Utah-Arizona report card: Wilson's loss, Phillips' inaccuracy prove costly for Utes

Published: Saturday, Oct. 19 2013 11:50 p.m. MDT

Arizona quarterback B.J. Denker (7) runs between Utah defenders Jason Whittingham (53) and L.T. Filiaga (42) for a touchdown in the first half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013, in Tucson, Ariz.


ESPN, Sports Illustrated and Fox Sports South all named Andy Phillips to the midseason All-American teams. Saturday, Phillips missed two field goals in Utah’s 35-24 loss to Arizona. The Utes were trailing by four late in the fourth quarter, when Phillips, a freshman, had been a perfect 11-of-11 entering the game.

An injured Travis Wilson yielded to sophomore quarterback Adam Schulz after halftime, when Utah (4-3, 1-3 Pac-12) made its move, taking a lead after trailing 20-7 at intermission.

Here's a look at how the Utes graded out against Arizona.

Rhett Wilkinson is a project manager for UtahPolicy.com and hails the true-blooded Aggies from Utah. The co-founder of magazine Aggie BluePrint.com, he's been an intern for the Deseret News and other publications. rhett.wilkinson@usu.edu | @wilklogan

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