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Jim Mora won't say who's throwing for No. 12 UCLA

LOS ANGELES (AP) At least UCLA coach Jim Mora acknowledges he'll need a quarterback in next week's Pac-12 opener at Arizona State. Although Mora concedes ''someone has to go in'' for the 12th-ranked Bruins next Thursday, he isn't saying whether it will be injured starter Brett Hundley, surprising backup Jerry Neuheisel or somebody else entirely. Hundley...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Hundley returns to practice ... so what's the deal with UCLA's coach?

When the Heisman-candidate starting quarterback returns to practice, it typically answers any questions, eases any concerns a team has about the position. But not so at UCLA. Brett Hundley is back, and coach Jim Mora sounds as uncertain as ever about who will be under center when the No. 12 Bruins travel to No. 15 Arizona State next Thursday. Not even the backup is a lock. According...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Pac-12 Hangover – Week Three

Those in glass houses shouldn’t throw stones. Two weekends ago, the Big 10 Conference went down like the Hindenburg. Michigan State lost at Oregon, Ohio State lost at home to an unranked Virginia Tech team who’d lose to Eastern Carolina a week later, and various others the likes of Michigan, Purdue, and Nebraska either did or nearly did lose to lesser competition and/or in an...
Via Oregon Sports News
3 days ago  |  Discuss

ASU expects linebacker Moeakiola to play against UCLA

TEMPE, Ariz. -- After last Saturday's 38-24 win over Colorado, it appeared ASU had lost two captains to injuries for what could be a significant amount of time. Now, the dust has settled a bit. While starting quarterback Taylor Kelly's foot injury will keep him out at least one game and likely more, ASU expects spur linebacker Viliami "Laiu" Moeakiola to play against...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
4 days ago  |  Discuss

UCLA's Jerry Neuheisel and Ishmael Adams earn PAC-12 Player of the Week honors

Things were looking bleak for UCLA Saturday night in Arlington, Texas -- Heisman candidate quarterback Brett Hundley had been knocked out of the game with an arm injury, the team was down 17-13 to an upset-minded Texas Longhorns squad, and the Bruins' offense had just turned the ball over with a late fourth fumble.Despite those dire circumstances, the Bruins would manage to pull...
Via The Daily Sports Herald
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Brett Hundley injures left elbow

UCLA quarterback Brett Hundley left Saturday's 20-17 win against Texas in the first quarter with an injury to his left (non-throwing) elbow. Sophomore Jerry Neuheisel took over at quarterback for the Bruins, and when the team came out after halftime, Hundley wore a headset and had a huge wrap around his left elbow. Bruins coach Jim Mora said Hundley will be re-evaluated Sunday...
Via Pro Sports Daily
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Perfect script for Neuheisel and No. 12 UCLA

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) What a perfect Hollywood script for Jerry Neuheisel, the backup quarterback and former coach's son who helped UCLA avoid an upset. ''They don't write them much better than that. I promise you,'' Neuheisel said. ''I was actually born at UCLA. I went to a Rose Bowl in 2001 with the Washington Huskies. I always knew that the Rose...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Watch Rick Neuheisel Go Nuts After His Son Jerry Throws Game-Winning TD Pass For UCLA

Assuming you aren’t a Texas Longhorns fan, you should greatly appreciate what you’re about to see in the below clip. Saturday night, UCLA’s starting quarterback Brett Hundley, who many believe is one of the best in the country, injured his left elbow in the first quarter of their game against UT. The Bruins’ backup, Jerry Neuheisel, came in and did a serviceable job, completing...
Via College Spun
6 days ago  |  Discuss

UCLA 20, Texas 17: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly

 Just call the 2014 UCLA Bruins football team “The Cardiac Kids” as they were able to pull out another late victory over the Texas Longhorns on Saturday night, 20-17.The Bruins were devastated early in the game when Heisman contender Brett Hundley went down with a left elbow injury.  At first, the Bruins were hoping Hundley would be able to return into the game, but when came...
Via Football Nation
6 days ago  |  Discuss

CFB AM: Watch Rick Neuheisel watch son have night of his UCLA life

Week 3 wasn’t supposed to this exciting. That was the general consensus entering a Saturday in which only 17 of the Top 25 teams were in action (two others played during the week and six were off). Instead, Week 3 was full of superb performances and exciting finishes. The best overall moment, though, didn’t happen on a field. Former UCLA coach Rick Neuheisel works as an analyst...
Via Fox Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Neuheisel saves day for UCLA after Hundley injured

ARLINGTON, Texas - It was the worst-case scenario for the 12th-ranked UCLA Bruins and their national title hopes Saturday night at AT&T Stadium. Their Heisman Trophy hopeful quarterback Brett Hundley was out of the game in the first quarter with a left elbow injury and the Bruins were struggling against the Texas Longhorns. But the loss of Hundley just opened the door for a familiar...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Jerry Neuheisel throws game winning TD for UCLA

UCLA’s back-up QB Jerry Neuheisel came in for an injured Brett Hundley and led the Bruins to a victory…and if that name sounds familiar it’s because it is. Neuheisel’s dad, Rick, was the head coach for the Bruins before he was fired in 2011.
Via The Student Section
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Jerry Neuheisel throws game winning TD for UCLA

UCLA’s back-up QB Jerry Neuheisel came in for an injured Brett Hundley and led the Bruins to a victory…and if that name sounds familiar it’s because it is. Neuheisel’s dad, Rick, was the head coach for the Bruins before he was fired in 2011.
Via Bloguin Best
7 days ago  |  Discuss

No. 12 UCLA survives for 20-17 win over Texas

UCLA backup quarterback Jerry Neuheisel threw two touchdown passes, including a 33-yarder to Jordan Payton with 3 minutes left, and the No. 12 Bruins avoided an upset with a 20-17 win over Texas on Saturday night. The go-ahead score for the Bruins (3-0) came on the first play after Ishmael Adams' 58-yard punt return when he was helped by a crushing open-field block. Neuheisel...
Via Fox Sports West
7 days ago  |  Discuss

No. 12 UCLA dodges upset vs. Texas on backup QB's late TD throw

ARLINGTON, Texas -- UCLA backup quarterback Jerry Neuheisel threw two touchdown passes, including a 33-yarder to Jordan Payton with 3 minutes left, and the No. 12 Bruins avoided an upset with a 20-17 win over Texas on Saturday night. The go-ahead score for the Bruins (3-0) came on the first play after Ishmael Adams' 58-yard punt return when he was helped by a crushing open-field...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

No. 12 UCLA survives for 20-17 win over Texas

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) UCLA backup quarterback Jerry Neuheisel threw two touchdown passes, including a 33-yarder to Jordan Payton with 3 minutes left, and the No. 12 Bruins avoided an upset with a 20-17 win over Texas on Saturday night. The go-ahead score for the Bruins (3-0) came on the first play after Ishmael Adams' 58-yard punt return when he was helped by a crushing open...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Brett Hundley leaves game with elbow injury, out for rest of Texas game

UCLA quarterback Brett Hundley left Saturday’s game against Texas with an injury to his left elbow. While Hundley was first listed as probable to return, he was later downgraded to doubtful. The one-time Heisman hopeful hurt his left elbow while on a 11 yard scramble in the first quarter of the game. He was replaced by redshirt sophomore Jerry Neuheisel, son of former Bruins coach...
Via Tireball.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Three questions for UCLA heading into fall camp

The UCLA Bruins will open fall camp in San Bernardino, Calif., for the third-straight season. Junction Boys jokes aside, it's been a successful tool in building the Bruins into the burgeoning college football power they are fast becoming.  No. 7 UCLA kicks off their 12-day camp at Cal State San Bernardino on Monday, and while the biggest question will be whether or not the team...
Via Fox Sports West
August 03, 2014  |  Discuss

UCLA faces quality QB depth concerns behind Hundley

UCLA quarterback Brett Hundley was sharp on the first offensive possession of the spring game Saturday, and that was apparently enough for the returning starter. After completing four of five attempts for 30 yards, Hundley’s spring came to a close as head coach Jim Mora chose to rest his starter and allow more snaps for back-up options. Jerry Neuheisel, son of former Bruins coach...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Brett Hundley has light workout in UCLA spring game

UCLA quarterback Brett Hundley was a bit flustered, something opposing defenses might not be able to cause this fall. Asked how the college football world will greet the Bruins when they return for August training camp, Hundley said, "Great question. With open arms?" Hundley turned serious, "That's a tough question to answer because what I expect is different from...
Via Fox Sports West
April 27, 2014  |  Discuss

UCLA picks Hundley to start at QB

UCLA coach Jim Mora has chosen redshirt freshman Brett Hundley to be the Bruins' starting quarterback. The first-year coach made the announcement in a news release Friday. Hundley was competing with Kevin Prince, Richard Brehaut and Jerry Neuheisel for the starting job. Prince, a senior, has made the bulk of the starts at quarterback for the Bruins over the last three seasons...
Via AP on Fox
August 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Brett Hundley named UCLA's starting QB

What was clear about freshman Brett Hundley on the field is now official on the UCLA depth chart. He is the Bruins No. 1 quarterback. Hundley, who sat out as a redshirt last season, was told he would be UCLAs starting quarterback on Friday, the school announced. He will assume that role the next time the Bruins take the field. UCLA practices at 8:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Saturday...
Via Fox Sports West
August 10, 2012  |  Discuss

UCLA QB race remains open as spring ends

PASADENA, Calif. Tempo, tempo, tempo. UCLA head coach Jim Mora wanted to see how his team would respond to playing on a field that's 120 yards. They covered every inch of it on Saturday. If anyone needed evidence that UCLA was moving a step faster this spring, there was proof in the 145 plays ran Saturday at the Rose Bowl during the spring game. They moved fast and struck...
Via Fox Sports West
May 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Remaining Neuheisel impressing during spring

LOS ANGELES - It was believed that once his father - Rick Neuheisel - was shown the door by UCLA that red shirt freshman quarterback Jerry Neuheisel would follow. That assumption was wrong, incredibly wrong. "It never was an idea in my mind," said Jerry. "As much as people don't believe, I came here to be the UCLA quarterback, not to play for my dad. "...
Via Fox Sports West
May 04, 2012  |  Discuss

UCLA QB competition has no clear favorite

UCLA Coach Jim Mora said he'd like to have the quarterback competition narrowed down by the third week of spring practice. That's a week away, but through Thursday's practice, the Bruins' fifth this spring, Kevin Prince, Richard Brehaut, Brett Hundley and Jerry Neuheisel have been splitting snaps fairly evenly with the first team during team periods, making it hard...
Via Fox Sports West
April 13, 2012  |  Discuss
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