Up: Utah — Free fall ends near Wynn's hometown
Up: BYU — Rolling past weak competition
Up: Utah State — Five wins would salvage season
Down: Weber State — Random Big 12 game
Up: Southern Utah — Still buying Big Sky-bound 'Birds
Game of the week
(8) Ohio State at (21) Iowa
Saturday, 1:30 p.m., ABC
Win this and the Buckeyes are in line for their sixth straight outright or shared Big Ten title. Lose this and they'd be out of the running.
State of the state
Opponent: New Mexico
Time: 4 p.m.
TV: The mtn.
Radio: 1160 AM, 102.7 FM
About the Lobos (1-9): Junior linebacker Carmen Messina needs seven tackles to become the first UNM player since Brian Urlacher to reach 100 in a season. ... These two schools have played each other every year since 1951.
Opponent: San Diego State
Location: San Diego
Time: 8 p.m.
TV: The mtn.
Radio: 700 AM
About the Aztecs (7-3): They have already clinched their first winning season since 1998. ... SDSU is 4-0 at home, including a 41-7 victory over Utah State. ... The Aztecs gave TCU a scare last week, going up 14-0 in Fort Worth before faltering.
Utah State (4-6)
Time: 1 p.m.
TV: Ch. 30
Radio: 1230 AM, 95.9 FM
About the Vandals (4-6): This is their 1,000th football game. ... They have lost three straight — all were blowouts to the top teams of the WAC (Hawaii, Nevada and Boise State). ... These teams combined for 101 points in last season's game.
Weber State (6-4)
Opponent: Texas Tech
Location: Lubbock, Texas
Time: 1 p.m.
Radio: 1430 AM
About the Red Raiders (5-5): They are coming off a 45-7 loss at Oklahoma. ... This one of two chances at home for Texas Tech to get bowl-eligible. It would be the 17th straight season that the Raiders have won at least six games.
Southern Utah (6-5)
Dixie State (2-8)
Snow College (8-2)
Next: Top of the Mountains Bowl, vs. TBD, at Rio Tinto Stadium, Dec. 4, noon
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