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Clark Phillips III Seals Utah Victory Over Washington State With 54-Yard Pick-Six

Sep 25, 2021, 4:01 PM

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Clark Phillips III #8 of the Utah Utes runs back an interception for a touchdown, as he is chased by Liam Ryan #63 and Max Borghi #21 of the Washington State Cougars during their game 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 cornerback Clark Phillips III sealed a victory for his team with a 54-yard pick-six during the fourth quarter against the Washington State Cougars.

The Utes hosted the Cougars at Rice-Eccles Stadium on Saturday, September 25.

With 2:19 left in the game, Phillips intercepted Washington State quarterback Jarrett Guarantano and returned the ball 54 yards to the end zone.

Phillips touchdown gave the Utes a 24-13 lead.

It was Phillips’ second career interception. His first pick came against Washington State in 2020 and was also returned for a touchdown.

The freshman cornerback finished the game with six total tackles, four solo tackles, one interception, and a touchdown.

Utah improved to 2-2 on the season and 1-0 in Pac-12 games with the win.

The Utes’ next game is against the USC Trojans on October 9.

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