Scipio Tex: Utah Postmortem – defense/special teams

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That was a gratifying win led by a dominant defensive performance. Today, the Salt Lake brims with tears.

The Utes punted on all five of their first half possessions and opened the 2nd half by turning the ball over on downs on their side of the field. So much for the obligatory first possession opponent touchdown. Texas showed the merits of playing with a lead and a fast start and when Utah did finally string together some offense (with their touchdown enabled by a helmet-less Keondre Coburn), it was far too little, too late. Utah only had ten possessions overall. If you want to play great defense, play less of it.

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