UCLA runs first play from scrimmage with 10 men in honor of Nick Pasquale
Saturday's UCLA-New Mexico State game at the Rose Bowl was the first home game for the Bruins since the death of teammate Nick Pasquale, who was struck by a car and killed on Sept. 8.
Prior to kickoff, players marched towards the Rose Bowl Stadium donning Pasquale t-shirts, which led to a touching moment of silence just before kickoff. Fans held up blue "#36" towels was while players waved them in celebration of the life of their teammate.
The tribute continued into the game too, as UCLA ran its first play from scrimmage with 10 men instead of 11 -- a nod to their absent teammate.