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Boise State wide receiver Austin Pettis

Player of the game

Austin Pettis

Utah had no answer for the Boise State receiver, as he caught 12 passes for 127 yards and a touchdown.

X-factor

The Utes killed themselves with penalties. They had a total of 10 flags for 83 yards. Two of the penalties stood out as most costly — an ineligible player downfield call in the first quarter that nullified a long pass, and a holding penalty that had a touchdown called back in the third quarter.

By the numbers

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217-32. That was the difference in yardage in the second quarter, and the total went in Boise State's favor. After Doug Martin's 84-yard touchdown run, quarterback Kellen Moore got in rhythm and the Broncos outscored the Utes 16-0 in the second quarter.

Quotable

"Boise is a really good team, but I think it's all on us. I mean, everybody watched the game, everybody saw what happened. Just a few things and it could have been different."

Reggie Dunn

Utah's sophomore wide receiver

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VS. MONTANA STATE

When: Sept. 1, 2011

Where: Rice-Eccles Stadium

Note: This game is nine days before the Utes start their Pac-12 campaign at USC.