– UCLA set the school record in total offensive yards (692) and first downs (39), despite the Bruins having a fairly uneven game on that side of the ball. Brett Hundley threw two red-zone interceptions and missed at least two sure touchdowns to receiver Devin Fuller. He completed 23 of 35 passes for 280 yards and three scores.
“At one point, I just told him to pull the trigger,” head coach Jim Mora said. “He looked hesitant and he’s got to move through that. He had good numbers, but numbers aren’t always the true story.”
The sophomore moved to eighth on UCLA’s all-time passing list with 4,588 career yards. Immediately ahead of him is Wayne Cooks’ 4,723. Hundley is also eighth in total offense (5,100), behind Troy Aikman’s 5,294.
– Receiver Nick Pasquale, killed by a car on Sept. 8, was honored with a moment of silence before the game, one followed by fans cheering loudly and waving the 30,000 free blue towels passed out at the Rose Bowl. On UCLA’s first offensive play of the day, the Bruins lined up with 10 men, leaving a spot open for Pasquale.
His family received a framed jersey between the first and second quarters.
“I don’t think we can ever do enough to honor Nick Pasquale and his family,” Mora said. Continue reading