Utah Trounces UCLA 44-6
Utes hand Bruins their worst loss in 23 years
By Katherine Thompson,  Newser Staff
Posted Sep 16, 2007 8:44 AM CDT
UCLA quarterback Ben Olson (7) looks to pass as Utah players close in during the first quarter of the college football game Saturday, Sept. 15, 2007, in Salt Lake City. Olson threw for 290 yards and...   (Associated Press)
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(Newser) – UCLA's high expectations were dashed yesterday as Utah (1-2) stymied the Bruins' offense and embarrassed their defense, reports the Los Angeles Times. UCLA quarterback Brian Olsen threw three interceptions and was sacked five times, and his receiver Marcus Everett added to the pain by fumbling a touchdown dive for a touchback.

Utah, missing its starting quarterback, instead used Tommy Grady for passing plays and Corbin Loukes for running, to landslide success. Grady threw for 246 yards, and Darrell Mack put up 107 rushing yards for Loukes.  Olsen summed up the game simply, admitting: "We came out and looked awful the whole day. I looked awful."