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UCLA shocking upset of number 17 ranked Nebraska just might established a new power in the Pac 12 football‘s southern division. The UCLA win coupled with Commission Larry Scott in attendance, celebrating the new Dish Network Agreement to carry the Pac-12 Network couldn’t have come at a better time. Football fans want someone in the Southern Division of the Pac 12 to challenge USC. UCLA just might be that team.
“Brett Hundley passed for 305 yards and four touchdowns in an outstanding Rose Bowl debut, Datone Jones sacked Taylor Martinez for a tiebreaking safety with 8:44 to play, and UCLA surprised No. 17 Nebraska 36-30 Saturday night in Pasadena.
Johnathan Franklin rushed for 217 yards and caught an 8-yard TD pass with 2:13 to play for the Bruins, who improved to 2-0 under new coach Jim Mora with an impressive offensive performance against the Cornhuskers (1-1).
Joseph Fauria caught two TD passes and Steven Manfro grabbed another from Hundley, the redshirt freshman who went 21 for 31 and coolly led the Bruins to 653 total yards.
After Jones’ ferocious sack put the Bruins ahead in a defense-dominated second half, Andrew Abbott intercepted a long pass by Martinez and returned it to the Nebraska 16, setting up Franklin’s TD catch.
“We all made a promise to each other that we weren’t going to bow down this year,” Jones said. “We came into this year with another chance to play for our team and our family, and we want it to be a good season.”
Hundley said: “We were sitting in the sideline, just chilling, and then Datone sacks him, and it’s an explosion in the Rose Bowl. That’s just what we needed.”
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