Utah true freshman Jordan Wynn threw for a career-high 338 yards and three touchdowns to rally No. 23 Utah from an early two-touchdown deficit to a 37-27 victory over California in the San Diego County Credit Union Poinsettia Bowl on Wednesday night.
After being thrashed 42-10 by Washington in the regular season finale I expected Cal to rebound against Utah last night. Cal blasted out to a 14-0 lead and it looked like they were headed in the right direction until Utah scored 24 unanswered first half points to take a 24-14 lead at halftime.
Utah's Stevenson Sylvester returned an interception for a score late in the fourth quarter to push the lead to 37-21 which clinched the win for the Ute's.
Utah won its ninth consecutive bowl game, extending the longest active streak in the nation and tying USC from 1923-1945 for the second-longest such streak in FBS history. The Bears dropped to 4-7-1 in bowl games in the state of California.