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Top performers: Utah vs Washington

Top performers: Utah vs Washington

By Clint Durfey, Contributor | Posted - Oct. 1, 2011 at 8:58 p.m.

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SALT LAKE CITY -- Washington rolled Utah in the Utes' first ever home Pac-12 game. Once again turnovers played a big role in the football game, however this time Utah found themselves on the negative side of the turnover margin.

Here are some of the top performers of the game:

Chris Polk

Chris Polk led the way for the Huskies. Polk had key rushed though out the game grabbing big yards and eating up the clock. Polk took control of the game in the second half. In the first the half Polk rushed for only 56 yards, but he was able to finish the game with 189 yards.

Washington Offensive Line

The Washington offensive line stepped up big for the Huskies. In the second half the Huskies won the battle in the trenches. Providing huge holes for rushing opportunities and leaving the Utah defense on the field the majority of the half.

DeVonte Christopher

DeVonte Christopher may be the only Ute who had a decent game. Christopher appeared to play hard through out the game. Despite the quarterback change Christopher had 5 receptions for 125 yards.

Keith Price

Keith Price played a great game and led the Huskies to a win. Price was noticeably in pain yet fought through it and stayed in the game. Price was able to capitalize on turnovers, make great reads and picked up key yards on the ground. Price finished the game 22-30 for 226 yards.

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