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Watch: ESPN Lost Their Cameras During Saturday Night Game

Members of the Utah Utes and the USC Trojans warm up

SALT LAKE CITY, UT - NOVEMBER 21: Members of the Utah Utes and the USC Trojans warm up in an empty stadium at Rice Eccles Stadium on November 21, 2020 in Salt Lake City, Utah. (Photo by Chris Gardner/Getty Images)

Utah took the field for the first time this season late last night on the west coast against No. 20 USC. The Trojans handled the Utes with ease, shutting them out in the second half on their way to a 33-17 victory.

But fans didn't talk about the game as much as they did about ESPN's broadcast of the contest.

The network lost their cameras for a portion of the Pac-12 match-up last night. During the technical difficulties, ESPN was unable to show any of the actual game-play.

After missing an entire Utah series, the broadcast got back up and running and went smoothly for the remainder of the game.

Take a look at broadcasters Dave Flemming and Rod Gilmore explaining the situation.

While the cameras were down, the broadcast team essentially turned the game into a radio broadcast. Flemming and Gilmore described the action and gave analysis, while the rest of the crew scrambled to bring back visuals to the viewers.

The entire team at ESPN deserves an immense amount of credit for being able to sustain the broadcast while trying to get the cameras up and running. Flemming and Gilmore remained professional throughout and still treated fans to an accurate depiction of the game.

However, it's certainly disappointing to have such severe technical difficulties. The Pac-12 already struggled with technology last week. The conference didn't have enough cameras to properly review a crucial late-game spot in the Oregon State-Washington game.

Hopefully, for the rest of the year, fans will be able to watch Pac-12 football without technology getting in the way.