Joe Williams ran for 181 yards and two touchdowns, and No. 15 Utah’s defense had 11 sacks in a 49-26 victory over Arizona State on Thursday night at Tempe, Ariz.
Utah (8-2, 5-2 Pac-12 Conference) overcame a slow start with a series of spectacular plays against the Football Bowl Subdivision’s worst passing defense.
Troy Williams threw for 296 yards and connected with Raelon Singleton on three of his four touchdown passes. Singleton finished with 116 yards on four catch-es to help the Utes stay within reach of Colorado in the Pac-12 South. Hunter Dimick sacked Arizona State’s Manny Wilkins five times.