UCLA linebacker Deon Hollins talks about the Bruins’ defensive stand in a 17-9 win at No. 18 Utah, as well as finally drawing a holding penalty against an opponent.
UCLA defensive coordinator Tom Bradley talks about the Bruins’ 17-9 win at No. 18 Utah, and the adjustments on defense that kept the Utes out of the end zone.
UCLA receiver Jordan Payton talked about setting the school’s new career receptions record against Utah with his 194th catch, as well as quarterback Josh Rosen’s development. Payton also became only the eighth Bruin receiver to record a 1,000-yard season, and the first since Nelson Rosario in 2011.
UCLA quarterback Josh Rosen and running back Paul Perkins talk about the Bruins’ 17-9 win at No. 18 Utah, as well as their thoughts on playing USC next week for the division title.
“I hope we don’t get ranked after this game,” Rosen said. “Because for some reason, we don’t like playing ahead. We like when people doubt us.”
UCLA’s 17-9 win at No. 18 Utah on Saturday kept the team in position to take the Pac-12 South, setting up the Bruins’ trip to USC next week as the game that will decide the division.
“It keeps us in the hunt,” head coach Jim Mora said. “That’s really all you can ask for right now, is to stay in the hunt. We’ve got to do a great job of showing some maturity by putting this one behind us and focusing on the next one on Saturday. They just keep getting bigger.”