UCLA Tries To Regroup Again

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It was a tough loss to the Oregon Ducks last weekend. The Bruins had a handful of players sitting home due to COVID protocols. Yet, they were within a few plays of beating the Ducks. Now UCLA needs to regroup quickly before this weekend’s home game against Arizona. The Bruins head into the game 1-2 […] READ MORE


UCLA Gives Away Chances Against Oregon

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There are certain truisms in college football. There are no moral victories. Close is not good enough. And it does not matter if your quarterback is Dorian Thompson-Robinson, Chase Griffin, or Tom Brady. When you turn the ball over more than the other team, you will lose. UCLA head coach Chip Kelly even refers to […] READ MORE


UCLA Preps For Oregon And The Unknown

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The Bruins are now 1-1 on the season after a blowout win over Cal at the Rose Bowl Sunday. But don’t think for a minute they are getting too far ahead of themselves. Head coach Chip Kelly continues to focus on the “hour by hour” philosophy he has enforced through the 2020 pandemic-tainted college football […] READ MORE


UCLA Blows Past Cal With Ease

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Maybe there is something to this “flying by the seat of your pants” system for UCLA. The Bruins were scheduled to play Utah Friday night. That got moved to Saturday. Then by Friday afternoon, the entire game plan had been scrapped because of Utah’s COVID numbers. Instead, a game against Cal was thrown together for […] READ MORE


UCLA’s Week In Limbo

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UCLA is coming off a loss that looked eerily similar to many of its 17 losses over the last two seasons, and now enters a week of uncertainty. In UCLA’s week in limbo there is uncertainty as to the next opponent, and a huge amount of mistakes to fix at practice. UCLA’s Week In Limbo […] READ MORE


UCLA’s 2020 Looks Like 2019

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Maybe 2020 is not such an anomaly. Maybe it is not really an outlier. Some things are just the same as in 2019. Take UCLA football for instance. Defensive coordinator Jerry Azzianro’s defense is still inexplicably porous. Quarterback Dorian Thompson-Robinson still has flashes of brilliance mixed in with an inability to take care of the […] READ MORE


UCLA’s Shea Pitts: It Is Worth The Sacrifice

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There is getting ready for football and there is keeping yourself and your teammates safe from the COVID-19 virus. It is new world order for every college program. UCLA’s Shea Pitts says the extra effort is worth it. One is a sacrifice of time and body that college football players undertake every day. The other […] READ MORE


UCLA’s Year Three Is The Telltale Sign

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Ask most any UCLA player and the fact that it is year three of the Chip Kelly era seems to be a critical point for them. Certainly, the first two years have not lived up to anyone’s expectations. Seven and 17 is not what any coach, player, or fan signed up for. The fact that […] READ MORE


Chase Griffin Is Quarterbacking Life

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These are busy times for Chase Griffin at UCLA. It is year two as a backup quarterback for the Bruins. Now Griffin is quarterbacking life and  football in Westwood. He did not play in 2019 and declared it as his redshirt year. This season is a “freebie” for all Fall athletes, per NCAA rules. As a […] READ MORE


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