Utes wary of versatile UCLA quarterback who set a Bruins record in season-opening shootout

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What UCLA showed in its season-opening 48-42 loss at Colorado was pretty much what it showed last season.

A prolific but sloppy offense and a colander-like defense.

Now the Bruins host Utah on Saturday (8:30 p.m., MST, Fox) at the Rose Bowl in the Utes’ season opener.

The good news last Saturday for UCLA — quarterback Dorian Thompson-Robinson became the first player in school history to record 300 passing yards (303) and 100 rushing yards (a career-high 109) in a game.

The bad news for the Bruins — they surrendered 525 yards and five rushing touchdowns. Colorado quarterback Sam Noyer threw for 257 yards and sophomore running back Jarek Broussard gained 187 rushing yards scored three TDs.

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