The Utes had an awful snap and a targeting penalty, but forced four Brandon Dawkins turnovers to win 30-24 against the Wildcats.
Chris Hart recovered Arizona quarterback Brandon Dawkins' fumble at Utah's 20-yard line with 2:33 left, preserving the 23rd-ranked Utes' 30-24 victory Friday night in the Pac-12 opener for both schools.
Arizona QB Brandon Dawkins telegraphs his pass, and Utah's Javelin Guidry jumps the route for an easy 14-yard interception return for a touchdown to go up 10.
Utah's Marquise Blair gets ejected for a helmet-to-helmet hit and starts screaming at the Arizona fans.
Utah QB Troy Williams heaves a pass between two defenders on third and long to Demari Simpkins for the 37-yard gain. The Utes would score two plays later.
Utah attempts to punt deep in their end, but the snap veers off to the right and hits the up man, giving Arizona great field position.
|RK||Team||Rec||Pts||Trend||Last Week||Next Week|
|1||AlabamaALA(49)||0-0||1603||—||—||vs #3 Florida State W 24-7|
|2||Ohio StateOSU(5)||0-0||1512||—||—||@ Indiana W 49-21|
|3||Florida StateFSU(4)||0-0||1434||—||—||vs #1 Alabama L 24-7|
|4||USCUSC||0-0||1415||—||—||vs Western Michigan W 49-31|
|5||ClemsonCLEM(7)||0-0||1367||—||—||vs Kent State W 56-3|
|6||Penn StatePSU||0-0||1257||—||—||vs Akron W 52-0|
|7||WashingtonWASH||0-0||1245||—||—||@ Rutgers W 30-14|
|8||OklahomaOKLA||0-0||1237||—||—||vs UTEP W 56-7|
|9||MichiganMICH||0-0||959||—||—||vs #16 Florida W 33-17|
|10||WisconsinWIS||0-0||936||—||—||vs Utah State W 59-10|
|11||Oklahoma StateOKST||0-0||912||—||—||vs Tulsa W 59-24|
|12||LSULSU||0-0||834||—||—||vs BYU W 27-0|
|13||AuburnAUB||0-0||819||—||—||vs Georgia Southern W 41-7|
|14||StanfordSTAN||0-0||732||—||—||vs Rice W 62-7|
|15||GeorgiaUGA||0-0||701||—||—||vs Appalachian State W 31-10|
|16||FloridaFLA||0-0||681||—||—||vs #9 Michigan L 33-17|
|17||LouisvilleLOU||0-0||676||—||—||vs Purdue W 35-28|
|18||MiamiMIAMI||0-0||472||—||—||vs Bethune-Cookman W 41-13|
|19||Kansas StateKSU||0-0||339||—||—||vs Central Arkansas W 55-19|
|20||West VirginiaWVU||0-0||319||—||—||vs #22 Virginia Tech L 31-24|
|21||South FloridaUSF||0-0||247||—||—||@ San José State W 42-22|
|22||Virginia TechVT||0-0||235||—||—||vs #20 West Virginia W 31-24|
|23||TexasTEX||0-0||193||—||—||vs Maryland L 51-41|
|24||TennesseeTENN||0-0||155||—||—||vs Georgia Tech W 42-41|
|25||UtahUTAH||0-0||109||—||—||vs North Dakota W 37-16|
Dropped from rankings: Colorado 15, Western Michigan 18, San Diego State 25
Others receiving votes: Washington State 99, Colorado 72, TCU 58, Boise State 49, Notre Dame 49, Texas A&M 46, Pittsburgh 45, NC State 39, Oregon 37, Northwestern 25, Nebraska 23, Arkansas 22, Memphis 22, Mississippi State 19, San Diego State 18, Appalachian State 11, BYU 10, Georgia Tech 10, Tulsa 10, Wyoming 9, Western Michigan 8, Temple 8, North Carolina 8, Houston 7, Minnesota 6, Troy 6, Iowa 5, Louisiana Tech 4, Syracuse 3, Arizona 2, UCLA 1, Colorado State 1, Maryland 1, Michigan State 1, Toledo 1, Army 1