Nineteen Utah seniors played their last game as a Ute Saturday as Utah took on Colorado at Rice Eccles Stadium. Utah captains left guard Jeremiah Tofaeono, defensive tackle Tenny Palepoi and defensive end/linebacker Trevor Reilly are among the 10 starts that were honored during a pre-game ceremony celebrating the senior class.
Listed alphabetically, seniors who will be recognized (*indicates starter) include Quade Chappuis, LB; Anthony Denham*, WR; Sean Fitzgerald*, WR; Latu Heimuli, DT; Phil Hinson, WR; Mike Honeycutt*, DB; Vyncent Jones*, OL; Soni Kinikini, RB; Keith McGill*, DB; Thretton Palamo, DE; Tenny Palepoi*, DT; Trevor Reilly*, DE/LB; Percy Taumoelau, OL; Jeremiah Tofaeono*, OL; Tanqueray Towns, WR; LT Tuipulotu*, DT; Michael Walker*, DB; Karl Williams, RB and Kelvin York, RB.
Trevor Reilly was the best player for a Utah defense that is tied for first in the nation in sacks (39) and ranks third in the conference in rushing defense (130.3 yards per game). He led Utah in tackles (100), tackles for loss (16.0), sacks (8.5) and fumble recoveries (3). Reilly ranked in the top five in the league in all of those categories.