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  1. Arrival of fabulous freshmen raise the expectations

    Peter Yoon

    LOS ANGELES -- The basketball season is still four months away, but Shabazz Muhammad can already feel the pressure starting to build. Muhammad has been at UCLA less than two weeks but has already seen the people pointing at him as walks by and hea...

    Blog | July 05, 2012
  2. Grades: USC 50, UCLA 0

    Peter Yoon

    PASSING ATTACK Kevin Prince actually had a decent game completing 21-of-33 passes for 261 yards -- his second most of the season. He missed badly on a couple of throws, however, and had one intercepted in the end zone. Nelson Rosario had seven catch...

    Blog | November 27, 2011
  3. Five things to watch: Colorado at UCLA

    Peter Yoon

    1. SHALL BRUINS COME TO PASS? UCLA makes its living running the ball, but might be well-served to try and get the passing game going against Colorado. The Buffaloes have had several issues in the secondary because of injuries and suspensions and h...

    Blog | November 18, 2011
  4. Maiava looking forward to Colorado reunion

    Peter Yoon

    When Kai Maiava left Colorado, he didn't anticipate ever having to face his former team, but now he's got that opportunity and he wants to make the most of it. Maiava, UCLA's center, and receiver Josh Smith, both transferred to Westwood from Color...

    Blog | November 16, 2011
  5. First look: Colorado at UCLA

    Peter Yoon

    So many subplots are in action this week as UCLA prepares to face Colorado Saturday at the Rose Bowl, but really the only one that matters for the Bruins is the chance to gain bowl eligibility and keep control of their destiny in the Pac-12 South div...

    Blog | November 15, 2011
  6. Five things to watch: California at UCLA

    Peter Yoon

    1. BOUNCE BACK EFFECT UCLA was demoralized in its last game and the Bruins will have sat on that embarrassing 48-12 defeat at Arizona for nine days by the time they take the field against Cal, so the early going in this game will tell a lot about th...

    Blog | October 28, 2011
  7. Josh Smith bracing for expanded role

    Peter Yoon

    Josh Smith will stick close to the oxygen when he is on the sidelines Saturday against California--if he ever makes it to the sidelines, that is. Smith, a senior wide receiver and kick return specialist, figures to get a lot more action than usual...

    Blog | October 26, 2011
  8. Juggling receivers because of suspensions

    Peter Yoon

    Even regulars at UCLA practice needed a roster to tell who the players were on Tuesday. Four regulars in the receiver rotation, Taylor Embree, Shaquelle Evans, Randall Carroll and Ricky Marvray have been suspended from the game for their parts in ...

    Blog | October 25, 2011
  9. Upon further review: Neuheisel Sunday call

    Peter Yoon

    Coach Rick Neuheisel addressed the issue of his job security with his players over the weekend, telling them that they need to keep the focus on the field if they are to make this a successful season. "I told them only that our job is to focus on ...

    Blog | October 23, 2011
  10. UCLA season may now be beyond saving

    Peter Yoon

    Normally after a loss such as UCLA's 48-12 embarrassment at Arizona on Thursday, a football team will try to regroup and put it in the past as quickly as possible. This loss, however, is one that will haunt UCLA for the rest of the season. The ...

    Blog | October 23, 2011
  11. Grades: UCLA at Arizona

    Peter Yoon

    PASSING ATTACK Kevin Prince passed for 289 yards, his most since 2009, and did not have a pass intercepted. He was good at times, but also missed badly on some passes. Receiver Josh Smith got loose a few times and Nelson Rosario had four catches, bu...

    Blog | October 20, 2011
  12. What to watch: Washington St. at UCLA

    Peter Yoon

    1. ROCK LOBSTER Washington State quarterback Marshall Lobbestael, nicknamed "The Lobster," has passed for 1,335 yards and 13 touchdowns and has the Cougars ranked No. 4 in the nation in passing offense at 379 yards a game. One of the best ways to di...

    Blog | October 07, 2011
  13. Practice report: Tuesday quick hits

    Peter Yoon

    The UCLA Bruins returned to the practice field Tuesday, licking their wounds from a 45-19 loss at Stanford and looking ahead to a game against Washington State that appears it will be much tougher than anyone might have predicted before the season. ...

    Blog | October 04, 2011
  14. Passing game is better, but is it enough?

    Peter Yoon

    UCLA coach Rick Neuheisel has gone to great lengths over the last year in an effort to improve a passing game that was among the worst in the nation last season and when the Bruins came out with 310 yards through the air in their season opener, it ap...

    Blog | September 27, 2011
  15. Bruins win must-win game; Now what?

    Peter Yoon

    CORVALLIS, Ore.--It might have been the victory that UCLA needed to save the ship from sinking, or it might have been just another Pac-12 road win against a team that will end the season with double-digits in losses. UCLA defeated Oregon State, 27...

    Blog | September 24, 2011
  16. Grades: UCLA 27, Oregon State 19

    Peter Yoon

    PASSING ATTACK It was effective while they used it, but UCLA had three completions for 93 yards passing in the first quarter and then four more for 53 yards the rest of the game. Josh Smith got loose for a long pass, but Richard Brehaut missed twice...

    Blog | September 24, 2011