Oct. 25, 2003
UCLA POST-GAME NOTES
UCLA has won five straight games, its longest winning streak since 2001, when the Bruins won the first six games of the season.
UCLA is 5-0 at home this season. The last time the Bruins won five straight home games in the same year was 1998.
Craig Bragg had five receptions tonight, which brings his career total to 128 catches. He is now tied for sixth with Mike Sherrard in the Bruin record books.
Bragg returned five punts tonight which brought his career total to 55 punt returns. He now ranks fourth on the UCLA career punt return list.
With 118 yards tonight, Bragg now has 1,988 career receiving yards, which ranks ninth in the UCLA record books.
Tonight marked the seventh career 100-yard receiving game in Bragg's career.
Matt Moore threw his first touchdown of the season with a 25-yard pass to Bragg in the first quarter. It was the fifth of his career.
Moore set a new career-high with 190 yards in the air.
Maurice Drew's 83-yard touchdown run is tied for ninth longest run from scrimmage in UCLA history, tied with Derek Ayers (1993 vs. BYU) and Jackie Robinson (1939 vs. Oregon). It is also the longest run from scrimmage by a true freshman in UCLA history.
Tonight marked the first 100-yard game for Drew. It is the 12th time in UCLA history a true freshman has reached the 100-yard mark and it's the first since DeShaun Foster in 1998 (109 yards on 15 carries vs. USC).
Drew's 176 yards tonight was the second highest rushing performance by a true freshman in UCLA history. (Kevin Nelson, 186 yards in 31 carries in 1980 vs. Arizona State).
UCLA set a season-high with 213 rushing yards tonight. The previous team-high was 134 rushing yards vs. Washington.
ARIZONA STATE POST-GAME NOTES
Loren Wade's 61-yard touchdown run was the longest run for the Sun Devils since Delvon Flowers had a 74-yard touchdown run vs. Oregon State on October 16th, 2001.
Brett Hudson's interception in the second quarter was his second of the year and the sixth of his career.
Arizona State has now had an interception in seven of eight games this season.
Jimmy Verdon's interception in the third quarter was the first of his career.
Loren Wade is the first Sun Devil to gain 100 rushing yards in back-to-back games since Delvon Flowers did it in three straight games in 2001. (107 at Oregon, 137 vs. Washington State, 138 vs. Arizona). Wade gained 130 yards in 16 carries with one touchdown last week at North Carolina.
Wade has scored one rushing touchdown in each of the last four games dating back to the USC game on October 4.