No. 23 Utah (5-2, 3-2 Pac-12) at UCLA (2-5, 2-2), Friday, 10:30 p.m. ET (ESPN).
Line: Utah by 10 1/2.
Series record: UCLA leads 11-5.
WHAT'S AT STAKE?
The Pac-12 South is up for grabs with four of the six teams having two conference losses. Utah, which is on a three-game winning streak, is tied with USC at 3-2 but UCLA finds itself a part of the conversation with two straight wins and a .500 mark in league play.
Utah's defense vs. UCLA RB Joshua Kelley: The Utes lead the nation in rushing defense and over the last four games are allowing just 46.8 rushing yards per game. They face a strong challenge this week from Kelley, who is the first UCLA running back since 2002 to have four straight 100-yard games. Kelley rushed for 136 yards on a career-high 31 carries in last week's win over Arizona.
PLAYERS TO WATCH
Utah: Tyler Huntley. The junior quarterback had 374 yards of total offense and threw for four touchdowns in last week's win over USC.
UCLA: Keisean Lucier-South. The junior linebacker is tied for fifth in the conference with 4.0 sacks and is fifth in tackles for loss with 9.5.
FACTS & FIGURES
This is the second meeting between UCLA's Chip Kelly and Utah's Kyle Whittingham as head coaches. Kelly's Oregon squad defeated Utah 31-24 in 2009. . Utah is ranked for the first time this season, becoming the ninth different Pac-12 team to appear in the poll. . The Utes are averaging 41 points per game during their three-game winning streak. . UCLA has forced nine turnovers in its last three games. . Bruins kicker JJ Molson has made 17 of his last 19 field goal attempts over the past two seasons.
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