2013 Utah Utes football team

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2013 Utah Utes football
Utah Utes logo.svg
Conference Pac-12 Conference
Division South Division
2013 record 5–7 (2–7 Pac-12)
Head coach Kyle Whittingham (9th season)
Co-offensive coordinator Brian Johnson (2nd season)
Co-offensive coordinator Dennis Erickson (1st season)
Offensive scheme Multiple
Defensive coordinator Kalani Sitake (5th season)
Base defense 4–3
Home stadium Rice-Eccles Stadium
(Capacity: 45,017)
Seasons
← 2012
2014 →
2013 Pac-12 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
North Division
No. 11 Stanford xy$   7 2         11 3  
No. 9 Oregon x   7 2         11 2  
No. 25 Washington   5 4         9 4  
Oregon State   4 5         7 6  
Washington State   4 5         6 7  
California   0 9         1 11  
South Division
No. 21 Arizona State x   8 1         10 4  
No. 16 UCLA   6 3         10 3  
No. 19 USC   6 3         10 4  
Arizona   4 5         8 5  
Utah   2 7         5 7  
Colorado   1 8         4 8  
Championship: Stanford 38, Arizona State 14
  • $ – BCS representative as conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
  • y – Championship game participant
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2013 Utah Utes football team represented the University of Utah during the 2013 NCAA Division I FBS football season. The team was coached by ninth year head coach Kyle Whittingham and played their home games in Rice-Eccles Stadium in Salt Lake City, Utah. They were members of the South Division of the Pac-12 Conference.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent Site TV Result Attendance
August 29 6:00 p.m. Utah State* Rice-Eccles StadiumSalt Lake City, UT (Beehive Boot/Battle of the Brothers) FS1 W 30–26   45,237
September 7 12:00 p.m. Weber State* Rice-Eccles Stadium • Salt Lake City, UT P12N W 70–7   45,053
September 14 8:00 p.m. Oregon Statedagger Rice-Eccles Stadium • Salt Lake City, UT FS1 L 48–51 OT  45,221
September 21 8:15 p.m. at BYU* LaVell Edwards StadiumProvo, UT (Holy War) ESPN2 W 20–13   63,470
October 3 8:00 p.m. No. 12 UCLA Rice-Eccles Stadium • Salt Lake City, UT FS1 L 27–34   45,272
October 12 4:00 p.m. No. 5 Stanford Rice-Eccles Stadium • Salt Lake City, UT P12N W 27–21   45,372
October 19 8:00 p.m. at Arizona Arizona StadiumTucson, AZ P12N L 24–35   50,871
October 26 2:00 p.m. at USC Los Angeles Memorial ColiseumLos Angeles, CA P12N L 3–19   64,715
November 9 2:00 p.m. No. 23 Arizona State Rice-Eccles Stadium • Salt Lake City, UT P12N L 19–20   45,183
November 16 2:00 p.m. at No. 6 Oregon Autzen StadiumEugene, OR FS1 L 21–44   56,481
November 23 1:30 p.m. at Washington State Martin StadiumPullman, WA P12N L 37–49   23,112
November 30 12:00 p.m. Colorado Rice-Eccles Stadium • Salt Lake City, UT (Rumble in the Rockies) P12N W 24–17   45,023
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game. All times are in Mountain Time.

Rankings[edit]

Ranking movements
Legend: ██ Increase in ranking. ██ Decrease in ranking.
NR = Not ranked. RV = Received votes. ( ) = First place votes.
Week
Poll Pre 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 Final 
AP NR NR NR NR NR NR NR RV RV NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR 
Coaches' NR NR RV NR RV RV NR RV NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR 
Harris Not released RV NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR Not released 
BCS Not released NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR Not released

Game summaries[edit]

Utah State[edit]

Utah State at Utah
1 234Total
Aggies 3 1463 26
Utes 14 0106 30
Sources:[1]
Overall record Last meeting Result
77–29–4 2012 Utah State, 27–20 OT

Weber State[edit]

Weber State at Utah
1 234Total
Wildcats 0 070 7
Utes 14 35147 70
Sources:[2]
Overall record Last meeting Result
3–0 2008 Utah, 37–21

Oregon State[edit]

Oregon State at Utah
1 234OTTotal
Beavers 10 1014116 51
Utes 0 1014213 48
Sources:[3]
Overall record Last meeting Result
6–10–1 2012 Oregon State, 21–7

BYU[edit]

Utah at BYU
1 234Total
Utes 3 1007 20
Cougars 0 067 13
Sources:[4]
Overall record Last meeting Result
56–34–4 2012 Utah, 24–21

UCLA[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
#12 Bruins 7 14 3 10 34
Utes 14 3 0 10 27

In this series, UCLA has a 9–2 overall record and 3–2 in Salt Lake City. Utah has won two of the last three games with UCLA (2007 and 2011, under Kyle Whittingham). UCLA won last year 21–14.

1st quarter scoring: UCLA – Jordon James 1-yard run (Ka'imi Fairbairn kick); Utah – Dres Anderson 54-yard pass from Travis Wilson (Andy Phillips kick); Utah – Sean Fitzgerald 6-yard pass from Wilson (Phillips kick)

2nd quarter scoring: UCLA – Brett Hundley 7-yard pass to Devin Fuller (Fairbairn kick); UCLA – Jordan Payton 17-yard pass from Hundley (Fairbairn kick); Utah – Phillips 44-yard field goal

3rd quarter scoring: UCLA – Fairbairn 33-yard field goal

4th quarter scoring: Utah – Keith McGill 19-yard interception of Hundley pass (Phillips); UCLA – Fairbairn 47-yard field goal; UCLA – Hundley 36-yard run (Fairbairn kick); UCLA – Hundley 36-yard run (Fairbairn kick); Utah – Phillips 44-yard field goal

Stanford[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
#5 Cardinal 14 0 0 7 21
Utes 14 7 3 3 27

1st quarter scoring: STAN – T. Gaffney 1-yard run (J. Williamson kick); UTAH – Karl Williams 4-yard pass from Travis Wilson (Andy Phillips kick); STAN – T. Montgomery 100-yard kickoff return (Williamson kick); UTAH – Dres Anderson 51-yard pass from Wilson (Phillips kick)

2nd quarter scoring: UTAH – Anderson 3-yard run (Phillips kick)

3rd quarter scoring: UTAH – Phillips 23-yard field goal

4th quarter scoring: UTAH – Phillips 48-yard field goal; STAN – D. Cajuste 7-yard pass from K. Hogan (Williamson kick)

Arizona[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Utes 7 0 14 3 24
Wildcats 7 13 0 15 35

USC[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Utes 3 0 0 0 3
Trojans 7 9 3 0 19

1st quarter scoring: UTAH – Andy Phillips 42-yard field goal; USC – Nelson Agholor 30-yard pass from Cody Kessler (Andre Heidari kick)

2nd quarter scoring: USC – Heidari 35-yard field goal; USC – Heidari 38-yard field goal; USC – Heidari 28-yard field goal

3rd quarter scoring: USC – Heidari 40-yard field goal

4th quarter scoring: None

Arizona State[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
#23 Sun Devils 7 0 0 13 20
Utes 6 3 10 0 19

Oregon[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Utah 0 7 7 7 21
#6 Oregon 10 7 20 7 44

Oregon leads the series with Utah 18-8 (0.692). The series began in 1933 at Oregon, Oregon 23, Utah 7. The last meeting was the 2009 game at Oregon, Oregon 31, Utah 24.[5]

1st quarter scoring: ORE – De'Anthony Thomas 8-yard pass from Marcus Mariota (Matt Wogan kick); ORE – Wogan 31-yard field goal

2nd quarter scoring: UTAH – Jake Murphy 34-yard pass from Adam Schulz (Andy Phillips kick); ORE – Josh Huff 5-yard pass from Mariota (Wogan kick)

3rd quarter scoring: UTAH – Schulz 4-yard run (Phillips kick); ORE – Thomas 86-yard kick return (Wogan kick missed); ORE – John Mundt 14-yard pass from Mariota (Wogan kick); ORE – Byron Marshall 17-yard run (Wogan kick)

4th quarter scoring: ORE – Marshall 16-yard run (Wogan kick); UTAH – Bubba Poole 10-yard run (Phillips kick)[6]

Washington State[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Utes 7 13 10 7 37
Cougars 21 12 10 6 49

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Utah State Aggies vs. Utah Utes (August 29, 2013)". Statbroadcast.com. Retrieved August 29, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Weber State Wildcats at Utah Utes (September 7, 2013)". Statbroadcast.com. Retrieved September 7, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Oregon State Beavers at Utah Utes (September 14, 2013)". Statbroadcast.com. Retrieved September 14, 2013. 
  4. ^ "Utah Utes at BYU Cougars (September 21, 2013)". Statbroadcast.com. Retrieved September 21, 2013. 
  5. ^ "Oregon vs Utah Series". Collegefootball.bz. Retrieved November 11, 2013. 
  6. ^ "Utah Utes vs. Oregon Ducks - Box Score". ESPN. November 16, 2013. Retrieved November 19, 2013.