Utah football’s game against Arizona State moved back one day to Sunday

The Utah Utes offensive line and the USC Trojans defensive line square up at Rice-Eccles Stadium in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020.

The Utah Utes offensive line and the USC Trojans defensive line square up at Rice-Eccles Stadium in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020. | Spenser Heaps, Deseret News

No sooner did Utah football finally play its first game of the season before COVID-19 issues forced a change in the schedule again.

The Utes’ next scheduled contest — at Arizona State — will move from Saturday, Nov. 28 to Sunday, Nov. 29, the Pac-12 announced Sunday. The kickoff time and broadcast info will be announced later.

UPDATE: Kickoff times & TV info have been announced for Saturday, Nov. 28 #Pac12FB games. @Utah_Football vs. @ASUFootball will now move to Sunday, Nov. 29, with kickoff time & TV info to be announced.

Lineup for Saturday, Nov. 28 ⤵️

— Pac-12 Conference (@pac12) November 22, 2020

The start of Utah’s season was delayed as the Utes dealt with positive COVID-19 results within their program that forced the cancellation of the team’s first two games — at home against Arizona (scheduled for Nov. 7) and at UCLA (Nov. 14).

The Utes finally opened their season Saturday night, the last of 127 FBS teams who committed to playing this fall to start their season. Utah lost to No. 20 USC 33-17 at Rice-Eccles Stadium.

Arizona State has had its past two games canceled, as the Sun Devils are dealing with a COVID-19 spread through their program. Arizona State last played on Nov. 7, when the Sun Devils opened their season with a 28-27 loss at USC, when the Trojans rallied for the win with two touchdowns in the final three minutes.

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