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Utah Utes football: By the numbers

Published: Tuesday, Sept. 1 2015 8:12 a.m. MDT

Jordan Wynn (Tom Smart, University of Utah Athletics) Jordan Wynn (Tom Smart, University of Utah Athletics)

Utah 38, San Diego State 34

Player of the game

Jordan Wynn

Utah's sophomore quarterback answered his critics by throwing for 360 yards and two touchdowns in comeback win.

X-factor

After Utah's Greg Bird blocked a San Diego State punt deep in Aztec territory, running back Eddie Wide lunged and put the ball across the goal line on fourth down to give the Utes the go-ahead touchdown early in the fourth quarter. It was the first time Utah led in the entire game.

By the numbers

528

San Diego State quarterback Ryan Lindley threw for 528 yards, including 380 in the first half, and four touchdowns. He completed 36-of-54 passes.

Quotable

"It's good to get back on track and get some momentum."

Utah head coach Kyle Whittingham

Up next

VS. BYU

When: Saturday, Nov. 27

Where: Rice-Eccles Stadium

TV: The mtn., CBS C Radio: 700 AM, 1160 AM

Update: BYU (6-5, 5-2 MWC) crushed hapless New Mexico 40-7 Saturday at LaVell Edwards Stadium.

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