Utes open season with victory over Arizona
Quinton Ganther had a 47-yard touchdown reception and ran for 127 yards on 24 carries to lead the Utah Utes to a 27-24 win over the Arizona Wildcats on Friday.
The Utes were listed as 7-point favorites at home but failed to cover the spread on this day. The final score went OVER the posted over/under (45.5).
Brian Johnson completed 19 of 30 passes for 220 yards and a touchdown in the win, while Brent Casteel carried the ball four times for 74 yards including a 59-yard touchdown for the Utes.
Richard Kovalcheck went 21-for-37 for 255 yards and two touchdowns but was also picked off twice in the loss for the Wildcats.