First down: The Utes held a situational scrimmage Saturday at Rice-Eccles Stadium. They ran 65 plays and did extensive special teams work.

Head-turner: Utah coach Kyle Whittingham noted that defensive ends Koa Misi and Paul Kruger played well. He said wide receiver David Reed also did some good things.

Injury report: Running back Matt Asiata (ankle sprain) didn't see any live action, and Whittingham announced that Darrell Mack had moved ahead of him on the depth chart.