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Huntley Finds Moss For Utes First Touchdown Of Title Game

Running back Zack Moss #2 of the Utah Utes carries the ball against the Oregon Ducks during the first half of the Pac-12 Championship Game at Levi's Stadium on December 06, 2019 in Santa Clara, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

SANTA, CLARA, Calif. – Utah Utes quarterback Tyler Huntley found his high school teammate Zack Moss for a 24-yard touchdown in the Pac-12 Championship game.

It was the first touchdown of the game for the Utes after being shutout in the first half and Oregon dropped 20 points.

Utah’s offense was struggling throughout the opening half and desperately needed a score.

On the scoring drive, Utah faced a third down, they were able to convert with a catch by wide receiver Solomon Enis, who reached for the marker. It was Utah’s first, first down off of a third down. Utah was previously 0-6 on third down.

It’s the second receiving touchdown of the season for Moss, who also has a Pac-12-best 15 rushing scores. Through the third quarter, Moss had 14 carries for 77 yards, along two catches for 34 yards and the touchdown.

Huntley completed 10 of his 17 pass attempts for 120 yards, one touchdown and one interception. He also had 8 carries for 41 yards on the ground, midway through the third quarter.