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Gallery: UCLA falls to No. 6 Oklahoma 49-21

By Michael Zshornack

September 8, 2018 3:52 pm

No. 6 Oklahoma made for UCLA's first road matchup of the year. The Bruins had not won a game on the road since 2016.

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True freshman Dorian Thompson-Robinson got his first start at quarterback.

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UCLA coach Chip Kelly came into Oklahoma never having lost back-to-back games as an NCAA head coach. That streak was snapped as the Sooners blew out the Bruins 49-21.

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Redshirt sophomore offensive lineman Jake Burton (left) cheers on Bolu Olorunfunmi (right) after the senior running back ran in a three-yard touchdown putting UCLA up 6-0.

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Sooner defensive lineman Neville Gallimore tries to chase down Thompson-Robinson.

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Thompson-Robinson is taken down by Oklahoma linebacker Kenneth Murray. The true freshman quarterback was sacked six times throughout the game.

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Redshirt senior defensive back Adarius Pickett misses a tackle on Sooner wide receiver Marquise Brown. The Bruins struggled with finishing their tackles for much of the game.

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Brown celebrates with Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray as the Sooners take a 14-7 lead after the extra point.

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Murray ran for 69 yards in the game, the most by any Sooner.

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UCLA alum and Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook watched the game by the sidelines of the stadium. Though the Oklahoma fans showed displeasure at the jersey he wore, they eventually greeted him with ''MVP'' chants in reference to his winning the NBA Most Valuable Player award in 2017 for the Thunder.

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Sophomore defensive back Quentin Lake celebrates after breaking up a pass from Murray on a third down, forcing Oklahoma to punt.

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Brown, one of Murray's main targets on the field, walks off the field with an apparent injury in the third quarter.

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Redshirt junior defensive lineman Chigozie Nnoruka watches as Murray's pass flies down field.

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Redshirt junior tight end Caleb Wilson hauls in a 28-yard pass from Thompson-Robinson to convert the first down.

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True freshman running back Martell Irby flies by the Oklahoma defense for a gain of 11 yards.

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Olorunfunmi led all UCLA running backs with a net gain of 56 yards and scored two of the Bruins' three touchdowns.

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UCLA's final touchdown came from a nine-yard pass from Thompson-Robinson to wide receiver Michael Ezeike. Ezeike, also a true freshman, remained emotionless after the catch as the Bruins were still down by 28 points.

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Olorunfunmi tries to power through the Oklahoma defense but the Sooners managed to stop much of UCLA's run game with the Bruins averaging 2.6 yards per carry.

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Oklahoma coach Lincoln Riley walks off the field after winning his second blowout game of the season after the Sooners defeated the FAU Owls 63-14 on Sept. 1.

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Michael Zshornack | Photo Editor
Zshornack is the digital managing editor. He was previously the Photo editor, assistant Photo editor and a Photo contributor.
Zshornack is the digital managing editor. He was previously the Photo editor, assistant Photo editor and a Photo contributor.
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