UCLA's Kevin Prince questionable
UCLA Bruins quarterback Kevin Prince, who left Saturday's 38-34 loss to Houston with a concussion, also has a mild sprain in the AC joint of his right shoulder and his status for next weekend's game against San Jose State is questionable, coach Rick Neuheisel said Sunday.
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Prince landed hard on his shoulder and head at the end of a four-yard run Saturday at Houston. He said he blacked out momentarily and did not play the rest of the game. Trainers briefly attended to his shoulder on the sideline, but the extent of the injury was discovered after the team returned home.
"The concussion cleared last night and he has no lingering effects," Neuheisel said. "There will be a protocol, but they think that that portion of the injury he'll be fine by Saturday. The question then will be the shoulder."
Richard Brehaut relieved Prince and passed for 264 yards and two touchdowns, but Neuheisel said he would wait until at least Tuesday to determine if Prince should be considered for the start against San Jose State.
"We'll have to see how much he's able to practice," Neuheisel said.
Freshman Brett Hundley, meanwhile, will prepare as the No. 2 quarterback if Prince is unable to go. Neuheisel has said that Hundley, an athletic dual-threat quarterback, will have a package of plays at some point this season and the Spartans, who lost 57-3 to Stanford on Saturday and have lost 25 of their last 28 games, present a perfect opponent to get Hundley's feet wet.
"We're going to get him ready to go, but we'll wait and see as to whether or not he does," Neuheisel said. "He'll certainly get some practice time."
Peter Yoon covers UCLA for ESPNLosAngeles.com.
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