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UCLA Basketball: 2019-20 Pac-12 Schedule Pairings Announced

UCLA Basketball: 2019-20 Pac-12 Schedule Pairings Announced

UCLA will open Pac-12 play in 2019-20 with a road trip to Washington and Washington State. | James Snook-USA TODAY Sports The conference took the first step towards releasing the 2019-20 basketball schedule yesterday. Yesterday, the Pac-12 Conference announced the weekly conference basketball pairings along with the home and away designations for each week’s matchups. Specific dates for each game are expected to be announced in September. The UCLA Bruins will open Pac-12 play with a pair of games at Washington and at Washington State between January 1 and January 5. The Bruins’...
Bruins Nation Jul 20, 2019
POLL: Should UCLA Football Start Scheduling Games Against FCS Opponents?

POLL: Should UCLA Football Start Scheduling Games Against FCS Opponents?

A lot has changed with UCLA Football since Chip Kelly took over the program. | Photo by Adam Davis/Icon Sportswire via Southern Cal recently scheduled a 2021 game against UC Davis, leaving UCLA and Notre Dame as the only two FBS programs never to schedule an FCS opponent. Earlier this week, respected Pac-12 columnist Jon Wilner of the San Jose Mercury News wrote an article discussing Southern Cal’s decision to schedule their first FCS opponent, UC Davis, in 2021 while suggesting that UCLA should start doing so. Of course, in doing that, the Southern Cal Trojans have left the UCLA...
Bruins Nation Jul 19, 2019
UCLA Football 2019 Opponent Preview: Oklahoma Sooners

UCLA Football 2019 Opponent Preview: Oklahoma Sooners

Mark D. Smith-USA TODAY Sports The Sooners appear loaded for another run at the College Football Playoffs. Welcome back to Bruins Nation’s opponent preview series for the 2019 UCLA Bruins football season! Each week, we will be taking a look at an upcoming opponent this year, examine their strengths and weaknesses, and make a bold prediction regarding the outcome. After a few weeks off, we return this week to take a look at UCLA’s third opponent: the Oklahoma Sooners. Last Year In last year’s preview, I said that Oklahoma would be the toughest team on UCLA’s schedule, and, hey!...
Bruins Nation Jul 19, 2019
UCLA Football: Boss Tagaloa Named to the 2019 Rimington Trophy Watch List

UCLA Football: Boss Tagaloa Named to the 2019 Rimington Trophy Watch List

Photo by Victor Decolongon/ The Rimington Trophy honors the nation’s most outstanding center. Anyone who watched the UCLA Bruins closely in 2018 knows how much the presence of Boss Tagaloa solidify UCLA’s offensive line. So, it’s nice to see that Tagaloa has been named to the 2019 Rimington Trophy watch list. The Rimington Trophy honors the most outstanding center in the nation each year. The winner is selected by determining the consensus All-American center pick from three existing All-America Teams. The Rimington Trophy committee relies on the All-America selections made by the...
Bruins Nation Jul 19, 2019
UCLA Football: Devin Asiasi Named to John Mackey Award Watch List

UCLA Football: Devin Asiasi Named to John Mackey Award Watch List

Photo by Kyusung Gong/Icon Sportswire via The John Mackey Award honors the nation’s most outstanding tight end. Junior UCLA tight end Devin Asiasi has been named to the 2019 John Mackey Award watch list. Asiasi is poised for a breakout season this year, due to the departure of the UCLA Bruins top receiver from last season, tight end Caleb Wilson. Last season, Asiasi made six receptions for 130 yards and one touchdown. Given annually to the most outstanding collegiate tight end, the award recipient is selected by vote of the John Mackey Award Selection Committee and the 2019 Mackey...
Bruins Nation Jul 17, 2019
Sign up for the new SB Nation FanPulse Top 25!

Sign up for the new SB Nation FanPulse Top 25!

The new SB Nation FanPulse Top 25 poll won’t give you an “I voted!” sticker, but it will let your voice be heard. | Staff Photo By Angela Rowlings/MediaNews Group/Boston Herald via We want your opinion! Have you ever been frustrated by the AP and Coaches Polls? Have you ever felt like the major polls have overrated certain teams (cough...cough...Southern Cal)? Maybe you’ve felt like the polls have underrated a team which deserved to be ranked higher. Of course, we here at Bruins Nation understand that. We’ve felt that pain, too. After all, we are considered the voice of the...
Bruins Nation Jul 17, 2019
UCLA Football: Joshua Kelley Named to Doak Walker Award Watch List

UCLA Football: Joshua Kelley Named to Doak Walker Award Watch List

Richard Mackson-USA TODAY Sports The Doak Walker Award honors the nation’s top running back. UCLA Bruins running back Joshua Kelley was named to the Doak Walker Award watch list this morning. It is the second pre-season watch list Kelley has been named to this week. On Monday, he was named to the Maxwell Award watch list. The Doak Walker Award is presented each year to the nation’s top running back. If Kelley should win it, he would be the first Bruin to win it. The award, which will name its 30th recipient in 2019, is named for SMU’s three-time All-America running back Doak...
Bruins Nation Jul 16, 2019
UCLA Football: Joshua Kelley Named to Maxwell Award Watch List

UCLA Football: Joshua Kelley Named to Maxwell Award Watch List

The Maxwell Award honors the college football Player of the Year. You know that the long college football offseason is almost over when the award watch lists start coming out and the first ones came out yesterday. One of them was the Maxwell Award watch list and UCLA Bruins running back Joshua Kelley was one of the players named to the watch list for the 83rd annual Maxwell Award. Keep your on Joshua Kelley this season! He is on the @maxwellawards watchlist! https://t.co/bDt05PIpWQ#GoBruins pic.twitter.com/T6U1lnubbv— UCLA Football (@UCLAFootball) July 15, 2019 Last season, Kelley...
Bruins Nation Jul 12, 2019
UCLA Athletics: Bruins Women’s Teams Carried 2018-19

UCLA Athletics: Bruins Women’s Teams Carried 2018-19

The ladies are taking care of business. The men, not so much. Hey! Did you know the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team just won the World Cup? It was pretty great. Let me tell you. Shout-outs to former Bruins Sam Mewis, Abby Dahlkemper, and Mallory Pugh, along with former UCLA head coach Jill Ellis for the victory. Big, big fan of a U.S. team that knows how to actually win on a big stage. Coincidentally, the U.S. Men’s National Soccer Team lost to Mexico in the Gold Cup Final, as is their destiny. Watching the two soccer (or football, if you want to be that way) matches on Sunday did...
Bruins Nation Jul 9, 2019
Ranking the UCLA Basketball Head Coaching Hires

Ranking the UCLA Basketball Head Coaching Hires

Where does the hiring of Mick Cronin rank in the post-Wooden history? I had the one reaction to Coach Cronin’s hiring that is not allowed for a fan or blogger who has watched almost every UCLA Bruins game the last decade and the majority of games for more years than I want to count before that. I was and am meh, bleh, nonplussed, etc. As a passionate fan and blogger, I am supposed to have strong reactions one way or another. Yet, I am not one to say the world is coming to an end, this is a disaster, or another bungled Guerrero mess. But I am not excited either. Before Steve Alford was...
Bruins Nation Jul 5, 2019
This Week’s Headlines in the UCLA Twitterverse: Independence Day Edition

This Week’s Headlines in the UCLA Twitterverse: Independence Day Edition

Taking a look at how Bruins spent their holiday. For some, the day after Fourth of July is another day off, for others it’s back to the grind. To keep the festivities rolling, let’s take a look at what some of our favorite Bruins were up to this Independence Day. First of all, UCLA Football posted this pretty sweet graphic on Twitter to wish Bruins far and wide a Happy Fourth: Happy #4thofJuly, Bruins! pic.twitter.com/xARGNnasoL— UCLA Football (@UCLAFootball) July 4, 2019 It isn’t Independence Day without ice cream and, while his order was a bit bland, his playing definitely...
Bruins Nation Jul 1, 2019
Join the Bruins Nation Team!

Join the Bruins Nation Team!

Do you bleed blue and gold? If you’re a UCLA fan, student or alum, then BN may have a writing spot for you! Do you love the Four Letters? Are you the biggest Bruin fan on earth (or at least, maybe, your neighborhood)? Have you wanted to contribute to Bruins Nation on a regular basis? Well, we are currently looking for more writers to help with football, basketball, recruiting and fall sports coverage throughout the upcoming season. The bad news is that there is no pay involved. We do this for the love of all things UCLA. And, of course, your work will be exposed to thousands of Bruin fans...
Bruins Nation Jun 29, 2019
Headlines in the UCLA Twitterverse: Summer Happenings and Welcomes

Headlines in the UCLA Twitterverse: Summer Happenings and Welcomes

We take some time out to see how some of our favorite Bruins are doing this first week of summer as well as saying hello to some of the newest Bruins. Graduation was last week and summer is in full swing. Let’s see what’s happening in the lives of Bruins. Miss Val leads an incredibly inspiring and interesting life. Here she is, with husband Bobby Field, former UCLA assistant football coach, celebrating 21 years of marriage. Happy Anniversary Bobby Field ♥️ 21 amazing years filled with of all of Life’s rhythms. This photo cracks me up as it’s so indicative of our life together....

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    UCLA Football: Joshua Kelley Named to Doak Walker Award Watch List

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    UCLA Football: Devin Asiasi Named to John Mackey Award Watch List

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