It was '70s night for UCLA as the Bruins opened the Jim Mora era with a 49-24 victory over Rice on Thursday night in Houston.
In this case, '70s not meaning a throwback game as much as a ...
There goes Brett Hundley on a 72-yard touchdown run. And, there goes Johnathan Franklin on a 74-yard touchdown run. Which was followed by, Franklin busting loose again on a 78-yard touchdown run.
And that was just in the first half.
Franklin, a senior, rushed for 214 yards and three touchdowns in 15 carries as the Bruins rolled up 618 yards in offense.
In fact, UCLA scored so quickly in the first half, its defense seemed to have trouble being on the field so often.