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  1. Bruins return to practice with renewed focus

    Peter Yoon

    LOS ANGELES -- The UCLA Bruins put on their pads Saturday and practiced for the first time since losing the Pac-12 championship game against the Stanford Cardinal last week, beginning the run up to the Holiday Bowl with a renewed excitement. It t...

    Blog | December 09, 2012
  2. Franklin, Barr named team MVPs

    Peter Yoon

    UCLA Bruins running back Johnathan Franklin and linebacker Anthony Barr were named team MVPs at the annual awards banquet Sunday night. Franklin is fifth in the nation with 1,700 yards rushing and this season became the school's all-time leader in...

    Blog | December 02, 2012
  3. Bruins take a quick peek at road ahead

    Peter Yoon

    LOS ANGELES -- Just in case any of the UCLA Bruins didn't realize the importance of Saturday's game against Arizona State, coach Jim Mora issued a little reminder. He told his team this week that the Bruins still control their own destiny in the P...

    Blog | October 24, 2012
  4. Five things to watch: UCLA at California

    Peter Yoon

    The UCLA Bruins (4-1, 1-1 Pac-12) will play at California (1-4, 0-2) Saturday at 7 p.m. in a game that will be televised by the Pac-12 Networks. It will be the 83rd meeting between the teams and though UCLA holds a 50-31-1 record in the long-standing...

    Blog | October 05, 2012
  5. Datone Jones making a name for himself

    Peter Yoon

    PASADENA, Calif. -- Datone Jones needs a new nickname. Just don't expect him to coin it himself. "Safety man Jones" and "touchdown man Jones" seem to fit the bill these days after Jones, a senior defensive lineman, has a tackle for a safety and a ...

    Blog | September 16, 2012
  6. UCLA defense loses shutout, but pitches complete game

    Peter Yoon

    PASADENA, Calif. -- After riding shotgun to the offense through the first two weeks of the season, the UCLA Bruins' defense took the lead role Saturday during a 37-6 victory over Houston. And it came at just the right time, as UCLA's offense was o...

    Blog | September 16, 2012
  7. UCLA football team has raised its standards

    Peter Yoon

    Chris Williams/Icon SMI PASADENA, Calif. -- This one simply didn't satisfy, which speaks volumes about the current standards of UCLA football. The Bruins blasted Houston 37-6 on Saturday night at the Rose Bowl, and yet the players and coaches cam...

    Blog | September 16, 2012
  8. Instant Analysis: UCLA 37, Houston 6

    Peter Yoon

    LOS ANGELES -- UCLA's offense sputtered somewhat, but the defense came alive against a prolific offense and the Bruins defeated Houston, 37-6, Saturday night at the Rose Bowl. A quick look at what happened: It was over when: Damien Thigpen returne...

    Blog | September 15, 2012
  9. Bruins are Locke-d and loaded

    Peter Yoon

    LOS ANGELES -- UCLA's' gaudy offensive numbers and stout second-half defenses have gotten much of the early-season attention, but punter Jeff Locke also continues to amaze. Locke put four of his six punts inside the Nebraska 10-yard line last week...

    Blog | September 13, 2012
  10. Grades: UCLA 36, Nebraska 30

    Peter Yoon

    PASADENA -- The UCLA Bruins upset the No. 16 Nebraska Cornhuskers, 36-30, Saturday at the Rose Bowl, putting to rest the notion that their opening-week performance was the result of playing a weak opponent in Rice. Here's how we have them grading out...

    Blog | September 08, 2012
  11. Nebraska to provide litmus test for UCLA

    Peter Yoon

    LOS ANGELES -- In the eyes of the UCLA players and coaches, Saturday's game against Nebraska is just another game. In the eyes of many others following the plight of Bruins football, facing the Cornhuskers at 4:50 p.m. at the Rose Bowl is quite a ...

    Blog | September 06, 2012
  12. Rebound year for Datone Jones starts strong

    Peter Yoon

    LOS ANGELES -- A year later, Datone Jones had the type of impact everyone thought he would. Jones, looking to rebound from a forgettable 2011 season, wasted little time in doing just that by playing one of the best games of his career in the UCLA ...

    Blog | September 04, 2012
  13. Imagining how UCLA's season might go

    Peter Yoon

    The preseason positional reviews are in and camp is set to begin, so with a little time to kill, how about a prediction on UCLA's upcoming season? Preseason predictions by nature are pretty silly because nobody knows how a season is going to unfol...

    Blog | August 03, 2012
  14. UCLA preseason preview: Defensive line

    Peter Yoon

    With UCLA training camp set to begin Saturday at Cal State San Bernardino, we're taking a preseason look at the roster and breaking down the Bruins position by position. We went through the offense first, looking at the quarterbacks, offensive lin...

    Blog | August 02, 2012
  15. Five things to watch: UCLA spring scrimmage

    Peter Yoon

    LOS ANGELES -- UCLA's spring football practice session will end Saturday with the annual spring scrimmage game at the Rose Bowl. The action begins at 5 p.m. With a new coaching staff and positional battles across the board, there will be plenty of...

    Blog | May 04, 2012
  16. At this pace, the defense never rests

    Peter Yoon

    LOS ANGELES -- The big story out of the first two weeks of UCLA's spring practice has been the up-tempo offense the Bruins are running. It's a fast-paced, no-huddle attack with a blink-and-you'll-miss-it flair that has brought a higher energy leve...

    Blog | April 14, 2012