UCLA defense runs and hides in defeat against Cal

There are 20 comments on the Oct 18, 2009, Daily Breeze story titled UCLA defense runs and hides in defeat against Cal. In it, Daily Breeze reports that:

Four plays, four stories about the UCLA defense. Story one: On first-and-10 from the Cal 6-yard line, Bears running back Jahvid Best is trapped behind the line of scrimmage by Bruins safety Rahim Moore for a 3-yard loss.

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Bill From Harbor City

Hacienda Heights, CA

#1 Oct 18, 2009
The Ucla team looked better under the quaterbacking of Crafy than Prince, everytime there is a cruticial time in the game, Prince makes the big mistake, Ucla would have lost the game in Tennesse if it was not for the defense and the bad throws of their quaterback. Coach Neihesiel should really take a closer look between Craft and Prince. Though Craft made not have the stronger arm out of the two quaterbacks, now with the better offensive line, Craft would not make those critical mistakes that Prince been making.
Winger

Los Angeles, CA

#2 Oct 18, 2009
Prince was not at fault yesterday, the Bruin defense had Nat'l Defense give/a/way day saturday.
IE Sports Fan

AOL

#3 Oct 18, 2009
I agree that Prince was not at fault yesterday against Cal... however I'm not convinced he's the answer either.

I'd like to see them give Brehaut more time behind center... measurable minutes where we can see his command of the offense, decision making, etc... not just junk minutes.

All we've really seen is him getting action when the games are completely out of reach & the defense can send a blitz every down (because they know it's more than likely a passing situation).

He already lost his Redshirt ability for the season, so give him descent minutes that matter... then we'll be able to truely evaluate the QB situation.

BTW... the couple of games I watched Craft behind center (this year, behind the much improved o-line) were anything but impressive. I think it needs to be between the 2 young kids!!
Phil Corn

Canyon Country, CA

#4 Oct 18, 2009
Dissect it any way you want, the fact is that the talent is just not there. Its been a downhill slide since Donahue left the program in the late 90's. Toledo's and Dorrell's lack of recruiting lowered the program to new depths. While its still premature pass judgement on Coach Rich, I am in a large contingent of fans thinking that, perhaps, this new administration is simply more of the same.
jon

Fullerton, CA

#5 Oct 18, 2009
Perhaps you might ask Neuheisel or Chow, what's with the 3rd down play calling. They seemed to go on 1st and 2nd down with a running play and then go to shotgun pass play on 3rd down, even in short yardage situations. It was ineffective for the most part, but more than that I don't understand the logic.

Since: Apr 08

Los Angeles, California

#6 Oct 19, 2009
Just as I suspected- another flop. At this point in the season, I'm actually pulling for the bruins.

Do I hear boos in the corners of the Rose Bowl directed at you Rick? Say it ain't so??? Perhaps you've forgotten how to play "Monopoly."

And the newspapers are starting to question you as a coach sir.
Trojan

Glendale, CA

#7 Oct 19, 2009
SoCalMike wrote:
Just as I suspected- another flop. At this point in the season, I'm actually pulling for the bruins.
Do I hear boos in the corners of the Rose Bowl directed at you Rick? Say it ain't so??? Perhaps you've forgotten how to play "Monopoly."
And the newspapers are starting to question you as a coach sir.
Yeah, and just 3 weeks ago UCLA_Rob, manhatten_beach_dude and a couple of other guys were saying how they'd take Rick over Pete any day!! LOL!!

They were hollering, "3-0, Baby!!"

I tried to tell them not to get too excited. They didn't want to listen. Now they'll settle for their favorite line of, "As long as we beat 'SC, that's all that matters."
TheDude

Chatsworth, CA

#8 Oct 19, 2009
Trojan wrote:
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Yeah, and just 3 weeks ago UCLA_Rob, manhatten_beach_dude and a couple of other guys were saying how they'd take Rick over Pete any day!! LOL!!
They were hollering, "3-0, Baby!!"
I tried to tell them not to get too excited. They didn't want to listen. Now they'll settle for their favorite line of, "As long as we beat 'SC, that's all that matters."
I would still rather lose with Rick than cheat to win with Pete. Put that in a dress and stick it on a white horse!
Trojan

Glendale, CA

#9 Oct 19, 2009
TheDude wrote:
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I would still rather lose with Rick than cheat to win with Pete. Put that in a dress and stick it on a white horse!
This from the people who rely on taxpayers to pay for their educations!! LOL!!!(If you even went there.)

Handicap placards, discounted cars from that Chevy dealership...oh no, UCLA athletes never cheat. Get over yourself!

Everyone tries to push it and it usually boils down to whose skirts the NCAA wants to look under. Until we lose scholarships or TV time, quit your crying and finger pointing, you poor LOSER.
TheDude

Chatsworth, CA

#11 Oct 19, 2009
Trojan wrote:
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This from the people who rely on taxpayers to pay for their educations!! LOL!!!(If you even went there.)
Handicap placards, discounted cars from that Chevy dealership...oh no, UCLA athletes never cheat. Get over yourself!
Everyone tries to push it and it usually boils down to whose skirts the NCAA wants to look under. Until we lose scholarships or TV time, quit your crying and finger pointing, you poor LOSER.
So you want to go toe to toe with a list of embarrassing incidents do you? Let me know, this will be fun! Waiting on you sweetheart!
Trojan

Glendale, CA

#12 Oct 19, 2009
TheDude wrote:
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So you want to go toe to toe with a list of embarrassing incidents do you? Let me know, this will be fun! Waiting on you sweetheart!
No, thanks, F_g. Just saying Bruins should not be casting stones.

“Go BRUINS ”

Since: Jan 09

Manhattan Beach CA

#14 Oct 19, 2009
Sam Gilbert wrote:
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There's nothing worse than a cheater, we should all play by the rules.
yo jerkoff you already had one string shutdown by your ignorant attempt of comedy going for 2?
TheDude

Chatsworth, CA

#15 Oct 20, 2009
Trojan wrote:
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No, thanks, F_g. Just saying Bruins should not be casting stones.
That's what I thought, trembling with your tail between your legs. Now, what year did you graduate from usc?
Trojan

Glendale, CA

#16 Oct 20, 2009
Trembling? Don't flatter yourself, Putz.
TheDude

Thousand Oaks, CA

#17 Oct 20, 2009
Trojan wrote:
Trembling? Don't flatter yourself, Putz.
Answer the question I asked. It wasn't a tough one to understand, so there should be no reason for you to avoid it. Remember to answer truthfully. Let me guess, Valley College?
Trojan

Downey, CA

#18 Oct 20, 2009
Wrong, Putz...USC.
TheDude

Chatsworth, CA

#19 Oct 21, 2009
I take it you didn't attend a reading comprehension class while at usc...

What year did you graduate internet tough guy?
Trojan

Glendale, CA

#20 Oct 21, 2009
Yes, but don't feel the need to answer an internet putz.
TheDude

Chatsworth, CA

#21 Oct 22, 2009
Because you never went there just like all the other bandwaggon idiots. You have nothing other than being a jump aboard fan of a football team going for you. Funny thing big rooster, is that your still a chicken. Talk about a putz!
Foof

Ontario, CA

#22 Oct 22, 2009
LOVE the title of this story. Doesn't get any better than this. Truth hurts doesn't it?

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