Can UCLA win its first Pac-12 title since 1998?

If UCLA is getting overlooked by pundits heading into the 2015 season, it's likely because the Bruins face the daunting task of replacing Brett Hundley. But ESPN's KC Joyner thinks UCLA has enough weapons to make it to the top. In his piece (subscription required), Joyner outlines 10 reasons why UCLA could win the Pac-12 title, and it starts with Paul Perkins."Last season Paul Perkins ranked...
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16 hours ago  |  Discuss

UCLA's quarterback in 2015: Who's it gonna be?

UCLA is doing just about everything right under Jim Mora. First and foremost, the Bruins are 3-0 against "the other school" across town under Mora. In Los Angeles, everything else is just about gravy, and the Bruins are drowning in it.UCLA is projected to be a top-15 team in 2015, but the big question heading into fall camp is and will always be, who will replace Brett Hundley at...
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16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jim Mora's biggest challenge in 2015? Managing expectations for Josh Rosen

UCLA is in somewhat of an unusual position heading into the 2015 season. The Bruins have the potential to be a top-10 program thanks to a veteran group anchoring the offensive line, the return of Paul Perkins, who rushed for 1,000-plus yards last season. Myles Jack anchoring the defense and a slew of weapons at receiver also add to the intrigue.But among the several challenges Jim...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

UCLA’s Jonah Bolden Out 6-8 Weeks Following Knee Surgery

UCLA Bruins forward Jonah Bolden will be sidelined six-to-eight weeks as he recovers from surgery to repair a “slight” meniscus tear. CBS Sports’ Jon Rothstein reported the news of the Australian prospect’s injury. UCLA's Jonah Bolden will be out six-to-eight weeks following surgery to repair a slight meniscus tear, school spokesman told @CBSSports. — Jon Rothstein (...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Too Early Preview: Bruisin the Bruins: BYU vs. UCLA

Will BYU bruise the Bruins or will the Bruins bear down on the Cougars?  BYU will take on UCLA at the Rose Bowl on September 19th. Head to head: UCLA leads the all time series 7-3 with BYU winning the last two times these teams played.  Bronco Mendenhall is 2-1, losing in Pasadena in 2007, 27-17. BYU exacted revenge in the Vegas Bowl later that year: The last time these teams...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

There's more to UCLA's Paul Perkins than what's on the surface

UCLA fans know about Paul Perkins. They know he was the Pac-12's leading rusher last year. UCLA fans also know and would argue that the punishing running back was highly underrated last year and wasn't a household name.Perkins is on a mission to change that, but he also offers up a golden nugget to Bleacher Report's Adam Kramer, who had an extensive interview with Perkins."When...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Jim Mora not interested in Everett Golson sweepstakes

Regardless of where Everett Golson decides to transfer, one thing is certain, UCLA isn't an option.Jim Mora told Bruins Nation at a red carpet event for his "Count On Me" Foundation that the Bruins are all good.When asked what he would say if Golson called, Mora told Bruins Nation he would tell Golson "We're set."Well, so much for UCLA reportedly being on Golson's list of interested...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

UCLA records program’s first-ever no-hitter

It was strange to think that when the UCLA Bruins won the 2013 National Championship that it was the first time the school had taken home the crown in baseball. Well, entering Friday, it was also strange to think that a program like UCLA had never thrown a no-hitter before. Once again, the Bruins have changed that forever. It wasn’t easy for UCLA to accomplish the feat either,...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

College Basketball Schedules Back to 1949-50

  I'm excited to announce that we've extended our historical College Basketball schedules back to 1949-50. Previously, we had published them back to 1979-80, and had displayed a scanned image of the team's schedule when available. These three decades of additions supplements our full collection of historical NCAA box scores. Some of the highlights of this new addition include...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

UCLA Bruins 2015 Preview and Prediction

UCLA enters its fourth season under Jim Mora with a roster that’s capable of winning the Pac-12 title. However, there’s a glaring...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Jim Mora ranks at the bottom of the Pac-12 among coaches

UCLA finished in the top 10 last year, but even that wasn't enough to save Jim Mora from being ranked near the bottom of the Pac-12. Athlon Sports ranked the coaches from top to bottom in the Pac-12, and Jim Mora came in at No. 8. Here's what they had to say about Mora: "High expectations surrounded this program last year, but the Bruins were easily handled by Oregon in mid-October...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

UCLA's top prospects for the 2016 NFL draft

In football, no list or polls are ever too early. With that in mind, here are UCLA's top 5 prospects for next year's NFL draft.Jason Fray over at Bleacher Report has put together the top 5 players who could be among the discussion come next year.There are some obvious choices, like Myles Jack and Paul Perkins. But Fray makes some surprising selections, like offensive lineman Conor...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Scouting report for Miami Dolphins UFA defensive tackle Ellis McCarthy

Defensive Tackle Ellis McCarthy from UCLA has verbally agreed to join the Miami Dolphins as an undrafted free agent. Here is the scouting report for him from the PhinManiacs Draft Guide, courtesy of Jeff Hyde (@Jeff__Hyde). Ellis McCarthy was heavily recruited out of high school but failed to live up to expectations at UCLA.  He has good size for the position and has tremendous...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Jim Mora: UCLA's QB competition could spill into the season

Jim Mora recruited arguably the nation's best quarterback in five-star recruit Josh Rosen. Yet, Mora is not ready to anoint him UCLA's starter for the 2015 season. That's because others like Jerry Neuheisel and Asiantii Woulard have been waiting on deck for some time now. All reports would indicate that Rosen outperformed the group during UCLA's final spring practice at the Rose...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Potential NFL Draft steal Owamagbe Odighizuwa

His name may be hard to pronounce, but, for offensive linemen trying to contain Owamagbe Odighizuwa (owa MAH bay O DIGGY zoo wah) throughout his career would tell you the former UCLA star end/linebacker is infinitely more tougher. The well spoken Owa (for short) has all of the intangibles to be a great one, with a decorated NFL coordinator giving his version of the 6’3″ 267 pound...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Eric Kendricks is the Complete Package

It's no secret that the Green Bay Packers need help at the inside linebacker position. They cut veterans, A.J. Hawk and Brad Jones early this offseason.Dom Capers and his defense are in desperate need of a true three-down defender. That true three-down defender could be the Butkus Award winner, Eric Kendricks.Kendricks is the complete inside backer. He has great agility and lateral...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Bruin Devin Lucien to Transfer to Arizona State

Arizona State has not been afraid to publicize their need for a Wide Receiver, and late Monday night, it paid off. Devin Lucien, a Graduate Transfer who will be eligible immediately, will play his final season of eligibility in Tempe. Lucien, who is known to have a close friendship with Arizona State QB Mike Bercovici, joins a WR group dealing with the loss of do-it-all WR jaelen...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

The Fallout: Connor Cook, Jim McElwain, Devin Lucien, and more.

Welcome to the Fallout - Tuesday edition.Michigan State of Mind. Mike Griffith profiles Michigan State starting quarterback Connor Cook. (mLive.com)Behind Closed Doors. Dan Hancock comments on the recent Florida booster club Gator Gathering in Orlando, , featuring first year Gator coach Jim McElwain, being closed to the media.Lucien in the Sky With Diamonds. Former UCLA wide receiver...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

Jaylen Brown cuts UCLA from list, per report

One of the top remaining prospects in the class of 2015 has made a surprising move. Jaylen Brown, who many consider the best player still uncommitted, has cut the UCLA Bruins from his list, according to Scout.com: Jaylen Brown, the nation’s #1 prospect, has dropped UCLA from consideration, according to multiple sources. Brown, the 6-6 […]
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: UCLA Student Government Candidate Gets Obliterated By LB Myles Jack In Campaign Video

Nothing will help a candidate for college student government like a good viral video, and UCLA General Representative Danny Siegel has done a pretty good job with his most recent YouTube upload. Siegel’s platform involves increased student support for UCLA athletics, and he was able to recruit star linebacker Myles Jack to do what he does best: he laid the 5-foot-8, 160-pound Siegel...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

Various outlets ‘disappointed’ with UCLA spring finale

Clearly college football has reached a level to which it must be talked about, viewed and discussed on a 365-days-a-year reel. Want proof? Look at the headlines surrounding this past weekend’s spring games. Want more proof? Count how often the word “disappointment” has been used to describe the small crow that showed up for UCLA’s showcase. The Orange Countey Register reporter...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: UCLA Student Rep Puts Life On The Line, Gets Destroyed By Myles Jack

UCLA student rep. Danny Siegel gave Myles Jack a free hit on him to promote for an election. The resulting video will make you shiver.
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

Student rep hopeful takes hit from lineback Myles Jack

What better way to get the student body to endorse you–or at the very least hear in full what you have to say–than tapping into their love for the school’s football team? UCLA student rep candidate Danny Siegel did just that. Yahoo!Sports got hold of the campaign video early Monday, in which Siegel dons a helmet and pads, then takes a hit from Pac-12 Defensive Freshman of the...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

UCLA Student Willingly Gets Tackled By Linebacker Myles Jack (For a Good Reason)

Danny Siegel is campaigning to be a student representative at UCLA, so he decided to take a hit from linebacker Myles Jack. Yes, you read that...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

Mora in no rush to name UCLA’s next starting quarterback

Late April seems like an awfully early time to be naming the team’s starting quarterback for the up-coming season, which is still months away. But with CFB becoming a 365-day-a-year market, and with spring football weekend in full swing, it only seems natural that schools get a head start on shaping their rosters for the fall. Per LA-based journalist Dan Greenspan, UCLA coach Jim...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss
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