New UCLA defensive coordinator, Tom Bradley was kind enough to give BruinBru.com a little bit of his time. One of the topics covered was how Penn State changed the landscape…
Wednesday, 22 April 2015 22:09

UCLA Spring Practice Report No. 12

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UCLA’s finest spring camp in a very long time is drawing to a close. One more practice and a spring game then Bruin fans will have to wait until the…
Wednesday, 22 April 2015 13:30

Video: Ismael Adams Getting Into the Heads Of WR's

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UCLA defensive back, Ismael Adams has the reputation of getting into the heads of wide receivers. He explains why during this interview. He also talks about defensive back depth and…
Wednesday, 22 April 2015 13:03

Video: Nate Iese Putting In the Work

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UCLA junior fullback/tight end, Nate Iese is putting in the work and is getting poised for a big season. Iese for much of his early Bruin career was a man…
Tuesday, 21 April 2015 15:32

UCLA Spring Practice Report No. 11

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Outside of a brief lull of energy and intensity, it was another successful practice this spring for the Bruins. UCLA head coach Jim Mora was extremely pleased with how his…
Tuesday, 21 April 2015 13:58

Video: Myles In the Middle

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UCLA junior linebacker, Myles Jack is loving life this spring. He is playing in middle and has been in the middle of the action and that can bode well for…
Tuesday, 21 April 2015 13:38

Video: Jim Mora After Practice Presser

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It is obvious that UCLA head coach, Jim Mora is very pleased with the way spring practice is going. Mora talks about what he likes about his team's performance and…
Monday, 20 April 2015 13:23

Video: Jordan Payton Team Leader

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UCLA senior wide receiver, Jordan Payton has come a long way since he first walked on campus. He is now firmly a team leader. Payton talks about the team, its…
Monday, 20 April 2015 13:10

Video: The Goals Of Jayon Brown

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UCLA junior linebacker, Jayon Brown has high goals for himself and he is emulating a Bruin linebacker that he has a lot in common with. Brown talks about that topic.…
Saturday, 18 April 2015 13:40

Video: Eric Yarber Spring Camp Rundown

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UCLA wide receiver coach, Eric Yarber gives an in-depth rundown on his receivers. He admits to the Bruin beat media that this group of players is his deepest unit since…
Saturday, 18 April 2015 13:23

Video: Alex Van Dyke No Regrets

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UCLA sophomore wide receiver, Alex Van Dyke has no regrets for taking off his redshirt last season to play on Saturdays. He talks about his decision to play in 2014,…
Friday, 17 April 2015 13:13

Video: Randall Goforth Back In Action

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UCLA defensive back, Randall Goforth is back in action, though he is in a red jersey, meaning he's not allowed to hit or be hit. For a guy like Goforth,…
Friday, 17 April 2015 12:54

UCLA Spring Practice Report No. 10

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As far as practices go, spring practice No. 10 had the feel of a Thursday session in the middle of the season before a game. It was crisp, but brief…
Thursday, 16 April 2015 13:39

Video: Noel Mazzone Talking Offense

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UCLA offensive coordinator, Noel Mazzone met with the Bruin beat media to discuss his offense and its progression thus far this spring. The quarterback situation is always going to be…
Thursday, 16 April 2015 13:28

Video: Takkarist McKinley First Full Spring

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UCLA junior defensive end, Takkarist McKinley was thrown into the fire last season as a in season juco transfer. This spring, McKinley knows his assignments and he is making plays.…
Wednesday, 15 April 2015 19:27

UCLA Spring Practice Report No. 9

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Spring practice No. 9 is in the books and one that is truly evident this is the best spring camp in over a decade. The practices are extremely efficient and…
Wednesday, 15 April 2015 13:10

Video: Marcus Rios Making Strides

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It is impossible not to cheer for UCLA defensive back, Marcus Rios. He has made it back from a life and death illness to making a statement for playing time…
Wednesday, 15 April 2015 13:01

Video: Demetrice Martin On His DBs

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UCLA defensive back coach, Demetrice Martin is really pleased with the progress of his defensive backs. Martin talked with the Bruin beat media right after his DB's had one of…
Tuesday, 14 April 2015 15:31

UCLA Spring Practice Report No. 8

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It was obvious that UCLA’s defensive backs had a good talking to after Saturday’s practice. The defensive backs played a little soft and consequently the quarterbacks and receivers had their…
Tuesday, 14 April 2015 13:44

Video: Jim Mora After Practice Presser

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UCLA head coach, Jim Mora met with the press for the first time since last Thursday. One of the topics covered was how the quarterbacks did during Saturday's tough practice.…
Monday, 13 April 2015 13:49

Video: Aaron Sharp Making the Switch

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UCLA redshirt freshman, Aaron Sharp was recruited to play quarterback for the Bruins, but his reps were on the low side and has a desire to play, so he has…
Monday, 13 April 2015 13:40

Video: Jacob Tuioti-Marinier Puts In the Work

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UCLA sophomore defensive lineman, Jacob Tuioti-Marniner put in the work this past offseason and it is showing dividends during spring camp. Tuioti-Mariner, has the potential to play all defensive line…
Sunday, 12 April 2015 14:42

Video: Jaleel Wadood Working On Craft

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UCLA defensive back, Jaleel Wadood, was tested by fire as a true freshman and pretty much was forced to learn on the job. Wadood met with the Bruin beat media…
Sunday, 12 April 2015 14:34

Video: Matt Dickerson Making Strides

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UCLA sophomore defensive end, Matt Dickerson has been showing off his versatility this spring. He talks with the Bruin beat media about playing multiple positions on the defensive front and…
Sunday, 12 April 2015 01:29

Video: Tom Bradley Talks Defense

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New Bruin defensive coordinator, Tom Bradley had his second press conference of spring ball and he gives a good accounting of his defense seven days into practice. Bradley seems to…
Sunday, 12 April 2015 01:09

UCLA Spring Practice Report No. 7

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UCLA head coach, Jim Mora, said after Thursday's practice that Saturday would be a good session and he was right. It was physical and when you consider that it is…
Saturday, 11 April 2015 13:08

Video: Najee Toran Likes Change

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UCLA redshirt freshman, Najee Toran came to UCLA has an offensive lineman and even started the opening game, a year ago against Virginia, but there was something in Toran that…
Saturday, 11 April 2015 12:59

Video: Simon Goines Glad To Be Back

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UCLA offensive lineman, Simon Goines is finally back in action after an injury kept him out of the season of 2014. Goines talks about how good it feels to be…
Friday, 10 April 2015 13:44

Video: Angus McClure Talks DL

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UCLA defensive line coach, Angus McClure had his first meeting with the Bruin beat media of the spring. McClure talks about his group of players, one of the more talented…
Friday, 10 April 2015 13:35

Video: Paul Perkins Discusses Spring

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UCLA and Pac 12 rushing leader, Paul Perkins met with the Bruin beat media for the first time this spring. Some of the topics discusses are life without Brett Hundley,…
Thursday, 09 April 2015 20:36

Video: Jim Mora After Practice Presser

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UCLA head coach, Jim Mora with the media after spring practice No. 6. Mora speaks about the growth of his program. His team has matured to the point where they…
Thursday, 09 April 2015 20:06

UCLA Spring Practice Report No. 6

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The Bruins are six practices into spring and it is very apparent, Jim Mora’s UCLA football program is beginning to look like a winning program is supposed to look. Even…
Thursday, 09 April 2015 13:16

Video: Noel Mazzone Spring Camp Presser

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UCLA offensive coordinator, Noel Mazzone has the daunting challenge of finding a replacement for his record breaking signal caller, Brett Hundley, who is off to the NFL. Mazzone talks about…
Thursday, 09 April 2015 13:00

Video: Kenny Walker Most Improved

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UCLA redshirt junior wide receiver, Kenneth Walker III, has looked outstanding in the early going of spring ball. Some would say that Walker is the most improved player on the…
Wednesday, 08 April 2015 21:28

Video: Eddie Vanderdoes Fully Healthy

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UCLA junior defensive lineman, Eddie Vanderdoes is participating in his first spring practice. In high school, he was always playing baseball and since he arrived at UCLA he was nursing…
Wednesday, 08 April 2015 21:16

UCLA Spring Practice Report No. 5

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It is amazing how UCLA’s bigs on both sides of the ball look. It wasn’t too long ago that four-year starter Jeff Baca was drafted by the Minnesota Vikings breaking…
Wednesday, 08 April 2015 12:55

Video: Taylor Mazzone Talks Quarterbacks

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Bruin quarterback coach, Taylor Mazzone has the challenge of getting a new signal caller up to snuff and ready for the new season. Gone is record breaking QB, Brett Hundley…
Wednesday, 08 April 2015 12:46

Video: Nate Starks Taking A Step Forward

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UCLA sophomore running back, Nate Starks is one of the most improved players this spring. Starks talks to the Bruin beat media on what his goals were post season to…
Tuesday, 07 April 2015 15:19

UCLA Spring Practice Report No. 4

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UCLA’s fourth spring practice is in the books and it was a chippy affair. On the main card were freshmen, cornerback Denzel Fisher versus wide receiver Jordan Lasley. These two…
Monday, 06 April 2015 15:28

Video: Introducing Bruin LB Coach Scott White

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Newly minted Bruin linebacker coach, Scott White met the UCLA beat media for the first time as the team's linebacker coach. He discusses what he wants to bring to table,…
Monday, 06 April 2015 15:13

Video: Jerry Neuheisel Days Of Spring

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UCLA junior quarterback, Jerry Neuheisel talks about spring ball without the presence of record breaking signal caller, Brett Hundley, the arrival of heir apparent, Josh Rosen, growing beards and more.…
Sunday, 05 April 2015 12:33

UCLA Spring Practice Report No. 3

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The third practice of spring is in the books and just eyeballing the team, UCLA has never looked in better shape. Strength and conditioning coach, Sal Alosi has done an…
Saturday, 04 April 2015 23:24

Video: Jim Mora After Practice Presser

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UCLA head coach, Jim Mora met with UCLA beat media to discuss the third day of practice. He talks about running back, Craig Lee and his improvement. Mora also talked…
Saturday, 04 April 2015 12:50

VIDEO: Kenny Young Ready To Accept Challenge

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Sophomore linebacker, Kenny Young is ready to accept the challenge of taking over the leadership role vacated by graduating Eric Kendricks. He is also being asked to pick up the…
Saturday, 04 April 2015 12:29

VIDEO: Myles Jack Talks Spring

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UCLA junior linebacker, Myles Jack talks about new Bruin defensive coordinator, Tom Bradley, mixing it up with good friend Mossi Johnson, differences in approach from Bradley and Jeff Ulbrich, spring…
Friday, 03 April 2015 13:43

Video: Jordan Payton Talks Spring

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Bruin senior receiver, Jordan Payton is 68 catches away from being UCLA's all time reception leader. He talks about life without quarterback Brett Hundley. This is the first spring of…
Friday, 03 April 2015 13:23

UCLA Spring Practice Report No. 2

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Today was the moment that many Bruin fans have been waiting for, a first glimpse of five-star quarterback recruit, Josh Rosen during 11-on-11 team drills. Rosen is what he is,…
Thursday, 02 April 2015 18:08

Video: Meet UCLA DC Tom Bradley

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New UCLA defensive coordinator, Tom Bradley, met the Bruin beat press for the first time, on the second day of spring ball. Bradley displayed wit and seems like the type…
Thursday, 02 April 2015 12:54

Video: Kenny Clark First Day Of Spring

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UCLA defensive lineman, Kenny Clark talked to the Los Angeles media after the first spring practice. Clark talks about taking a leadership role, new defensive coordinator, Tom Bradley, and more.…
Wednesday, 01 April 2015 14:13

Video: Jake Brendel First Day Of Spring

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Though the changes are few, they could be large, UCLA center and team leader, Jake Brendel talks about spring ball without the presence of Brett Hundley and what it is…
Tuesday, 31 March 2015 23:15

UCLA Spring Practice Report No. 1

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The Bruins opened spring ball and one thing that stood out is the the players who have been in the program for awhile really look in shape. Simon Goines really…
Tuesday, 31 March 2015 19:46

Video: Jim Mora After Practice Presser

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The Bruin football team was back to action for the practice of spring ball. UCLA head coach, Jim Mora was very pleased with the work his players put in opening…
LOS ANGELES – UCLA Football released its spring practice schedule today, with the Bruins first taking the field on Tuesday, March 31 and practicing a total of 14 times before the…
Monday, 30 March 2015 16:40

Bruin Musings Of Spring

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The Bruins will be entering spring ball in the best shape, as far as talent and depth are concerned, in a very long time. There are multiple capable players at…
Monday, 23 March 2015 13:56

Huge Question Looms For Spring Football

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With UCLA basketball heading towards the Sweet 16 it is kind of easy to forget that spring football is right around the corner and for the first time in years…
Wednesday, 18 March 2015 13:25

Video: Brett Hundley On Pro Day

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UCLA record breaking quarterback, Brett Hundley met the Los Angeles media to discuss his pro day experience. As always, Hundley handled the situation masterfully and showed the media his poise.…
Sunday, 15 March 2015 12:31

Video: Anthony Jefferson Pro Day Presser

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UCLA defensive back, Anthony Jefferson met with the media at UCLA's recent Pro Day and he spoke on how he did. He talked about what position the NFL folks are…
Wednesday, 11 March 2015 22:45

Video: Owamagbe Odighizuwa Pro Day Presser

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UCLA defensive end/linebacker Owamagbe Odighizuwa met with the Los Angeles area media and went over his performance during the pro day workout. He also talks about where he may get…
Wednesday, 11 March 2015 12:42

Video: Jim Mora After Pro Day Presser

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UCLA head coach, Jim Mora met the local Los Angeles media to go over the pro day that was held on the Westwood campus. Mora gives an interesting perspective since…
Monday, 09 March 2015 15:25

Musing the Future Of UCLA Football

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It has been over a month since NLI day and BruinBru.com wanted take another look at the class after the dust settled to see how this class may play out…
Wednesday, 25 February 2015 21:40

UCLA Spring Football Schedule Announced

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UCLA Spring Football Schedule Announced All practices open to the public – Spring Showcase scheduled for Apr. 25 at Rose Bowl   LOS ANGELES – UCLA Football released its spring…
Tom Bradley Named UCLA Defensive Coordinator Demetrice Martin promoted to Assistant Head Coach, Defense/Secondary; Scott White Hired as Linebackers/Special Teams Coach  LOS ANGELES – UCLA head football coach Jim Mora…
Tuesday, 24 February 2015 17:29

Bruins Have New DC

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Outgoing Bruin defensive coordinator and linebacker coach, Jeff Ulbrich received a lot of flack for claiming that UCLA was the new “Linebacker U”. Cries of foul were bellowed from fans…
Tuesday, 10 February 2015 17:34

UCLA NLI Day Blues

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It was just one week ago when most of denizens of Bruin-land were anticipating National-Letter-Of-Intent [NLI] day. While Jim Mora and his coaching staff did win every battle that day,…
Friday, 06 February 2015 16:37

Bruins Hold On At the Farm

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For most of the contest, UCLA played one of their best games of the season. The good news is, it was on the road where the Bruins have struggled all…
Thursday, 05 February 2015 17:56

Video: Jim Mora NLI Day Presser

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UCLA head coach, Jim Mora was very happy with the results that his coaching staff were able to obtain on the recruiting trail for the class of 2015. Up and…
Tuesday, 03 February 2015 19:49

Bruins Sprinting Towards Strong Close On LOI Day

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The Bruins are closing in on what could be one of their greatest classes of all time. UCLA already has the nation’s No. 1 high school signal caller, Josh Rosen…