Big-5 futures

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

BYU (5-5)

Opponent: New Mexico

Location: Provo

Day: Saturday

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.

Utah (8-2)

Opponent: San Diego State

Location: San Diego

Day: Saturday

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)

Opponent: Idaho

Location: Logan

Day: Saturday

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

Day: Saturday

Time: 1 p.m.

TV: none

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)

Season over

Dixie State (2-8)

Season over

Snow College (8-2)

Next: Top of the Mountains Bowl, vs. TBD, at Rio Tinto Stadium, Dec. 4, noon