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Saturday, July 20, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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Jacob Thorpe’s Keys to the Game

1: What went wrong

The first quarter. Washington State’s first play of its second drive was an interception that was returned for a touchdown. The punt on the ensuing drive was returned for another Utah score. Throw in a 76-yard touchdown run and that quarter was almost enough to win the game for the Utes.


Redshirt freshman CB Charleston White. When the Cougars took the lead with 4:58 left there was still time for Utah to put together a winning drive. In fact, the Utes had two more drives needing only a field goal to win. During both drives Utah QB Travis Wilson targeted his best receiver, Dres Anderson, on fourth down and both times White batted the ball away.

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