Thursday, 08 August 2013 06:26

Practice One In the Books

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The weather was perfect for the first day of UCLA’s training camp, unlike a year ago when the gates of hell were walking distance. The heat was that oppressive in…
Wednesday, 07 August 2013 15:48

One Day Closer to Kickoff

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It is here. Finally training camp has arrived and the long dreary malaise of offseason is fast approaching its end. UCLA football hasn’t had this much energy and momentum in…
Tuesday, 06 August 2013 16:01

Congratulations Jonathan Ogden - Great Bruin

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Former UCLA offensive lineman Jonathan Ogden was inducted into the NFL Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio this past weekend. The big man played his college football at…
Thursday, 01 August 2013 21:09


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Bruin linebacker coach Jeff Ulbrich recently declared UCLA as the new Linebacker U in college football. This loud, proud and bold statement ruffled a lot of feathers across the landscape…
Thursday, 01 August 2013 01:30

The Eddie Vanderdoes Impact

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All Bruin fans, players and especially the entire coaching staff can now breathe a sigh of relief. Eddie Vanderdoes, the five-star defensive tackle, was released from football bondage yesterday, after…
Wednesday, 31 July 2013 16:53

Welcome Eddie Vanderdoes

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The long, up and down, roller coaster ride that freshman defensive lineman, Eddie Vanderdoes and his family were on, finally came to an end. Much unfounded things have been said…
Wednesday, 31 July 2013 15:13

BruinBruRadio With Special Guest Steve Broussard

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Lot's of exciting discussion on last night's edition of BruinBruRadio. Eddie Vanderdoes was discussed, plus we had a special guest, UCLA running backs coach, Steve Broussard. BruinBruRadio thinks you will…
Wednesday, 31 July 2013 02:01

UCLA Favored Over USC

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When was the last time a UCLA Football team was a preseason pick over USC to win their conference? One thing is certain it hasn’t happened over the last decade…
Tuesday, 30 July 2013 16:51

The Lull Before the Storm - Part II

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In life challenge is sometimes thrust upon one and how one reacts will make all the difference. The Bruins face a huge challenge this season breaking in an entire defensive…
Tuesday, 30 July 2013 01:59

Football Changes Abound for 2013

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As we approach the opening day of UCLA Football fall camp in less than ten days there is some uncertainty that may cause head coach Jim Mora to have some sleepless…
Monday, 29 July 2013 16:24

The Lull Before the Storm - Part I

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It is the lull before the storm. The Bruins will be heading out to San Bernardino on Sunday and will open training camp on Wednesday August 7. For the first…
Saturday, 27 July 2013 14:28

Free Video: Jim Mora Post Pac 12 Media Day

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It was a very busy day for Jim Mora before and after the Pac 12 Media Event. Mora was very much in demand. This is an indicator that something is…
Friday, 26 July 2013 21:16

Free Video: UCLA At Pac 12 Media Day

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UCLA head coach Jim Mora, senior linebacker Anthony Barr and junior offensive lineman, Xavier Su'a-Filo did an excellent job representing UCLA at today's Pac 12 Media Day. All three were…
Friday, 26 July 2013 18:01

Free Video: Larry Scott Pac 12 Media Day

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The following is Pac 12 Commissioner Larry Scott's opening address to the media at the Pac 12 Media Day. Hope you enjoy it! Larry Scott from Rick Kimbrel on Vimeo.
Friday, 26 July 2013 02:04

Critical Year For Jim Mora

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Bruin Athletic Director Dan Guerrero decided to let Rick Neuheisel go after UCLA’s abysmal performance against their arch crosstown rival USC, when the Bruins experienced a humiliating beat down loss…
Wednesday, 24 July 2013 15:58

Brett Hundley and Troy Aikman

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Brett Hundley was recently named to the 2013 Davey O’Brien Watch List which is given to the nation’s top quarterback. The last time a UCLA quarterback won this prestigious award…
Tuesday, 23 July 2013 00:13

Player Development Equals National Awards

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The month of August 2013 is less than two weeks away and that can mean only one thing, the Bruin football training camp is about to begin. It’s a time…
Monday, 22 July 2013 14:35

BruinBru Radio Saturday Show Reblogcast

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If you missed Saturday's blogcast you can listen at your leisure by tapping the link below. Topics covered are recruiting, Jeff Locke and his latest award. Locke makes all Bruins…
Friday, 19 July 2013 22:21

Jeff Locke True Student Athlete

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Jeff Locke is another outstanding football player that migrated from the state of Arizona to play his college football at UCLA. The record setting punter is from Glendale (Ariz.) Mountain…
Friday, 19 July 2013 19:56

Lamenting July Or Is the Season Here Yet?

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It never fails. Year in, year out, the slow summer month of July always brings on anxiety for a school’s fan base, especially regarding recruiting. It seems this is when…
Friday, 19 July 2013 01:41

UCLA Is Linebacker U

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The UCLA Football Team is in the dog days of summer going through the off season workout drudgery preparing for the upcoming 2013 season. Although these summer workouts are not…
Wednesday, 17 July 2013 15:02

Tuesday's BruinBru Radio Blogcast

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BruinBru Radio discussed the pros and cons of camps and the 7-on-7 circuits that have become so much in vogue these days. It made for interesting food for thought. The…
Wednesday, 17 July 2013 01:48

Taylor Mazzone New Start

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Taylor Mazzone was recently promoted to the full time quarterbacks coach for UCLA in January 2013. The young promising college football coach has begun the same journey his father, Noel…
Monday, 15 July 2013 23:00

Noel Mazzone the Specialist

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Noel Mazzone, the first year UCLA offensive coordinator is a man that truly has the offensive mind of a very unique offensive play calling genius. When Jim Mora took over…
Saturday, 13 July 2013 17:21

BruinBru Radio Saturday Show Reblogcast

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For those who missed the blogcast live there was a lively discussion on the penalties Oregon received on the NCAA. John Savage and his contract extension was also a topic.…
Saturday, 13 July 2013 00:25

Lou Spanos A Welcome Addition

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Defensive coordinator Lou Spanos, was another key addition to Jim Mora’s coaching staff. It was hiring, talented assistants, like Spanos that has turned UCLA into one of the best coaching…
Friday, 12 July 2013 00:32

Eric Yarber Comes Home

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Eric Yarber played his high school football at Los Angeles (Calif.) Crenshaw and is a man that feels extremely comfortable in his new coaching environment at UCLA. He is one…
Wednesday, 10 July 2013 23:39

Demetrice Martin's Challenge

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Demetrice Martin is the UCLA football team’s main man to lead the team, onto the Rose Bowl battlefield, as they chant the big boom down the tunnel. The exuberant defensive…
Tuesday, 09 July 2013 20:45

Steve Broussard A Complete Coach

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UCLA running back coach Steve Broussard has coached all but two positions on offense, the offensive line and quarterbacks. He has built an outstanding reputation for producing impeccable results as…
Monday, 08 July 2013 23:36

Sal Alosi UCLA's Man of Strength

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Sal Alosi was hired as the UCLA Football Strength & Conditioning Coach on January 10, 2012. On this day the UCLA Football Program set a precedent and made an historical…
Monday, 08 July 2013 15:52

Free Video: Catching Up With Matt Clark

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Saturday, 06 July 2013 18:27

BruinBru Radio Saturday Show Reblogcast

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Saturday's Show's topics included UCLA beaseball manager John Savage staying with the Bruins after rebuffing an offer from crosstown rival USC. With camp just about a month away, what to look for and…
Friday, 05 July 2013 21:59

Jeff Ulbrich's Impact

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The UCLA Linebacker unit went into the 2012 season with a huge question mark about how good their starting group would be and what kind of depth they had. With…
Thursday, 04 July 2013 00:47

Winning Ways of Angus McClure

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The Bruin defensive line was one of the strengths of its defense in the 2012 season. Newly converted offensive line coach to defensive line and recruiting coordinator Angus McClure did…
Monday, 01 July 2013 23:39

New Offensive Line Strength

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UCLA Football Head Coach Jim Mora and running game coordinator/offensive line coach Adrian Klemm signed one of the most talented groups of high school offensive linemen in UCLA Football History…
Saturday, 29 June 2013 01:04

Running Back Void

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UCLA Head Football Coach Jim Mora brought his NFL running game philosophy to the Bruin game plan in 2012. The Bruins run game production was the fourth best in the…
Friday, 28 June 2013 00:30

Wide Receiver Needs

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The UCLA Football Team will be in dire need of receivers that can stretch the defense, better known as the big strike capability. These are the kind of players that…
Thursday, 27 June 2013 00:38

BruinBru Radio Special Guest Jordan Lasley

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If you missed Tuesday's show with our very special guest, new Bruin wide receiver commit, Jordan Lasley, just hit the button below and listen. thinks you will really enjoy…
Tuesday, 25 June 2013 00:26

Jim Mora's Recruiting Effect

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Head Coach Jim Mora conducted two camps at UCLA this past week. The participating athletes came from all corners of the country. Some of these players already have in hand…
Wednesday, 19 June 2013 14:53

BruinBru Radio Special Guest Poasi Moala

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Don't fret if you missed last evening's BruinBru Radio blogcast with special guest incoming freshman offensive lineman, Poasi Moala. UCLA baseball, football and basketball were also topics discussed. Enjoy
Friday, 14 June 2013 01:59

Next Step Of Improvement - Defense

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The 2012 UCLA Football Team was surprisingly successful in new head coach Jim Mora first year as their leader. The Bruins were the South Division Champions and played Stanford in…
Sunday, 09 June 2013 16:53

BruinBru Radio Reblogcast

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If you missed yesteday's show don't fret you can hear at your convenience by hitting on the link. Lot's of topics discussed. Enjoy!
Saturday, 08 June 2013 00:10

Jim Mora's Midas Touch

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Head coach Jim Mora was hired in December 2011 by UCLA’S athletic director Dan Guerrero too much of the chagrin of the UCLA fan base. Over the last decade the…
Thursday, 06 June 2013 01:17

Steven Manfro Can Play

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The great majority of D-l football players that receive scholarships usually have been contacted by schools of interest by their sophomore year in high school. Of course there are some…
Wednesday, 05 June 2013 01:19

Big Hitter Dietrich Riley Getting Ready

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Dietrich Riley’s year long wait to get back on the football field to play a game he loves was a tortuous process to endure. The worse experience for football players…
Tuesday, 04 June 2013 02:07

Fabian Moreau Makes the Switch

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Fabian Moreau came to UCLA as one of the better running backs out of the SunShine State of Florida. He played his football at Sunrise (Fla.) Sunrise. Bruin running backs…
Friday, 31 May 2013 22:07

The New Stance of Taylor Lagace

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Taylor Lagace came to UCLA with a very diverse and versatile high school football playing resume. Like so many other talented high school football players picking the right position to…
Friday, 31 May 2013 16:06

UCLA Football Full Speed Ahead

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When one reflects on the success of UCLA football in 2012 many things stand out. A change in mentality is one thing that is out in front. The over the…
Friday, 31 May 2013 03:10

Randall Goforth the Surprise

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Randall Goforth is a quiet, unassuming, polite and just an overall nice young man. He doesn’t project the image of a tough, aggressive, relentless defensive back for the UCLA Football…
Wednesday, 29 May 2013 22:58

Ellis McCarthy Is Needed

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Big Ellis McCarthy is a very physically imposing young man. When he walks into a room there is a dominant presence to his appearance. The true freshman exhibited that same…
Wednesday, 29 May 2013 00:57

Jeremy Castro Worth the Wait

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The most agonizing situation a football player has to grapple with has to deal with not being able to play the game he loves so much for an entire year.…
Monday, 27 May 2013 22:59

Ka'imi Fairbairn's Specialty Is A Kick

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Ka’imi Fairbairn’s long voyage from across the ocean, has been a journey of rough waters at times, but settled into smooth sailing by the end of the 2012 season. The true…
Happy Memorial Day Everybody. The producers of BruinBru Radio hope you will enjoy this previously recorded blogcast that was live during spring ball and the Tuesday Evening before the NFL…
Saturday, 25 May 2013 00:14

Paul Perkins Embracing Opportunity

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Paul Perkins is one of a growing number of outstanding football players from the state of Arizona that have chosen to play their college football for UCLA and head coach…
Thursday, 23 May 2013 21:45

Jerry Neuheisel Ready

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Jerry Neuheisel came to UCLA with a sense of the football history and its importance. His father was a starting quarterback in the 80’s and the former head coach for…
Wednesday, 22 May 2013 19:58

Simon Goines Returns

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Simon Goines played his high school football from the talent rich state and considered by many the mecca of high school football. He heralds from Keller (Texas) Keller Central High…
Tuesday, 21 May 2013 21:00

Devin Fuller Breaking Out

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Devin Fuller is the type of football player that has begun to fill the UCLA Football Roster. His athletic skills reflect the kind of football players that fill the rosters…
Sunday, 19 May 2013 16:39

Recruiting Reset - Defense

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As mentioned in part one of this series when discussing the offense, the could sign up to 27 players for the class of 2014, including some early entrants. The Bruins…
Saturday, 18 May 2013 18:25

BruinBru Radio with Special Guests!

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If you missed the blogcast live, don't despair, listen at your leisure, at anytime. We're sure you are going to be just as impressed with our special guests, Jayon Brown and…
Friday, 17 May 2013 22:33

Kenny Walker Future Impact

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Kenneth Walker was a high school football and track star. He comes from the talent rich location by way of Northern California, Richmond (Calif.) Kennedy, where the Bay Area flyer…
Thursday, 16 May 2013 22:04

Aaron Porter Begins

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Aaron Porter is embarking on what he hopes to be the launch point for a very successful college football career at UCLA. The redshirt freshman played his high school football…
Wednesday, 15 May 2013 20:45

Eli Ankou's Opportunity

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Eli Ankou is a redshirt freshman who came to UCLA with little if any fanfare. From the first day he walked onto the UCLA campus Ankou was a quiet, intelligent,…
Wednesday, 15 May 2013 04:03

BruinBru Radio with Special Guests!

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If you haven't heard or don't know future UCLA quarterback, Asiantii Woulard listen to this special young man tonight and you will be as convinced as the Noel and Taylor…
Wednesday, 15 May 2013 00:32

Eric Kendricks Plays Big

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Eric Kendricks came to UCLA by way of Fresno (Calif.) Hoover. The outstanding inside linebacker had a difficult time deciding what position was his most desirable to play while in…
Tuesday, 14 May 2013 21:38

Odighizuwa Out For Season - Hope For Rios?

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Though there hasn’t been an official announcement as of yet, the word is senior to be defensive end, Owamagbe Odighizuwa, will miss the 2013 season. Sources say he had hip…
Tuesday, 14 May 2013 00:28

BruinBru Radio

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In case you missed BruinBru Radio last Saturday with our guests, offensive tackle, Chris Morris from Memphis (Tenn.) East and running back,  Craig Lee from Redlands (Calif.). Both players can hardley…
Monday, 13 May 2013 22:34

Stan McKay's Big Year

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Stan McKay is another player in a long line of elite football players from Long Beach (Calif.) Poly. He like so many former players before him went on to play…