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UCLA schedule breakdown: Part 1

Aug. 30 at Virginia (2-10 in 2013, 7th place in ACC Coastal Division) Head coach: Mike London enters his fifth year and has had all of the tools to put together a winning product, but ultimately the team has failed to meet expectations since the 2011 Chick-Fil-A Bowl. Quarterback: Sophomore Greyson Lambert had mixed results in seven games last season backing up David Watford. He...
Via Fox Sports West
1 day ago  |  Discuss

UCLA specialist leaves team, replaced by JUCO punter

Football coaches never let their teams or its fans forget that special teams are a third of the game. UCLA expected to be strong on special teams this fall with both their kicker and punter returning after last season. Instead, UCLA head coach Jim Mora must deal with replacing one of the Bruins’ specialists as fall camp approaches. Punter Sean Covington has left the team, according...
Via Pro Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

UCLA quarterback Brett Hundley ready to lead Bruins to a title

One would be hard-pressed to find another conference in the country capable of matching the PAC-12's talent at the quarterback position this season. Of those quarterbacks, arguably the most talented and NFL-ready is UCLA's redshirt junior Brett Hundley.Hundley is the unquestioned leader of a Bruins squad picked by the media to finish first in the PAC-12 South Division this...
Via The Daily Sports Herald
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Interview with UCLA Bruins football coach Jim Mora

Listen to our exclusive 7-minute, one-on-one interview with UCLA Bruins head football coach Jim Mora at the 2014 PAC-12 Media Day.  In the interview, we will discuss a variety of topics, including the development of star quarterback and Heisman candidate Brett Hundley, Mora's success at the NCAA level, and the recent retirement of Green Bay Packers and Bruins alum Johnathan...
Via The Daily Sports Herald
7 days ago  |  Discuss

UCLA offense, defense set to battle for Myles Jack

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. -- Myles Jack has an affectionate nickname for Brett Hundley: Mr. Heisman. And Hundley has an affection nickname for Jack: Mr. Heisman. The UCLA quarterback is front and center when it comes to the early Heisman Trophy conversations, but Jack, the sophomore two-way player and one of the most dynamic and exciting players in the country, has heard his name mentioned...
Via Fox Sports West
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Energized Owa ready for return to Bruins

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. -- One of the most menacing defensive tackles in Los Angeles is also the happiest. At 6-foot-3 and a chiseled 270 pounds, Owamagbe Odighizuwa bounded around the UCLA practice field all spring with seemingly endless energy.  After a year away from the game with multiple hip surgeries, Odighizuwa's love for the game and his team has been renewed. "Having...
Via Fox Sports West
8 days ago  |  Discuss

UCLA formidable, but still under construction

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. -- A lot of schools wanted Brett Hundley to play football for them. The former five-star quarterback prospect had his pick of some vaunted, historic programs. So at the time, his decision to go with middling UCLA was somewhat confusing.  But now, as he enters his third season with the Bruins in the national championship conversation and himself an early front-runner...
Via Fox Sports West
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Mora: It would be awful if Hundley gets black QB stereotype from NFL

HOLLYWOOD -- Much of the discussion here at Pac-12 Media Days this week has centered on the league's abundance of elite quarterbacks. On Thursday, UCLA coach Jim Mora did not hesitate to talk up the Bruins' star signal-caller, Brett Hundley, saying: "I can tell you unequivocally that Brett Hundley is a first-round draft pick. The guy's a future star in the NFL."...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
8 days ago  |  Discuss

LA Galaxy 0-7 Manchester United: What the Matchday Experience Was Like At the Rose Bowl

The sky above Pasadena was still bright blue as a red sea of Manchester United faithful filled the Rose Bowl to see their recast club face the L.A. Galaxy on a sultry Wednesday night. The 86,432 who packed into L.A.’s historic college football venue, greater than any UCLA Bruins crowd last season, endured a half-hour kickoff delay in stride as Manchester United’s bus got stuck...
Via World Soccer Talk
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Mora: It would be awful if Hundley gets black QB stereotype from NFL

UCLA coach Jim Mora went on the defense Thursday at Pac-12 Media Days, saying he's going to make sure Bruins QB Brett Hundley isn't victim to the black QB stereotype in the NFL.
Via Fox Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Mora: It would be awful if Hundley gets black QB stereotype from NFL

HOLLYWOOD -- Much of the discussion here at Pac-12 Media Days this week has centered on the league’s abundance of elite quarterbacks. On Thursday, UCLA coach Jim Mora did not hesitate to talk up the Bruins’ star signal-caller, Brett Hundley, saying: “I can tell you unequivocally that Brett Hundley is a first-round draft pick. The guy’s a future star in the NFL.” But Mora...
Via Fox Sports West
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Former UCLA associate athletic director convicted in child porn case

Former UCLA Bruins associate athletic director, Michael Sondheimer, will have his name placed on the sex offender registry list after pleading no contest to possession of child porn.In April 2013, Sondheimer was charged with a felony when authorities discovered child porn on his work-issued laptop. At the time, Sondheimer pled not guilty.Following some more time to think the situation...
Via Bush League Chronicle
10 days ago  |  Discuss

PHOTO: UCLA Bruins Have Awesome New Alternate Uniforms...I Think...

It is that time of year again college football fans. We have seen new cleats, gloves, and jerseys from our favorite schools being released throughout the summer, but with the season almost upon us more and more pictures of alternate uniforms are going to find their way to the World Wide Web.If you can pick the player out of the background the new UCLA Bruins alternate looks pretty...
Via FatManWriting
16 days ago  |  Discuss

PHOTO: UCLA unveils “LA Steel” uniform

The UCLA Bruins have released a new, fierce, and stylish jersey for the upcoming 2014-15 season. UCLA will showcase their “LA Steel” uniform this season, and it will be the first ever grey jersey in school history. The school announced it on their website. The Bruins’ jerseys and pants are rendered in rich dark onyx […]
Via Full Scale Sports
16 days ago  |  Discuss

UCLA Unveils New LA Steel Football Uniforms

The UCLA Bruins have one of the slickest home and away uniforms in the country, but they apparently need to keep up with the times and continue to have alternate uniforms. The new alternate uniform isn’t bad, the numbers look great, but the originals are still far better. Closer look at @UCLAFootball‘s new dark onyx […] The post UCLA Unveils New LA Steel Football Uniforms appeared...
Via Diehardsport
16 days ago  |  Discuss

UCLA reveals new "L.A. Steel" alternate grey uniform.

The UCLA Bruins have discovered "The Beauty of Grey." The team and its outfitter, adidas, have revealed a new alternate grey "L.A. Steel" uniform that the Bruins will wear in the upcoming 2014 season.City of Angels. City of Bruins. UCLA pays tribute to L.A. with new #LASteel alternate TECHFIT uniforms. #teamadidas pic.twitter.com/WobZVhu8XI— adidas Football...
Via Shirts With Random Triangles
16 days ago  |  Discuss

UCLA Football Unveils Awesome New “LA Steel” Alternate Uniforms

The UCLA Bruins are a popular pick to win the Pac-12 this season and represent the conference in the first-ever College Football Playoff. And in college sports, with big-time hype, come big-time uniforms. The Bruins unveiled a brand new alternate thread today, made by adidas and titled “LA Steel”. It’s the first grey uniform the school’s players have ever worn, and it’s...
Via College Spun
16 days ago  |  Discuss

BOOM! UCLA Gets Commit from 4* OL Andre James

Say it with me…Line Wins Games! It also helps to have the best QB prospect in the country, along with a host of offensive weapons, and a fast and mean defense, but a successful team has to dominate in the trenches. U.C.L.A. got another great addition to its deep and talented unit when 4* offensive lineman Andre James appeared on ESPNU and announced from the Nike high school football...
Via Pro Sports Daily
20 days ago  |  Discuss

UCLA alums Muhammad, LaVine excited to unite in NBA

MINNEAPOLIS -- They were both ballyhooed recruits coming out of high school on the West Coast. They both spent a lone, taxing season at UCLA. They're both Timberwolves youngsters in the midst of a possible franchise rebuild. So despite a slight difference in age, Shabazz Muhammad and Zach LaVine are walking the same path to hoops primacy. "We're definitely going to share...
Via Fox Sports North
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Confident combo guard LaVine out to prove he can play right away for Wolves

MINNEAPOLIS -- Despite guarantees of a multimillion-dollar paycheck at least the next two years, Zach LaVine bears every resemblance of a confident adolescent. His 19-year-old face struggles to pop out thin lines of pubescent stubble. His voice features a manufactured-sounding depth suggesting it's intentionally lower than its natural tone. When speaking, he'll lock eyes...
Via Fox Sports North
24 days ago  |  Discuss

UCLA Bruins Land 4* RB T.J. Simmons

BOOM! It's good to hear that sound! T.J. Simmons, one of the top running backs in the nation and a player who compares his game to Bruin great DeShaun Foster, gave a verbal commitment to Jim Mora and the Bruins today. Simmons is 6'0 and 195, and is a 4 star running back from Lakeland Christian High School in Lakeland Florida (near Tampa). As one of the top RB prospects...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Colorado State's Jon Octeus headed to UCLA, eligible for 2014-15

Colorado State transfer Jon Octeus has committed to UCLA, CBSSports.com has learned. The 6-4 guard averaged 13.4 points last season and will be immediately eligible in 14-15 since he's already graduated. The addition of Octeus will help the Bruins replace the void left by the departures of Jordan Adams, Kyle Anderson, and Zach LaVine, who were all drafted in the first round...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Spurs select Kyle Anderson with first-round pick

The San Antonio Spurs selected forward Kyle Anderson with the 30th overall pick in the NBA Draft. Anderson, 20, averaged 12.2 points, 6.5 assists, 5.0 rebounds and 45.2 percent shooting in two seasons with the UCLA Bruins. In his second season, Anderson’s individual offensive rating (which measures points created per 100 possessions) spiked from 102.5 […]
Via Project Spurs
June 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Grizzlies take UCLA's Adams in NBA Draft

MEMPHIS, Tenn.  -- The Memphis Grizzlies have selected shooting guard Jordan Adams of UCLA with the 22nd pick in Thursday's NBA draft. Adams, a 6-foot-5 shooting guard who played two seasons at UCLA, could help fill a scoring void for the Grizzlies. He is a known scorer and with 3-point range. He also has a reputation for being an adequate defender, which would fit into the...
Via Fox Sports Tennessee
June 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Wolves select UCLA guard Zach LaVine No. 13 overall

MINNEAPOLIS -- For the second straight summer, Flip Saunders has drafted a project wing from UCLA. The Timberwolves took Bruins shooting guard Zach LaVine 13th overall in Thursday night's 2014 NBA Draft. Much like his selection of Shabazz Muhammad in last year's draft, coach and president of basketball operations Saunders went with a UCLA swingman with tremendous athleticism...
Via Fox Sports North
June 26, 2014  |  Discuss
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