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Tavion Thomas Scores 20th Touchdown Of Season During Pac-12 Title Game

Dec 3, 2021, 9:07 PM
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Running back Tavion Thomas #9 of the Utah Utes runs upfield during the PAC-12 Football Championship Game featuring the Oregon Ducks and the Utah Utes on December 3, 2021 at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Jeff Speer/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)
(Photo by Jeff Speer/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)

LAS VEGAS – Utes running back Tavion Thomas reached the end zone for the 20th time this season during Utah’s game against the Oregon Ducks.

The No. 17 Utes and No. 10 Ducks played in the Pac-12 Conference Championship game at Allegiant Stadium on Friday, December 3.

With 10:21 remaining in the fourth quarter, Thomas walked into the end zone for a three-yard touchdown.

It was the running back’s 20th score of the season, which is tied for the most rushing touchdowns in college football this season.

Thomas’ score stretched Utah’s lead to 38-3.

The touchdown capped an 11-play, 62-yard that lasted 6:32.

After the run, Thomas had 16 carries for 58 yards and two touchdowns. Thomas scored the first touchdown of the game during the opening quarter of action.

Thomas entered the game with 168 carries for 978 yards and 18 touchdowns this season.

The Pac-12 title game between Utah and Oregon is broadcast on ABC and 700 AM.

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