By Dan Greenspan

The Associated Press

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Utah at Oregon

When: 2:45 p.m. Oct. 28 TV: Pac-12

PASADENA, Calif. — Bolu Olorunfunmi was looking at the video clip on his phone, still trying to process the play that made the UCLA running back a star on social media.

“I didn’t think it would be that big, to be honest with you. I was just trying to score a touchdown,” Olorunfunmi said.

Josh Rosen passed for 266 yards and two touchdowns in UCLA’s 31-14 win over Oregon at the Rose Bowl on Saturday, but all the attention was on Olorunfunmi’s acrobatics.

Olorunfunmi had a spectacular 22-yard touchdown run in the third quarter when he tried to hurdle safety Mattrell McGraw at the goal line and ended up standing on the defender’s shoulders before vaulting into the end zone, which UCLA coach Jim Mora likened to his time with the Atlanta Falcons watching quarterback Mike Vick at the peak of his athletic prowess.

“It’s just all adrenaline,” said Olorunfunmi, who rushed for 76 yards on 13 carries. “It’s just, ‘do it,’ and I did it. It’s like you don’t feel anything.”

Oregon true freshman quarterback Braxton Burmeister passed for 74 yards with one interception and ran for two touchdowns for the Ducks (4-4 overall, 1-4 Pac-12), who have lost three straight games since starting quarterback Justin Herbert broke his collarbone against California.

It was the first win for UCLA (4-3, 2-2) over Oregon since 2007 and ended a six-game losing streak in the series.

Royce Freeman rushed for 160 yards, passing LaMichael James for the most career yards rushing by an Oregon player. Freeman also passed Oregon State’s Ken Simonton for third place among Pac-12 career rushing leaders and became the 22nd player in FBS history with 5,000 career yards rushing.

“Royce is not fully healthy, but he’s out there busting his tail off and finding a way,” Oregon coach Willie Taggart said.

The Ducks are still struggling without Herbert. Given the limitations of Burmeister, Oregon was rendered one-dimensional for the third consecutive game and attempted 62 runs to only 15 passes. Unless Herbert returns shortly, Oregon will struggle to become bowl eligible in its first season under Taggart. The Ducks have three of their final four games at home, against Utah, Arizona and Oregon State; and they play Washington in Seattle.

After UCLA jumped to a 14-0 lead in the first quarter, Oregon responded with 7- and 4-yard touchdown runs by Burmeister to head into the halftime locker room tied.

“Just because we don’t have all our weapons doesn’t mean we get down and think things aren’t going to go our way,” Taggart said. “I felt that’s what happened to us in this game. We didn’t believe as much as we did in the first half. To me, that’s human nature when we don’t have everyone and are not throwing the ball as well as we want to.”

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