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.
Bruins and Buffaloes scheduled to face off at 3:00 p.m. (PST)/4:00 p.m. (MST).
Bruins will return to Westwood after Thursday's practice;Fan Day on Saturday.
UCLA - Marcus graduated early from high school and participated in 2012 spring practice.
2012 - Saw action in nine games as a reserve in the secondary and on special teams ... Credited with three tackles on the season ... Made one stop at Colorado ... Had one tackle in win over Utah ... Recorded one tackle vs. Stanford.
HIGH SCHOOL - Coached by Ryan Gomez ... Four star recruit according to rivals.com and the No. 21 cornerback in the nation ... No. 32 recruit in California according to rivals.com ... Scout.com four-star recruit and the No. 19-ranked cornerback in the nation ... A SuperPrep All-American rated as the No. 32 defensive back in the nation ... Rated as the No. 29 prospect in the CA/NV/HI region by SuperPrep ... ESPN three-star recruit, No. 25 cornerback in the nation and No. 47 prospect in California ... Named first-team MaxPreps Sacramento-Joaquin Section team ... First-team All-Metro selection by Sacramento Bee ... As a senior, he ran 23 times for 136 yards, caught 11 passes for 118 yards and a touchdown ... Totaled 59 tackles, four interceptions, 16 passes defended ... Returned seven punts for 12.7 yard average ... As a junior, he made 47 tackles, one interception.
PERSONAL - Full name: Marcus Rios ... Born: October 25, 1994 in Merced, CA ... Parents: Richard and Ivy Rios ... Has seven brothers - Chris, Travionne, Giovanni Ernest, William, Trevaun and Hunter ... Has two sisters - Martina and Jessica ... Biggest athletic thrill was moving to varsity on his 15th birthday and running a kickoff back for a touchdown on his first play ... Famous athlete he admires is Muhammad Ali ... Hobbies include working out.
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