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Brett Hundley off to a good start for UCLA

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Jim Mora wanted to get off to a new — a better — start at UCLA in 2012. So he named redshirt freshman Brett Hundley the starting quarterback over the veteran, but oft-injured, pair of Kevin Prince and Richard Brehaut.

So far, looks like Mora’s one for one.

On his first snap as a college quarterback Hundley took it 72 yards to the house to put the Bruins up 6-0 on Rice (Ka’imi Fairbairn‘s extra point was blocked).

Hundley’s also 1-for-1 passing for 36 yards. So, two plays, 108 yards. Not bad.

There’s obviously a lot of game left, and the real story is how Hundley looks overall against a winnable opponent, but he’s off to a hell of a start.

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4 Responses to “Brett Hundley off to a good start for UCLA”
  1. whoisedgy says: Aug 30, 2012 8:11 PM

    Hundley is impressing all 87 people in the stands.

  2. trojan33sc says: Aug 31, 2012 1:20 AM

    So much for Neuheisel’s evalation of talent to save his job ??!!! He should have “let it rip” and go for it instead of redshirting Hundley. What a shame and i was rooting for him…………..

  3. nadsiantheory says: Aug 31, 2012 9:47 AM

    Who knows whether hundley was even ready last year. To say he would have brought this level of excitement and execution under slick Rick is a big assumption. I’m just happy the kid looked legit in week 1 and they showcased the skill position talent.

  4. trojan33sc says: Aug 31, 2012 11:07 AM

    Starting Hundley would not have been any worse then playing those two “brittle” QB’s. Last season it seemed as that whichever one started could never finish a game. Ridiculous and with the rumors running wild about Neuheisel having to win or get the boot he should have rolled the dice !!!

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