The UCLA Bruins and quarterback Josh Rosen look to bounce back in Week 2 after losing to the Texas A&M Aggies in overtime in Week 1…
The UCLA Bruins opened their 2016 season with a bitter defeat despite a 15-point fourth quarter rally to force the game into overtime.
Bruins quarterback Josh Rosen threw the ball for 343 passing yards but only one touchdown. To make matters worse, Rosen threw three interceptions in the game.
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The Bruins will look for more balance on offense in Week 2 against the UNLV Running Rebels. They only had 125 rushing yards against the Aggies in Week 1.
The UCLA Bruins defense will also need to find itself as well. Along with the 31 points they allowed, the Bruins defense also allowed 203 rushing yards. They’ll need to focus on stopping the run this week if they want to win.
The UNLV Running Rebels enjoyed a 63-13 victory in Week 1 over Jacksonville State. Running Rebels quarterback Johnny Stanton was 10 for 12 with 217 passing yards and three passing touchdowns.
The challenge gets a bit steeper in the Bruins this week.
The meeting between UNLV and UCLA will be the second between the two teams. UCLA won last season’s meeting 37-3.