Quiet Times For UCLA Football

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These are quiet times for UCLA football. We have not heard from Chip Kelly in person since the day before the aborted Holiday Bowl in late December. We were provided, via email, a perfunctory comment from him when he and UCLA agreed to a contract extension on January 14th. That was a day before both […] READ MORE


UCLA’s Roster Remake

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Now that Chip Kelly gets to enjoy the rewards of an 8-4 season with a contract extension, there is a lot of work to do putting together a roster for what figures to be a relatively easy schedule in 2022. UCLA’s roster remake is complicated, as it is in many schools, by Kelly not knowing […] READ MORE


UCLA vs USC Is Unrivaled

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Rivalry week in Los Angeles is inherently different than anywhere else. The schools are only a dozen miles apart from each other. One used to play in the stadium the other still calls home. They have an agreement to both wear their home uniforms. It harkens back to a tradition from when they both called […] READ MORE


UCLA’S Next Critical Step Is In Utah

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Whatever level of success the Bruins have for getting into post-season play this year, UCLA’s next critical step is in Utah this weekend. Because of the loss at home against Oregon last weekend, the Bruins now play the Utes at 8pm local time Saturday. It’s the third game of what had previously been referred to […] READ MORE


What Is Next For UCLA?

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For some teams it is too soon to ask about where the season goes. Teams are anywhere from five to six games into the season. But as UCLA approaches the halfway point of the season, coming off a badly played game against Arizona State, the time is necessary, and it is now. What is next […] READ MORE


Chip Kelly Is 1-0

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There was a lot of confident talk coming out of Fall camp for UCLA. But there is every year, and the Bruins had yet to put that on to the field in a season opener. That is until they hosted Hawai’i Saturday afternoon at the Rose Bowl. Quarterback Dorian Thompson-Robinson got off to a very […] READ MORE


UCLA Football Trying To Regroup

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Spring camp in college football is a numbers game. It is about filling holes left over from the previous season; bringing in new talent; and looking position by position for needs and pieces to fill those needs. At UCLA, the numbers are in the cumulative. UCLA had only 60-some-odd players in each of the last […] READ MORE


Bo Calvert Flips To UCLA

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UCLA got a late-in-the-game surprise this week when Bo Calvert, a four-star recruit from Oaks Christian in Westlake Village, CA decided to sign with the Bruins. The 6-5 215-pound linebacker had been a long-time commit to crosstown rival USC. He changed his mind Monday night of this week, and then things moved quickly. Within moments […] READ MORE