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…
Friday, 10 May 2013 21:39

Devin Lucien, UCLA's Rising Star

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Devin Lucien is another local product that’s on the verge of having a breakthrough year and becoming a star. He played his high school football at Encino (Calif.) Crespi where…
Thursday, 09 May 2013 19:11

Brandon Willis Off the Merry-Go-Round

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Brandon Willis has traveled a very interesting road that has landed him back on the UCLA Football Team. Luckily it appears that he will finish his college football career at…
Tuesday, 07 May 2013 19:50

Jake Brendel Center of Attention

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Jake Brendel came to UCLA by way of Plano (Texas) East. The big Texan was a dominate player from his first day on campus. He was a four year starter…
Monday, 06 May 2013 20:38

Keenan Graham Ready to Rock

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Keenan Graham is one the best high school football players to come out of Las Vegas (Nev.) Silverado in recent years. He was ranked as one of the top 50…
Friday, 03 May 2013 22:07

Torian White Goes Full Circle

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Torian White came to UCLA from Lakewood (Calif.) High School. He is one of the very few Lakewood High football players to make UCLA his choice to play his college…
Friday, 03 May 2013 01:31

The Fireworks Of Spring - Part I

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UCLA’s spring practice ended last Saturday with a spring game and fireworks. What a difference a year makes. Rewind for a moment to one year ago and there were several…
Thursday, 02 May 2013 21:51

Jordon James Preparing For Big Year

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When Jordon James was recruited by UCLA he was tagged as the player that could possibly challenge Jonathan Franklin for significant playing time. James was considered one of the five…
Wednesday, 01 May 2013 20:37

Plenty of Payton

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Jordan Payton made a grand entrance and big impression as a true freshman for UCLA football. He is another player of a long list of outstanding players from Westlake Village…
Wednesday, 01 May 2013 14:42

Video: Jordan Zumwalt Is A Hit

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UCLA true senior linebacker, Jordan Zumwalt can hit. He brings the hammer. That's what a middle linebacker is supposed to do, wreak havoc to anybody that has the football. Zumwalt…
Tuesday, 30 April 2013 23:50

Video: Jerry Neuheisel Impresses

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During one media scrum during spring ball, UCLA head coach, Jim Mora, told those in attendance that he was a Jerry Neuheisel fan. It is hard not to be. He…
Tuesday, 30 April 2013 19:54

Change Is Good For Nate Iese

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Redshirt freshman Nate Iese has made a very big impression on the coaching staff this spring practice. He definitely made his presence known with his outstanding performance. He is another…
Monday, 29 April 2013 22:39

The Return of Anthony Jefferson

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Anthony Jefferson came to UCLA in 2010 with probably the best recruiting class brought in by Rick Neuheisel. He played both ways, as a wide receiver and lockdown cornerback for…
Monday, 29 April 2013 20:10

Free Video: Paul Perkins on Spring Game

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UCLA redshirt running back, Paul Perkins like all the post spring game speakers had to do battle with the PA system, but he does talk about his high school teammate…
Sunday, 28 April 2013 22:07

Free Video: Anthony Barr Meets the Press

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Bruin senior linebacker Anthony Barr had a tougher battle with the post spring game PA system than he did against his fellow Bruins. Barr had a masterful spring and is…
Sunday, 28 April 2013 21:50

Free Video: Brett Hundley On Spring Game

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UCLA sophomore quarterback, Brett Hundley closed out his spring camp on a high note. He hit 17 passes out of 23 attempts for 179 yards and one touchdown. The always…
Sunday, 28 April 2013 14:52

Video: Lou Spanos Talks Spring Game

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UCLA defensive coordinator, Lou Spanos talked to BruinBru.com after the spring game. He talks about how his defense did over the spring. He is also asked about his two seniors,…
Sunday, 28 April 2013 14:19

Free Video: Noel Mazzone On Spring Game

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UCLA offensive coordinator, Noel Mazzone met with the media to talk over the game. Over a blaring sound system, Mazzone battled through his interview. He spoke on the difference of…
Sunday, 28 April 2013 07:53

Free Video: Mora's After Spring Game Presser

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UCLA head coach Jim Mora was happy with his team's performance during the spring game. He admitted that he and his coaching staff weren't about to reveal anything, so it…
Sunday, 28 April 2013 06:33

Spring Game Does Not Disappoint

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It was a nice hot sunny day at the Rose Bowl for the Bruins spring game Saturday. Although Coach Jim Mora didn’t get the 50,000 fan turnout he wanted it…
Saturday, 27 April 2013 15:47

Video: Eric Kendricks On the Mend

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When you're a competitor like linebacker Eric Kendricks you want to practice because you know you will get better. Unfortunately for Kendricks he suffered one of those pesky ankle sprains…
Friday, 26 April 2013 21:58

Kenny Orjioke Comes Home

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Kenny Orjioke grew up in Southern California until his senior year. His family moved to Georgia in his final year of high school. This major change in a young man’s…
Friday, 26 April 2013 19:09

Video: The Dred of Wearing Red

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Redshirt freshman cornerback, Ishmael Adams wore red all spring and he hated it. He doesn't even know what his roll will be in the spring game, but lord knows, if…
Friday, 26 April 2013 15:17

Video: Steve Broussard Teaching Competition

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UCLA running back coach, Steve Broussard has three backs who are competing for the starting reps. Broussard is very happy with the progress of his running backs and the way…
Friday, 26 April 2013 00:17

Ben Wysocki Makes Statement

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Ben Wysocki is a player that has made a profound statement this spring practice. His outstanding performance has opened the eyes of his head coach Jim Mora and Adrian Klemm…
Thursday, 25 April 2013 19:14

Video: Mora's After Practice Presser

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Spring camp is all over except for the game on Saturday Evening at 5:00PM PST. There was a lot of good work done and much more to do. The Bruins…
Thursday, 25 April 2013 18:55

Thursday Practice Quick Hits

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The last day of spring practice ended like it began, on an up note. “Excellent situational day for us,” UCLA head coach Jim Mora said. “We went through all the…
Thursday, 25 April 2013 13:03

Video: Bruin Great, Chris Horton Comes Home

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UCLA Bruin great safety, Chris Horton has come home. He is currently helping out the football team. He will tell you how on the following video. He also talks about…
Wednesday, 24 April 2013 22:08

Video: Mora's After Practice Presser

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Spring ball is just about over for the Bruins. There will be a practice out of pads tomorrow and then the spring game. It is obvious that UCLA head coach,…
Wednesday, 24 April 2013 21:10

Wednesday Practice Quick Hits

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For sense and purposes spring practices are over. Tomorrow’s practice will be how the team started earlier in the month without pads. It was a terrific spring, made even more…
Wednesday, 24 April 2013 14:17

Video: Fabian Moreau Embraces Move

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When UCLA was recruiting Fabian Moreau they liked him as an explosive running back who could catch. Sounds like the ideal back in offensive coordinator, Noel Mazzone's offense. There was…
Wednesday, 24 April 2013 13:50

Ishmael Adams Steps Up

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Ishmael Adams is another outstanding athlete from the talent rich Westlake (Calif.) Oaks Christian. The Westlake private school is a mecca for great high school football talent and UCLA has…
Wednesday, 24 April 2013 01:53

Video: The Hungry Keenan Graham

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You can see when you get up close to Keenan Graham that he is one hungry player. He came to UCLA has one of the most sought after players in…
Tuesday, 23 April 2013 20:12

Video: The Scrappy Justin Combs

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Redshirt freshman corner, Justin Combs has been able to rack up reps this spring due to depth issues and has made the most of it. What lacks in height, he…
Tuesday, 23 April 2013 19:43

Jordan Zumwalt Takes the Lead

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Jordan Zumwalt came to UCLA with much adulation and well-earned accolades throughout his high school career at Huntington Beach (Calif.) Edison The list of awards is long and impressive. Two…
Tuesday, 23 April 2013 14:52

Video: Nate Iese Finds Position

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Redshirt freshman, Nate Iese has played linebacker, tight end and now defensive end since arriving to Westwood. Due to lack of numbers early in camp, Iese was moved to defensive…
Tuesday, 23 April 2013 06:40

Video: Jim Mora After Practice Presser

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UCLA head coach, Jim Mora as is customary met with the media after practice to give his state of the program address. Once again he seemed pleased with his team's…
Tuesday, 23 April 2013 06:27

Monday Practice Quick Hits

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As spring ball is winding down, it was another good practice and UCLA head football coach, Jim Mora, seemed pleased with his team’s effort on Monday Night. The Bruin coach…
Offensive line coach/run game coordinator Adrian Klemm may have a depleted group of offensive linemen, but they are embracing the moment and are grinding through. That's a testimony to their…
Monday, 22 April 2013 18:55

Video: Jeremy Castro Worth the Wait

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True freshman linebacker, Jeremy Castro is gaining the notice of his coaches. He wears No. 56 and that number finds his way to the ball. Even when hustles to the…
Sunday, 21 April 2013 17:56

Video: Angus McClure, Old School Coach

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UCLA defensive line coach, Angus McClure is an old school football coach. He has tremendous versatility. Not only has he coached on the defensive front, his current job, but he…
Sunday, 21 April 2013 16:29

Video: Taylor Lagace Opening Eyes

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Redshirt freshman Taylor Lagace was recruited by UCLA to play defensive back, but like Stan McKay before him, as found a spot at outside linebacker and has flourished this spring.…
Sunday, 21 April 2013 01:31

Free Video: Mora After Practice Presser

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UCLA head coach Jim Mora and his wife, Shannon, spoke to the media after practice about a very worthy cause, The Jim Mora Count On Me Family Foundation. For more…
Sunday, 21 April 2013 00:31

Free: Saturday Practice Quick Hits

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It was another fast paced, hard working practice in front of a packed crowd at Spaulding Field. A lot of folks were on hand to be part of launching UCLA…
Saturday, 20 April 2013 16:27

Video: Taylor Mazzone On the Fast Track

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UCLA quarterback coach, Taylor Mazzone, definitely has his coaching career on the fast track. Not does he have tremendous rapport his quarterbacks, but he appears to be a fantastic recruiter,…