PASADENA, Calif. – Andy Phillips kicked a 29-yard field goal with 34 seconds left for Utah, and UCLA’s Ka’imi Fairbairn missed two field-goal attempts with no time on the clock as the Utes stunned the No. 8 Bruins 30-28 on Saturday night.
Brett Hundley passed for 269 yards and two touchdowns for the Bruins (4-1, 1-1 Pac-12), who became the fourth team in the Top 10 to lose Saturday, and the fifth to fall this weekend.
Utah (4-1, 1-1) drove 63 yards in 10 plays for the go-ahead kick, taking 4:16 off the clock behind the rushing of Kendal Thompson and Devontae Booker to set up the kick by Phillips, a one-time member of the U.S. Ski Team.
Hundley drove the Bruins to the Utah 37, but Fairbairn missed a 50-yard field goal on an untimed down after Eric Rowe was penalized for running into Fairbairn on a failed 55-yard attempt as time expired.
UCLA led 28-27 after Hundley hit Eldridge Massington for a 40-yard TD strike with 4:50 to play, part of a second-half flurry in which Hundley passed for 165 yards and two scores on just five completions.
Booker ran for 156 yards and Oklahoma transfer Thompson added 83 yards on the ground for the Utes, who bounced back splendidly after blowing a 21-point lead last week in a home loss to Washington State.
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