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Tragedy inspires AJ Pasquale to start anew at UCLA

WESTWOOD, Calif. — For all his gifts, AJ Pasquale never received his brother’s singular vision and doggedness; he’ll tell you that. Nick spoke little, reserved and humble with a sweet exterior, but internally he had some hardass to him. He fought his 5-foot-7 frame and a bone disease that left him with a disintegrating right femur at 8 years old to become a sophomore starter...
Via Fox Sports West
June 18, 2014  |  Discuss

UCLA's Pasquale was drunk when killed by car

Authorities say UCLA receiver Nick Pasquale was drunk when he was hit by a car and killed while walking in Southern California in September. Orange County sheriff's Lt. Jeff Hallock says the 20-year-old Pasquale had a .26 blood alcohol content when he was killed. The level is more than three times the legal limit for California drivers. Hallock says the finding came through...
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November 16, 2013  |  Discuss

UCLA runs first play with 10 players to honor Pasquale

PASADENA, Calif. -- In their first offensive play against New Mexico State, UCLA used only 10 players. Someone was missing, and he could never be replaced. "Our 11th guy out there was Pacman," said head coach Jim Mora. The 13th-ranked Bruins honored their late teammate Nick Pasquale in nearly every way possible Saturday night at the Rose Bowl. T-shirts emblazoned with...
Via Fox Sports West
September 22, 2013  |  Discuss

UCLA continues efforts to honor WR Nick Pasquale

UCLA will continue its efforts to honor receiver Nick Pasquale and help his family this week. Pasquale died last week when struck by a car. His jersey No. 36 will be on the Rose Bowl turf the remainder of the season. There will be 20,000 Pasquale towels handed out Saturday when the Bruins play New Mexico State and T-shirts will be for sale. The shirts were donated by Adidas and...
Via Fox Sports West
September 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Nebraska goes extra mile in honoring UCLA's Nick Pasquale

The scene that unfolded at Lincoln Memorial Stadium Saturday afternoon reminded all of us that there can be a lot of good in college football. The Johnny Manziels and the scandals may get most of the attention, but it's not all about the money. Sometimes, it's about something that money can't buy. Nebraska and their fans didn't have to go to the lengths that they...
Via Fox Sports West
September 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Nebraska Students To Release Blue/Gold Balloons Into The Air To Honor UCLA’s Nick Pasquale

Earlier this week, we learned that Nebraska’s football team would be honoring Nick Pasquale,  a walk-on wide receiver from UCLA who was tragically killed this past weekend, by wearing his number, 36, on its helmets. Today, we learned that the Cornhuskers’ student section has also planned a tribute to Pasquale. The students will be releasing blue and gold balloons into the air...
Via College Spun
September 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Nebraska will wear No. 36 helmet sticker for fallen UCLA player

The Nebraska Cornhuskers will all be sporting a No. 36 sticker on the backs of their helmets in order to honor fallen UCLA WR Nick Pasquale.
Via Gamedayr
September 13, 2013  |  Discuss

The Nebraska Cornhuskers will be honoring UCLA and Nick Pasquale by wearing these helmets

According to the official Nebraska Twitter account, the Cornhuskers of the Big Ten will wear helmets honoring Nick Pasquale who passed away this year. Pasquale was a walk on that was hit by a car and killed. This was tragic news. A team from a completely different conference than the PAC-12 decided to honor Nick Pasquale by wearing these helmets with his number on them. Good move...
Via Throw The Flag
September 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Nebraska To Wear Number “36″ On Helmets To Honor UCLA’s Nick Pasquale

The UCLA Bruins received terrible news this past weekend — walk-on wide receiver Nick Pasquale was struck by a car when crossing the street in San Clemente. He later passed away. Of course, everyone who knew Pasquale is absolutely devastated — Jim Mora spoke out about the loss: “This is a tragic loss. Nick was an outstanding young man who had a positive impact on everyone...
Via College Spun
September 09, 2013  |  Discuss

UCLA receiver Nick Pasquale hit by car, killed

UCLA receiver Nick Pasquale was hit by a car and killed while walking in San Clemente early Sunday morning. He was 20. The Orange County Sheriff's Department said Pasquale was struck about 1:30 a.m. It wasn't immediately clear whether Pasquale was trying to cross a street. Sheriff's Lt. Gary Strachan said the car's driver stopped, called authorities and stayed with...
Via AP on Fox
September 08, 2013  |  Discuss
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