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No. 16 UCLA Rallies to Stun Nebraska 41-21

Football Texture/iStockphoto(LINCOLN, Neb.) -- Don't call it a comeback.

No. 16 UCLA capped off an emotional week with a stunning 41-21 victory over No. 23 Nebraska.

Brett Hundley threw three touchdown passes to help the Bruins erase an 18-point deficit and earn their second victory of the season.

The win came six days after walk-on receiver Nick Pasquale was killed when he was struck by a vehicle while he was walking in his hometown of San Clemente, California.

"You can't believe how tough it was on them," Bruins coach Jim Mora said. "You never want to say you won one for somebody. We didn't win one for Nick. What we tried to do today is go out and play with the type or energy, enthusiasm and passion for the game that would reflect what he meant to us."

The Bruins wore No. 36 patches on their jerseys in memory of Pasquale. The Huskers wore No. 36 decals on their helmets to also pay their respects.

Nebraska (2-1) was led by quarterback Taylor Martinez, who passed for 203 yards and three scores in the loss.

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