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Kyle Whittingham Gets Hoisted On Utah Players’ Shoulders After Win Over ASU

Oct 17, 2021, 12:28 AM
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Kyle Whittingham head coach of the Utah Utes walks with his players during warmups before their game against the Washington State Cougars September 25, 2021 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 – Head coach Kyle Whittingham was hoisted by the Utah football players after their 35-21 win over No. 18 Arizona State.

Normally after a win, the team will gather in the locker room and sing the Utah fight song and will dump water all over the room but not this time.

The team started dancing and cheering in the locker room before the players lifted him up on their shoulders.

Utah scored 28 unanswered points in the second half and shutout ASU in the second half. The Utes trailed 21-7 at the halftime break.

Cam Rising completed 21 of his 33 pass attempts for 247 yards, two touchdowns and two interceptions, while rushing for 59 yards and another TD.

Tavion Thomas finished with 20 carries for 84 yards and a touchdown.

Utah improved their record to 4-2 overall and 3-0 in Pac-12 play. They will hit the road on Saturday, October 23 to face Oregon State. Kickoff is at 5:30 p.m. MT on the Pac-12 Network.

Trevor Allen is a Utah Utes Insider for KSLSports.com, Co-Host of Faith, Family and Football podcast with Clark Phillips III and host of the Crimson Corner podcast. Follow him on Twitter: @TrevorASports.

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