Kelvin York tore up the turf for 132 rushing yards on Saturday to lead the Utes to a 24-17 win over the Buffaloes at Rice-Eccles Stadium.
The Utes earned a straight-up victory but suffered an ATS defeat in failing to cover the 14.5-point spread. Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 56.5 were rewarded with a winning wager.
Adam Schulz completed 19 of 33 pass attempts for 233 yards for the Utes in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Buffaloes defense.
Michael Adkins rushed for 38 yards for Colorado, while Christian Powell added 12 yards. Sefo Liufau threw for 241 yards for the Buffaloes, while receivers Nelson Spruce and Scott Fernandez had 66 and 61 yards respectively.
Utah outgained Colorado 388-321 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 21-20 by the Utes.
Utah led the time of possession tally, as the game finished as a 32:00/28:00 split in that important category.