Sunday, September 23




Freshman running back Damien Thigpen is tackled during Saturday's 24-10 loss against Pac-10 leader Oregon. Thigpen finished with just 14 yards on six rushes.

UCLA’s young talent faces challenges

Of the football players listed on UCLA's team roster who have seen action this season, 21 are of freshman standing. Read more...

Photo: Freshman running back Damien Thigpen is tackled during Saturday's 24-10 loss against Pac-10 leader Oregon. Thigpen finished with just 14 yards on six rushes.

Freshman running back Damien Thigpen is tackled during Saturday's 24-10 loss against Pac-10 leader Oregon. Thigpen finished with just 14 yards on six rushes.

Freshman quarterback Richard Brehaut is sacked from behind. Brehaut entered the game in the fourth quarter in relief of UCLA starter Kevin Prince and played two series. Brehaut completed five of 10 passes but was intercepted once and sacked four times. UCLA amassed just 145 passing yards between its two quarterbacks.

UCLA football unable to contain No. 13 Oregon

Minutes into the third quarter, what appeared to be an unassuming flock of docile Ducks reminded college football why they hold the No. 13 ranking in the country. Read more...

Photo: Freshman quarterback Richard Brehaut is sacked from behind. Brehaut entered the game in the fourth quarter in relief of UCLA starter Kevin Prince and played two series. Brehaut completed five of 10 passes but was intercepted once and sacked four times. UCLA amassed just 145 passing yards between its two quarterbacks.

Freshman quarterback Richard Brehaut is sacked from behind. Brehaut entered the game in the fourth quarter in relief of UCLA starter Kevin Prince and played two series. Brehaut completed five of 10 passes but was intercepted once and sacked four times. UCLA amassed just 145 passing yards between its two quarterbacks.


Oregon receiver Jeff Maehl celebrates after catching a touchdown pass from quarterback Nate Costa in the third quarter. The score, which put Oregon up 21-3, was the Ducks' only offensive touchdown. The scoring drive occurred after UCLA's Kevin Prince fumbled.

Oregon Ducks take control in third quarter

The number 13 was anything but lucky for the UCLA football team in its 24-10 loss Saturday to Oregon, which just happened to be ranked No. 13 nationally heading into the game. Read more...

Photo: Oregon receiver Jeff Maehl celebrates after catching a touchdown pass from quarterback Nate Costa in the third quarter. The score, which put Oregon up 21-3, was the Ducks' only offensive touchdown. The scoring drive occurred after UCLA's Kevin Prince fumbled.

Oregon receiver Jeff Maehl celebrates after catching a touchdown pass from quarterback Nate Costa in the third quarter. The score, which put Oregon up 21-3, was the Ducks' only offensive touchdown. The scoring drive occurred after UCLA's Kevin Prince fumbled.