UCLA 49, Rice 24

Date - Thursday, August 30, 2012 7:30 PM
Location - Rice Stadium
Attendance - 23105

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
UCLA 19 16 0 14 49
Rice 10 14 0 0 24

Recap


UCLA 49, Rice 24:
Johnathan Franklin rushed for 214 yards and three touchdowns on 15 carries and the visiting Bruins scored on three of their first five plays from scrimmage in Jim Mora's UCLA coaching debut.

Franklin scored on runs of 74, 78 and 22 yards.

The Bruins raced out to a 19-0 lead, highlighted by a 72-yard touchdown run from quarterback Brett Hundley on the first play of his collegiate career.

Rice quickly responded with 17 straight points as Taylor McHargue passed for one score and ran for another, but the Owls never got any closer.

UCLA led 35-24 at the half and - after a scoreless third quarter - put the game away, scoring on its first possession of the fourth on a 4-yard touchdown pass from Hundley to Joseph Fauria. Hundley finished 21-of-28 passing for 202 yards and two touchdowns.

McHargue paced Rice's offense, rushing for 95 yards and passing for 172 more. McHargue connected with Luke Willson and Sam McGuffie for short touchdowns.

GAME NOTEBOOK: UCLA finished with 343 rushing yards while improving to 5-0 all-time against Rice. … It was the season opener for both teams. … Rice kicker Chris Boswell connected on a 53-yard field goal. ... UCLA had three plays of more than 70 yards in the game; it had only one such play last season.
SCORING
Scoring Summary
1st Quarter - 12:27
UCLA   TD  Rice 0 - UCLA 6
1st Quarter - 10:22
UCLA   TD  Rice 0 - UCLA 12
1st Quarter - 8:28
UCLA   TD  Rice 0 - UCLA 19
1st Quarter - 6:08
Rice   TD  Rice 7 - UCLA 19
1st Quarter - 2:18
Rice   FG  Rice 10 - UCLA 19
2nd Quarter - 13:08
Rice   TD  Rice 17 - UCLA 19
2nd Quarter - 9:17
UCLA   FG  Rice 17 - UCLA 22
2nd Quarter - 3:36
UCLA   TD  Rice 17 - UCLA 29
2nd Quarter - 1:20
Rice   TD  Rice 24 - UCLA 29
2nd Quarter - 0:17
UCLA   TD  Rice 24 - UCLA 35
4th Quarter - 12:29
UCLA   TD  Rice 24 - UCLA 41
4th Quarter - 7:54
UCLA   TD  Rice 24 - UCLA 49
TEAMS

Team Records

  UCLA Rice
W/L 1 - 0 - 0 0 - 1 - 0
Conference 0 - 0 - 0 0 - 0 - 0

Team Stats

  UCLA Rice
Score 49 24
First Downs 25 21
3rd Down Efficiency 2-for-11
18%
7-for-18
39%
4th Down Efficiency 2-for-2
100%
0-for-0
0%
Total Yards 646 358
Rushing
Rushes-Net Yards 37-343 48-174
Average/Rush 9.3 3.6
Passing
Comp-Att 24-32 18-30
Passing Yards 303 184
Average/Pass Play 8.9 5.0
Penalties-Yards 8-107 3-30
Fumbles-Lost 2-1 1-1
Interceptions Thrown 1 1
Time of Possession 25:45 34:15

PLAYER STATS

UCLA (1 - 0)
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
B. Hundley 21/28 202 2 1
R. Brehaut 3/4 101 0 0
Rice (0 - 1)
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
T. McHargue 17/28 172 2 1
T. Petersen 1/1 12 0 0
J. Eddington 0/1 0 0 0
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD
J. Franklin 15 214 14.3 3
B. Hundley 7 68 9.7 1
J. James 5 28 5.6 0
D. Thigpen 5 25 5.0 0
M. Jones 3 10 3.3 0
S. Evans 1 3 3.0 0
K. Walker 1 -5 -5.0 0
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD
T. McHargue 22 95 4.3 1
J. Eddington 9 38 4.2 0
T. Petersen 10 29 2.9 0
B. Hamilton 3 11 3.7 0
C. Ross 2 2 1.0 0
B. Jackson 1 2 2.0 0
Receiving
  REC YDS AVG TD
J. Fauria 3 53 17.7 1
J. James 4 45 11.2 0
D. Lucien 2 45 22.5 0
D. Thigpen 4 42 10.5 0
S. Evans 4 42 10.5 0
K. Walker 2 39 19.5 0
S. Manfro 3 22 7.3 0
J. Johnson 1 11 11.0 1
J. Franklin 1 4 4.0 0
Receiving
  REC YDS AVG TD
S. McGuffie 8 63 7.9 1
J. Taylor 2 47 23.5 0
V. McDonald 2 26 13.0 0
L. Willson 2 18 9.0 1
D. Moore 1 18 18.0 0
T. Cook 1 10 10.0 0
T. Petersen 1 2 2.0 0
J. Eddington 1 0 0.0 0