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John Penisini Forces Fumble; Utah Settles For Field Goal

Nov 2, 2019, 2:47 PM
(Photo by Tom Walko/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)...
(Photo by Tom Walko/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)
(Photo by Tom Walko/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)

SEATTLE, Wash. – After giving up a touchdown on Washington’s opening drive, Utah’s defense came up big. Defensive tackle John Penisini tackled Huskies quarterback Jacob Eason, while poking the ball loose.

Utes defensive end Mika Tafua recovered the fumble and Utah took over in Washington territory at their 15-yard line.

Utah couldn’t get much going on offense as they had a four yard rush by Derrick Vickers before Tyler Huntley was sacked for a one-yard loss.

On third down, Vickers was only able to rush one more yard before Jadon Redding nailed a 31-yard field goal to trim Utah’s deficit to 7-3 early in the second quarter.

Utah was only able to rack up 34 yards of total offense in the first quarter, 30 passing and 4 rushing. The offensive line was struggling as they allowed three sacks.

Washington posted 71 yards in the opening quarter, including an 11-yard touchdown pass from Jacob Eason to wide receiver Jordan Chin.

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