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Three Bruins Earn Walter Camp Football Foundation All-America Honors
Courtesy: UCLA Athletics  
Release:  12/10/2009

Dec. 10, 2009

Three members of the UCLA football team have been named to the 120th edition of the Walter Camp Football Foundation All-America team, it was announced this afternoon.

Junior place kicker Kai Forbath was named to the organization's first team while junior defensive tackle Brian Price and sophomore safety Rahim Moore were named second-team All-America.

Only Alabama (six) and Florida (four) had more selections than UCLA's three. Texas also had three players honored.

Forbath has had a sensational junior campaign for the Bruins, winning the Lou Groza Collegiate Place-Kicker Award. He is the No. 2 kicker in the nation with 2.17 field goals per game and his .897 percentage (more than 20 attempts). He has connected on 26 of 29 field goals this season. His only misses have come from distances of 51, 52 and 51-yards out. Forbath has connected on 35 straight field goal attempts under 50-yards, dating back to the Oregon game in 2008.

Price, a true junior, has recorded 34.5 tackles for a loss in his last 21 games, including 4.0 against Arizona State and Tennessee, 3.0 at Washington State and 2.0 against Oregon and at USC. He has 22.5 tackles for loss in 12 games this season and ranks first in the Pac-10 (by 7.5 TFL) and is tied for third in the NCAA. He ranks second all-time in UCLA history with 43.5 tackles for loss, and is also second on the single season list with 22.5, trailing only Robert Thomas' 26.0 TFL in 2001.

Moore, a true sophomore, leads the nation with nine interceptions, averaging 0.75 per game. He also ranks fourth (tied) nationally, in passes defensed (1.33 per game). He tied the UCLA single-game record with three interceptions against San Diego State and also made two each versus Tennessee and Arizona. Moore has made 45 tackles on the year, including three for loss.


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