Marquis Wilson and the Utes will host No. 22 Boise State in Homecoming 2006.
Sept. 25, 2006
SALT LAKE CITY -
> Utah (3-1, 1-0 MWC) breaks from conference action to host No. 22 Boise State (4-0, 1-0 WAC), Saturday, Sept. 30 at 1 p.m. in Rice-Eccles Stadium. The Utah-Boise State game will be televised locally and nationally by VERSUS and can be heard on Sports Radio 700 the Zone and Sirius Satellite Radio.
> Utah has won three straight games since losing to UCLA in the season opener. In its last three games, Utah has out-scored its opponents 131-14 and has allowed just seven points in the last 11 quarters.
> Saturday's game between the Utes and the Broncos is sold out. The sellout was announced last Thursday. It marks the 10th sellout of Rice-Eccles Stadium since it opened in 1998.
> Saturday's game is the first of three this season for Utah on VERSUS (formerly OLN), which is available in nearly 70 million homes. In Salt Lake, VERSUS can be found on channel 34 (Comcast expanded basic cable), 404 (Comcast digital cable), 608 (DirecTV) and 151 (Dish Network).
> Utah is 10-42 all-time against teams ranked in the top-25, but is 8-3 since 1994. The Utes have beaten their last three top-25 opponents: No. 19 Oregon State (2003), No. 19 Pittsburgh (2005) and No. 24 Georgia Tech (2005).
> Eric Weddle was named the Walter Camp National Player of the Week for his work against San Diego State (more information on Weddle and the Utes, download the PDF document).