The Utah Utes football program is a college football team that competes in the Pac-12 Conference (Pac-12) of the Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) of NCAA Division I and represents the University of Utah. The Utah college football program began in 1892 and has played home games at the current site of Rice-Eccles Stadium in Salt Lake City since 1927. They have won 28 conference championships in five conferences during their history and, as of the end of the 2022 season, they have a cumulative record of 711 wins, 476 losses, and 31 ties. The Utah Utes have a record of 17–8 in major bowl games which is ranked fourth in the nation in bowl games win percentage (minimum 10 bowl games played list). Among Utah’s bowl appearances are two games from the Bowl Championship Series (BCS): the Fiesta Bowl in 2005 and the Sugar Bowl in 2009. In the CFP era, they made repeat Rose Bowl appearances in 2022 and 2023. In the 2005 Fiesta Bowl, Utah Utes defeated the Pittsburgh Panthers, and in the 2009 Sugar Bowl they defeated the Alabama Crimson Tide. During those seasons, Utah was a member of the Mountain West Conference, whose champion does not receive an automatic invitation to a BCS bowl.