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#12 Utah Football Set For Homecoming Game vs. Oregon State Saturday

Sep 26, 2022

The No. 12 University of Utah Football team is set to take on Oregon State on Saturday, Oct. 1 in Rice-Eccles Stadium for its annual Homecoming Game. The game is set to kick off at 12 p.m. MT on Pac-12 Networks.

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Utah is 108-36 (.750) in Rice-Eccles Stadium (1998-present), recording its 100th win in the historic stadium in 2020. Utah is 80-25 in RES during the Kyle Whittingham era, including four undefeated home seasons in 2008 (6-0), 2009 (6-0), 2019 (7-0) and 2021 (6-0). Utah has won 21 of its last 22 home games, which includes a streak of 11 in a row from Oct. 6, 2018 – Nov. 30, 2019.

•    Utah's game against Oregon State will be the Utes' 97th as a member of the Pac-12 Conference.
•    The Utes currently rank third in the FBS in passing yards allowed (132.8).     
•    Saturday's game will be the 25th meeting between the Utes and the Beavers with Utah winning five of the last six games.    
•    With a win, Utah will win its 55th Pac-12 Conference game.
•    Head coach Kyle Whittingham is three wins away from 150 career victories.    

•    Utah is currently 54-42 (.562) all-time in Pac-12 games since joining the league in 2011.
•    The Utes lead the Pac-12 in first downs defense (51), passing yards allowed (132.8), scoring defense (14.0), team passing efficiency (168.89), team passing efficiency defense (93.47), total defense (244.0) and time of possession (33:53).
•    Utah is the only team in the Pac-12 and is one of five Power Five programs ranked in the top-20 in the FBS in both scoring offense (19th in the FBS, 42.0 ppg) and scoring defense (13th in the FBS, 14.0 ppg allowed).
•    Utah is 65-22 when ranked in the AP Poll during the Kyle Whittingham era.
•    Utah has eight consecutive years of winning seasons, dating back to 2014. The Utes have finished with a winning season in 15 of Whittingham's 17 years as head coach.
•    Utah was picked to finish first in the Pac-12 in the preseason poll, receiving 26 first-place votes.
•    The Utes have won the Pac-12 South Title four times (2021, 2019, 2018, shared title in 2015), including three in the last four seasons, winning the championship game in 2021.
•    Utah ranked No. 7 in the Preseason AP Poll, the highest preseason ranking in program history.
•    Utah has sold out Rice-Eccles Stadium in 72 consecutive games, dating back to the 2010 season opener. Utah increased its capacity to 51,444 with the Ken Garff Red Zone in 2021.