On a drive that started in the third quarter, the Utes finished it in the fourth with a 2-yard touchdown pass from Bryson Barnes to Landen King. The pivotal play of the drive was also courtesy of those two, as Barnes found King for a 20-yard completion on a third and 11 to get Utah to the 2 yard-line.
The score gave the Utes a new season high for points in a game and Barnes a career high for most touchdowns thrown in a game with four.
3:47 — After Miles Battle came up with an interception, the Utes had good field position but couldn’t get much going and had to settle for a 43-yard field goal from Cole Becker.
Utah 31, Arizona State 3
12:26 — On the first play of the drive, Ja’Quinden Jackson broke through for a 54-yard touchdown run to widen the lead. The excitement over the score was dampened as Jackson was tackled at the end of the run and stayed on the field for a time before limping off with assistance.
Utah 24, Arizona State 3
0:54 — Just before halftime, the Utes finally found the end zone again as Bryson Barnes connected with Munir McClain for a 20-yard touchdown, with McClain making a great catch for the score.
4:05 — The Arizona State defense settled in and Utah had a couple of costly mistakes in the early part of the second quarter, but the Utes finally added to their lead on a 30-yard field goal from Cole Becker.
Utah 14, Arizona State 3
3:08 — The Sun Devils were in great shape after a 79-yard kickoff return from Elijhah Badger, but with backup quarterback and BYU transfer Jacob Conover under center, ASU couldn’t do much and had to settle for a 35-yard field goal from Dario Longhetto.
Utah 14, Arizona State 0
6:37 — After a quick Arizona State three and out, Utah again went on an 8-play drive — this one 65 yards — that ended with a touchdown connection from Bryson Barnes to Devaughn Vele, this time from three yards out.
Utah 7, Arizona State 0
11:36 — The Utes got the ball first and marched down the field with ease, punctuating an 8 play, 72-yard drive with an 11-yard pass from Bryson Barnes to Devaughn Vele.
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