Utah QB Jake Bentley Replaces Cam Rising Following Apparent Injury Against USC
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Utah quarterback Jake Bentley replaced starter Cam Rising following an apparent injury early in the Utes’ game against the No. 20 USC Trojans.
The Utes hosted the Trojans at Rice-Eccles Stadium on Saturday, November 21.
With 14:45 left in the second quarter, Rising was strip-sacked by USC’s Marlon Tuipulotu.
The Trojans recovered the football and took possession at the Utah four-yard line.
After the play, Rising went to the sidelines and into the team’s medical tent.
Following a penalty and two plays, USC punched in a two-yard run for its first touchdown of the game.
The Trojans took a 10-3 lead with 14:04 remaining in the first half.
After USC’s kickoff, Bentley stepped onto the field in replacement of Rising.
During Rising’s time on the field, he was 3/6 passing for 45 yards and one interception.
On Bentley’s first series, he was 0/1 and the Utes punted.
USC vs. Utah is broadcast on ESPN and 700 AM.