The Utes and Trojans will play Wednesday night in Las Vegas.
Thursday night has been kind to Utah over the past decade ... will that continue this Thursday against TCU?
Utah is getting a bit more preseason buzz than a year ago. However, some of it is solely by default. Utah's ultimate challenge might not be their spot in the Pac-12 South and rather their overall standing in the conference.
Utah nearly knocked off USC and though a loss, it showed the fight of this team - something that would become even more apparent months later.
Utah hosts USC, but has to travel and play three teams that knocked 'em off at home last year. How will that impact their overall record?