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No. 12-ranked UCLA featured plenty of touted individual names when it kicked off the 2014 season, but some breakout Bruins through three games are playing key roles in the team's 3-0 start through nonconference play. The nation got to see quarterback Brett Hundley, a preseason Heisman Trophy contender.
The nation's highest rated high school quarterback has signed up to play at UCLA. He'll graduate high school early and enroll at the university for Winter quarter.
In the 9/15/14 Wall Street Journal, page B8, there is a great picture of Jerry and a great piece on why college football is so great. "In a joyful moment, Neuheisel was carried off the field on the shoulders of his teammates.
Quarterback Jerry Neuheisel and defensive back Ishmael Adams of UCLA have been named offensive and special teams Pac-12 Players of the Week in football. Two UCLA Bruins earned awards in the trifecta of offensive, defensive and special teams Pac-12 Players of the Week in football.
Arizona State quarterback Taylor Kelly is expected to miss at least a month after breaking a bone in his left foot during Saturday night's game against the Colorado Buffaloes. According to an article on ArizonaSports.com , ASU QB Taylor Kelly broke a bone in his left foot during Saturday night's win over Colorado.
Two UCLA Bruins earned awards In the trifecta of offensive, defensive and special teams Pac-12 Players of the Week in football. Not surprisingly, Jerry Neuheisel was named Offensive Pac-12 Player of the Week, after he came in for the injured Brett Hundley and calmly led his team to two TDs and set up a FG.
The Bruins lose an expected rotation player for the year, if not permanently. Will there be another shoe to drop? What about Octeus? The 6-foot-9 Bolden can't practice but will remain on scholarship all year.
UCLA plays Saturdays, but the school has some former players who take the field on Sundays. Here's a weekly blog featuring former Bruins and what they did in their NFL games: Akeem Ayers, fourth-year linebacker for the Tennessee Titans: Ayers was a healthy scratch last week but appeared to be active for Sunday's game.
Pulitzer-winning Philadelphia Inquirer cartoonist started with the Daily Bruin in the 1960's. "Auth was born in Akron, Ohio, on May 7, 1942, and moved to Los Angeles with his family when he was 9. He graduated from UCLA in 1965, majoring in biological illustration.
Coach Mora will not be offering any updates on Brett Hundley's left elbow before the ASU game. - Ronald Martinez It was surprising to hear Mora tell reporters last night that he would be updating them on Hundley's status, as the team does gain a tactical advantage by forcing ASU to prepare for both Hundley and Neuheisel.
" So let's be honest here. Had Mike Garrett made the same petulant dash across Stanford Stadium that USC athletic director Pat Haden took last weekend, there would have been a stampede in the media to crucify him.
UCLA moved back into the Top 10 in the USA Today Coaches Poll while AP voters see the Bruins as as "all hat, no cattle", keeping them at #12. The Bruins victory over Texas last night at JerryWorld has pushed the team back into the Top 10 in the USA Today Coaches Poll .
The wider Bruins Nation is still coming down from the incredible high of watching Jerry Neuheisel make his dreams come true, leading the Bruins to victory with a beautiful TD throw to Jordan Payton to win it in the final minutes of the fourth quarter against Texas in Dallas last night. But, football never slows down and today it's time for our professional Bruins to take the field with the NFL's second week underway.
Some things we learned about the Pac-12 in Week 3: Marcus Mariota should be your Heisman frontrunner : On the strength of his 19-of-23 performance with two passing touchdowns and two on the ground during Oregon's 48-14 win over Wyoming, I challenge you to find someone more deserving three games into the season. He has 11 total touchdowns and zero interceptions.
When the No. 12 Bruins' captains walked to the middle of the field at AT&T Stadium, they called for tails.
With Brett Hundley going down, the game fell on the shoulders of back-up QB Jerry Neuheisel. Sure the opponent was a thin, depleted, Texas Longhorns team that got spanked by BYU the week before, but Jerry came up big when it mattered the most, leading UCLA to a 20-17 win over Texas Not much to say here.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 02:31 am
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