Utes conquer state rivals

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.