With recent breaking announcements of high-level contracts involved in the world of college sports, the struggle to balance funding for both athletics and education has been renewed.
UCLA isn’t wasting any time in trying to improve it’s football team following the conclusion of the regular season.
The UCLA Football team, along with head coach Jim Mora, served up a Thanksgiving feast Thursday to 500 veterans and homeless at Pink Taco on the Sunset Strip.
If Myles Jack had wanted to be a running back coming out of high school last year, he had his pick of several SEC schools. He also could have played any position he wanted at Washington, just across the lake from his hometown.
Coach Jim Mora could tell his UCLA Bruins were trying too hard in the opening minutes of their first game since receiver Nick Pasquale’s death. Every play was weighted with excessive importance in their minds while they fell behind 21-3 at Nebraska.
The reaction of UCLA players and coaches to the death of walk-on wide receiver Nicholas Pasquale has left little doubt how much head coach Jim Mora cares for his players.
The UCLA Bruins are sweating it out in the middle of an Inland Empire summer again this month, doing their first two weeks of preseason work on the far end of the L.A. metroplex from tranquil Westwood.
Eddie Vanderdoes says he had four good reasons for deciding to attend UCLA shortly after committing to Notre Dame.
Blue chip recruit Eddie Vanderdoes is eligible to play for UCLA this season after winning an NCAA appeal over his initial commitment to Notre Dame.
UCLA and Jim Mora Jr. have agreed on a one-year extension as head coach for the Bruins football team, keeping him in Westwood through 2017.
UCLA made strides in its first season under coach Jim Mora but again faltered down the stretch. Baylor showed it could win without Robert Griffin III, though it took until late in the season to prove the point.
For the first time ever, a Los Angeles-based team will play in the Holiday Bowl.
Brett Hundley knows what’s going on in the Pac-12 South standings. His fellow UCLA students have told him all about it in the past two days since the Bruins climbed over Southern California to get on top.
Pac-12 teams and the local media continue to battle to do their weekly reports on the football teams.
Johnathan Franklin rushed for 214 yards and three touchdowns as UCLA racked up 348 yards on the ground en route to a 49-24 win over Rice on Thursday night.