Bruins participate in 31st bowl game.
Players were honored on Monday evening in the annual football banquet
Bruins will face the Ducks on Friday at 5:00 pm on Fox
Senior named to second-team for special team performances during the season
Kickoff is set for 4:35 and will be televised on Versus
Kevin Prince was 12-24 with 146 yards passing.
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UCLA vs. Cal
UCLA def. Cal at the Rose Bowl, 31-14, on Oct. 29, 2011 (Photos by Don Liebig, UCLA Photography)
Images from UCLA's 28-25 victory over the Cougars on October 8, 2011
UCLA -Derrick put up steadily improving numbers throughout his career ... Has done a fine job as a tailback and in one-back situations ... Possesses a good combination of size, strength and speed ... Also a standout on special teams.
2011 - Appeared in all 14 games as a running back and on special teams ... Was named the winner of the Tommy Prothro Award for Outstanding Special Teams Player and the Paul I. Wellman Memorial Award for All Around-Excellence by the coaching staff ... Ranked second on the team with a career-best 765 yards rushing ... Led the team with 11 touchdowns ... Named second-team All-Pac-12 as a special teams performer (seven tackles and member of kick return and kick cover units) ... Had three 100-yard games on the season ... Led the team with 39 yards rushing in the bowl games vs. Illinois and caught one pass (5 yds) ... Topped the team with 83 yards rushing in the Pac-12 championship game at Oregon ... Also caught a pass (6) ... Hauled in two passes at USC (6) ... Carried 11 times for 54 yards against Colorado ... Ran 12 times for 43 yards at Utah ... Totaled 119 yards and two touchdowns against Arizona State ... Ran for 81 of his 119 yards in the second half, including 65 on the game-winning drive which culminated in his one-yard scoring run with 49 seconds remaining ... Had 80 yards on 19 carries against Cal and found the end zone on runs of two, 20 and 24 yards ... Had five rushes for 13 yards at Arizona ... Carried 11 times vs. Washington State for 27 yards while scoring twice on short runs ... Recorded exactly 100 yards on a career-best 20 carries at Oregon State ... Ran for two scores and 47 total yards against Texas ... Led the team with 135 yards rushing on 14 carries vs. San Jose State ... Carried seven times for 17 yards and a score at Houston.
2010 - Appeared in 11 games and made two starts ... Ranked second on the team with a career-high 487 yards ... His per-game average of 44.27 yards ranked 13th in the Pac-10 ... Averaged 5.9 yards per carry and was second on the team with five touchdowns ... Made 10 tackles on special teams coverage units ... Started the opener at Kansas State and ran for 29 yards on five carries ... Started and carried six times for 23 yards prior to being injured (concussion) in the third quarter against Stanford ... Did not play against Houston ... Returned to action at Texas and came off the bench to rush for 94 yards on 16 attempts ... Had a 29-yard touchdown run late in the game ... Six of his runs against the Longhorns accounted for at least five yards and three were for double-figure yardage ... Made three tackles on special teams ... Compiled a career-high 185 yards on the ground and three touchdowns (one, one, four yards), another career-best against Washington State ... His 73-yard run was the longest of his career and the longest by a Bruin since Johnathan Franklin had a 74-yard run last year versus Cal ... Six of his runs against the Cougars measured at least five yards and four were in double figures (including runs of 73, 36 and 23 yards) ... Carried twice at Cal for one yard ... Totaled 34 yards at Oregon and made three tackles ... Ran for 42 yards, including an 11-yard touchdown, on nine carries versus Arizona ... Gained six yards on five attempts against Oregon State ... Ran for 30 yards on seven carries at Washington ... Totaled 18 yards on four rushes at Arizona State ... Carried six times for 25 yards against USC ... Tri-winner of UCLA's Tommy Prothro Award for Outstanding Special Teams Player (made 10 tackles).
2009 - Appeared in all 13 games and made one start (at Washington St.) ... Member of the 2009 AFCA Good Works Team ... Second on the team with 244 yards rushing ... Came off the bench to lead the team with 69 rushing yards on four carries versus San Diego St. ... Had a 29-yard scoring run on his first carry in the game and a later dash of 31 yards ... Carried six times for one yard at Tennessee ... Totaled 46 yards on eight carries against Kansas St. ... Netted three yards on two rushes at Stanford ... Also had a three-yard reception ... Had one yard on two carries against Oregon ... Played on special teams and offense against Cal ... Saw special teams duty at Arizona ... Carried three times for 19 yards at Oregon St., including a 12-yard burst on his first carry ... Led the Bruins against Washington with 49 yards on 13 attempts ... Started at WSU and led all running backs with 50 yards on 12 attempts ... Carried twice for two yards versus Arizona St. ... Had one yard on his only attempt at USC and added a special teams tackle ... Gained three yards on his only carry in the bowl win over Temple.
2008 - Saw action in 10 games with one start (Washington) ... Second on the team in rushing yards with 284 (5.4 avg.) ... Ranked 21st in the Pac-10 in rushing (28.4/g) ... Made his debut against Arizona (game three) ... Carried seven times for 24 yards and made two receptions ... Led the team with 86 yards rushing against Fresno St. on 10 attempts, including a 44-yard jaunt ... Came off the bench against Washington St. to lead the team with 49 yards rushing on six carries, including a 31-yard burst ... At Oregon, he gained 12 yards on five carries ... His one-yard run in the third quarter was his first career touchdown ... Ran for 20 yards on four carries and made one reception vs. Stanford ... At Cal, he had four carries for six yards ... Netted three yards on three carries against Oregon State and caught one ball for six yards ... Made his first career start at Washington and ran for 42 yards on 10 carries, including an 11-yard scoring run on UCLA's first possession of the contest ... At ASU, he led the team with 43 yards on three carries, including a 38-yard run ...Carried once for minus-one yard versus USC.
HIGH SCHOOL - Three-year varsity starter at running back and linebacker at Troy HS in Fullerton, CA for coach Jim Burton ... Rated No. 2 fullback nationally by ESPN ... Earned three stars from scout.com ...Earned three stars from rivals.com ... Named All-State third-team by Cal-Hi Sports ... Named to CIF-Southern Section Southeast Division team ... Named team MVP and first-team all-league as a senior ... Ran for 5,214 yards in his career and scored 86 touchdowns ... Broke school record for most touchdowns in a season (38); most points scored in a season (232); most rushing yards in a season (2,456); most rushing touchdowns (38); most yards offense in a season (2,456); most touchdowns scored in a game (5); longest rushing touchdown (90 yards) ... As a senior, he ran for 1,084 yards and scored 19 touchdowns on 230 carries ... Also scored twice on receptions ... As a junior, he rushed for 2,456 yards (11.1 avg.) and 38 touchdowns ... Named Freeway League MVP ... First-team All-CIF SS and second-team all-county selection ... As a sophomore, he was named first-team all-league; first-team All-CIF SS ... Also lettered in basketball (two years) for coach Scott Blake and three years in track (100 meters, 4 x 100 meter relay, shot put, triple jump).
PERSONAL - Full Name: Derrick Lamont Coleman, Jr. ... Born: October 18, 1990 in West Los Angeles, CA ... Parents: Derrick Coleman and May Hamlin ... Has one sister, Tenisha and one brother, Keyon ... Lists NFL defensive back Antonio Cromartie as the athlete he admires the most ... Hobbies include all sports, but especially golf and lifting weights ... Can read lips ... Interested in a possible career as a lawyer ... Named to Athletic Director's Honor Roll in 2010 Spring Quarter ... Finalist for 2011 Uplifting Athletes Rare Disease award ... Political Science major.
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