TSS Top 50: No. 27 UCLA Bruins

ULCA Bruins 2015 record: 10-3 overall, 6-3 in the Pac-12 (beat BYU 35-28 in the Las Vegas Bowl) 1 Burning Question: Will injury bug stay away from UCLA With 12 returning starters and a team that features one of the hottest quarterbacks in the country in Josh Rosen, there is much to like about the UCLA Bruins’ chances in 2016. However, one could have really liked the chances with...
Via The Student Section
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Former UCLA commit Kobe Paras will play for Creighton Bluejays

This past weekend, former UCLA Bruins commit Kobe Paras announced that he would now be joining the college basketball roster of the Creighton Bluejays instead. Paras, a 6-foot-6 Philippines native and son of well-known basketball star Benjie Paras, was originally signed with UCLA straight out of high school. He never completed enrollment to the school due to an issue with academics...
Via Campus Sports Net
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Jim Mora ‘comfortable’ with Tom Bradley situation

The Penn State Nittany Lions have had a pretty ugly situation on their hands for the last five years or so, but it seems it has seeped out to other programs across the country. One team that could be affected is UCLA as defensive coordinator Tom Bradley was one of the two former coaches named in a deposition that said they had knowledge of the abuse at the school. Former Penn State...
Via Campus Sports Net
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Jim Mora says UCLA backs defensive coordinator Tom Bradley in wake of Jerry Sandusky allegations

LOS ANGELES – UCLA coach Jim Mora said Friday at Pac-12 Media Days that recent allegations against defensive coordinator Tom Bradley concerning the Penn State sexual abuse scandal did not prompt a new investigation from the school. “Tom made a...
Via The OC Register
10 days ago  |  Discuss

UCLA picked to win Pac-12 South; USC second in division

LOS ANGELES - The media picked UCLA to win the Pac-12 South Division for the second time in three season in the conference’s annual preseason poll released Thursday. The Bruins received 19 of 33 first-place votes. They finished in a three-way tie...
Via The OC Register
11 days ago  |  Discuss

UCLA DE Eddie Vanderdoes ready to dominate in 2016

The UCLA Bruins had a player in defensive end Eddie Vanderdoes that looked to be one of their biggest defensive pieces last year. Then, one play changed the team’s entire 2015 season. Vanderdoes recalled the moment he landed on his knee wrong in the team’s season opener against Virginia and his season ended in an instant. He talked about hearing the loud pop in his knee and collapsing...
Via Campus Sports Net
13 days ago  |  Discuss

UCLA’s Jim Mora names WR Kenneth Walker as ‘breakout candidate’ in FBS

The 2016 college football season is just weeks away, and UCLA Bruins head coach Jim Mora is feeling confident about one of his veteran players, wide receiver Kenneth Walker. Mora was recently discussing the redshirt senior, when he claimed Walker could become one of the breakout stars in the FBS this season. “He could be one of the surprises in the country this year,” Mora said...
Via Campus Sports Net
14 days ago  |  Discuss

UCLA Football: which freshman can make the biggest impact?

UCLA Football suffered numerous injuries on both offense and defense throughout the 2015 season and were forced to play a good amount of second stringers as well as some true freshman. Now the 2016 season is upon us and those second stringers and freshman are ready to prove that this UCLA team is one that can contend in the PAC-12. With that being said, if the Bruins can stay relatively...
Via isportsweb.com
16 days ago  |  Discuss

UCLA Football to play Running Back Roulette in 2016

UCLA Football had it pretty easy last season when figuring out who they were going to hand the ball off to. Just give it to Paul Perkins, the guy who rushed for 1,572 rushing yards the season before and everything will be fine. While they were right last season, Perkins has graduated and will now be receiving handoffs from Eli Manning, but the Bruins aren’t in bad shape with Perkins’...
Via isportsweb.com
19 days ago  |  Discuss

UCLA Football’s defense looking to bounce back in 2016

UCLA Football suffered an embarrassing 8-5 season during 2015. The Bruins had a lot of success on the offensive side of the ball last season, but injuries to major parts of the defense like Myles Jack, Eddie Vanderdoes and Fabian Moreau left the defense exposed which the opposing offenses of ASU, Stanford and U$C were able to thrive against, especially running the ball. Defensive...
Via isportsweb.com
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Big JuCo OT Ronald Rudd III Announces Commitment To UCLA In Heartfelt Twitter Note

The UCLA Bruins are adding a big-time junior college piece to their offensive line in the 2017 class. This afternoon, three-star offensive tackle Ronald Rudd III announced his commitment to Jim Mora’s program in a long, heartfelt note posted to Twitter, in which he thanks his family and the football staff at Chaffey College. I’m committing!@BrandonHuffman @Edward__Lewis @HarrisKiyoshi...
Via College Spun
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Looking into UCLA Football’s offense

UCLA Football is looking to bounce back from their disappointing 8-5 season, which was highlighted by embarrassing losses to ASU, Stanford and USC. It will not be an easy task considering that the Bruins have to replace SEVEN offensive starters that went to the NFL as well as Noel Mazzone deciding to become the new Offensive Coordinator at Texas A&M. Even though the Bruins need...
Via isportsweb.com
29 days ago  |  Discuss

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June 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Coach Jim Mora agrees to 2-year contract extension at UCLA

LOS ANGELES (AP) UCLA football coach Jim Mora has agreed to a two-year contract extension through 2021. The school announced the deal Tuesday. Mora is 37-16 in four seasons at UCLA, equaling the school record for victories in a four-year span. The Bruins have reached four consecutive bowl games while contending for a Pac-12 divisional title each year. The Bruins won the Pac...
Via AP on Fox
June 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Josh Lewin replacing Bill Roth as voice of the UCLA Bruins

Every year, maybe one or two play-by-play jobs open up at a Power 5 Conference school. Sometimes the opening is secretive and out of nowhere a school announces a new hire. Other times, a school has a nationwide search, as we saw happen last year at Louisiana State University. Out of nowhere on April 22nd, 2015, UCLA Athletics announced Bill Roth was named the new “Voice of the...
Via Awful Announcing
June 03, 2016  |  Discuss

UCLA softball team must get past Oregon to return to Women's College World Series

The final hurdle on the UCLA softball team’s path back to the Women’s College World Series is a familiar one. The 12th-seeded Bruins face fifth-seeded Pac-12 rival Oregon in a best-of-3 NCAA super regional series that begins Saturday at 6:30 p.m....
Via The OC Register
May 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Rosen takes shot at NCAA over UCLA's Under Armour deal

UCLA is set to announce on Tuesday that it has signed a deal with Under Armour, and the agreement is reportedly worth more than any other apparel deal in the history of collegiate athletics. This irritates Bruins quarterback Josh Rosen. Shortly after ESPN’s Darren Rovell reported that UCLA’s deal with Under Armour is worth $280 million over 15 years, Rosen took aim at the NCAA...
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 24, 2016  |  Discuss

UCLA likely to announce deal with Under Armour

The UCLA Athletic Department has a press conference scheduled for Tuesday afternoon, and rumors are swirling that the school is going to announce it has signed an apparel deal with Under Armour. Jon Wilner of the San Jose Mercury News recently speculated that UCLA was on the verge of signing the biggest apparel deal in college sports history. The previous high is a deal between...
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 24, 2016  |  Discuss

UCLA, Under Armour to announce 15-year, $280 million deal

The UCLA Bruins athletic program has struck a major deal with Under Armour. On Tuesday, ESPN.com revealed the news that UCLA and Under Armour have agreed to a whopping 15-year, $280 million deal which becomes the richest in college football history. The deal tops deals with Nike ranging around $250 million by the Ohio State Buckeyes and Texas Longhorns. Prior to the new deal with...
Via Campus Sports Net
May 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Mora warns Josh Rosen against becoming Manziel

UCLA head coach Jim Mora sees a ton of potential in Josh Rosen, and he doesn’t want to see the sophomore quarterback blow that by making bad decisions. In an appearance on “The Rich Eisen Show” Friday, Mora predicted that Rosen would have been the top overall pick in the NFL Draft this year if he were eligible. He praised Rosen for having more ability and intelligence than...
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Jim Mora warns Josh Rosen of heading down the Johnny Manziel path

UCLA Bruins head coach Jim Mora has had a lot of praise for his young star quarterback, Josh Rosen. Mora went on record saying the sophomore signal-caller would have been the first quarterback selected in last year’s draft. Mora also noted that Rosen has the work ethic of stars like Peyton Manning and Tom Brady, but he made sure to warn his quarterback about a careless attitude...
Via Campus Sports Net
May 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Jim Mora believes Josh Rosen would have been top pick in 2016 draft

UCLA quarterback Josh Rosen took the country by storm during his freshman year with the Bruins. He led the team to an 8-5 record and to the 2015 Foster Farms Bowl. Because of his early success, head coach Jim Mora has full confidence in him. Mora recently joined The Rich Eisen Show to discuss his quarterback. The former NFL coach said that Rosen would have been the first player taken...
Via Campus Sports Net
May 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Jim Mora: UCLA QB Josh Rosen would’ve gone No. 1 in the 2016 NFL Draft

UCLA head football coach Jim Mora appeared on The Rich Eisen Show on Friday, and had some very high praise for his team’s young quarterback, Josh Rosen. Mora said that he believes Rosen — a freshman in 2015 at UCLA — would’ve gone first overall in the 2016 NFL Draft, had the quarterback been eligible for the draft. Here’s more, via Yahoo’s Dr. Saturday: “In my opinion...
Via The Comeback
May 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Jim Mora: Josh Rosen would have gone No. 1 in draft if eligible

Jim Mora thinks so highly of Josh Rosen that he thinks his quarterback would have been the top overall pick in the draft if he were eligible. No, not the 2017 draft or the 2018 draft, but the 2016 draft that just took place. “In my opinion, he was the best quarterback in the draft and he would have gone first,” Mora said on “The Rich Eisen Show” Friday. “I know that is...
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 20, 2016  |  Discuss

UCLA, Cal State Fullerton ready for NCAA softball regional

Coming off the program’s first College World Series berth since 2010, UCLA softball head coach Kelly Inouye-Perez was confident her team could return. The 10-year head coach and former Bruins catcher always believes a deep postseason is possible,...
Via The OC Register
May 19, 2016  |  Discuss
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