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2016 Schedule
4-0, 1st in Pac 12 - South

Under-the-radar game of the week

In a loaded Week 5 slate, No. 18 Utah at Cal is an interesting matchup. The Bears are averaging 45.5 points per game, and the Utes are allowing just 15.8. Can the Utes improve to 5-0 with a road win? GameDay Final

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8hKevin Gemmell

Week 5 in the Pac-12: What to watch for

The biggest thing to watch for in the Pac-12 in Week 5 is a top-10 matchup between Washington and Stanford, but that's not all you should watch.

Surprise teams set to crash CFB's playoff party (1:06)

Are Utes a playoff contender?

Utah is quietly 4-0 after a 31-27 win over USC. Should the Utes be on our playoff radar? A trip to Cal is up next. Eliminator

Kevin Gemmell ESPN Staff Writer 

Asked if he would support his players should their raise their fist or take any other action during the national anthem, Utah head coach Kyle Whittingham said: "It's a free country, and if you have a desire to express yourself in a way that's not detrimental to the team, we're not going to hold anybody back. As for my own feelings, I don't really delve into that. I keep my opinions to myself on that type of thing."

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Utes among CFB's 'other guys'

Utah is among a group of teams crashing the College Football Playoff picture in what Ryan McGee calls the "The Rise of the Other Guys." These teams are a rung below the big brand names that can and will push them in the playoff hunt. A matchup with Washington looms next month. Flipping the field

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Utah trending up in ESPN’s rankings

For the second straight season, the Utes are 4-0, which hasn't happened since they started 4-0 for three straight seasons from 1928-30. Utah moves up eight spots to No. 17 this week. Power Rankings: Week 4

David Lombardi ESPN Staff Writer 

PAC-12 in the new AP Poll: 7. Stanford, 10. Washington, 18. Utah. The Utes move up 6 spots from No. 24.

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4dHeather Dinich

September provides CFP answers but leaves questions, too

The season's first month taught us that Bama is still the best, Louisville is legit and Houston has hope, but heading into October, there are lingering College Football Playoff questions.

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5dAdam Rittenberg

Coaching winners and losers from Week 4

Gus Malzahn got a huge win -- at the expense of fellow hot-seat staple Les Miles -- while Clay Helton saw his season continue spiraling downward. Plus, what Bobby Petrino's next move should be.

Norm Macdonald has seen enough players drop the ball too early (0:58)
Utah storms back to knock off USC in the final minute (1:44)

Kyle Bonagura ESPN Staff Writer 

What a finish in Salt Lake City, where No. 24 Utah came back to beat USC 31-27. With under a minute to go and facing fourth-and-1 from the USC 23-yard line, Utah could have sent out All-American kicker Andy Phillips to tie the game, but coach Kyle Whittingham elected to go for it. The Utes picked up the first down and QB Troy Williams hit WR Tim Patrick for an 18-yard game-winning touchdown on the next play. USC led by 14 early in the second half and with the loss, falls to 1-3 on the season. Utah remains undefeated at 4-0.

Patrick's TD is the game winner for Utah with 16 seconds left (0:39)
Utah somehow comes up with fumble recovery for a TD (1:32)

Team Stats

Passing Yards254.349th
Rushing Yards173.5Tied-71st
Points For27.3Tied-82nd
Points Against15.817th