Gameday glance: No. 5 Stanford at Utah, Oct. 12, 4 p.m. (7 items)
Utah heads into its contest with No. 5 Stanford in dire need of a win in conference play. Utah is already sitting at 0-2 in Pac-12 play and facing an upcoming stretch of four out of five league games on the road.
The Cardinal, meanwhile, have stayed unbeaten and will be looking to keep that going before the league slate gets even tougher.
Here's a look at the matchup and what is at stake in Saturday's contest.
1 of 7. At a glance
Saturday, 4 p.m.
Rice-Eccles Stadium (45,017)
FieldTurf, Salt Lake City
TV: Pac-12 Networks
Radio: 700 AM
Weather: Partly cloudy with temperatures in the 60s.
2 of 7. The Stakes
For Utah ... The Utes, who have lost two straight at home, could use a little momentum before back-to-back Pac-12 road games at Arizona and USC.
3 of 7. The Trends
For Utah ... The Utes have struggled at home in Pac-12 play. They’re just 4-7 in conference games at Rice-Eccles Stadium since joining the league in 2011.
4 of 7. The Edge
Utah will win if ... The Utes are able to win the turnover battle. Quarterback Travis Wilson has been intercepted nine times in two Pac-12 games.