UCLA players take stand on `Wall' tradition

Full story: Long Beach Press-Telegram

A day after pulling off "The Wall" - a UCLA tradition of skipping one practice during either spring football or bowl preparation - the Bruins defended their decision to skip practice Tuesday.
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Nice to see the Bruins committed to tradition. How about a new Tradition getting started ... like WINNING.
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Dec 17, 2009
 
Suggestion to Logan Paulsen: You want to assert yourselves and get something done? How about making key catches and not screwing up drives with stupid penalties? I forgot, you've had 4 years to get that figured out--without much uccess.

Message to Milton Knox: If walling bowl practice (for the Eagle Bank Bowl, no less) is going to be one of your fondest memories, God help us over the next 3 years.

I've had season tickets for 12 years to hear this kind of stuff?

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Suggestion to Logan Paulsen: You want to assert yourselves and get something done? How about making key catches and not screwing up drives with stupid penalties? I forgot, you've had 4 years to get that figured out--without much uccess.
Message to Milton Knox: If walling bowl practice (for the Eagle Bank Bowl, no less) is going to be one of your fondest memories, God help us over the next 3 years.
I've had season tickets for 12 years to hear this kind of stuff?
It's a tradition for decades, hopping a wall is not going to help them win more games, nor is it going to make them lose more games...get it over it, please. geeez.

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Dec 17, 2009
 
Sweeeeet! that Paul Richardson has re-committed to UCLA once again...but it will be even sweeeeeeter when his teammate Robert Woods the #3 rated recruit in the nation decommits from USC and commits to UCLA...it's going to happen next month, and you heard it hear first.
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To all UCLA players: We don't have time for silly traditions.

Sincerely,

Florida, USC, Alabama, Texas, Oklahoma, Ohio State.

P.S. We don't have time either - Boise State.
Lets Go Bruins

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Dec 17, 2009
 
Robs_AngryGhost wrote:
Sweeeeet! that Paul Richardson has re-committed to UCLA once again...but it will be even sweeeeeeter when his teammate Robert Woods the #3 rated recruit in the nation decommits from USC and commits to UCLA...it's going to happen next month, and you heard it hear first.
Gosh, I hope you're right!!! I'd love to see both of those Serra kids wearing the right colors together!!!

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Dec 17, 2009
 
Robs_AngryGhost wrote:
Sweeeeet! that Paul Richardson has re-committed to UCLA once again...but it will be even sweeeeeeter when his teammate Robert Woods the #3 rated recruit in the nation decommits from USC and commits to UCLA...it's going to happen next month, and you heard it hear first.
Serra is my old school, C/O Farmer's a real stud at WR like to get him, from what I saw watching a few games this year is that Woods migh be better at Safety.

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Robs_AngryGhost wrote:
Sweeeeet! that Paul Richardson has re-committed to UCLA once again...but it will be even sweeeeeeter when his teammate Robert Woods the #3 rated recruit in the nation decommits from USC and commits to UCLA...it's going to happen next month, and you heard it hear first.
BTW Serra's coach Scott Altenbergs dad Kurt went to UCLA and is responsible for McNeal going to UCLA... You do remember Eric :)
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Dec 17, 2009
 
Robs_AngryGhost wrote:
Sweeeeet! that Paul Richardson has re-committed to UCLA once again...but it will be even sweeeeeeter when his teammate Robert Woods the #3 rated recruit in the nation decommits from USC and commits to UCLA...it's going to happen next month, and you heard it hear first.
LOL ! you are a dreamer, boy. Go back to class and learn something...
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Recruit and PLAY black QB's at UCLA!! Now THAT'S a wall that need to be climbed - or torn down!!
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It's a tradition for decades, hopping a wall is not going to help them win more games, nor is it going to make them lose more games...get it over it, please. geeez.
Rob: I've been trudging out to the Rose Bowl since 1998. To hear Logan Paulsen brag about the team asserting itself over ditching practice when they can't seem to assert themselves on the field is rather frustrating. The act of jumping a wall may not imapct them at all, but the effect--losing a practice day--may indeed cause them to lose a game. This team needs all the practice it can get.

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Dec 17, 2009
 
Ninety nine bottles of beer on the wall, ninety nine bottles of beer... Wait, wrong wall.

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Robs_AngryGhost wrote:
Sweeeeet! that Paul Richardson has re-committed to UCLA once again...but it will be even sweeeeeeter when his teammate Robert Woods the #3 rated recruit in the nation decommits from USC and commits to UCLA...it's going to happen next month, and you heard it hear first.
c/o the story on the font page of the LA Times sports section about Serra's 4 receivers. Impressive.
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Dec 17, 2009
 
haha keep dreaming about Woods. I have not been able to check Topix's for a while, Rob did you get kicked or something?
Robs_AngryGhost wrote:
Sweeeeet! that Paul Richardson has re-committed to UCLA once again...but it will be even sweeeeeeter when his teammate Robert Woods the #3 rated recruit in the nation decommits from USC and commits to UCLA...it's going to happen next month, and you heard it hear first.

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Dec 17, 2009
 
MBD I will check it our.

Steve, yup they gave me the boot for the fourth time.
.the first time, it was your fault LOL

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Dec 17, 2009
 
Dude....
Robs_AngryGhost wrote:
Sweeeeet! that Paul Richardson has re-committed to UCLA once again...but it will be even sweeeeeeter when his teammate Robert Woods the #3 rated recruit in the nation decommits from USC and commits to UCLA...it's going to happen next month, and you heard it hear first.

“GO BUCKS!!!!!!!!!!!”

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Dec 18, 2009
 
I mean it man, end it 100%! last night was the straw that broke the camels back.
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MBD I will check it our.
Steve, yup they gave me the boot for the fourth time.
.the first time, it was your fault LOL
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Dec 18, 2009
 
What happen?
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I mean it man, end it 100%! last night was the straw that broke the camels back.
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I'm not going to say on a public forum unless he does not stop. I don't like the way he talks to the woman I love and yesterday was the last straw.
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Dec 18, 2009
 
How does he know who you love?
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I'm not going to say on a public forum unless he does not stop. I don't like the way he talks to the woman I love and yesterday was the last straw.

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