TEMPE, Ariz. (ABC 4 Sports) - The Utes football team was dominated on both sides of the ball by Arizona State, in suffering its most lopsided loss since joining the Pac-12 Conference, 37-7.
Sun Devils quarterback Taylor Kelly completed 19 of 26 passes for 327 yards and three touchdowns, all in the first half. Arizona State jumped out to a 21-0 first quarter lead and led 31-7 at halftime. The Sun Devils scored on their first five possessions of the game, and gained 512 yards of total offense.
Utah running back John White, who missed the BYU game because of an ankle injury, returned to action but fumbled twice and rushed for just 18 yards on 14 carries.
Utes quarterback Jon Hays completed 10 of 17 passes for 117 yards, was intercepted once and threw one touchdown pass to fullback Karl Williams. Kelvin York led the Utes in rushing with 86 yards.
Utah managed just yards of 209 yards total offense, including a meager 57 yards in the second half. Arizona State had 24 first downs compared to just 10 for the Utes.
Cameron Marshall scored two touchdowns for Arizona State, one rushing and one receiving.
Utah falls to 2-2 on the season headed into its bye week. The Utes next face USC October 4th at Rice-Eccles Stadium.