September 20, 2008
Bruins hammered again
The Bruins had hoped to rebound from their worst loss since 1929, the year of the Great Depression. UCLA failed to do so, handing the UCLA faithful a good bout of depression in 2008. The Bruins started the season on a high with an upset victory over Tennessee on Labor Day, and the team, especially offensively, has been laboring ever since.
The Bruins defense fought courageously for three quarters of football keeping the game close, but in end, there were way too many short fields to defend. The reason being mostly due in part, to an outstanding effort from Wildcat senior wide receiver Mike Thomas and his lethal punt returns.
On the day Thomas returned six punts for 107 yards giving the Wildcats excellent field position all day. When Thomas wasn't torching the Bruins with punt returns, he was busy keeping drives alive catching four passes for 115 more yards.
On the day, Thomas had 257 all-purpose yards and he did not score.
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