UCLA Football’s Lessons Learned

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As the Big 10 gets ready to open its season this weekend, the Pac 12 is still getting through practices with two more weeks before the start of the season. That means those teams are still in the learning curve. So what are UCLA football’s lessons learned? UCLA offensive lineman Alec Anderson said earlier this […] READ MORE


SMU Looks To Elevate Its Game

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The SMU Mustangs are 5-0 overall. They are 2-0 in the AAC race. Yet, there is still the sense that they have not even come close to reaching where they can be. Especially if you listen to head coach Sonny Dykes. SMU Looks To Elevate Its Game The Mustangs are coming off a three-point overtime […] READ MORE


Chip Kelly Has Guarded Optimism

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It’s good to be back. That is pretty the sentiment of every college football coach who doubted for any period of time whether they would have a season this year. So, you will excuse UCLA’s Chip Kelly if he is not expressing dismay over not having a training camp. He has had to move the […] READ MORE


SMU Squeaks By Tulane, 37-34

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Football is a game of what have you done for me lately. Just a few minutes earlier, SMU kicker Chris Naggar hit the right uprights on a 58-yard field goal attempt that would have beaten Tulane at the end of regulation. But on the first series of overtime for the Mustangs, Naggar hit a 34-yarder […] READ MORE


UCLA Has Holes To Fill

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Nothing is going to come easy for UCLA this year. There was the shutting down of Spring camp after just a few workouts. There was the clearing out of campus. They got outed by the LA County Director of Health for having positive COVID cases that were actually months old, at a time when there […] READ MORE


SMU At Tulane; No Looking Ahead

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On the surface, this week’s SMU game at Tulane looks like a mismatch. The Mustangs are 4-0, sit at #17 in the AP Top 20, and have the best overall record in the AAC conference. Tulane is 2-2 overall and 0-2 in conference having just lost to Houston in the Cougars’ first game of the […] READ MORE


UCLA Starts To Move Forward

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It has been a long off-season for UCLA football. From the truncated Spring camp, to the shutting off off-season workouts, to the resumption of very limited workouts, as UCLA starts to move forward. Now, with a season to be had in front of them, the Bruins have commenced with official pre-season camp. There are still […] READ MORE


Pac 12; It’s Different For Everyone

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All sports have been in flux throughout 2020. That is minor compared to the tumult many have had through the COVID period. Still, some conferences have been under way for weeks now. But the Big 10 and Pac 12 are just now getting back to the work of training camp and game prep. Last week […] READ MORE


SMU Outlasts Memphis, 30-27

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If there was a way to have euphoria and great concern at the same time, Gerald J. Ford Stadium at SMU was your place Saturday, as SMU outlasts Memphis 30-27. The Mustangs ended the six-year losing streak against Memphis, thanks to Chris Naggar’s 43-yard field goal in the closing seconds of the game. But they […] READ MORE


Time For SMU To Step Up

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Things are about to get real for SMU football. Sure, the Mustangs are 3-0. And yes, all the wins have been convincing. Even the Texas State game was not as close as the score said at the end of the game. But now it is time for SMU to step up. It is Memphis coming […] READ MORE