Bruin Hold Scrimmage in Drake Stadium

Aug. 16, 2008

UCLA held its annual scrimmage at Drake Stadium on Saturday evening and there were some highlights on both sides of the football.

Offensively, junior quarterback Kevin Craft completed eight of 18 passes for 93 yards with one touchdown, a three-yard pass to Marcus Everett. He also scored on a 14-yard run. Redshirt freshman quarterback Chris Forcier completed seven of 13 passes for 71 yards.

Junior Terrence Austin and freshman Nelson Rosario each led the team with three receptions for 40 yards while senior Ryan Graves (13 yards) and freshman Antwon Moutra (26 yards) made two catches each.

Freshman Johnathan Franklin rushed for 32 yards on seven carries.

The offense played without starting tight end Logan Paulsen (concussion) and wide receivers Dominique Johnson (hip), Gavin Ketchum (shoulder) and Taylor Embree (shoulder). In addition, tailback Kahlil Bell carried just once during the scrimmage.

Freshman Johnathan Franklin rushed for 32 yards on seven carries.

The Bruin defense made four interceptions - one each by Kyle Bosworth, Rahim Moore, Tony Dye and Alterraun Verner. Bosworth returned his for a touchdown. The defense also had eight sacks - two by Korey Bosworth and one each by John Hale, Nathaniel Skaggs, Davis Carter, Justin Mann, Chinonso Anyanwu and Justin Edison.

In addition to his three receptions, Terrence Austin also returned a punt 61 yards for a touchdown and had a 57-yard kickoff return.

Video interviews with head coach Rick Neuheisel and others will be posted tonight.

UCLA Scrimmage Stats - August 16, 2008

Quarterback Stats

Kevin Craft - 8-18 for 93 yards, 3 interceptions, 14-yard rushing touchdown, 3-yard touchdown pass to Marcus Everett

Chris Forcier - 7-13 for 71 yards, 0 touchdowns, 1 interception

Receiving Stats

Nelson Rosario - 3 for 40 yards,Terrence Austin - 3 for 40 yards,Antwon Moutra - 2 for 26 yards,Ryan Graves - 2 for 13 yards,

Rushing Stats

Aundre Dean - 5 for 15 yards,Raymond Carter - 6 for 1 yard,Johnathan Franklin - 7 for 32 yards

Defensive Stats

Sacks - John Hale, Nathaniel Skaggs, Korey Bosworth (2), Justin Mann, David Carter, Chinonso Anyanwu, Justin Edison

Interception - Rahim Moore, Kyle Bosworth (touchdown), Tony Dye, Alterraun Verner

Safety - team (1)

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