UCLA Must Open The Rose Bowl


.The 2020-2021 sports calendar year was one that tested college programs across the country. Some adapted to the new COVID world order within the confines of state regulations. Others led their respective state in what the regulations were going to be. It is a pointless debate to try to determine if one university handled it […] READ MORE

Chase Griffin Is Quarterbacking Life


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

Chip Kelly Has Guarded Optimism

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

Where Does UCLA Go From Here?

As the Pac 12 cancels all Fall sports, (yes, we know they are calling it a postponement), it leaves a lot of financial questions going forward for every conference school. Some have bigger questions than others. Pac 12 Money Woes Cal is engaged in a lawsuit with Under Armour over a contract that was never […] READ MORE

Can We Be Honest About CFB Closings?


Cancel the 2020 college football season. We get it. You tried to stir up new schedules like they were margarita mix in a blender, and you thought they would be palatable going forward. You got spooked by medical reports about potential heart problem for victims of COVID and treated it like it was new intel. […] READ MORE

“UCLA Is Barrier Breakers”

To some UCLA devotees, the names rattle off the tongue with great ease. The history of Bruins who made social change is always easy to find on campus. Jackie Robinson, Kenny Washington, (the Jackie Robinson of the NFL), and Arthur Ashe are just a few that jump to the front of mind. But what does […] READ MORE

Martin Jarmond Says UCLA Is Elite


It can’t be easy being Martin Jarmond right now. He is leaving Boston College after three years as athletic director to take the same position on the other side of the country at UCLA. But there is the time needed to transition in a new administration in Chestnut Hill, as well as the time needed […] READ MORE

Martin Jarmond To UCLA


Welcome to UCLA, Martin Jarmond. You are about to step into the toughest job you have ever had. I am sure you are excited for the new job. No more frozen winters in Boston. Not much frozen anything out here except margaritas if you opt for them that way. With administrative experience at three different […] READ MORE