UTAH 23, SAN DIEGO STATE 7

Offense

The Utes piled up 514 yards as Darrell Mack had another 100-yard game and Brian Johnson completed 22 of 29 for 220 yards. But they only managed 23 points.

GRADE B

Defense

Except for a 35-yard reverse pass to the quarterback that set up a TD, the Utes shut down the Aztecs, holding them to 211 total yards.

GRADE A-

Special teams

Louie Sakoda drilled three field goals and two extra points but was below average with his punting at 35.7 yards per punt and botched a fake field goal with a weak pass. Derrek Richards averaged 14.2 yards on four punt returns.

GRADE B+

Overall

The Utes beat a mediocre San Diego State team by 16 points at home. They'll take it, but they felt like they could have won by more.

GRADE B+