The 2021 college football season is upon us.
Hawaii has made the trek to Los Angeles, where it will face UCLA at the famed Rose Bowl for a Week Zero matchup.
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Will UCLA, the 17-point betting favorite, prevail? Or can UH pull off the upset to begin Year 2 of the Todd Graham era? Stay with KHON2 below for live updates.
UCLA 44, Hawaii 10, Final
12:55: True freshman Brayden Schager enters the game at quarterback for UH. The ‘Bows turn it over on downs at the UCLA 32 with one minute left. UCLA takes two knees to close out the game. Bruins win 44-10. Stay with KHON2 all day for updates.
12:48: UCLA turns the ball over on downs at the Hawaii 32.
12:40: Cordeiro throws his second interception of the day to the UCLA 49 with 8:26 remaining.
12:32: Both teams exchange punts again, and UH will start from its own 20 after a touchback with 11:23 remaining.
12:22: After the punt, Hawaii will start from its own 1-yard line.
12:18: Hawaii forces a UCLA punt as the third quarter clock expires. UCLA 44, Hawaii 10 heading into the final 15 minutes of the game.
12:14: Kyler Halvorsen boots a kick into the end zone for a touchback. UCLA begins its next drive from its own 25.
12:13: Touchdown Hawaii. Cordeiro hits Caleb Phillips for a 1-yard score. Shipley’s extra point is good as Hawaii cuts the deficit to 44-10 with 3:17 left in the first quarter.
12:04 p.m.: UCLA appeared to have a defensive touchdown, but Dedrick Parson’s knee was ruled down.
11:59: After both teams exchange punts, Hawaii will begin from its own 10-yard line after a fair catch by Calvin Turner with 7:41 left in the third.
11:45: UCLA’s Ale Kaho blocks a punt for a touchdown as the Bruins extend their lead to 44-3.
11:41: Hawaii to start on its own 25 after a touchback on the kickoff.
11:38: TOUCHDOWN UCLA. That didn’t take long. Dorian Thompson-Robinson connects with Kazmeir Allen for a 44-yard score. The PAT is no good, but UCLA leads 37-3 with 13:02 left in the third quarter.
11:35: The second half is underway, with UCLA starting from its own 25.
11:13: Hawaii can’t get anything going before the half ends and heads into the break down 31-3. UCLA will receive the second half kickoff.
11:10: Hawaii gets the ball on its own 31 after forcing a UCLA punt. 1:06 left, no timeouts for UH.
11:03: After a long drive, Hawaii turns it over on downs at the UCLA 11 with 1:49 remaining in the half.
10:49: Both teams exchange punts after the Hawaii defense gets its first stop of the day. UH will start from its own 34 with 7:22 left in the half.
10:38: TOUCHDOWN UCLA. This is getting ugly. Charbonnet with a 21-yard run, his third touchdown of the day. Bruins lead 31-3 with 11:31 left in the first half.
10:33: Hawaii goes for it on fourth-and-9 at the UCLA 39 but Cordeiro’s pass is dropped with 14:06 left in the second quarter.
10:26: The first quarter comes to an end as UCLA leads big, 24-3. Hawaii is on the UCLA 40 to begin the second quarter.
10:25: Hawaii starting again from its own 25.
10:24: TOUCHDOWN UCLA. Charbonnet scoots for a 47-yard touchdown as the Bruins expand their lead to 24-3 with 46 seconds remaining in the first quarter.
10:21: UCLA starts its next drive from its own 25 after a touch back on the kickoff.
10:20: Hawaii gets on the board with a 48-yard field foal from Shipley. UCLA still leads 17-3 with 1:47 left in the first.
10:10: TOUCHDOWN BRUINS. UCLA goes for it on fourth-and-goal at the Hawaii 1. Brittain Brown has no trouble getting into the end zone and the Bruins extend their lead to 17-0 with 6:06 left in the first.
10:07: Chevan Cordeiro is INTERCEPTED on a screen pass by Datona Jackson at the Hawaii 9 with 7:18 left in the first.
10:04: TOUCHDOWN UCLA. Zach Charbonnet rushes for a 21-yard score and Barr-Mira’s extra point is good. UCLA leads 10-0 with 7:30 left in the first.
9:56: Hawaii goes three-and-out again and punts. UCLA will start on its own 13 after Shipley’s punt.
9:48: Hawaii’s next possession will start on its own 25 after another touchback.
9:44: Nicholas Barr-Mira makes a 26-yard field goal after Hawaii forces a three-and-out. UCLA leads 3-0 with 12 minutes left in the first quarter.
9:41: After a review, Shipley’s knee was down while receiving the punt, and UCLA will now instead start on the UH 15.
9:39: The Rainbow Warriors go three-and-out and punt. After Matthew Shipley’s punt, UCLA will start from its own 16 with 12:58 left in the first quarter.
9:37: The opening kickoff goes in the endzone for a touchback. Hawaii will start from its own 25.
9:32 a.m. HST: Hawaii wins the pregame toss and will receive.
Pregame: In its first game in Adidas uniforms, Hawaii is donning its all-white look from head to toe, which includes white helmets for the first time since 2017. Every helmet includes a ’15’ decal, which pays tribute to the late Colt Brennan.