Gameday glance: No. 12 UCLA at Utah, Oct. 3, 8 p.m. (7 items)
Utah’s focus was squarely on UCLA this week. The Utes have won the past two meetings against the Bruins in Salt Lake City by a combined score of 75-12, prevailing in 2007 and 2011.
The Utes are also looking to avoid a slow start in Pac-12 play, and already down 0-1, they do not want to drop another conference game this soon.
Here is a glance into the matchup at stake when UCLA visits Utah Thursday.
1 of 7. At a glance
THURSDAY, 8 p.m.
Rice-Eccles Edwards Stadium (45,017)
FieldTurf, Salt Lake City
TV: Fox Sports 1
Weather: Mid-40s with a 30 percent chance of showers.
2 of 7. The Stakes
For Utah ... The Utes are seeking their first win over a nationally ranked team since knocking off No. 25 BYU, 24-21, last September.
3 of 7. The Trends
For Utah ... The Utes have fared extremely well against the Bruins in Salt Lake City as of late — prevailing 44-6 in 2007 and 31-6 in 2011.
4 of 7. The Edge
Utah will win if ... The Utes are able to make more strides on defense and play more like they did against BYU rather than in an overtime loss to Oregon State.