PASADENA, Calif. – Playing in his fourth collegiate game, Brett Hundley came up with the finest performance statistically for a UCLA quarterback in almost seven years.
It wasnt enough for the 19th-ranked Bruins.
Sean Mannion passed for a career-high 379 yards and two touchdowns, Oregon State put the clamps on No. 19 UCLAs offense, and the Beavers opened their Pacific-12 Conference season by topping the Bruins 27-20 Saturday.
Hundley, a redshirt freshman from Chandler, Ariz., completed 27 of 42 passes for 372 yards and a touchdown.
The 372 yards passing were the most for a Bruin since Drew Olson threw for 510 yards against Arizona State on Nov. 12, 2005. The 404 yards of total offense for Hundley were the fifth-most in school history.
But he was not satisfied.
We left a lot of points on the field, he said. Well get better. This isnt going to kill our season. Weve just got to come out and execute. The defense got us the ball, weve got to capitalize on their turnovers. We didnt this game.
Hundley referred to Oregon States only turnovers of the game, which came on consecutive plays in the third quarter for the Beavers in their territory. UCLA turned the ball on downs after the first one and had to punt after the second one.
UCLAs Johnathan Franklin, the countrys leading rusher averaging 180.3 yards entering the game, was held to 45 yards on 12 carries.
No. 1 ALABAMA 40, FLORIDA ATLANTIC 7: In Tuscaloosa, Ala., AJ McCarron threw three touchdown passes, including an early 85-yarder to Kenny Bell, as the Crimson Tide won in a rout.
Eddie Lacy rushed for 106 yards in the first half for the Crimson Tide (4-0), which rolled to 134 consecutive points and two shutouts before allowing a late touchdown.
No. 7 SOUTH CAROLINA 31, MISSOURI 10: In Columbia, S.C., Connor Shaw completed 20 straight passes and threw for two touchdowns and Marcus Lattimore ran for two scores as the Gamecocks spoiled the Tigers first Southeastern Conference road game.
Shaw missed his first pass to Lattimore on the games first series, then hit his final 20 for the Gamecocks (2-0 SEC). Missouri (2-2) is now 0-2 in the SEC.
No. 8 WEST VIRGINIA 31, MARYLAND 21: In Morgantown, W.Va., Doug Rigg returned a fumble 51 yards for the Mountaineers (3-0) and Tavon Austin had another remarkable game against his home-state Terrapins (2-2).
The Baltimore native caught 13 passes for 179 yards and set a school record for career receptions.
No. 13 USC 27, CALIFORNIA 9: In Los Angeles, Matt Barkley passed for 192 yards and threw two touchdown passes to Marqise Lee as the Trojans bounced back from their first defeat.
Lee had 11 catches for 94 yards, and Silas Redd rushed for 158 yards and a score as the Trojans (3-1, 1-1 Pac-12) got their ninth consecutive win over the Golden Bears (1-3, 0-1) in the schools 100th meeting.
No. 14 FLORIDA 38, KENTUCKY 0: In Gainesville, Fla., Jeff Driskel accounted for two touchdowns to help the Gators defeat the Wildcats for the 26th straight time.
The Gators (4-0, 3-0 SEC) also recorded their first shutout in conference play since a 52-0 victory against Mississippi State in 2001.
No. 17 TCU 27, VIRGINIA 7: In Fort Worth, Texas, Brandon Carter had a 68-yard touchdown on one of his two one-handed catches, linebacker Kenny Cain recovered a fumble along with two interceptions and the Horned Frogs (3-0) won their 11th straight game.