Back in the Top 25 for the first time in more than four years, UCLA has exhibited a dangerous offense in the early going with Brett Hundley and Johnathan Franklin running the show.
Looking to continue their high-scoring ways, the No. 22 Bruins try to avenge last year's loss to Houston, which tries to avoid opening 0-3 for the first time in 11 seasons Saturday night at the Rose Bowl.
After a disappointing four seasons under Rick Neuheisel, UCLA (2-0) appears to be back on the winning track behind coach Jim Mora. The Bruins had little trouble beating Rice 49-24 in their opener before upsetting then-No. 16 Nebraska 36-30 last Saturday.
That vaulted UCLA back into the rankings for the first time since early September 2008.
"We came up with big plays at the right time," Mora said. "Nebraska is a very good football team ... It's a heck of a win for our program. We have to learn from it. ... We'll enjoy it for 24 hours and then turn our thoughts to Houston."
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