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Brett Hundley's father was a running back at Arizona in the 1980s, and his son grew up a huge Wildcats fan. When the quarterback committed to UCLA, all of his Wildcats gear basically went in the trash.
Hundley has still been looking forward to Arizona's visit to the Rose Bowl on Saturday. The elevated stakes make it even more enticing.
No. 25 UCLA (6-2, 3-2 Pac-12) hosts the 24th-ranked Wildcats (5-3, 2-3) in a key game for two programs with first-year head coaches hoping to keep their rebuilding projects ahead of schedule.
While the Wildcats ride momentum from last week's victory over Southern California, the Bruins have designs on a Pac-12 South title run.
UCLA coach Jim Mora's defense has a compelling matchup with Arizona coach Rich Rodriguez's spread offense.
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Tailback Johnathan Franklin became UCLA's career rushing leader Saturday night in the first quarter of the 25th-ranked Bruins' Pac-12 game against No. 24 Arizona.
Franklin, a 5-foot-11, 195-pound senior from Los Angeles, entered needing 21 yards to overtake Gaston Green, who gained 3,731 yards from 1984-87. Franklin moved into the top spot on the school's rushing list...
Ellis McCarthy talks about how much weight he's lost since arriving at UCLA, where he wants to be physically, and how he's gotten more comfortable in the defense...
According to SBNation, UCLA football coach Jim Mora brought his coaches into the locker room before their matchup with Arizona and asked his staff to paint their faces with eye black.
It seems that statement worked as UCLA crushed 22nd-rank Arizona 66-10, and no one was dumb enough to go full black face. I would call that a win-win.
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