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Utah's Rising injured during Rose Bowl for 2nd straight year

Jan. 02, 2023 23:13 PM EST

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Utah's Cam Rising saw his dream of winning the Rose Bowl end early due to injury for the second straight season. The junior injured his left leg during the third quarter Monday against Penn State in the 109th edition of the “Granddaddy of Them All." The...

Utah faces Penn State as the sun sets on a Rose Bowl era

Jan. 01, 2023 15:59 PM EST

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — The sun usually sets behind Arroyo Seco late in the third quarter of the Rose Bowl. The moment is often spectacular, with clouds turning pink and orange while the San Gabriel Mountains light up in dazzling reds and yellows amid the dying rays. The sun is...

Utah, Penn State will meet for first time in the Rose Bowl

Dec. 04, 2022 19:01 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — It's rare in college football that teams can reach a first milestone and possibly a last one as well in the same game. Yet, that's the situation Utah and Penn State will find themselves in for the Rose Bowl. The Utes and Nittany Lions will meet for the first time...

Whittingham's legacy grows with second straight Pac-12 title

Dec. 03, 2022 01:50 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Utah's Kyle Whittingham doesn’t care what conversation he’s involved in when it comes to the chatter of today’s top college football coaches. But after his Utes dismantled College Football Playoff-hopeful Southern California 47-24 on Friday night in the...

No. 4 USC falls to Utah in Pac-12, all but ending CFP hope

Dec. 03, 2022 01:32 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Caleb Williams once again was starring in his own highlight video, breaking four tackles and finding himself in the open field for a 59-yard gain. No. 4 Southern California looked as if it would do whatever it wanted against No. 12 Utah and coast into the College...

No. 4 USC hopes to break playoff dry spell for Pac-12

Dec. 01, 2022 17:25 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Pac-12 will take a neutral stance when No. 4 Southern California plays No. 12 Utah in the championship game Friday night, but there's little doubt what a USC victory would mean for the conference. A win by the 11-1 Trojans would put them in the College Football...

No. 14 Utah beats CU 63-21, gets spot in Pac-12 title game

Nov. 27, 2022 02:24 AM EST

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — The loudest roar from the Utah fans came at the end of a blowout of Colorado at Folsom Field and had nothing to do with what was happening on the field. It followed the scoreboard flashing Oregon State knocking off Oregon. A big hurdle cleared. ...

No. 14 Utah has outside Pac-12 title shot, focus on Colorado

Nov. 23, 2022 10:01 AM EST

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — The Utah Utes comprehend the complexity of what needs to happen to get into the Pac-12 championship game. The convoluted equation all starts with the 14th-ranked Utes knocking off a struggling Colorado team Saturday at Folsom Field. Utah (8-3,...

No. 12 Oregon stays in Pac-12 hunt, tops No. 10 Utah 20-17

Nov. 20, 2022 03:14 AM EST

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Bo Nix started the week as a hobbled spectator sitting in the training room getting rehab. He ended it still hobbled, but celebrating on the field after helping keep alive Oregon's hopes of getting back to the Pac-12 championship game. Nix threw for 287 yards...

Playoff hopes gone, No. 12 Oregon plays host to No. 10 Utah

Nov. 17, 2022 12:15 PM EST

Dan Lanning had regrets. That should be expected after the coach watched Oregon’s chances of making the College Football Playoff slip away because of decisions he'd like to have back and mistakes on the field a week ago. “I think we all had a taste in our mouth that we’re ready...