Highlights, key plays and photos from Utah’s 35-6 loss to Oregon

Utah Utes quarterback Bryson Barnes (16) runs against the Oregon Ducks in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2023.
Utah Utes quarterback Bryson Barnes (16) runs against the Oregon Ducks in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2023. | Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News

Final: Oregon 35, Utah 6

Fourth quarter

No points were scored by either team.

Third quarter

Oregon 35, Utah 6

After Bryson Barnes threw an interception, the Ducks went 52 yards in five plays for a touchdown, the last play being when Bo Nix and Traeshon Holden connected from five yards out.

Oregon 28, Utah 6

8:44 — After Utah did nothing on the first drive of the second half, Oregon got the ball and went 76 yards over 12 plays for a touchdown. The Utes got the Ducks to third down three times during the drive, but Oregon converted all three and capped the drive with a 9-yard run by Bucky Irving.

Second quarter

Oregon 21, Utah 6

0:00 — Cole Becker and the Utes tacked another field goal on the board as the second quarter clock expired, this one from 30 yards out. It completed a 10-play, 53-yard drive that was Utah’s best of the half by a wide margin. With the drive starting with 1:22 on the clock, the Utes found success using their hurry-up offense as Bryson Barnes completed 5 of 8 passes for all 53 yards of the drive.

Oregon 21, Utah 3

12:29 — Following a miscommunication between Utah quarterback Bryson Barnes and two-way player Sione Vaki led to an Oregon interception, the Ducks went 30 yards in five plays for a touchdown, which culminated when Bo Nix found Troy Franklin from three yards out.

First quarter

Oregon 14, Utah 3

0:18 — After Utah’s field goal, Oregon put together another 75-yard drive for a touchdown right before the end of the first quarter. The Ducks converted their lone third down on the drive and it was punctuated on an 18-yard connection from Bo Nix to Jordan James.

Oregon 7, Utah 3

3:45 — Following Nix’s touchdown, the Utes’ drive was stalled on a fourth down when they went for it in field goal range, but Junior Tafuna came up with a fumble recovery on the very next play. Utah couldn’t capitalize on the short field with a touchdown, but Cole Becker made a 32-yard field goal to get the Utes on the board.

12:18 — After a false start on the first offensive play of the game, Oregon marched 75 yards in just six plays, mostly via the pass, and took the lead on a 1-yard touchdown push by quarterback Bo Nix.

Utah Utes runner Sione Vaki (28) is surrounded by Oregon defenders in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2023. Oregon won 35-6. | Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News
Utah Utes runner Sione Vaki (28) is surrounded by Oregon defenders in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2023. Oregon won 35-6. | Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News
Utah head coach Kyle Whittingham pauses during a timeout against Oregon in Salt Lake City, Oct. 28, 2023. Oregon won 35-6.
Utah Utes head coach Kyle Whittingham pauses during a timeout against Oregon in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2023. Oregon won 35-6. | Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News
Utah Utes quarterback Bryson Barnes (16) is sacked by Oregon in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2023. Oregon won 35-6.
Utah Utes quarterback Bryson Barnes (16) is sacked by Oregon in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2023. Oregon won 35-6. | Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News
Utah Utes quarterback Bryson Barnes (16) runs against the Oregon Ducks in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2023.
Utah Utes quarterback Bryson Barnes (16) runs against the Oregon Ducks in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2023. | Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News
Utah Utes quarterback Bryson Barnes (16) is sacked by Oregon Ducks defensive end Brandon Dorlus (3) in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2023. Oregon won 35-6. | Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News
Utah Utes quarterback Bryson Barnes (16) is sacked by Oregon Ducks defensive end Brandon Dorlus (3) in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2023. Oregon won 35-6. | Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News
Utah Utes quarterback Bryson Barnes (16) is hurried by Oregon Ducks linebacker Blake Purchase (17) in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2023. Oregon won 35-6. | Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News
Utah Utes quarterback Bryson Barnes (16) is hurried by Oregon Ducks linebacker Blake Purchase (17) in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2023. Oregon won 35-6. | Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News
Utah Utes quarterback Nate Johnson (13) sits on the bench at the end of the game with Oregon Ducks in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2023. Oregon won 35-6. | Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News
Utah Utes quarterback Nate Johnson (13) sits on the bench at the end of the game with Oregon Ducks in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2023. Oregon won 35-6. | Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News
Utah Utes head coach Kyle Whittingham stands on the sideline during a timeout with Oregon in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2023.
Utah Utes head coach Kyle Whittingham stands on the sideline during a timeout with Oregon in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2023. | Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News
Utah defenders tackle Oregon running back Bucky Irving (0) on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2023.
in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2023. Oregon won 35-6. | Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News
in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2023. Oregon won 35-6. | Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News
in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2023. Oregon won 35-6. | Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News
Utah Utes quarterback Bryson Barnes (16) runs against Oregon in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2023. Oregon won 35-6. | Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News
Utah Utes quarterback Bryson Barnes (16) runs against Oregon in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2023. Oregon won 35-6. | Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News
Utes honor Ty Jordan and Aaron Lowe in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2023. Oregon won 35-6. | Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News
Utes honor Ty Jordan and Aaron Lowe in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2023. Oregon won 35-6. | Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News
The new Utes helmets in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2023. Oregon won 35-6. | Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News
The new Utes helmets in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2023. Oregon won 35-6. | Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News
Utah Utes quarterback Bryson Barnes (16) is sacked by Oregon Ducks defensive end Brandon Dorlus (3) in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2023. Oregon won 35-6.
Utah Utes quarterback Bryson Barnes (16) is sacked by Oregon Ducks defensive end Brandon Dorlus (3) in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2023. Oregon won 35-6. | Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News
Utah Utes quarterback Bryson Barnes (16) is hurried by Oregon Ducks defensive end Matayo Uiagalelei (10) in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2023. Oregon won 35-6. | Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News
Utah Utes quarterback Bryson Barnes (16) is hurried by Oregon Ducks defensive end Matayo Uiagalelei (10) in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2023. Oregon won 35-6. | Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News
Utah Utes defensive tackle Junior Tafuna (58) tries to block the punt by Oregon Ducks punter Ross James (92) in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2023. Oregon won 35-6. | Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News
Utah Utes defensive tackle Junior Tafuna (58) tries to block the punt by Oregon Ducks punter Ross James (92) in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2023. Oregon won 35-6. | Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News
Utah Utes defensive tackle Keanu Tanuvasa (57) tries to block etc pass by Oregon Ducks quarterback Bo Nix (10) in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2023. Oregon won 35-6. | Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News
Utah Utes defensive tackle Keanu Tanuvasa (57) tries to block etc pass by Oregon Ducks quarterback Bo Nix (10) in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2023. Oregon won 35-6. | Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News
Utah Utes cornerback Zemaiah Vaughn (5) cant come up with the interception in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2023. Oregon won 35-6. | Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News
Utah Utes cornerback Zemaiah Vaughn (5) cant come up with the interception in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2023. Oregon won 35-6. | Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News
Utah Utes head coach Kyle Whittingham watches action
Utah Utes head coach Kyle Whittingham watches action against Oregon in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2023. Oregon won 35-6. | Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News
Utah Utes defensive end Jonah Elliss (83) tries to block the pass by Oregon Ducks quarterback Bo Nix (10) in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2023. Oregon won 35-6. | Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News
Utah Utes defensive end Jonah Elliss (83) tries to block the pass by Oregon Ducks quarterback Bo Nix (10) in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2023. Oregon won 35-6. | Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News
Utah Utes cornerback Zemaiah Vaughn (5) defends Oregon Ducks wide receiver Gary Bryant Jr. (2) in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2023. Oregon won 35-6. | Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News
Utah Utes cornerback Zemaiah Vaughn (5) defends Oregon Ducks wide receiver Gary Bryant Jr. (2) in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2023. Oregon won 35-6. | Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News
Utah Utes defensive tackle Keanu Tanuvasa (57) and Utah Utes linebacker Levani Damuni (3) hurry Oregon Ducks quarterback Bo Nix (10) in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2023. Oregon won 35-6. | Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News
Utah Utes defensive tackle Keanu Tanuvasa (57) and Utah Utes linebacker Levani Damuni (3) hurry Oregon Ducks quarterback Bo Nix (10) in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2023. Oregon won 35-6. | Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News
Utah Utes wide receiver Money Parks (10) runs against Oregon in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2023. Oregon won 35-6. | Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News
Utah Utes wide receiver Money Parks (10) runs against Oregon in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2023. Oregon won 35-6. | Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News
The Utah Utes defense celebrates a stand against Oregon in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2023. Oregon won 35-6. | Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News
The Utah Utes defense celebrates a stand against Oregon in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2023. Oregon won 35-6. | Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News
Utah Utes punter Jack Bouwmeester (34) putns against Oregon in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2023. Oregon won 35-6. | Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News
Utah Utes punter Jack Bouwmeester (34) putns against Oregon in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2023. Oregon won 35-6. | Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News
Utah Utes fans cheer in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2023. Oregon won 35-6. | Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News
Utah Utes fans cheer in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2023. Oregon won 35-6. | Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News
Utah Utes coach Morgan Scalley congratulates players after their game against Oregon in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2023. Oregon won 35-6. | Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News
Utah Utes coach Morgan Scalley congratulates players after their game against Oregon in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2023. Oregon won 35-6. | Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News
Utah Utes wide receiver Money Parks (10) makes a one handed catch but was ruled out of bounds against \th Oregon Ducks in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2023. | Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News
Utah Utes wide receiver Money Parks (10) makes a one handed catch but was ruled out of bounds against \th Oregon Ducks in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2023. | Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News
Utah Utes quarterback Bryson Barnes (16) take the snap against the Oregon Ducks in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2023. | Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News
Utah Utes quarterback Bryson Barnes (16) take the snap against the Oregon Ducks in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2023. | Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News
Utah Utes celebrate a fumble recovery against the Oregon Ducks in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2023. | Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News
Utah Utes celebrate a fumble recovery against the Oregon Ducks in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2023. | Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News
Utah Utes safety Sione Vaki (28) tries to block a pass by Oregon Ducks quarterback Bo Nix (10) in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2023. | Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News
Utah Utes safety Sione Vaki (28) tries to block a pass by Oregon Ducks quarterback Bo Nix (10) in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2023. | Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News
Utah Utes defensive tackle Junior Tafuna (58) recovers a fumble against Oregon in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2023. Oregon won 35-6. | Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News
Utah Utes defensive tackle Junior Tafuna (58) recovers a fumble against Oregon in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2023. Oregon won 35-6. | Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News
The Utah Utes take the field against Oregon in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2023. Oregon won 35-6. | Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News
The Utah Utes take the field against Oregon in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2023. Oregon won 35-6. | Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News
Utah Utes wide receiver Munir McClain (4) runs after a catch against Oregon Ducks defensive back Khyree Jackson (5) in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2023. Oregon won 35-6. | Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News
Utah Utes wide receiver Munir McClain (4) runs after a catch against Oregon Ducks defensive back Khyree Jackson (5) in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2023. Oregon won 35-6. | Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News
in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2023. Oregon won 35-6. | Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News
in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2023. Oregon won 35-6. | Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News
in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2023. Oregon won 35-6. | Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News
in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2023. Oregon won 35-6. | Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News
Fans watch as Utah Utes warm up for the game with the Oregon Ducks in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2023. | Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News
Fans watch as Utah Utes warm up for the game with the Oregon Ducks in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2023. | Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News
Utah Utes defensive end Van Fillinger (7) warms up for the game with the Oregon Ducks in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2023. | Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News
Utah Utes defensive end Van Fillinger (7) warms up for the game with the Oregon Ducks in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2023. | Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News
Utah Utes quarterback Bryson Barnes (16) warms up for the game with the Oregon Ducks in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2023.
Utah Utes quarterback Bryson Barnes (16) warms up for the game with the Oregon Ducks in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2023. | Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News
Utah Utes quarterback Bryson Barnes (16) hugs Utah Utes wide receiver Munir McClain (4) during warm ups for the game with the Oregon Ducks in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2023. | Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News
Utah Utes quarterback Bryson Barnes (16) hugs Utah Utes wide receiver Munir McClain (4) during warm ups for the game with the Oregon Ducks in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2023. | Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News

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