UTAH UTES

Gay Breaks Pac-12 Championship Record With 53-Yard Field Goal

Nov 30, 2018, 8:24 PM | Updated: 10:29 pm
Kicker Matt Gay #97 of the Utah Utes kicks a point after touchdown against the Washington Huskies a...
Kicker Matt Gay #97 of the Utah Utes kicks a point after touchdown against the Washington Huskies at Husky Stadium on November 18, 2017 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)
(Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

SANTA CLARA, Calif. – Utah kicker Matt Gay tied up the Pac-12 Championship game at 3-all midway through the third quarter with a 53-yard field that just barely sailed over the top of the crossbar.

Gay, who won the Lou Groza Award for the nation’s top kicker last season, had a career long of 55-yards going into the game. For his career, Gay is now 8-of-11 from 50 yards and out. He was arguably the conference’s best kicker as he lead the Pac-12 in field goals made with 23 and field goals per game with 1.93. He has also been perfect in his career in PATs made with a flawless 83-for-83 record.

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