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Utah fans happy about blowout win over Colorado State

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Utah fans happy about blowout win over Colorado State

By Josh Furlong | Posted - Dec. 20, 2014 at 5:48 p.m.



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SALT LAKE CITY — It was all Utah in the Royal Purple Las Vegas Bowl Saturday as the Utes beat Colorado State 45-10 in a lopsided affair. The win gave Utah its ninth win of the season and first postseason win in three years.

Utah making big showing, one that figures to register with preseason pollsters. Pretty much sure-thing top-25 heading into 2015. — Ted Miller (@TedMillerRK) December 20, 2014

This game isn't even fair! #Utes 🙌 — Keenyn Walker (@Keenyn_Walker) December 20, 2014

> Welcome to the clinic. The utah utes clinic being put on for Colorado state currently. > > — Drew Shmurda (@andrew\_lyman) [December 20, 2014](https://twitter.com/andrew_lyman/status/546449521082138624)

> Wow this is weird. Blowing out an opponent. I was looking forward to a heart attack. [\#UTES](https://twitter.com/hashtag/UTES?src=hash) > > — Fear the Beard (@WalkUte) [December 20, 2014](https://twitter.com/WalkUte/status/546449765299269632)

Utah jumped out to a quick 14-0 lead on Colorado State to start the first quarter following an impressive trick play from Jason Thompson, Travis Wilson and Kaelin Clay. Utah managed 21 points in the first quarter, which is a Las Vegas Bowl record.

What a start by the #Utes. A reverse double pass to Kaelin Clay puts the Utes in the redzone after a single play. — Talon Chappell (@TalonChappell) December 20, 2014

> OH MY GOSH! What an awesome play to start the Utes off!! WOOHOO! > > — Michele Henderson (@equnmty) [December 20, 2014](https://twitter.com/equnmty/status/546405699417546752)

> Those tricky Utes. Travis Wilson scores an 8-yd TD after this trick play. 7-0 Utah. [\#LasVegasBowl](https://twitter.com/hashtag/LasVegasBowl?src=hash) > > — ESPN CollegeFootball (@ESPNCFB) [December 20, 2014](https://twitter.com/ESPNCFB/status/546406434028929025)

> ABC HAS REPLAYED UTAH'S TRICK PLAY MORE TIMES THAN CSU HAS OFFENSIVE YARDS IN THIS GAME. > > — TheJazzyUte (@TheJazzyUte) [December 20, 2014](https://twitter.com/TheJazzyUte/status/546407772158312448)

Despite the criticism of the offense and Travis Wilson this season, Utah put together an impressive offensive performance against a Mountain West Conference team. Wilson finished the game throwing 17-of-26 passes for 158 yards and one touchdown, but added 91 yards rushing and three touchdown on 11 carries.

There he goes again. Travis Wilson trotts into the endzone for his 3rd rushing TD of the day and the #Utes have a commanding 38-10 lead. — Talon Chappell (@TalonChappell) December 20, 2014

Devontae Booker added 162 rushing yards and one touchdown on 26 carries for Utah's second-most productive offensive player. Booker made some impressive catches and runs in Utah's win.

HOW DOES BOOKER MAKE THESE CATCHES? — Caleb (@FortyUter) December 20, 2014

> Booker with the most impressive 2-yard loss of the year. > > — Kyle Bonagura (@BonaguraESPN) [December 20, 2014](https://twitter.com/BonaguraESPN/status/546420349831610369)

> Breaks two tackles then hurdles a defender. [\#BookMode](https://twitter.com/hashtag/BookMode?src=hash) > > — Utah Football (@Utah\_Football) [December 20, 2014](https://twitter.com/Utah_Football/status/546422198760525824)

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Josh Furlong

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