Utah’s football program expects to celebrate a significant record Saturday, with Zack Moss needing only 55 yards against No. 17 Arizona State to become the school’s career rushing leader.
Eddie Johnson’s record of 3,219 yards has stood since 1988. Utah’s receivers are moving toward another distinction from that century, in a way that coaches are framing as a compliment to them. The staff is proactively praising the group, hoping to prevent the players from feeling devalued or disillusioned, just because they’re not compiling big numbers individually.
The six receivers on the two-deep roster — Bryan Thompson, Demari Simpkins, Samson Nacua, Jaylen Dixon, Solomon Enis and Derrick Vickers — collectively were named the No.