UCLA Routs Arizona
Posted by Michael Mintos on Nov 4, 2012 - 11:24:49 AM
UCLA Bruins improved their record to 7-2 and moved into first place in the
Pac-12 South Division with a 66-10 drubbing of the Arizona Wildcats on Saturday
in the Rose Bowl.
Bruins running back Jonathan Franklin. Photo courtesy of uclabruins.com
running back Jonathan Franklin passed former Bruin Gaston Green to become
UCLA’s career rushing leader with a 162 yard, 2-touchdown performance. The
81,673 people in attendance watched Franklin achieve the record on a 37-yard
touchdown run in the first quarter and increase his career rushing yards to
quarterback Brett Hundley was extremely efficient for the Bruins, completing 23
of 28 passes for 288 yards and 3 touchdowns. Two of those touchdown passes were
caught by senior tight end and Encino product Joseph Fauria, who finished with
81 yards on 5 catches.
coasted through the first half, holding the Wildcats to just 83 yards of
offense while building a 42-3 lead at intermission. The Bruins accumulated 611
yards in the game and the 66 points were the most they have scored in 15 years.
had trouble getting in the end zone from the beginning and only scored once
late in the third quarter when running back Ka’Deem Carey plunged over the goal
line from 2 yards out. Meanwhile, everyone got into the scoring act for the
Bruins, with seven different players scoring touchdowns on the day.
travels to Pullman, Washington next Saturday to face the Washington St. Cougars
in Martin Stadium.