Chip Kelly Has Guarded Optimism

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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


UCLA Has Holes To Fill

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Nothing is going to come easy for UCLA this year. There was the shutting down of Spring camp after just a few workouts. There was the clearing out of campus. They got outed by the LA County Director of Health for having positive COVID cases that were actually months old, at a time when there […] READ MORE


UCLA Starts To Move Forward

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It has been a long off-season for UCLA football. From the truncated Spring camp, to the shutting off off-season workouts, to the resumption of very limited workouts, as UCLA starts to move forward. Now, with a season to be had in front of them, the Bruins have commenced with official pre-season camp. There are still […] READ MORE


“No Student-Athletes In Isolation”

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Wednesday, LA County Director of Public Health Dr. Barbara Ferrer said, in her daily briefing that the UCLA football program has eight positive tests. The question is how did she know and why did she decide to divulge that? “No Student-Athletes In Isolation” Since UCLA shut down all athletics in April, the school formed a […] READ MORE


“UCLA Is Barrier Breakers”

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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 To UCLA

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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


Pac 12 Coaches: “We Don’t Know What We Don’t Know.”

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The college football world continues to be muddled in misinformation, lack of information, and just the general unknown as to whether there will be a 2020 season. Pac 12 Coaches: “We Don’t Know What We Don’t Know.” Pac 12 coaches continue to deal with the unknown. Oregon State’s Jonathan Smith, Arizona State’s Herm Edwards, and […] READ MORE


Keeping UCLA Together During A Crisis

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The country, and indeed the world, is in new territory in trying to get through the Covid-19 virus. In a less significant manner, the sports world is struggling to figure out what is next, when does it start, and what does it look like, in terms of potential games being played. So now for UCLA […] READ MORE


UCLA’s Best Five Of The Decade

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We are all fishing around for any semblance of our regular college football existence. Since there is little known for the future, we are taking the opportunity to take a look back. In this case it is looking back at the 10-year decade just completed, and the best of the period. Today we are looking […] 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