Ty Jordan nets Pac-12 Football Freshman Offensive Player of the Year award after standout performances out the backfield

After rushing for over 100 yards in each of his last three games, with the Utes going 3-0 over that span, Utah freshman Ty Jordan is the first Ute to earn the Pac-12 Football Freshman Offensive Player of the Year award and is only the second Ute to win any of the league’s yearly awards (also, Zack Moss earned 2019 Pac-12 Offensive Player of the Year). His 597 rushing yards ranked fourth-best overall in the league while his six rushing touchdowns ranked third-best overall. Jordan ranked 11th across FBS and third in the Pac-12 (led all freshman) in rushing yards per carry (7.1) and ninth in FBS and third in the Pac-12 (led all freshman) in rushing yards per game (119.4).