Bruins take 5-2 record into Pac-12 road showdown.
UCLA football team takes 5-2 record into Oct. 27 showdown in Tempe.
Bruins and Utes to square off at Noon this Saturday.
Johnathan Franklin rushed for 103 yards for UCLA
Bruins and Buffaloes scheduled to face off at 3:00 p.m. (PST)/4:00 p.m. (MST).
UCLA - Gained valuable experience in his first season in the program and will look to impress the coaches in spring practice.
2012 - Saw action in five games and was credited with two tackles while playing on special teams and as a reserve linebacker.
HIGH SCHOOL - Played his senior season at Lassister HS for coach Jep Irwin ... A three-star recruit according to scout.com and scout's No. 53-ranked outside linebacker in the nation ... A three-star recruit according to rivals.com and rated No. 65 in the nation in the list of prospects at the athlete position ... Rivals.com's No. 64 rated player in the state of Georgia ... SuperPrep's No. 39 prospect in the state of Georgia ... Three-star recruit by ESPN and No. 89 prospect in Georgia ... ESPN rated him as 89th-best outside linebacker ... As a senior, he made 74 tackles, seven interceptions, 25 pass break ups and blocked one punt ... Was named All-City, All-Region, All-County and All-State ... Moved to Georgia after growing up in southern California ... Helped his team finish 10-4 as a senior, losing in the 5A semifinals ... Also lettered in basketball for coach Morris and track for coach Reichenbach ... Was on the Sectional 4x4 championship relay which finished eighth in the state ... Member of three school record-setting relay teams (4x100, 4x200, 4x400) ... Posted a 43-5 long jump.
PERSONAL - Full Name: Kenechukwu Orjioke (Or-Gee-Okay) ... Born: June 23, 1995 in Nigeria... Parents: Job and Ngozi Orjioke ... Mom is a doctor ... Has three younger brothers, Ozi, Chinonso, Nnamdi and one older sister, Uju ... Lists his biggest thrill in sports as being selected All-State for football ... Lists the NFL's Ed Reed as the athlete he admires the most ... Hobbies include working out, going out with friends and checking out the latest on YouTube ... Lived for five years in Australia ... Has an interest in a law career.
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