The University of Utah football season is fast approaching with the Utes hosting six games inside Rice-Eccles Stadium in 2022 as Utah fans continue the tradition of making RES one of the toughest stadiums to play each season.
During fall camp, UtahUtes.com will dive deep into the house schedule while hearing voices from past and present about the incredible atmosphere that Rice-Eccles provides.
— Utah Athletics (@utahathletics) June 14, 2022
The Utes will host two games in September, playing Southern Utah on September 10 and San Diego State on September 17.
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SOUTHERN UTAH HISTORY
Series record Utah leads 1-0
In Salt Lake City 1-0
At Cedar City 0-0
Neutral site 0-0
First game 2016 (Utah 24-0)
Last game 2016 (Utah 24-0)
Utah’s last victory in 2016 (24-0)
Last victory in southern Utah
LAST TIME VS. SOUTHERN UTAH
Utah and Utah South have faced each other once, in 2016, when Utah played Utah South in the season opener. The Utes recorded their first shutout since 2012 and earned a 24-0 win. troy williams made his first start as an Ute and threw for 272 yards with two touchdowns. Tim Patrick had 105 receiving yards on five catches with two touchdowns. Cody Barton led the Utes with a career-high 11 tackles and Kylie Fitts had 1.5 sacks on the game.
SAN DIEGO STATE HISTORY
Series record Utah leads 17-13-1
In Salt Lake City 9-6-0
In San Diego 8-7-1
Neutral site 0-0
First game 1978 (Utah 20-18)
Last Game 2021 (SDSU 31-33, 3OT)
Last victory in Utah 2010 (38-34)
Last San Diego State win of 2021 (31-33, 3OT)
BCS BUSTERS VS. SAN DIEGO STATE
The Utes-Aztec rivalry continues into 2022 when San Diego State visits Rice-Eccles Stadium on September 17. In the 2008 season, Brian Johnson kept Utah’s No. 7 on a run that broke the BCS by throwing a five-point touchdown. passes in a 63-14 win over San Diego State on Saturday night. With the win, Utah improved to 11-0 this season and clinched a share of the Mountain West Conference title. Utah went on to have a perfect 13-0 season and claim a 31-17 Sugar Bowl victory over Alabama.
ABOUT RICE-ECCLES FANS
The head coach Kyle Whittingham
“They’ve been awesome…the football team, the coaches, everyone feeds off the MUSS. They’re like the batteries that make it all work. The crowd at Rice-Eccles for that Oregon game [in 2021] It was the best environment I have ever been in. It was just a nice show of support from our fans.
There are a limited number of season passes still available with multiple pricing options at Rice-Eccles Stadium. To purchase tickets, visit www.UtahTickets.com or for more information, call or text the Utah Box Office at 801-581-8849. Fans who want to learn more about season passes or join as a Utah Football Insider, click here.
Time is running out as Utah prepares to travel to the Swamp in Gainesville, Fla. on Saturday, Sept. 3 to take on the Florida Gators. The game will air at 5 p.m. MT on ESPN.
For an overview of Utah’s football program, follow the Utes on social media (Twitter: @Utah_Football | Instagram: @UtahFootball | Facebook: Search Utah Football), as well as visiting www.UtahUtes.com for news, schedule and roster updates throughout the season.