Monday, November 1, 2010
Defensive backs hung out to dry
By Blair Angulo
UCLA's lack of pass rush is catching up with the defensive backs.
Arizona backup quarterback Matt Scott torched the Bruins on Saturday, doing his best Nick Foles impersonation by throwing for a career-high 319 yards on 24-for-36 passing. He also added 71 yards rushing, many of them coming after dodged sack attempts and slipped away from UCLA lineman.
A week prior, Oregon's Darron Thomas also had a career-high 308 yards and three touchdowns against UCLA. He did all of that without taking the field in the fourth quarter.
Watch what preseason All-American safety Rahim Moore and cornerback Aaron Hester, who recorded his first-career interception Saturday, had to say following UCLA's 29-21 loss to the Wildcats: