Utes Fall 17-14 Against Southern Cal - Game Recap

Utes Fall 17-14 Against Southern Cal - Game Recap

Marc Tyler scampered through the Utah defense for 113 yards as Southern Cal handed the Utes a 17-14 defeat on Saturday at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum.

Southern Cal won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 7.5-point spread. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 51.5.

Matt Barkley completed 20 of 32 pass attempts for 264 yards for the Trojans in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Utes defense.

John White rushed for 56 yards for Utah, while Reggie Dunn added 51 yards. Jordan Wynn threw for 238 yards for the Utes, while receivers DeVonte Christopher and Dres Anderson had 136 and 77 yards respectively.

Southern Cal outgained Utah 416-319 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 23-19 by the Trojans.

The time of possession battle favored Southern Cal as their offense was on the field for 33:24, longer than the 26:36 of their opponents.

Southern Cal looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against Syracuse. Utah will aim to get back on the winning track at BYU.