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UCLA 34, Texas 12: Postgame Notes

Austin, TX (Sports Network) - Texas' turnover problems started early in the first quarter. The Longhorns got the ball near midfield on their second possession of the game. However, Gilbert was sacked on third down and lost the football. Cassius Marsh recovered for UCLA at the Texas 20.

The Bruins failed to take advantage of a golden opportunity, though, as Kai Forbath missed a 49-yard field goal. Franklin fumbled the ball on UCLA's next drive, and Justin Tucker made a 31-yard field goal for Texas.

The visitors were forced to punt early in the second stanza, but another turnover by the Longhorns gave UCLA the ball back as Curtis Brown fumbled the punt at the Texas four-yard line. Two plays later, Ricky Marvray caught a one- yard TD pass to give the Bruins a 7-3 lead.

On the ensuing possession, Texas went for it on 4th-and-3 from the UCLA 40. A one-yard pass gave UCLA the ball in great field position and Forbath made a 39-yard field goal for a 10-3 game with close to 5 1/2 minutes left until the half.

A D.J. Monroe fumble then set up Forbath's 49-yarder for a 13-3 UCLA margin. Each team had one more turnover before the break.

The Bruins got the ball to start the second half and marched right down the field. Franklin highlighted an eight-play, 80-yard drive with a 35-yard run and capped things off with an 11-yard TD to extend UCLA's margin to 20-3.

Texas got the ball to the Bruins' 17-yard line late in the third quarter, but had to settle for a 34-yard Tucker field goal with 2:14 left.

Josh Smith returned the ensuing kickoff 45 yards to midfield. On the third play, Prince faked a handoff and ran 38 yards untouched into the end zone to make it 27-6.

In the fourth quarter, James Kirkendoll caught a five-yard TD pass from Gilbert, but with only 2 1/2 minutes left to play. Coleman erased the score on a 29-yard TD run with just under a minute to go to seal the upset.

The programs last met in 1998, a 49-31 victory by the Bruins at the Rose Bowl...UCLA had lost 15 consecutive road games against ranked teams since a 2001 win at Oregon State...The Bruins controlled the ball for 35:29...Kirkendoll caught six passes for 42 yards, while Marquis Goodwin hauled in six passes for 62 yards for Texas.