LOS ANGELES—The UCLA Bruins marched into Martin Stadium in Washington to take on the Cougars in what will be a long discussed meeting of the two Pac-12 teams. This is the first meeting of Chip Kelly’s Bruins team and Mike Leach’s Washington State since 2016.
The two teams combined total was less points scored than in the first half of the game Saturday, September 21. The Bruins defense proved to be the deciding factor in the match-up, with six turnovers including a turnover to in the first and final Washington State possessions.
Quarterback Dorian Thompson-Robinson showed great promise with seven touchdowns and over five hundred total yards. The performance earned him Walter Camp National Offensive Player of the week award for his efforts. Speedster Demetric Felton won Pac-12 Special Team Player of the Week for the two special team touchdowns and a passing touchdown in the game Saturday night.
Washington State QB Anthony Gordon also had a amazing performance through the air as he tossed a school record nine touchdowns for the Cougars. The Bruins looked to keep the momentum going when they take on the Arizona Wildcats Saturday, September 28 @10:30pm PST.