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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...

AP Top 25 Reality Check: Giving Group of 5 teams their due

Nov. 4, 2019 3:00 AM EST

The last Associated Press college football poll before the first College Football Playoff selection committee rankings prompts comparisons. The two have never had the same teams in the same order in the top four since the playoff rankings started in 2014. In fact, last year was the first time the AP Top 25 prior...

Latest outing proves Utah's Huntley is part of Pac-12 elite

Nov. 3, 2019 3:19 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — With all the other big-name quarterbacks in the Pac-12, it's been easy — albeit unfair — for Utah's Tyler Huntley to be overlooked. That should end after his latest performance. Huntley continued to make his case as the offensive player of the year in the Pac-12, leading the...

No. 9 Utah keeps rolling, rallies past Washington 33-28

Nov. 2, 2019 8:59 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — The past month looked, and felt, so easy for No. 9 Utah. One blowout after another. No tests for the Utes to answer. They knew traveling to Washington would be different, and they were right. The Utes were challenged; falling behind early and rallying late, and in doing so solidified their...

No. 9 Utah faces major test traveling to Washington

Nov. 1, 2019 1:47 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — For a change, the burden and expectations are heaped on No. 9 Utah. In the past, it's been Washington trying to stay relevant in a Pac-12 race or on the national scene when facing the Utes. Or in the case of last year's Pac-12 championship game, it was the Huskies earning a Rose Bowl berth...

Can anyone stop No. 7 Oregon at this point? Trojans up next

Oct. 31, 2019 7:42 PM EDT

Here are some things to watch this week in the Pac-12 Conference: GAME OF THE WEEK: Seventh-ranked Oregon continues its march toward the Pac-12 championship game with a road game against USC. The Ducks (7-1, 5-0 Pac-12) have won seven straight games following the season-opening loss to Auburn. Despite a...

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...

Moss sets more rushing records as No. 12 Utah routs Cal 35-0

Oct. 27, 2019 3:04 AM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — No one knew for sure if an ailing Tyler Huntley was going to play for No. 12 Utah until pregame warmups. Seeing the quarterback's determination inspired Zack Moss and the rest of the Utes to a record-setting performance Saturday night in their 35-0 rout of California. Huntley, who has...