UCLA vs. Arizona: Score, Stats & Highlights

The Bruins put up a dominant performance against Arizona. (Getty)

The Bruins put up a dominant performance against Arizona. (Getty)

Final Score

UCLA Bruins 14-28-7-7 — 56
Arizona Wildcats 7-7-9-0 — 23
Box Score

After Arizona had the initial score of the game, the story was all UCLA for the remainder of the game. UCLA defeated Arizona on the road 56-30.

UCLA was led by running back Paul Perkins and quarterback Josh Rosen. Perkins had 24 carries for 85 yards and three touchdowns. Rosen finished the night 19-of-28 for 284 yards and two passing touchdowns along with a rushing touchdown. It was his first Pac-12 conference game, and he answered the call.

Arizona lost starting quarterback Anu Solomon early in the second quarter due to injury. The Wildcats were already trailing at the time, but it certainly made matters worse for Arizona.

Here are the highlights from UCLA’s dominant performance:

Arizona Found the Endzone First

Anu Solomon found Nate Phillips for this 34-yard touchdown. The Wildcats found the endzone early in the first quarter and jumped out to a 7-0 lead.

UCLA Began to Unleash Their Offense

Josh Rosen connected with Thomas Duarte for this 35-yard touchdown. It would be the first of 28 unanswered points for the Bruins. This touchdown tied the score 7-7.

Paul Perkins Scored Back to Back Rushing Touchdowns

This short one-yard touchdown run was the second straight touchdown for Perkins. He ran for a 16-yard touchdown in the first quarter. This play gave the Bruins a 21-7 lead.

Jordan Payton Had a Nice Touchdown Grab

Payton had this nice touchdown grab at the back of the endzone. It marked the fourth straight touchdown for the Bruins and gave them a 28-7 lead midway through the second quarter.

Jerrard Randall Scored for Arizona on His Very First Play

Arizona starting quarterback Anu Solomon was knocked out of the game during the second quarter. Details of the injury were not disclosed, but ESPN reported he was being evaluated for a concussion.

Randall is the backup quarterback for the Wildcats. On his very first play, he ran for a 39-yard touchdown to make it 28-14.

UCLA Led 42-14 at Halftime

Josh Rosen is off to a good start at UCLA. (Getty)

Josh Rosen is off to a good start at UCLA. (Getty)

It was all Bruins in the first half. Josh Rosen was 13-of-17 in the first half for 212 passing yards and two touchdowns. The Wildcats would have to overcome UCLA’s offensive onslaught as well as the loss of Anu Solomon.

Josh Rosen Ran for a Touchdown of His Own

The Bruins continued where they left off in the first half. Rosen ran for the touchdown and made it 49-23 in favor of UCLA. The Wildcats faced an uphill battle since the second quarter.