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Week 7: Top Plays From BYU, Utah, USU, Weber State

Oct 16, 2023, 6:09 PM | Updated: 6:10 pm

SALT LAKE CITYSouthern Utah and Utah Tech had byes during Week 7 of the college football season but the other programs around the state continued to make big plays on the field.

Week 7: Top Local College Football Plays

Here are the top plays from the local college football teams from Week 7 of the 2023 season:

BYU Cougars

Cougar Cornerback Eddie Heckard Makes Incredible Interception Against TCU

With 10:53 left in the first half, BYU cornerback Eddie Heckard was one of the few players that made a highlight play on the defensive side for the Cougars. Heckard picked off TCU QB Josh Hoover with a one-handed grab that in the moment, gave BYU a sliver of hope that they could back into the game. Despite Heckard’s best efforts, BYU as a team struggled and it wasn’t enough to get back into the game.” – BYU insider Mitch Harper

Utah Utes

Sione Vaki Turns On Jets For Long Touchdown Run Against Cal

“On 2nd and 2 with 7:07 left to play, Utah safety turned running back Sione Vaki takes a Bryson Barnes hand-off 72 yards to the house. Utah won the game 34-14 and Vaki finished the day with 15 carries for 158 yards and two touchdowns. He was also effective on defense recording four tackles.” – Utah insider Michelle Bodkin

Utah State Aggies

Rahsul Faison Run, PAT Gives Utah State Late Lead Over Fresno State

“With 4:42 to play and the Aggies trailing 31-25, junior running back Rahsul Faison took a handoff around the right side of the line. Faison juked one tackler in the backfield before breaking two more tackles on his way to a lead-changing 24-yard touchdown. Faison finished the night with a team-high 75 yards on 12 carries in USU’s 37-32 loss.” – USU insider Brian Preece

Weber State Wildcats

Richie Munoz connects with Kris Jackson for a touchdown during Weber State’s loss to UC Davis

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