The near bug-eyed look from UCLA Coach Jim Mora said a lot.
The simple question was whether Bruins quarterback Brett Hundley should have run the ball more in a 35-17 loss to Stanford. The answer was a brief stare, a smile and a one-word answer, "Yes."
Hundley's quick feet are an element of the UCLA offense that probably will be used in the rematch with the Cardinal in the Pac-12 championship game Friday.
"We discussed that with him," Mora said.
The stat sheet shows Hundley had eight carries, but seven of those were sacks. He had one 38-yard scramble, which left him with zero net yards.
That one mad dash in the third quarter led to a UCLA touchdown. But by then, Stanford had the game in hand.
"As he continues to develop as a quarterback, he's got to find that right mixture of knowing when to try to find something downfield and knowing when to use his great athletic gifts and run," Mora said.
Hundley mixed it up well in UCLA's 38-28 victory over USC on Nov. 17. Hundley's mobili...