Utah WR Bryan Thompson Scores Touchdown On First Career Rush

Dec 19, 2020, 2:27 PM | Updated: 5:34 pm
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Bryan Thompson #1 of the Utah Utes celebrates scoring a touchdown with teammate Solomon Enis #21 during their game against the Washington State Cougars on December 19, 2020 at Rice Eccles Stadium in Salt Lake City, Utah. (Photo by Chris Gardner/Getty Images)
(Photo by Chris Gardner/Getty Images)

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Utah wide receiver Bryan Thompson scored a rushing touchdown on the first rush attempt of his college career during the Utes’ game against the Washington State Cougars.

The Utes hosted the Cougars at Rice-Eccles Stadium on Saturday, December 19.

With 55 seconds left in the third quater, Thompson received a handoff off from quarterback Drew Lisk on an end-around play.

Thompson sprinted into the end zone for a nine-yard touchdown run.

The score cut Washington State’s lead to 28-21.

Thompson’s run capped off an eight-play, 68-yard drive that took 3:38 off the clock.

Earlier in the game, the junior wide receiver had two catches for 32 yards.

Utah’s first touchdown of the game came during the second quarter on a 91-yard touchdown pass from Jake Bentley to Britain Covey.

The second touchdown for the Utes came during the third quarter on a five-yard touchdown run by Ty Jordan.

Washington State owned a 28-21 lead at the end of the third quarter.

Utah’s game against Washington State is broadcast on FS1 and 700 AM.

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