- Associated Press - Thursday, October 1, 2015

Arizona State (2-2, 0-1 Pac-12) at No. 7 UCLA (4-0, 1-0), 7:30 p.m. (Fox)

Line: UCLA by 13 1/2.

Series Record: UCLA leads 19-11-1.


UCLA attempts to maintain its unbeaten roll with a clean sweep of the Pac-12’s Arizona schools, while the Sun Devils need a win to get their season back on track.


Arizona State RB Demario Richard vs. UCLA LB Deon Hollins. The Sun Devils’ sole strength on offense has been the running game, while Hollins heads the group effort necessary to make up for the Bruins’ loss of LB Myles Jack to a season-ending injury.


Arizona State: S Jordan Simone. The senior is doing much of the work on defense, leading the Sun Devils in tackles along with his two interceptions.

UCLA: C Jake Brendel. If you’re wondering why the Bruins’ offense is clicking for freshman QB Josh Rosen, watch the fifth-year senior make his 44th start, anchoring an offensive line that has grown from a UCLA weakness into a clear strength during his career.


Arizona State hasn’t lost back-to-back regular-season games since 2012. … The visiting team has won all three games in this series with coaches Todd Graham and Jim Mora on the sidelines, including two UCLA wins at Sun Devil Stadium. … UCLA scored 62 points and racked up 580 yards last season in Tempe. … UCLA has rushed for 100 yards in 24 consecutive games. … Arizona State’s D.J. Foster has caught a pass in 44 straight games. UCLA’s Jordan Payton has a reception in 20 straight. … Rosen will make his fifth start after passing for 963 yards with seven TDs and four interceptions so far.

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