UCLA cornerback and kick returner Ishmael Adams is the kind of explosive playmaker who frightens opposing coaches.
UCLA, with its backs against the wall, heads up north looking for its first win in the Bay Area since 2007, and their first win in Berkeley since 1998. Hungry to get back on track, this matchup projects as a shootout with two high-voltage offenses.
Here are three things to watch for when UCLA takes on the Golden Bears, Saturday afternoon at California Memorial Stadium.
LOS ANGELES (AP) A day after No. 8 UCLA's pummeling of Arizona State, Ishmael Adams couldn't help himself.
The Bruins cornerback decided to violate coach Jim Mora's rule about moving on from the previous game after 24 hours, and he took one more look at the 62-27 victory.
''I watched the interception again right before I went to sleep,'' Adams said. ''It was something good to go...
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October 01, 2014
Ishmael Adams has been terrorizing opponents' special teams all season long and hasn't barely been recognized. Initially, he wasn't considered as a kick and punt returner, and he didn't even earn the job until late last season.
But now that Adams has wracked up nearly 500 return yards, there's a question that begs to be answered: What took so long?
The Bruins failed to find a...
UCLA defensive back Ishmael Adams was caught by cameras during Thursday night's game against Arizona State looking on in shock and awe as he watched his teammate, Paul Perkins, scamper 81 yards downfield to set the Bruins up for another touchdown. As nice as it was the play was the dissappointing one of the five 80+ yard plays the Bruins had against the Sun Devils. Why? Because...
Ishmael Adams returned a kickoff 100 yards for a touchdown and an interception 95 yards for another score, sparking No. 11 UCLA's 62-27 trouncing of No. 15 Arizona State on Thursday night.
UCLA (4-0, 1-0 Pac-12) won its first three games by a combined 18 points against non-ranked opponents.
The Bruins turned a matchup of the past two Pac-12 South champions into a rout, scoring 28...
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September 26, 2014
UCLA's Ishmael Adam's kickoff return for a touchdown against Arizona State. Here's video of the electrifying play.
After a 95-yard pick six in the closing seconds of the first half, UCLA’s Ishmael Adams was not done having a major impact on this game. Ishmael Adams answered an ASU touchdown with this beautiful 100-yard kickoff return touchdown. UCLA ended up slamming ASU 62-27 in this top 15 matchup. [Bleacher Report]
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UCLA defensive back Ishmael Adams' pick six against Arizona State. The touchdown gave the Bruins a 27-17 lead heading into halftime.