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Utah’s Britain Covey Bursts 80 Yards For Touchdown On Punt Return Against SDSU

Sep 18, 2021, 5:32 PM | Updated: 6:11 pm
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Britain Covey #18 of the Utah Utes shakes a tackle attempt by Junior Walling #13 of the Oregon State Beavers on his way to returning a punt for a touchdown during their game December 5, 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 receiver and returner Britain Covey broke loose and returned a punt for a touchdown during the Utes’ game against the San Diego State Aztecs.

The Aztecs hosted the Utes at Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson, California on Saturday, September 18.

With 8:02 remaining in the first quarter, SDSU punted for the second time in the opening quarter.

Covey caught the punt before sprinting past a pair of Aztecs on the near sideline. After that, Covey was gone.

The touchdown gave the Utes a 7-0 lead.

It was Covey’s second punt return of the contest.

After the play, Covey had two returns for 97 yards and a touchdown.

The Utes entered the game with a 1-1 record on the season.

Utah’s game against San Diego State is broadcast on CBS Sports Network and 700 AM.

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