UCLA in National, Pac-10 Stats

After beating Utah Saturday, UCLA ranks well among the best in the nation and the Pac-10 conference, with Ben Olson coming in close to the top in passing efficiency and total offense, and with the team ranking #1 in passing offense in the conference...

From UCLA's Release:

UCLA IN THE NCAA, PAC-10 STATS

INDIVIDUAL

Ben Olson -- passing efficiency: 12th in NCAA, 2nd in Pac-10 (186.70); total offense: 7th in NCAA, 1st in Pac-10 (322.0).
Logan Paulsen -- receptions: 7th in Pac-10 (5.00); receiving yards: 35th in NCAA, 4th in Pac-10 (90.0).
Chris Markey -- punt returns: 6th in Pac-10 (4.5)
Justin Medlock -- field goals:T-28th in NCAA, 4th in Pac-10 (1.00); scoring: 11th in Pac-10 (7.00)

Aaron Perez -- punting:18th in NCAA, 2nd in Pac-10 (48.20).
Trey Brown -- interceptions: T-6th in NCAA, T-1st in Pac-10 (1.00).        
Alterraun Verner -- interceptions: T-6th in NCAA, T-1st in Pac-10 (1.00).
Dennis Keyes -- tackles: 7th in Pac-10 (7.0)
Kevin Brown -- tackles for loss: T-3rd in Pac-10 (2.0)
Aaron Whittington -- tackles for loss: T-3rd in Pac-10 (2.0)

TEAM

Passing Offense: 11th in NCAA, 1st in Pac-10 (318.0)
Pass Efficiency Offense: 12th in NCAA, 2nd in Pac-10 (181.18 rating)
Total Offense: 26th in NCAA, 5th in Pac-10 (425.0)
Scoring Offense: 42nd in NCAA, 6th in Pac-10 (31.0)
Rushing Defense: 59th in NCAA, 6th in Pac-10 (112.0)
Pass Efficiency Defense: 21st in NCAA, 2nd in Pac-10 (82.38 rating)
Pass Defense: 52nd in NCAA, 3rd in Pac-10 (175.0)
Total Defense: T-44th in NCAA, 2nd in Pac-10 (287.00)
Scoring Defense: T-28th in NCAA, 1st in Pac-10 (10.0)
Turnover Margin: 3rd in NCAA, 2nd in Pac-10 (+3.00)
Sacks Allowed: T-1st in NCAA, 1st in Pac-10 (0.00)

RED ZONE — Against Utah, the Bruins reached the Red Zone five times and scored on four of those opportunities for 24 points (three passing touchdowns and one field goal). On the fifth drive, they reached the 20-yard line before a penalty pushed them back to the 36-yard line and they missed a field goal.        

Utah reached the Red Zone just once and turned the ball over on downs.

In 2005, UCLA was 48 for 54 in the Red Zone with 41 touchdowns (19 rushing and 22 passing) and seven field goals for 306 points. Opponents were 51 of 60 in the Red Zone with 39 touchdowns (25 rushing and 14 passing) and 12 field goals for 306 points.

TURNOVERS — In the opener against Utah, UCLA did not commit a turnover. Defensively, UCLA  caused three turnovers (interceptions by Alterraun Verner and Trey Brown and a fumble recovery by Verner) which accounted for seven points (Verner returned his interception 34 yards for the go-ahead score).        

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