(Eds: With AP Photos.) By GREG BEACHAM AP Sports Writer Eddie Vanderdoes and Myles Jack arrived at UCLA this summer hoping to make big contributions as freshmen. They didn't wait even one game to get started.
The Bruins' big defensive end and versatile linebacker stood out among several youngsters whose performances in a season-opening 58-20 victory over Nevada suggested the 21st-ranked Bruins could be deeper than many expected.
UCLA showed off an impressive mix of veteran experience and young talent while outscoring the Wolf Pack 41-7 in the second half on Saturday. The Bruins used 14 freshmen, and several made big contributions immediately.
''True freshmen played a significant amount, and all of them played well,'' UCLA coach Jim Mora said Sunday night. ''Going out in their very first college game in the Rose Bowl against a quality opponent and playing the way they did, I was extremely impressed. They were all going out and making a lot of good plays that a lot of people took n...