Utah worst in PAC in turnover margin


  • #69109
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    Thlete
    Ute Fan
    @thlete

    1. Stanford +6

      2. ASU +4

      3. Colorado +3

      4. Cal +2

      5. WSU +1

      6. Washington -1

          UCLA -1

      8. OSU -2

          USC -2

    10. Oregon -3

          Arizona -3

    12. Utah -6

     

    When trying to figure out our offensive woes, look no further. Take care of the ball and things will look much better. Each turnover against Washington happened on pretty promising drives. Dropped passes took points off the board. Give the team some stick’em and let’s go on a winning streak!

  • #69111

    KiYi-Ute
    Ute Fan
    @kiyi-ute

    Beat me to posting this. But you’re absolutely correct. Note that these turnovers are not on Huntley (1 pick against UW going into halftime) but on fumbles. Hold on to the damn ball. 

    • #69115
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      BattleGroundUte
      Ute Fan
      @battlegroundute

      Turnover margin is sometimes exaggerated as well. Against NIU they were not exactly critical turnovers because the defense bailed them out. The one to end the half against UW probably meant 3 less points for Utah. I think the Covey against UW fumble lead to 7 for UW. Obviously against Weber State it was the only TD. 

      • #69120
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        KiYi-Ute
        Ute Fan
        @kiyi-ute

        It also goes both ways. UW getting bailed out with a bad roughing the passer/targeting call on Fotu took away a Cody Barton interception and would have negated 7 points for UW. 

        Would’ve been a +1 for turnovers. 

        • #69136

          BattleGroundUte
          Ute Fan
          @battlegroundute

          I still don’t understand that roughing the passer call. Much like Clay Matthews today you are wondering how to play the game. 250-300 lb “FULL GROWN” men can’t stop their momentum on a dime. It is stupid. 

          • #69141
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            KiYi-Ute
            Ute Fan
            @kiyi-ute

            When you consider our two targeting calls in the UW game, and the two egregious no-calls in the WSU/USC game, it certainly paints a very bad picture for PAC12 officiating. But we all knew it sucked already. I just wish Larry Scott would step up and do something about it.

            • #69144
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              BattleGroundUte
              Ute Fan
              @battlegroundute

              When he got hired he said he would do something about officiating. The reputation of the PAC has always been the worst.  But I have Direct and still have to stream the PAC network so yeah. Scott is a dingus. 

              • #69146
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                ironman1315
                Ute Fan
                @ironman1315

                We should start chanting Scott you suck whenever the refs blow it, and they inevitably will.

                • #69153

                  BattleGroundUte
                  Ute Fan
                  @battlegroundute

                  I fully expect two players to be ejected on Saturday. 

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