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Damien Thigpen out for season

Updated: November 18, 2012, 10:54 PM ET
By Peter Yoon | ESPNLosAngeles.com

Versatile UCLA running back Damien Thigpen, the team's third-leading rusher, tore his ACL on Saturday during a 38-28 victory over USC and will be out for the rest of the season, coach Jim Mora said Sunday.

Thigpen, who has 262 yards and two touchdowns rushing, is the team's leading kick returner with a 26.9-yard average on 14 returns. He also has 18 catches for 211 yards and two touchdowns.

"Big-time playmaker in the run game and the pass game," Mora said about what the Bruins ...

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