Nebraska, UCLA to honor late Bruin on Saturday

Nebraska, UCLA to honor late Bruin on Saturday

Saturday’s UCLA-Nebraska game is certain to be an emotional one. It can’t be anything but following the sudden death of UCLA walk-on freshman receiver Nick Pasquale. Pasquale was hit by a car and killed while walking in San Clemente, Calif., early Sunday morning.

[ MORE: AP: No. 16 UCLA copes after death of freshman receiver ]

Both UCLA and Nebraska will honor Pasquale on Saturday, with the Bruins wearing a No. 36 patch on their jersey and the Huskers a No. 36 decal on their helmet.

UCLA coach Jim Mora Jr. addressed Pasquale’s death and the impact it has had on the team in a press conference Monday.

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