Despite a 410-yard effort from UCLA's Brett Hundley, it wasn't the quarterback that electrified the Rose Bowl Crowd Saturday night -- it was the defensive front.
Or maybe more accurately scared the crowd. You'd be hard-pressed to find a volunteer to go up against freshman defensive end Eddie Vanderdoes.
The front seven was quite the formidable strength for No. 11 UCLA in its 37-10 win over California. Another true freshman in linebacker Myles Jack had a game-high 12 tackles. Defensive end Keenan Graham demolished Cal quarterback Jared Goff for his team-high fifth sack of the season and Anthony Barr alone cost the Golden Bears 32 yards.
"Anthony had another great game," said defensive coordinator Lou Spanos. "He did a nice job rushing the passer and he's so consistent and so dominant and he just plays relentless. He's just a dynamic player each week."
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