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Utah's Mika Tafua named Pac-12 Defensive Lineman of the Week after 68-yard fumble recovery touchdown

Nov 18, 2019
No. 7 Utah football's Mika Tafua earned Pac-12 Defensive Lineman Player of the Week honors for his efforts, including a 68-yard fumble recovery touchdown, in the Ute's 49-3 win over UCLA. The return was Utah's fifth defensive touchdown of the season and is tied for the fourth-longest fumble return in school history. Tafua's four fumble recoveries are tied for first in FBS football and ranks first in the Pac-12 this season. The sophomore also added five tackles as the Utes cruised past the Bruins.