Boulder, CO (Sports Network) - Brett Hundley threw for 281 yards and had four
total touchdowns as the UCLA Bruins defeated the Colorado Buffaloes, 42-14, in
a Pac-12 bout at Folsom Field.
Hundley completed 25-of-38 passes for UCLA (4-1, 1-1 Pac-12), which bounced
back nicely following last week's loss to Oregon State. Johnathan Franklin
rushed for 111 yards on 15 carries, his fourth 100-yard rushing game of the
season. Eleven different Bruins caught a pass in the game, led by four
receptions from Jerry Johnson for 36 yards.
For Colorado (1-4, 1-1), Jordan Webb completed 21-of-32 passes for 184 yards
with a touchdown and an interception. Nick Hirschman replaced Webb late in the
game, completing two of his three passes, one of a touchdown. Tyler McCulloch
led all receivers with seven catches for 69 yards.
Hundley capped off a nine-play drive midway through the first quarter
with a 12-yard touchdown run to give UCLA the early 7-0 lead.
The Bruins extended their lead early in the second quarter when Hundley
connected with Darius Bell on a 17-yard touchdown strike.
Colorado managed to cut its deficit in half just a few minutes later when
Dustin Ebner caught a 17-yard touchdown pass from Webb.
UCLA extended its lead back to two touchdowns late in the second quarter
following another Hundley rushing score, and the Bruins would take a 21-7 lead
The Bruins accounted for the only score of the third quarter. Hundley
completed an eight-yard touchdown pass to Joseph Fauria to go up 28-7.
UCLA added a pair of touchdowns on consecutive possessions at the start of the
fourth quarters on touchdown runs from Jordon James (25 yards) and Damien
Thigpen (23 yards) to put the game out of reach.
The Buffaloes added a touchdown late in the game on a Hirschman 31-yard pass
to Nick Kasa.
The UCLA defense sacked the Colorado quarterbacks four times, led by three
from Damien Holmes. The unit also held the Buffaloes to just 2-of-15 on third
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