UW vs Utah - Postgame Notes
Nov. 10, 2012
WASHINGTON POSTGAME NOTES
The Huskies honored their 11 seniors before the game. They are: Jonathan Amosa, Cody Bruns, Talie Crichton, Nate Fellner, Justin Glenn, Anthony Gobern, Adam Long, Cole Sager, Drew Schaefer, Semisi Tokolahi and Desmond Trufant.
Washington scored its second-most points this the season. The season high is 52 vs. Portland State and their second-best previous output was 21 points, done three times.
The win made the Huskies bowl eligible for the third-straight season. It will mark the first time since 2000-02 that the Huskies have been eligible three-straight seasons. UW is 16-15-1 all-time in bowl games.
The Huskies allowed 84 overall points at home this season for an average of 15.7 points per game. The 15 points Utah scored tonight was the 2nd most this season by an opponent at CenturyLink Field, trailing on the 24 scored by USC.
Bishop Sankey surpassed the 100-yard rushing mark for the fifth time this season. He also passed the 1,000 yard mark for the year. It is the 16th time in UW history that a player has passed 1,000 yards rushing in a season; Sankey is the 10th different player to do so.
Austin Seferian-Jenkins had 7 catches for 99 yards and now has 55 catches and 729 yards on the season – both UW tight end records. He also now has 96 career receptions to pass Mark Breuner (95) all-time among tight ends.
Walk-on sophomore Drew Schultz made his first career start on the defensive line. It marked only his second career game played.
Austin Seferian-Jenkins came in to play defensive end on a 3rd and 10 situation in the first quarter. It marked the first time that ASJ has played defense in his career. He would play defense several other times during the night.
John Timu has now collected interceptions in the last two Husky home games. They are the only two interceptions of his career.
Price recorded his fourth career rushing touchdown. All four have come in two games: 3 vs. Baylor in the Alamo Bowl and one tonight.
DiAndre Campbell caught his second touchdown of the season; his other one coming vs. Portland State. He is the only player besides Seferian-Jenkins and Kasen Williams to catch a touchdown pass this season, making it the first time in the last seven games that someone besides ASJ or Williams has had a TD reception.
Washington drew 60,050 fans tonight to end the season with 351,699 fans in six home games at CenturyLink Field; an average of 58,617 per game.
UTAH POSTGAME NOTES
Utah is 0-5 on the road this season.
Washington reminds only Pac-12 team Utah has not defeated in its history (0-8).
John White had his third-straight 100-yard game and fourth this season with a season-high 142 rushing yards (22 carries).
Utah picked up its first loss in games that John White has rushed for 100 yards (11-1).
John White moved into sixth all-time at Utah with 2,280 career rushing yards, passing Mike Anderson (2,150 yards from 1998-99) and Eddie Lewis (2,179 yards from 1982-85).
John White had rushing touchdowns for 46 and 20 yards. He has seven rushing touchdowns this season (eight overall touchdowns).
John White has 22 career rushing touchdowns, tying him for fifth-most all-time at Utah with Juan Johnson (1994-97), Chris Fuamatu-Ma’afala (1995-97) and Mike Anderson (1998-99).
Utah is 2-for-2 in two-point conversions this year, with Jake Murphy rushing for both conversions. Utah also converted a two-point play against Washington State.
Travis Wilson went 8-of-23 for 55 yards with one interception.
Luke Matthews had four catches for 25 yards to lead Utah in receiving.
Nate Fakahafua, Eric Rowe and Jason Whittingham led Utah with eight tackles each. Eight tackles is a career high for Whittingham and Fakahafua.