- Associated Press - Thursday, September 17, 2015

No. 19 BYU (2-0) at No. 10 UCLA (2-0), 10:30 p.m. (Fox Sports 1)

Line: UCLA by 17.

Series Record: UCLA leads 7-3.


Two freshman quarterbacks square off when UCLA’s 18-year-old Josh Rosen makes his second home start against BYU’s 22-year-old Tanner Mangum, who has thrown a last-minute touchdown pass in each of the Cougars’ season-opening comeback victories.


BYU WRs Devon Blackmon and Mitchell Juergens vs. UCLA CBs Fabian Moreau and Marcus Rios. The Cougars’ top two pass-catchers both had career days in Mangum’s first start last week against Boise State, while the Bruins are still missing key defensive back Ishmael Adams, suspended for his preseason arrest.


BYU: S Michael Wadsworth. He leads the Cougars with 16 tackles in the first two games of his senior season, including 11 last week in his first career start.

UCLA: RB Paul Perkins. The defending Pac-12 rushing champion kicked his season into high gear with 151 yards last weekend against UNLV. He could run wild on BYU’s inconsistent defense.


UCLA wraps up its nononference schedule. The Bruins have won 10 straight games outside conference play since the 2012 Holiday Bowl and all 11 regular season nonconference games under coach Jim Mora. … BYU already has yielded 616 yards passing in its first two games, but DB Kai Nacua had three interceptions against Boise State. … BYU coach Bronco Mendenhall beat UCLA 59-0 in Provo in the schools’ previous meeting in 2008. … The Cougars haven’t beaten a Top-10 team since 2009.

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