|Date of game: 9/29/2012
Recap: Colorado vs. UCLA
Boulder, CO (Sports Network) - Brett Hundley threw for 281 yards and had four total touchdowns as the UCLA Bruins defeated the Colorado Buffaloes, 42-14, in a Pac-12 bout at Folsom Field.
Hundley completed 25-of-38 passes for UCLA (4-1, 1-1 Pac-12), which bounced back nicely following last week's loss to Oregon State. Johnathan Franklin rushed for 111 yards on 15 carries, his fourth 100-yard rushing game of the season. Eleven different Bruins caught a pass in the game, led by four receptions from Jerry Johnson for 36 yards.
For Colorado (1-4, 1-1), Jordan Webb completed 21-of-32 passes for 184 yards with a touchdown and an interception. Nick Hirschman replaced Webb late in the game, completing two of his three passes, one of a touchdown. Tyler McCulloch led all receivers with seven catches for 69 yards.
Hundley capped off a nine-play drive midway through the first quarter with a 12-yard touchdown run to give UCLA the early 7-0 lead.
The Bruins extended their lead early in the second quarter when Hundley connected with Darius Bell on a 17-yard touchdown strike.
Colorado managed to cut its deficit in half just a few minutes later when Dustin Ebner caught a 17-yard touchdown pass from Webb.
UCLA extended its lead back to two touchdowns late in the second quarter following another Hundley rushing score, and the Bruins would take a 21-7 lead into halftime.
The Bruins accounted for the only score of the third quarter. Hundley completed an eight-yard touchdown pass to Joseph Fauria to go up 28-7.
UCLA added a pair of touchdowns on consecutive possessions at the start of the fourth quarters on touchdown runs from Jordon James (25 yards) and Damien Thigpen (23 yards) to put the game out of reach.
The Buffaloes added a touchdown late in the game on a Hirschman 31-yard pass to Nick Kasa.
The UCLA defense sacked the Colorado quarterbacks four times, led by three from Damien Holmes. The unit also held the Buffaloes to just 2-of-15 on third down conversions.Game Notes