Cougars Stumble in Salt Lake City, Fall to Utah 49-6
Nov. 3, 2012
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Reggie Dunn returned a kickoff 100 yards for the third time in two weeks and John White rushed for 101 yards and two touchdowns as Utah defeated Washington State 49-6 Saturday.
The loss was the sixth straight for Washington State (2-7, 0-6 Pac-12), assuring coach Mike Leach of his first losing season.
Utah freshman Travis Wilson completed 17 of 21 passes for 171 yards, with two touchdowns and an interception.
Tuel, who set a school passing mark with 43 completions last week as Washington State took it down to the wire against nationally ranked Stanford, completed three of his first five passes for 41 yards Saturday, but was just 1 of 9 for 6 yards the rest of the quarter.
Leach pulled Tuel in the third quarter and inserted Connor Halliday, but Tuel finished the game, engineering the late TD drive to avoid a shutout.
Utah held a 453-255 advantage in total yards, limiting the nation's 120th-ranked rushing attack to minus-4 yards.
Marquess Wilson entered the game with 184 career receptions and needed 12 to set the school record of 195. He finished with five catches for 73 yards.
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