SALT LAKE CITY -- Brett Hundley threw for 211 yards and touchdown and rushed for 85 yards and another score, and Myles Jack intercepted a pass with 16 seconds left to help No. 12 UCLA hold on for a 34-27 victory over Utah on Thursday night.
Hundley ran for a 36-yard touchdown with 3:33 remaining. Anthony Jefferson set up the scoring play a minute earlier when he picked off Travis Wilson for the second time at the Utes 40-yard line.
Wilson threw six interceptions, three of them in the third quarter alone. The giveaways overshadowed the sophomore's 288 passing yards and two touchdowns. Wilson completed 22 of 43 passes.
Hundley finished 17-for-27 with one interception.
After getting shut out in the third quarter, the Utes rallied early in the fourth quarter. Keith McGill returned an interception by Hundley 19 yards for a touchdown, tying the score at 24.
However, UCLA's Ka'imi Fairbairn responded with a 47-yard field goal, and Hundley's lengthy run pushed the Bruins' lead to 10 points.
Utah had one rally left. Andy Phillips banked a 37-yard field goal off the upright and in with 2:04 left, and Utes receiver Sean Fitzgerald recovered an onside kick with 1:59 left.
Utah marched to the UCLA 23, but Wilson threw his final interception to Jack at the 12-yard line, and the Bruins ran out the clock.
Both quarterbacks came out strong in the opening quarter.
Hundley completed his first seven passes and marched UCLA down the field on its opening drive. Jordan James capped off the 10-play, 68-yard drive with a 1-yard touchdown run on fourth down, giving the Bruins a 7-0 lead.
Utah wasted no time finding an answer. Wilson connected with Dres Anderson on a short pass, and the junior receiver raced 54 yards for a touchdown. Utah took a 14-7 lead in the final minute of the first quarter when a potential interception went through Randall Goforth's hands and Fitzgerald hauled in the ball for a 6-yard touchdown catch.
Wilson threw for 104 yards on 7-of-9 passes in the first quarter. Hundley had 96 yards on 7-of-8 passing.
A mistake by Wilson put the Utes into a hole in the second quarter. UCLA tied it at 14-14 on a trick play -- a 7-yard toss from Devin Fuller to Hundley. Then, a tipped pass from Wilson ended up in the hands of Goforth, setting up a 17-yard touchdown catch by Jordan Payton that put the Bruins on top 21-14.
Phillips kicked a 44-yard field goal late in the second quarter to cut UCLA's lead to 21-17 at halftime.
NOTES: Anderson finished with six catches for 106 yards. ... Bruins RB Paul Perkins gained 92 yards on 16 carries. ... UCLA last won in Salt Lake City in 1974 when the Bruins beat Utah 27-14. The Bruins lost two meetings in Utah against the Utes in 2007 and 2011 by a combined score of 75-12 ... The teams combined for 500 yards of total offense in the first half. The Utes averaged 7.2 yards per play before the break, while the Bruins picked up 6.6 yards per play.