Chuckie Keeton is a fantastic quarterback. He is one of those players you'll probably remember and should appreciate for a very long time. But is one player good enough to beat the Utes? He shouldn't be.
Utah might still be a few years away from contending for the Pac-12 title, but a team with talented receivers in Dres Anderson and Kenneth Scott, two outstanding tight ends and a solid offensive line, along with a very good defensive line, should be and will be good enough to beat the Aggies.
It's my hunch the Utes, spurred by last year's result and the desire to show off their enlivened offense, are going to come out and take control of this game early and win big.
The Utes paid for a poor start last year, falling behind 13-0 and giving the Aggies hope of a win. Tonight, the Utes are going to want to squash any chance of a repeat early.
Keeton is going to do his damage, he is too good of a quarterback to be 100 percent contained and Utah's inexperience on defense will lead to some mistakes, but this game is going to the Utes.
My pick is 38-17 for the Utes.
Fire up the tailgate and let the party begin. Let's get this season going!
- Lya Wodraska
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