LOS ANGELES - The UCLA football team will open training camp in San Bernardino on Monday, Aug. 10.  The practices, held off-campus once again this year at Cal State San Bernardino,…
Tuesday, 07 July 2015 15:19

UCLA's DL Could Be the Best

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UCLA’s starting defensive line will be one of the best in the Pac 12, if not the best. It could rank as one of the best in all of college…
Thursday, 02 July 2015 19:58

Changes To UCLA's Defense Positive

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It is 65 long days until kickoff. UCLA fans have a lot to be looking forward to. The Bruins bring back an abundance of talent on both sides of the…
Monday, 29 June 2015 15:28

UCLA's OL In Good Shape

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Perhaps the most important ingredient in helping a young quarterback along is a tough, gritty experienced offensive line. For the first time in recent UCLA history, the Bruins could have…
Friday, 26 June 2015 15:33

Bruins Have It All At Receiver

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If a strong running game isn’t a young quarterback’s best friend then it is an experienced, consistent and talented group of wide receivers. The Bruins have experienced receivers and if…
Wednesday, 17 June 2015 14:48

Running Back - A Position of Strength For UCLA

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One thing that was clearly understood after spring practice broke was UCLA has a deep football team at every position except experience at quarterback. The key to how far the…
During the 2014 season the UCLA’s offensive line struggled early on. Then there was an obvious improvement along the offensive front when redshirt junior offensive tackle Conor McDermott was inserted…
For those who saw all or some of spring practice went away pleased with the depth of the overall team. The only thing this team seemed to lack was an…
Wednesday, 27 May 2015 15:12

Mr. Reliable, Jordan Payton

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Bruin senior wide receiver, Jordan Payton is an outlier. Many times when a highly recruited player commits to several schools, that player seldom lives up to the attention that recruit…
Tuesday, 19 May 2015 17:38

UCLA's Angus McClure Develops Talent

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UCLA defensive line coach and recruiting coordinator, Angus McClure was first hired after spring ball in 2007 by then head coach Karl Dorrell. He replaced tight end coach, John Wristen,…
Friday, 15 May 2015 13:22

UCLA Says Thanks

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UCLABruins.com put out the following outstanding video of thanks for three outstanding Bruins who are about to embark on a new chapter of their life. The following UCLABruins.com video highlights…
Wednesday, 13 May 2015 18:14

UCLA's Quarterback Question

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Every Bruin coach who would talk on the subject after spring ball adjourned, stated the starting quarterback position is to be determined. Head coach Jim Mora, joked, the starter will…
Monday, 11 May 2015 15:20

UCLA OL Has That Winning Look

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UCLA football hasn’t been in this good of shape since the Bruins went on a 20 game winning streak in the late 1990’s. There could be an argument that they…
Friday, 08 May 2015 14:40

Open Letter To Packer Fans On Brett Hundley

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Green Bay Packer fans, your organization drafted, UCLA record breaking quarterback, Brett Hundley on the fifth-round. You’re not going to be disappointed. There is a chance that history will place…
Tuesday, 05 May 2015 15:16

Video: Paul Perkins Discusses Spring

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One of the recipients of UCLA's much improved offensive line group is running back and last season's Pac 12 leading rusher, Paul Perkins. He talks about the OL's improvement, leadership…
Sunday, 03 May 2015 14:10

Video: Introducing Nathan Meadors

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As was the case for all UCLA's early enrollees, true freshman, Nathan Meadors made an impression. It wasn't too long into spring ball that you didn't have to look at…
Thursday, 30 April 2015 14:28

Video: Kenny Young Wants To Hit

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UCLA sophomore linebacker, Kenny Young wanted to hit so he was disappointed that the spring game was going to be a practice instead of going live, but closing spring in…
Wednesday, 29 April 2015 13:08

Video: Kenny Clark Talks Spring Ball

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UCLA defensive lineman, Kenny Clark talked to the Bruin beat media about spring ball and what the team needs to do going forward getting ready for Training Camp and more.…
Tuesday, 28 April 2015 13:40

Video: Introducing Frosh LB Josh Woods

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UCLA true freshman linebacker, Josh Woods had a solid spring and very much looks the part. That is pretty impressive indeed when you consider that Woods should still be in…
Monday, 27 April 2015 14:17

Video: Jordan Payton Talks QB Competition

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UCLA senior wide receiver, Jordan Payton talks about the quarterback competition this past spring camp. He also talks about the potential of the offense whoever is quarterback and the work…
Monday, 27 April 2015 13:47

Video: Myles Jack Talks Leadership

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UCLA junior linebacker, Myles Jack is expected to be a team leader this season. He talks about being a team leader, but what he really enjoyed talking about was his…
Sunday, 26 April 2015 13:41

Video: Tom Bradley Talks Spring

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UCLA head coach, Jim Mora, not only makes coaching hires that know their X's and O's, but like Bruin offensive coordinator, Noel Mazzone, new defensive coordinator, Tom Bradley showcases an…
Sunday, 26 April 2015 13:34

Video: Noel Mazzone Talks Spring Practice

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UCLA's spring practice is over and like, Bruin head coach, Jim Mora, offensive coordinator, Noel Mazzone doesn't know who the starting quarterback is going to be. Mazzone talks about spring…
Sunday, 26 April 2015 01:49

Video: Jim Mora After Practice Presser

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UCLA head coach, Jim Mora is definitely pleased with the work his team put in this spring. One of the first things Mora said was the coaching staff doesn't know…
Sunday, 26 April 2015 01:38

Final Practice Of Spring In Books

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UCLA ended spring practice, not with a spring game, but with another practice. All four quarterbacks, who received consistent work, were given reps. Bruin head coach, Jim Mora said at…
Saturday, 25 April 2015 15:59

Video: Jordan Payton Assesses Spring

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UCLA senior wide receiver, Jordan Payton gives the Bruin beat media an outstanding assessment of the spring ball session of of 2015 compared to his previous camps. He also talks…
Friday, 24 April 2015 13:01

Video: Introducing Zach Bateman

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UCLA juco transfer offensive lineman, Zach Bateman was extremely candid on his assessment of his spring time performance. Bateman was the juco level's No. 1 offensive line prospect by many…
Friday, 24 April 2015 12:51

Video: Introducing Bill Roth

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UCLA has hired Hall of Fame broadcaster, Bill Roth to replace long time Bruin announcer, Chris Daniels. Roth met with the Bruin beat media and spoke on why he has…
Thursday, 23 April 2015 22:01

Video: Introducing Josh Rosen

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UCLA freshman quarterback, Josh Rosen met the Los Angeles media for the first time as a Bruin. He was good in front of the mic as he has been during…
Thursday, 23 April 2015 21:30

UCLA Spring Practice Report No. 12

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The last practice of spring was better than the first. Meaning the team improved every day this spring. It can’t be said enough how impressive the Bruins practiced all spring…
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…