Utes conquer state rivals

Brian Johnson completed 18 of 21 passes for 276 yards and two touchdowns as the Utah Utes topped the Utah State Aggies 31-7 on Saturday night.

The Utes defeated their state rivals as 24-point favorites at home but the game ended in a push. The game’s final score fell UNDER the posted total (51.5).

Johnson also ran for 66 yards and picked up a touchdown on the ground, while Brice McCain ran for 73 yards and a touchdown on 13 carries for the Utes.

John Madsen caught eight passes for 160 yards and two touchdowns in the win.

Ryan Bohm ran for 56 yards and a touchdown in the loss for the Aggies.