SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Tyler Huntley and No. 11 Utah didn’t use much of the playbook as the Utes romped through the nonconference season. They did put Pac-12 defenses on notice Saturday with a long passing game to compliment the ground-and-pound of Zack Moss.
In the first quarter of Utah’s 31-0 victory over Idaho State, Huntley approached speedster Bryan Thompson on the sideline and said a call was coming that would allow him to shine.
“I told him he just needed to get on top of the DB and we’d make a play,” said Huntley, who launched a career-long 82-yard touchdown throw to Thompson to make it 17-0 in the first quarter.