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Pac-12 Week 8 ends with record-setting performances; Colorado bowl eligibility

Holli Joyce, Contributor  |  Posted  Oct 23rd - 7:48pm

Bowl eligibility. Record-setting performances. Week 8 in the Pac-12 had it all.

Utah moves up to No. 17 in AP, No. 16 in Coaches Poll

Josh Furlong  |  Posted  Oct 23rd - 12:14pm

Utah jumped up again in the national rankings Sunday after beating UCLA on the road in a 52-45 victory.

ESPN's 'College GameDay' coming back to Salt Lake City

Josh Furlong  |  Posted  Oct 22nd - 9:28pm

The University of Utah welcomes back ESPN’s College GameDay Saturday.

Social media reacts to Joe Williams' school-record, Utah's 52-45 win over UCLA

Holli Joyce, Contributor  |  Posted  Oct 22nd - 9:28pm

Utah running back Joe Williams nearly broke the internet during the Utes’ 52-45 shootout with UCLA (3-5, 1-4 Pac-12) at the Rose Bowl Saturday.

Joe Williams runs wild in No. 19 Utah's 52-45 win over UCLA

Greg Beacham, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 22nd - 7:30pm

Five years after Utah running back Joe Williams and UCLA quarterback Mike Fafaul left Fork Union Military Academy together, they both posted record-breaking performances on the same wild afternoon.

Grading Utah's shootout 52-45 win over UCLA

Josh Furlong  |  Posted  Oct 22nd - 7:21pm

Utah won a shootout game on the road Saturday, beating the UCLA Bruins 52-45. The win gives Utah its seventh win of the season and a tie for first with Colorado in the South division.

Williams sets new school record in Utah's shootout win over UCLA

Robert Jackson  |  Posted  Oct 22nd - 6:27pm

Utah running back Joe Williams ran 29 times for 332 yards, surpassing the old school record of 254 set by Mike Anderson against Fresno State in 1999 as Utah outlasted UCLA 52-45 in a high scoring shootout. Here are my instant observations following Utah's win.

Game Center: No. 19 Utah at UCLA  |  Posted  Oct 22nd - 2:00pm

Follow along as the No. 19 Utah Utes take on the UCLA Bruins at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California with's live Game Center.

Scouting the UCLA Bruins

Stephen Lindsey  |  Posted  Oct 21st - 12:47pm

UCLA is 3-4, injured and struggling, having lost two in a row, yet is still a seven-point favorite this week against Utah. Can the Utes get it done in the Rose Bowl?

Runnin' Utes picked to finish 8th in Pac-12

Josh Furlong  |  Posted  Oct 21st - 11:01am

Coming off a second-place finish in the Pac-12 last season, the Runnin’ Utes are predicted to finish eighth in the conference for the 2016-17 season.

KSL Pick'em: College football week 8 staff selections

Robert Jackson  |  Posted  Oct 20th - 10:25am

This week's schedule gets underway tonight as BYU travels north to take on Boise State. The rest of the week's games take place on Saturday, with No. 19 Utah facing UCLA in the Rose Bowl, Utah State hosting Fresno State, No. 1 Alabama playing against No. 6 Texas A&M, and No. 20 Western Michigan playing Eastern Michigan.

Out of retirement, Williams' 'decision more for the team than myself'

Josh Furlong  |  Posted  Oct 19th - 10:46am

At 23 years old, Joe Williams had given up his hopes of playing football at the collegiate level and was planning on the next phase of his life once he graduated from the University of Utah in the fall with a degree in sociology.

Kubiak on Booker: 'We've got to get him some opportunities'

Adam Cichoski  |  Posted  Oct 19th - 8:58am

Broncos head coach Gary Kubiak believes it's time to get former Utah running back Devontae Booker more carries moving forward.

3 observations from Night with the Runnin' Utes

Stephen Lindsey  |  Posted  Oct 18th - 10:20pm

Night with the Runnin' Utes showcases the old and the new.

Aggie fans score season high in Week 7 of KSL's College Football Pick'em

Robert Jackson  |  Posted  Oct 18th - 11:40am

Although Utah State fans had a bye in Week 7, their fan base scored a season high 30 points per game in KSL's College Football Pick'em. Aggie fans picked 92 percent of all of its games correctly.

Alex Smith highlights Utah locals in the NFL Week 6

Stephen Lindsey  |  Posted  Oct 18th - 9:58am

Alex Smith broke a Chiefs record Sunday, completing 19 of his 22 passes to help the Chiefs beat Oakland 26-10.

Utah’s mettle to be tested in hardest part of schedule

Josh Furlong  |  Posted  Oct 17th - 10:17am

As one of a select few teams already bowl eligible following a 19-14 victory over Oregon State Saturday, Utah is enjoying another successful season in the Pac-12.

Utah, Washington only bowl eligible Pac-12 teams after Week 7

Holli Joyce, Contributor  |  Posted  Oct 17th - 7:38am

Halfway through the season, just two Pac-12 teams are bowl eligible, and the conference standings aren’t what we predicted in preseason.

SportsBeat: Cougars edge Bulldogs; Utes tops Beavers  |  Posted  Oct 16th - 11:34pm

The Beehive State’s week in college football started early this weekend, with BYU’s 28-21 win over Mississippi State on Friday night, and continued Saturday with Utah's win at Oregon State.

Utes move up to No. 19 in latest AP Poll, No. 18 in Coaches Poll

Josh Furlong  |  Posted  Oct 16th - 12:13pm

Despite the “weird” feel to Utah’s 19-14 win over Oregon State Saturday, the Utes moved up in the national rankings for the second consecutive week.