Recap - Utes Defeat California 49-27
|Recap - Utes Defeat California 49-27|
John White tore up the turf for 105 rushing yards on Saturday to lead the Utes to a 49-27 win over the Golden Bears at Rice-Eccles Stadium.
Utah was the ATS victor, as they covered the 2-point spread as a favorite. Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 45.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Travis Wilson completed 16 of 24 pass attempts for 156 yards for the Utes in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Golden Bears defense.
Brendan Bigelow rushed for 66 yards for California, while Isi Sofele added 47 yards. Zach Maynard threw for 288 yards for the Golden Bears, while receivers Chris Harper and Richard Rodgers had 86 and 76 yards respectively.
California outgained Utah 441-344 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 22-19 by the Utes.
California lost the time of possession battle 37:38/22:22, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Next game, Utah takes its act home to face Washington State looking for another win. For California, they head home to face Washington.