A quick look at today's game between Utah and Washington:
UTAH (4-5 OVERALL, 2-4 PACIFIC-12) AT WASHINGTON (5-4, 3-3)
7:30 P.M., CENTURYLINK FIELD, SEATTLE
TV: Pac-12 Networks RADIO: 950-AM, 850-AM, 102.9-FM.
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The series: Washington and Utah have played seven times, with UW winning all seven. Each meeting prior to last year’s 31-14 conference win in Salt Lake City was in Seattle. The first game between the two was Sept. 26, 1931, the opening game of the year as Washington edged the visitors, 7-6.
What to watch: How Washington deals with Utah up front. Utah defensive tackle Star Lotulelei is one of the best players in the conference and was first-team All-Pac-12 last season. He gets assistance from the menacing Kroger brothers, Dave and Joe.
WHAT’S AT STAKE: A chance for Washington to become bowl eligible.
The pick: Washington, 24-14
UTAHNo. Name Pos. Ht. Wt. Yr.92 Star Lotulelei DT 6-4 320 Sr.Quick and massive in the middle. Huskies center Drew Schaefer must slow him down.
7 Travis Wilson QB 6-6 230 Fr.Has completed 68.1 percent of his passes.
15 John White RB 5-8 188 Sr.Finally healthy after battling injuries this season, he’s dangerous.
14 Reggie Dunn KR 5-10 172 Sr.Has three 100-yard kick returns for touchdowns in last two weeks.
9 Trevor Reilly LB 6-5 245 Jr.Leads the Utes with 50 tackles for the season.
WASHINGTONNo. Name Pos. Ht. Wt. Yr.7 Shaq Thompson LB 6-2 215 Fr.Though he’s still nagged by an ankle injury, Thompson’s role may expand today.
73 Drew Schaefer C 6-4 294 Sr.In his last home game, he’ll have one of his biggest challenges in Lotulelei.
88 Austin Seferian-Jenkins TE 6-6 266 So.More records set to fall Saturday.
4 Jaydon Mickens WR 5-10 170 Fr.Will he and Keith Price finally connect on a deep ball?
6 Desmond Trufant CB 6-0 186 Sr.In his final home game, Trufant should continue to show scouts what they want to see.