Utah ... 17 ... 13 ... 14 ... 14 58
Utah St. ... 7 ... 0 ... 3 ... 0 10
Utah St. (12:14): Otis Nelson 9-yard pass from Sean Setzer (Peter Caldwell kick)
4 plays, 24 yards, 1:22
KEY PLAY: John Peel fumbles Caldwell's punt and Geno Odong recovers and races to the Utah 24.
Utah (8:09): Matt Asiata 4-yard run (Louie Sakoda kick)
10 plays, 80 yards, 4:06
KEY PLAY: Brent Casteel hauls in a 40-yard pass from Brian Johnson to convert third-and-10.
Utah (3:45): Sakoda 48-yard field goal
6 plays, 9 yards, 2:39
KEY PLAY: On third-and-21, Johnson finds Darrell Mack for an 8-yard gain to put Utah on the Utah St. 31.
Utah (3:34): Elijah Wesson 20-yard fumble return (Sakoda kick)
KEY PLAY: Curtis Marsh fumbles the kickoff and Wesson takes advantage.
Utah (10:30): Sakoda 35-yard field goal
13 plays, 50 yards, 6:51
KEY PLAY: On fourth-and-1, Johnson runs up the middle for two yards to keep the drive rolling.
Utah (8:57): Sakoda 24-yard field goal
4 plays, 6 yards, 1:22
KEY PLAY: Derrick Shelby recovers Diondre Borel's fumble after a Paul Kruger sack.
Utah (:28): Freddie Brown 10-yard pass from Johnson (Sakoda kick)
12 plays, 74 yards, 3:58
KEY PLAY: Instead of punting, Louie Sakoda hits R.J. Stanford for a 9-yard gain on fourth-and-3.
Utah St. (12:49): Caldwell 20-yard field goal
7 plays, 21 yards, 1:59
KEY PLAY: Borel finds Marsh for a 16-yard gain.
Utah (8:20): Colt Sampson 8-yard pass from Johnson (Sakoda kick)
9 plays, 77 yards, 4:26
KEY PLAY: Bradon Godfrey catches a 13-yard Johnson pass and Utah St. commits a 15-yard penalty.
Utah (4:25): Asiata 4-yard run (Sakoda kick)
6 plays, 54 yards, 2:21
KEY PLAY: The Aggies help out again with another 15-yard penalty tacked on Johnson's 8-yard run.
Utah (8:40): Asiata 3-yard run (Sakoda)
13 plays, 80 yards, 7:03
KEY PLAY: Eddie Wide picks up 17 yards along the left side to get to the Utah St. 19.
Utah (3:19): Ray Stowers 2-yard run (Sakoda kick)
7 plays, 48 yards, 4:02
The Utes displayed improved consistency. They piled up 29 first downs and were never forced to punt the entire night.
It was an overall stellar performance by Utah. Paul Kruger had four sacks, and USU's only scores came when the Aggies benefitted from short fields.
The Utes' punt returns were poor, but kicker Louie Sakoda, as always, was great.
The Aggies had just 27 yards rushing and 89 yards passing and managed only eight first downs on the night. They also lost two fumbles and had an interception.
Utah State gave up 233 yards rushing and another 213 yards through the air, allowing Utah to pile up 29 first downs.
The Aggies' first touchdown was set up by a fumble recovery their first punt.
Date ... Opponent ... Result
Aug. 30 ... at Michigan ... W, 25-23
Sept. 6 ... UNLV ... W, 42-21
Sept. 13 ... at Utah St. ... W, 58-10
Sept. 20 ... at Air Force ...
Sept. 27 ... Weber St. ...
Oct. 2 ... Oregon St. ...
Oct. 11 ... at Wyoming ...
Oct. 18 ... Colorado St. ...
Nov. 1 ... at New Mexico ...
Nov. 8 ... TCU ...
Nov. 15 ... at San Diego St. ...
Nov. 22 ... BYU ...
Overall: 3-0 Conference: 1-0