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The Pac-12 opens the season with five teams in the top 25. All five teams are looking to climb over one another and exert dominance on the national stage. And why shouldn't they?Stanford loses marquee players and keeps on winning. Oregon has lost the architect of its potent offense and still ranks preseason number three. And let's not forget Jim Mora resurrecting the UCLA Bruins back onto the national stage. How about those Trojans. After a dysmal ending to the promise of last year, the Trojans enter the season ranked 24. And rounding out the top 25, is none other than Oregon State.When you are chasing Alabama Crimson Tide and the SEC every game matters. Here are five games that are must see TV.
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SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. Jim Mora might have been an immediate success as head coach of the UCLA Bruins, but the longtime NFL guy is still adjusting to some aspects of coaching college kids.
In the early days of this year's San Bernardino training camp, Mora noticed older players taking aside the freshmen and going over the playbook, assisting them in drills and even sitting...
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. -- Monday nights UCLA football practice at San Bernardino quickly turned from exciting to ugly.
The open practice came to an abrupt end when a fight involving Shaquelle Evans, Devin Lucien, Anthony Jefferson, Cassius Marsh and others broke out. Head coach Jim Mora made the entire team run 30 minutes of wind sprints as a result, saying the conflict was selfish...
The UCLA Bruins are sweating it out in the middle of an Inland Empire summer again this month, doing their first two weeks of preseason work on the far end of the L.A. metroplex from tranquil Westwood.
After the way last season went for the Bruins, it's tough to blame coach Jim Mora for sticking to the same plan.
UCLA burst back onto the national scene with an impressive debut...
LOS ANGELES -- The Bruins are cleaning things up, so to speak.
Wednesday marked the first day that UCLA played with a full officiating crew. The Bruins ran 144 plays and received only one penalty on a snap, something coach Jim Mora was encouraged by. But the practice was far from perfect, as Mora admittedly said there were far more pre-snap penalties issued.
And the issue itself...