Utah WR Britain Covey Scores First Touchdown Since 2018 Season

Dec 5, 2020, 10:45 PM | Updated: 10:50 pm
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Utah Utes wide receiver Britain Covey (18) tries to split Oregon State Beavers defensive back Nahshon Wright (2) and Oregon State Beavers linebacker Avery Roberts (34) Utah and Oregon State play a college football game at Rice-Eccles Stadium in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Dec. 5, 2020. (Courtesy of Scott G Winterton, Deseret News)
(Courtesy of Scott G Winterton, Deseret News)

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Utah wide receiver Britan Covey scored his first touchdown since the 2018 season during the Utes’ game against the Oregon State Beavers.

The Utes hosted the Beavers at Rice-Eccles Stadium on Saturday, December 5.

With 6:22 remaining in the third quarter, Utah quarterback Jake Bentley connected with Covey for an eight-yard touchdown.

Covey’s touchdown reception stretched the Utes’ lead to 23-10.

It was the senior receiver’s first score since the 2018 season.

Covey’s last touchdown reception came on October 20, 2018, in a 41-28 win over the USC Trojans.

The catch gave him four receptions for 54 yards and a touchdown against the Beavers.

He also had two carries for seven yards.

Bentley’s toss was his first touchdown of the game.

He was started 16/23 passing for 163 yards and a touchdown. After the score, Bentley’s passer rating was 143.4.

Utah’s game against Oregon State is broadcast on ESPN and 700 AM.

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