BERKELEY -- After missing a week with a lower body injury, receiver Vic Wharton will return this week in more ways than one, said head coach Sonny Dykes in his final media availability in advance of Saturday's 3 p.m. kickoff against No. 18 Utah.
Beyond providing another speedy option for quarterback Davis Webb, Wharton, the Tennessee transfer, will bolster a punt return unit that's been less than unproductive, averaging just a third of a yard per return.
Still in the air is the status of safety Evan Rambo and that of cornerback Darius Allensworth, but freshman corner Josh Drayden and redshirt freshman safety Jaylinn Hawkins have impressed this week, and should get a lot of run on Saturday.
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