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Utah football: Travis Wilson and Tom Hackett named Pac-12 Players of the Week

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Four weeks into the season, and all four weeks a Ute has been named a Pac-12 Player of the Week. It started in week one with Justin Thomas on defense after his pick-six versus Michigan. Week two it was Gionni Paul on defense after dominating in the Utah State game. Week three it was Cory Butler-Byrd for special teams and his kickoff return for a touchdown. This week it is Travis Wilson on offense and Tom Hackett on special teams.

Wilson threw for 227 yards (18-for-30) with four touchdown passes and no interceptions. He also had 100 yards rushing which included a two-yard touchdown. Wilson had complete command of the offense against Oregon, and was surgical against the Ducks. Currently, Wilson is the top rated quarterback in the country in total QBR by ESPN.

Tom Hackett was on top of his game Saturday against the Ducks.  Tom Hackett punted three times on the night for 181 yards (60.3 average), and he dropped all three of his punts inside the 20-yard line, plus he had a career-long 76-yard punt. He also ran 33 yards for a first down on an insane fake punt after his inital punt hit the sky cam wire.

That makes it five Utes in four weeks to win a conference player of the week honor, which is one heck of a run, and reflects how well the Utes have started this season.