Cougar Snapshots: Cougars vs. Bruins

On Saturday at LaVell Edwards Stadium, the Cougars handed the Pac-10's UCLA Bruins their worst defeat since 1929. On the sidelines capturing moments from the game was Total Blue Sports photographer Troy Verde.

Vai Sikahema

Former BYU running back and Philadelphia Eagles return specialist Vai Sikahema carries the alumni flag out onto the field.

Max Hall

Cougar quarterback Max Hall picked apart a Bruin defense with another Heisman-worthy performance.

Austin Collie

Cougar receiver Austin Collie was back on track against a tough Bruin secondary. Collie caught 10 passes for 110 yards and two touchdowns against Alterraun Verner, who is considered to be the best Bruin defensive back.

Andrew George

Cougar tight end Andrew George also saw some success against the Bruin defense. Here, George catches a pass and turns to see Verner in front of him…

…only to jump over him at the last moment.

Andrew George ended the day with two catches for 15 yards.

Ian Dulan

Defensive end Ian Dulan records a sack against UCLA quarterback Kevin Craft. Dulan finished the day with one solo tackle, one assist, one sack, one recovered fumble and two quarterback hurries.

Austin Collie

Collie makes one of his 10 catches against Verner.

Touchdown Crew

The Cougars celebrate another touchdown. Dennis Pitta and Austin Collie were responsible for four of Max Hall's seven touchdowns.

Andrew George

Andrew George goes from tight end to defender and jumps high into the air to knock down a tipped pass, preventing an interception.

Double Trouble

Bruin linebacker Kyle Bosworth steps in the direction of 500 pounds of angry Cougar running backs heading his way.

Michael Reed

Wide receiver Michael Reed caught five passes for 90 yards. This catch resulted in a Cougar touchdown.

Harvey Unga

Running back Harvey Unga rolls past Bruin linebacker Reggie Carter. Unga rushed the ball 17 times for 72 yards against this Pac-10 defense.

Iona Pritchard

True freshman Iona Pritchard saw action both as a fullback and as a linebacker against the Bruins. Here Pritchard catches a Gaskins pass…

...turns upfield and sees Verner closing in on him from the outside…

…and high steps over Verner for a modest gain in his first catch as a Cougar.

Jan Jorensen

Defensive end Jan Jorgensen pressures Craft. Jorgensen finished the day with three solo tackles, one assist, one sack, one forced fumble and two quarterback hurries.

Matt Putnam

Freshman defensive end Matt Putnam showed Cougar fans what to expect in the near future. Putnam had a very successful day with four solo tackles, one interception and one quarterback hurry.

Here Putnam finishes off a tackle of Craft.

David Nixon

Outside linebacker David Nixon barely misses the sack, as Craft is just able to get the ball off. Nixon finished the day with two assisted tackles and one quarterback hurry.

Man on the Run

Harvey Unga runs past the Bruins' Akeem Ayers in front of a sellout crowd of 64,153 cheering fans. The Cougars' victory over the Bruins increased their home winning streak, which dates back to the 2006 season, to 14 games.

Rick Neuheisel

New Bruin head coach Rick Neuheisel shows his frustration following the Cougars' dominating performance over his Bruin team. Neuheisel watch Cougar quarterback Max Hall throw for six touchdown passes in the first half, breaking an old BYU record of five first-half touchdowns held by Marc Wilson, Robbie Bosco and Gary Sheide.

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