BOULDER, Colo. (AP) -- Joel Klatt threw a 6-yard touchdown pass to tight end Joe Klopfenstein with 2:15 left, rallying Colorado (No. 22 ESPN/USA Today, No. 24 AP) to a 16-14 win over UCLA on Saturday.
The Buffaloes (2-0) trailed 14-10 with five minutes remaining before marching 63 yards in 11 plays for the winning score.
After freshman Mason Crosby's extra-point attempt was blocked by Brandon Chillar, UCLA (0-1) had a chance to win if it could move into position for a field goal.
But after Maurice Drew fumbled the ensuing kickoff and returned it only to the 10-yard line, backup quarterback Drew Olson, who replaced injured starter Matt Moore late in the first quarter, threw incomplete on four straight passes against a suddenly stout
A roughing-the-passer penalty against the Bruins triggered
It was one of several
UCLA enjoyed favorable field position throughout the first half, including midway through the first period when Chris Kluwe's 46-yard punt was downed at the
Purify started the drive with an 18-yard carry, Jeremy Bloom went 19 yards on an end-around and Klatt passed 14 yards to D.J. Hackett to set up the score.
Two plays later, UCLA lost
Early in the second quarter, UCLA's Nnamdi Ohaeri downed a punt at the
The Bruins needed just one play to score -- Olson's 42-yard pass to Craig Bragg, who had beaten cornerback Phil Jackson deep.
Midway through the quarter,
Early in the third quarter, UCLA marched to the
The Bruins came right back for a go-ahead score after
After a false start, Olson hit Lewis for 13 yards on a slant pattern for a touchdown and a 14-10 lead with eight seconds left in the period.