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Utah RB Tavion Thomas Bursts For Touchdown During Rose Bowl Game

Jan 1, 2022, 4:27 PM | Updated: 5:06 pm

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Tavion Thomas #9 of the Utah Utes celebrates after scoring a rushing touchdown against the Ohio State Buckeyes during the second quarter in the Rose Bowl Game at Rose Bowl Stadium on January 01, 2022 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images)

(Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images)

PASADENA, Calif. – Utah Utes running back Tavion Thomas burst through an open hole for a touchdown during the Rose Bowl Game against Ohio State.

The No. 11 Utes played the No. 6 Buckeyes at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California on Saturday, January 1.

Thomas grew up in Dayton, Ohio as a fan of Ohio State football.

With 9:07 remaining in the first half, Thomas found a massive hole in the offensive line and ran six yards into the end zone for six points.

Thomas’ run stretched the Utes’ lead to 21-7.

The touchdown capped a nine-play, 79-yard drive that lasted 5:10.

Following the score, Thomas had six carries for 24 yards and a touchdown.

Thomas entered the contest with 186 rushes for 1,041 yards and 20 touchdowns this season.

The Rose Bowl Game between Utah and Ohio State is broadcast on ESPN and 700 AM.

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