After a 351 yard, 80% accuracy, 3 touchdown passing performance, UCLA Football freshman quarterback Josh Rosen is selected as the Pac-12 Offensive Player of the Week.
In his first start in the first week of his first season, UCLA Football QB Josh Rosen has been named the Pac-12 Offensive Player of the Week.
In what could be one of the best true freshman debuts in college football history, Rosen showed the nation exactly what Bruin fans have been excited about.
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Who knew that an epic performance would be in the first game of his career?
In the season opener against the Virginia Cavaliers, Rosen threw for 351 yards connecting with 11 different receivers in the process. Rosen seemed to thrive in Offensive Coordinator Noel Mazzone‘s spread offense.
In executing the characteristic Mazzone slants and passes out to the flat, Rosen was able to open up the game downfield. It awed everyone that saw it.
Rosen and his receivers were vibing from the start. Well not the very start. Rosen’s very first pass was incomplete to Kenneth Walker who would have had a touchdown if he hauled in the pass. Nevertheless, Rosen responded with poise and focus the rest of the game.
Needless to say, the Bruins might be a little bit more than alright in replacing 3-yaer starter Brett Hundley (who is having a fantastic preseason with the Green Bay Packers).
Just imagine, this was Rosen’s first ever college game. It makes you wonder what other tricks he has yet to show us.