Social Media Goes Crazy After Utah Football Repeats As Pac-12 Champs

Dec 2, 2022, 10:39 PM | Updated: 10:43 pm
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Cameron Rising #7 and Devin Kaufusi #90 of the Utah Utes celebrate with the Schwabacher Trophy after defeating the USC Trojans in the Pac-12 Championship at Allegiant Stadium on December 02, 2022 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by David Becker/Getty Images)
(Photo by David Becker/Getty Images)

SALT LAKE CITY – The Utah Utes are back-to-back Pac-12 Champions after a 47-24 win over No. 4 USC in the conference title game in Las Vegas.

Social media went crazy after Utah defeated USC in the title game and punched their ticket back to the Rose Bowl.

Social Media Reacts To Utah Repeating As Pac-12 Champs

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USC quarterback Caleb Williams had letters painted on his fingernails that included profanity associated with Utah. The Utah football Twitter account took that photo and photoshopped “back” on both hands.

Kansas City Chiefs coach, former Ute and Kyle Whittingham’s son Alex Whittingham chimed in on Twitter.

A crazy stat appeared on social media following the game from ESPN. USC is 64-5 over the last 10 seasons when leading by 14 points or more. Four of those five losses are against Utah.

Former Utah standout and current pregame and postgame host on the KSL Sports Zone Christian Cox was fired up about his alma mater.

Former Ohio State star quarterback Cardale Jones tweeted that he is a big fan of the Utes. With Utah beating USC, the Trojans will not be in the College Football Playoff. This means that Ohio State has a strong chance of taking the last spot in the CFP.

Kyle Whittingham said on the FOX set after the game, “Coach Day, you’re welcome.” Whittingham and Day met in the Rose Bowl last season when the Utes faced Ohio State. The Buckeyes won by three points.

It was a great night for the state of Utah as the Jazz beat the Indiana Pacers at Vivint Arena. The Jazz congratulated the Utes on the win.

California native and Real Salt Lake legend Nick Rimando was happy for the Utes.

More details will be released on Sunday including who the Utes will face in the Rose Bowl on January 1, 2023.

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Social Media Goes Crazy After Utah Football Repeats As Pac-12 Champs