Fresno St still searching for its QB against Utah

A game later and Fresno State coach Tim DeRuyter is still no closer to finding a replacement for Derek Carr.

DeRuyter alternated between quarterbacks Brian Burrell and Duke transfer Brandon Connette in a 52-13 loss to No. 14 USC last weekend, but neither really stood out.

So, he'll open up the audition again Saturday at Utah, hoping one of them can effectively lead this high-octane offense.

DeRuyter was fair against the Trojans, with each of his QBs receiving seven drives. And while both led the Bulldogs on a TD drive, they were also turnover-prone.

Burrell was 11 of 19 for 92 yards and one interception. In contrast, Connette finished 7 of 17 for 68 yards with three interceptions.

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