Verdell is like Oregon predecessor LaMichael James: What he lacks in size he makes up for with toughness and speed. The Ducks sophomore has emerged as a running back to watch with a record-setting performance against Washington State, joining Utah's Zack Moss and UCLA's Joshua Kelley among...

Kelley has career-high 4 TDs, UCLA beats No. 24 Arizona St.

Oct. 27, 2019 12:50 AM EDT

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — UCLA coach Chip Kelly has often said that when running back Joshua Kelley plays well, the Bruins have a shot of winning. The senior running back had a career night Saturday, which is why the Bruins were able to beat a Top 25 team for the second time this season. Kelley scored a...

No. 24 Arizona State looks to rebound on road against UCLA

Oct. 25, 2019 4:23 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Herm Edwards has wondered all season how Arizona State would respond to adversity. He finds out on Saturday when his No. 24 Sun Devils play at UCLA. Arizona State is coming off a 24-3 loss at No. 12 Utah last week when it struggled on offense. "I think we learned some lessons, the team...