Chip Kelly’s Expectations Management


Expectations from fans and from the media can be tossed out. College football coaches listen, or at least pretend to, but then just as quickly move on from them. The team and its own expectations are what the coaching staff and the players have to live with throughout training camp and throughout the season. With […] READ MORE

Fixing The Pac-12 Problems


New Pac-12 commissioner George Kliavkoff had a list of priorities at his introductory press conference Thursday. He wants the conference to be more competitive, nationally, in football. He wants to push for expansion of the college football playoffs. And he said he wants to get the collective back of the student athletes. He intends to […] READ MORE

Meet Commissioner Kliavkoff


When the Pac-12 says they are thinking outside the box, they take the term literally. There was NO ONE who follows the conference on a daily basis who had the name George Kliavkoff on their commissioner bingo card. Yet, the former MGM Resorts executive was announced as the conference’s new commissioner in a Thursday afternoon […] READ MORE

George Kliavkoff Is The New Pac 12 Commissioner

George Kliavkoff is the new Pac 12 commissioner. Kliavkoff is currently the president of entertainment and sports at MGM Resorts. He was announced Thursday after as the replacement for the outgoing Larry Scott Thursday afternoon by the conference’s executive committee. Scott’s contract was slated to end in about three weeks, after he was told in […] READ MORE

UCLA’s Experience Begets Expectations


With experience comes expectations. UCLA returns one of the most experienced teams in the country going into the 2021 season. An ESPN algorithm says the Bruins return the second most production in the country. Head coach Chip Kelly always takes in terms of the immediate. “We’re just looking to have a great Monday,” would be […] READ MORE

UCLA Preparing Two QB’s


When you are preparing for a must win season, the fan focus will always start with the guys taking the snaps. Even though Dorian Thompson-Robinson is the ordained starter for 2021, he has yet to make it through a full season without an injury. That adds significance to the Spring camp work that back-up Chase […] READ MORE

UCLA Football’s Dorian vs. Dorian


Dorian Thompson-Robinson, barring injury, will be the starting quarterback for UCLA in the 2021. His only real competition according to Bruins head coach Chip Kelly is himself. So, while some have wanted a quarterback competition in Spring camp, UCLA football’s Dorian vs. Dorian is probably not what they had in mind. UCLA Football’s Dorian vs. […] READ MORE