Wednesday, November 22

Redshirt senior wide receiver Darren Andrews only needed 66 yards to be the Bruins’ leading receiver Friday night. (Hannah Burnett/Assistant Photo editor)

Utah hands UCLA football second-straight blowout loss of 48-17

This post was updated Nov. 5 at 4:12 p.m. UCLA wrote another chapter of its Jekyll-and-Hyde season Friday. UCLA’s defense held Utah to only 44 yards on its first 17 plays of the game, but the Utes (5-4, 2-4 Pac-12) finished the game with 462 yards on their last 55 plays. Read more...

Photo: Redshirt senior wide receiver Darren Andrews only needed 66 yards to be the Bruins’ leading receiver Friday night. (Hannah Burnett/Assistant Photo editor)

Redshirt senior wide receiver Darren Andrews only needed 66 yards to be the Bruins’ leading receiver Friday night. (Hannah Burnett/Assistant Photo editor)

Redshirt freshman Devon Modster completed all seven of his passes in the first half of his starting debut as UCLA’s quarterback. He connected with redshirt senior receiver Darren Andrews on a 24-yard touchdown pass in the second quarter. (Hannah Burnett/Assistant Photo editor)

Without Josh Rosen, UCLA trails 17-10 against Utah at halftime

The good news is, junior quarterback Josh Rosen’s absence wasn’t a huge factor in the first half of UCLA’s game against Utah. His backup, redshirt freshman Devon Modster, completed all seven of his passes for 101 yards and a touchdown, but a costly fumble turnover on special teams and two long, grinding drives by the Utes to end the second quarter led to a 17-10 Bruin deficit at halftime. Read more...

Photo: Redshirt freshman Devon Modster completed all seven of his passes in the first half of his starting debut as UCLA’s quarterback. He connected with redshirt senior receiver Darren Andrews on a 24-yard touchdown pass in the second quarter. (Hannah Burnett/Assistant Photo editor)

Redshirt freshman Devon Modster completed all seven of his passes in the first half of his starting debut as UCLA’s quarterback. He connected with redshirt senior receiver Darren Andrews on a 24-yard touchdown pass in the second quarter. (Hannah Burnett/Assistant Photo editor)

Josh Rosen was on the ground a lot in the first three quarters of Saturday's game against Washington before exiting the game with an unspecified injury. (Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Assistant Photo editor)

Josh Rosen misses Utah trip due to concussion

It’s Devon Modster time. The redshirt freshman will start at quarterback in UCLA football’s game against Utah on Friday night, as junior Josh Rosen did not travel due to a concussion. Read more...

Photo: Josh Rosen was on the ground a lot in the first three quarters of Saturday's game against Washington before exiting the game with an unspecified injury. (Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Assistant Photo editor)

Josh Rosen was on the ground a lot in the first three quarters of Saturday's game against Washington before exiting the game with an unspecified injury. (Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Assistant Photo editor)

Redshirt sophomore guard Prince Ali was the first guard off the bench and recorded 10 points, three assists and a highlight tomahawk in the Bruins' exhibition game win over Cal State LA. (Keila Mayberry/Daily Bruin staff)

Men’s basketball debuts freshmen in exhibition match

For much of UCLA men’s basketball’s exhibition game Wednesday night, the Bruins’ toughest opponent was themselves. Coach Steve Alford’s team piled up 24 turnovers – 12 in each half as UCLA struggled against Cal State Los Angeles’ full court press – leading to 27 Golden Eagle points. Read more...

Photo: Redshirt sophomore guard Prince Ali was the first guard off the bench and recorded 10 points, three assists and a highlight tomahawk in the Bruins' exhibition game win over Cal State LA. (Keila Mayberry/Daily Bruin staff)

Redshirt sophomore guard Prince Ali was the first guard off the bench and recorded 10 points, three assists and a highlight tomahawk in the Bruins' exhibition game win over Cal State LA. (Keila Mayberry/Daily Bruin staff)

UCLA has gone 2-2 in conference play this season, good for fourth place in the Pac-12 South. That being said, redshirt sophomore cornerback Colin Samuel still thinks UCLA football has a shot at the conference – with just five games left in the regular season. (Keila Mayberry/Daily Bruin)

Despite Washington’s recent troubles, UCLA cannot lower guard

Colin Samuel still believes UCLA has a chance to win the Pac-12. The Bruins (4-3, 2-2 Pac-12) don’t control their own destiny, but considering every team in the South Division already has one conference loss, the redshirt sophomore cornerback doesn’t rule anything out. Read more...

Photo: UCLA has gone 2-2 in conference play this season, good for fourth place in the Pac-12 South. That being said, redshirt sophomore cornerback Colin Samuel still thinks UCLA football has a shot at the conference – with just five games left in the regular season. (Keila Mayberry/Daily Bruin)

UCLA has gone 2-2 in conference play this season, good for fourth place in the Pac-12 South. That being said, redshirt sophomore cornerback Colin Samuel still thinks UCLA football has a shot at the conference – with just five games left in the regular season. (Keila Mayberry/Daily Bruin)

Osa Odighizuwa came up with three solo tackles and two assisted takedowns, plus a forced fumble in Saturday's victory over Oregon Ducks. The redshirt freshman defensive lineman was part of a Bruin defense that held the opposition to just two scores. (Keila Mayberry/Daily Bruin staff)

UCLA football’s underclassmen step in for 31-14 win against Oregon

Jim Mora needed depth badly on Saturday. Along the defensive line, redshirt sophomore Rick Wade didn’t play Saturday, senior Jacob Tuioti-Mariner went to the hospital during halftime and senior Matt Dickerson suffered a collarbone injury on the first snap of the second half. Read more...

Photo: Osa Odighizuwa came up with three solo tackles and two assisted takedowns, plus a forced fumble in Saturday's victory over Oregon Ducks. The redshirt freshman defensive lineman was part of a Bruin defense that held the opposition to just two scores. (Keila Mayberry/Daily Bruin staff)

Osa Odighizuwa came up with three solo tackles and two assisted takedowns, plus a forced fumble in Saturday's victory over Oregon Ducks. The redshirt freshman defensive lineman was part of a Bruin defense that held the opposition to just two scores. (Keila Mayberry/Daily Bruin staff)

Junior running back Bolu Olorunfunmi led UCLA with 76 rushing yards on 13 carries, including a 22-yard touchdown where he flipped over an Oregon defender. (Keila Mayberry/Daily Bruin staff)

UCLA shuts out Oregon in second half, races away with 31-14 win

Bolu Olorunfunmi rumbled down the open runway of green grass in front of him, and then took flight. The junior running back leaped and springboarded off Oregon safety Mattrell McGraw, did a flip, then landed in the end zone for a touchdown, giving UCLA a two-possession lead. Read more...

Photo: Junior running back Bolu Olorunfunmi led UCLA with 76 rushing yards on 13 carries, including a 22-yard touchdown where he flipped over an Oregon defender. (Keila Mayberry/Daily Bruin staff)

Junior running back Bolu Olorunfunmi led UCLA with 76 rushing yards on 13 carries, including a 22-yard touchdown where he flipped over an Oregon defender. (Keila Mayberry/Daily Bruin staff)


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