Wednesday, December 12

Redshirt junior tight end Caleb Wilson caught four passes for 54 yards in the first half against Arizona State, including an 8-yard reception where he juked past a defender and stretched for a first down.
(Liz Ketcham/ Assistant photo editor)

UCLA football trails Arizona State by three points at halftime mark

TEMPE, Ariz.— Joshua Kelley has been UCLA’s most consistent player, so coach Chip Kelly decided to push his luck with the redshirt junior running back. The Bruins dialed up Kelley’s number on 4th-and-1 deep in Arizona State territory, but he lost a yard. Read more...

Photo: Redshirt junior tight end Caleb Wilson caught four passes for 54 yards in the first half against Arizona State, including an 8-yard reception where he juked past a defender and stretched for a first down. (Liz Ketcham/ Assistant photo editor)

Redshirt junior tight end Caleb Wilson caught four passes for 54 yards in the first half against Arizona State, including an 8-yard reception where he juked past a defender and stretched for a first down.
(Liz Ketcham/ Assistant photo editor)

Sophomore defensive back Quentin Lake is the only member of UCLA football's starting secondary that measures in at over six feet tall. The Bruins will be tasked with guarding 6-foot-4-inch receiver N'keal Harry against Arizona State on Saturday. (Michael Zshornack/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Arizona State’s wide receivers provide latest challenge for UCLA secondary

CeeDee Lamb lit up UCLA’s defense for seven catches, 146 yards and a touchdown. Laviska Shenault tore up the Bruins for 12 catches, 126 yards, and two combined touchdowns. Read more...

Photo: Sophomore defensive back Quentin Lake is the only member of UCLA football's starting secondary that measures in at over six feet tall. The Bruins will be tasked with guarding 6-foot-4-inch receiver N'keal Harry against Arizona State on Saturday. (Michael Zshornack/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Sophomore defensive back Quentin Lake is the only member of UCLA football's starting secondary that measures in at over six feet tall. The Bruins will be tasked with guarding 6-foot-4-inch receiver N'keal Harry against Arizona State on Saturday. (Michael Zshornack/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Sophomore guard Kris Wilkes said UCLA men's basketball needs to focus on putting together full 40-minute defensive outings in order to succeed this season. Wilkes recorded one steal in the Bruins' season-opening win Tuesday. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

Wang’s Word: Men’s basketball struggles with thin defense, sluggish half-court offense

This season, UCLA men’s basketball revolves around Moses Brown. The 7-foot-2-inch freshman center will be a mismatch for most of the teams on the Bruins’ schedule. Read more...

Photo: Sophomore guard Kris Wilkes said UCLA men's basketball needs to focus on putting together full 40-minute defensive outings in order to succeed this season. Wilkes recorded one steal in the Bruins' season-opening win Tuesday. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

Sophomore guard Kris Wilkes said UCLA men's basketball needs to focus on putting together full 40-minute defensive outings in order to succeed this season. Wilkes recorded one steal in the Bruins' season-opening win Tuesday. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

Redshirt senior defensive back Adarius Pickett leads UCLA football in tackling this season with 95 total tackles for an average of over 10 tackles per game. The team’s second-leading tackler is junior linebacker Krys Barnes, who currently owns 57 tackles on the year – 38 less than Pickett. (Axel Lopez/Assistant Photo editor)

Football addresses shortcomings in play leading up to last three games of season

An appearance in the Pac-12 championship game later this month is still possible for UCLA football, but that’s not the chief motivation for the Bruins. The day-to-day grind – especially after coach Chip Kelly counted 12 missed tackles and six dropped passes against Oregon on Saturday – is more pressing. Read more...

Photo: Redshirt senior defensive back Adarius Pickett leads UCLA football in tackling this season with 95 total tackles for an average of over 10 tackles per game. The team’s second-leading tackler is junior linebacker Krys Barnes, who currently owns 57 tackles on the year – 38 less than Pickett. (Axel Lopez/Assistant Photo editor)

Redshirt senior defensive back Adarius Pickett leads UCLA football in tackling this season with 95 total tackles for an average of over 10 tackles per game. The team’s second-leading tackler is junior linebacker Krys Barnes, who currently owns 57 tackles on the year – 38 less than Pickett. (Axel Lopez/Assistant Photo editor)

Redshirt sophomore linebacker Leni Toailoa is one of many players to move up on the depth chart due to injuries at the position this season. Toailoa is currently listed as the third middle linebacker. (Daniel Leibowitz/Daily Bruin staff)

Chip Kelly works around multiple injuries, looks to improve tackle game

UCLA lists true freshman Elijah Wade as the primary backup at one of its outside linebacker positions. The backup at the other spot? Also Elijah Wade. Read more...

Photo: Redshirt sophomore linebacker Leni Toailoa is one of many players to move up on the depth chart due to injuries at the position this season. Toailoa is currently listed as the third middle linebacker. (Daniel Leibowitz/Daily Bruin staff)

Redshirt sophomore linebacker Leni Toailoa is one of many players to move up on the depth chart due to injuries at the position this season. Toailoa is currently listed as the third middle linebacker. (Daniel Leibowitz/Daily Bruin staff)

Utah gained more yards on the ground than UCLA did as a team in the Utes’ 41-10 victory over the Bruins on Friday night. With the win, Utah retained the top spot in the Pac-12 South. (MacKenzie Coffman/Assistant Photo editor)

UCLA football sinks back to early-season woes in 41-10 fall to Utah

This post was updated Oct. 27 at 12:07 a.m. Friday was a step back for UCLA in every facet of the game. The Bruins (2-6, 2-3 Pac-12) only managed 291 total yards and gave up 325 yards on the ground. Read more...

Photo: Utah gained more yards on the ground than UCLA did as a team in the Utes’ 41-10 victory over the Bruins on Friday night. With the win, Utah retained the top spot in the Pac-12 South. (MacKenzie Coffman/Assistant Photo editor)

Utah gained more yards on the ground than UCLA did as a team in the Utes’ 41-10 victory over the Bruins on Friday night. With the win, Utah retained the top spot in the Pac-12 South. (MacKenzie Coffman/Assistant Photo editor)

Utah running back Zack Moss carried the ball 16 times for 141 yards and a touchdown in the first half of Friday night’s contest. The Utes are leading the Bruins 17-7 at halftime. (Hannah Burnett/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Football lags behind with double-digit deficit at halftime against Utah

In its chance to take command of the Pac-12 South, UCLA looked unprepared. The Bruins went three-and-out on their first possession and committed a fair-catch interference penalty on the ensuing punt. Read more...

Photo: Utah running back Zack Moss carried the ball 16 times for 141 yards and a touchdown in the first half of Friday night’s contest. The Utes are leading the Bruins 17-7 at halftime. (Hannah Burnett/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Utah running back Zack Moss carried the ball 16 times for 141 yards and a touchdown in the first half of Friday night’s contest. The Utes are leading the Bruins 17-7 at halftime. (Hannah Burnett/Daily Bruin senior staff)


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