Aug. 20, 2005
UCLA had a two-hour scrimmage on Saturday, August 20 at Drake Stadium in order to prepare for the season-opener at San Diego State on Sept. 3. Some of the statistical highlights of the scrimmage are featured below:
OFFENSE Quarterbacks: *Drew Olson completed 8 of 15 passes for 105 yards and one touchdown with no interceptions...31 yard scoring pass to Joe Cowan
*Ben Olson completed 8 of 12 passes for 82 yards and two touchdowns with no interceptions...38 yard scoring pass to Marcedes Lewis, 15 yard scoring pass to Lewis
*David Koral completed 6 of 13 passes for 59 yards and no touchdowns and no interceptions
*Pat Cowan completed 8 of 14 passes for 66 yards and one touchdowns with one interception...four-yard scoring pass to Robert Breazell
Running Backs: *Maurice Drew ran nine times for 28 yards with one touchdown...one-yard scoring rush
*Chris Markey ran 21 times for 78 yards with one touchdown...two-yard scoring rush
*Michael Pitre caught two passes for 12 yards
*Justin Sieber ran six times for 20 yards and caught two passes for 20 yards
Receivers: *Junior Taylor caught two passes for 15 yards
*Joe Cowan caught three passes for 54 yards and a touchdown...31-yarder from Drew Olson
*Marcus Everett caught one pass for 16 yards
*Robert Breazell caught two passes for 19 yards and a touchdown...four-yarder from Pat Cowan
*Andrew Baumgartner caught three passes for 24 yards
DEFENSE Interceptions: Marcus Cassel made one interception of a Pat Cowan pass
Tackles: the following players were credited with five or more tackles LB Justin London, DB Rodney Van, DB Robert Kibble, DL Nathaniel Skaggs, LB Christian Taylor, LB Danny Nelson, LB Kyle Bowworth, DL Justin Hickman
Sacks: the following players were credited with sacks DL William Snead (2), DL Justin Hickman (2), DL Nikola Dragovic, DL Nathaniel Skaggs, DL Kyle Morgan, LB Aaron Whittington, LB Danny Nelson, LB John Hale
Notes: 18 different players made receptions; Justin Medlock kicked field goals from 30, 48 and 40 yards missed 53 yards.
Injuries: Kevin Brown will miss six to eight weeks with a high sprain of the left ankle. He will have a pin inserted in the ankle.
Brigham Harwell has a right ankle sprain and is day-to-day.