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


QB’s Are The Story At Senior Bowl

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Quarterbacks took both the good and bad storylines in 2020 Senior Bowl in Mobile, Alabama Saturday. For anyone keeping track of the actual teams, the North beat the South 31-17.                 . But seeing as how this is the last All-Star game of the college football season, it is always about the individual performances in front […] READ MORE


UCLA Football Postmortem, Part 2

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Earlier this week, we started the postmortem on the UCLA season with a look at the horrific defensive performance over the course of 2019. It is not a subjective debate. The statistical analysis used to back up the dissection was irrefutable. But the defense was not the only “hot topic” throughout the UCLA season. Some […] READ MORE


UCLA Has More Questions As Season Ends

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An uninspired UCLA season ended in appropriate fashion Saturday night the Rose Bowl, in that it ended. The Bruins lost to Cal 28-18 in front of a crowd of 38,102. It was the second lowest crowd of the season, topping the San Diego State game by 1,151. Clearly UCLA has more questions as the season […] READ MORE


Bruins Looking For Light

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The last few practices of a season that is officially going nowhere can be tough. UCLA is 4-7 overall, 4-4 in conference. They are coming off back to back drubbings, including to crosstown rival USC. They face Cal in the season finale Saturday night in the Rose Bowl. The Bears are 6-5 overall and 3-5 […] READ MORE


USC Lights Up UCLA, 52-35

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It turns out that having “a good Wednesday,” does not matter so much when your opponent has a great Saturday. USC Lights Up UCLA, 52-35 A UCLA season that felt like it had some momentum a couple of weeks ago was pushed back into futility Saturday after a 52-35 whooping at the hands of USC […] READ MORE


UCLA vs. USC Preview

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As we noted Thursday, this weekend is the 89th renewal of the Crosstown Showdown between LA’s two schools. Now we have the UCLA vs. USC preview. Both teams seem to have gone through multiple seasons over the last three months already. UCLA started 1-5, including three out of conference losses. Attendance at home games at […] READ MORE


UCLA vs. USC; Crosstown Showdown

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It’s rivalry week….the 89th renewal of UCLA vs. USC. It’s the biggest game of the year. There are all the bells and whistles that go with a college football game of this magnitude. Everyone is excited, right? “I think we are right in the Wednesday of the USC week. That is exactly where we are.” […] READ MORE


Utah Bounces UCLA Out Of Race

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We learned quite a few things with UCLA’s 49-3 loss to Utah in Salt Lake City Saturday night. First, for whatever improvements UCLA has made in the last four weeks, they are not close to being physically competitive with a team like Utah. Second, the oddsmakers who had Utah as a 21-point favorite were delusional […] READ MORE


UCLA vs. Utah; A Season On The Line

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Chip Kelly will never admit that there is anything beyond having a good Wednesday or making that day better than the previous day. But Saturday is kind of a big deal. UCLA travels to Salt Lake City to play Utah in a game that goes a long way in determining the season-ending fate for both […] READ MORE