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Quarterback Dorian Thompson-Robinson exited Saturday's game against Arizona in the second quarter with a shoulder injury. If the true freshman is unable to play Friday, graduate transfer Wilton Speight is expected to start in his place for the Bruins. (Daniel Leibowitz/Daily Bruin staff)

Turnovers have been turning around UCLA football’s losing streak

Quentin Lake snagged his first career interception early in the first quarter against Arizona on Saturday. Once the sophomore free safety returned to the sideline, a hint of urgency crept into his roommate, Elijah Gates. Read more...

Photo: Quarterback Dorian Thompson-Robinson exited Saturday's game against Arizona in the second quarter with a shoulder injury. If the true freshman is unable to play Friday, graduate transfer Wilton Speight is expected to start in his place for the Bruins. (Daniel Leibowitz/Daily Bruin staff)

Quarterback Dorian Thompson-Robinson exited Saturday's game against Arizona in the second quarter with a shoulder injury. If the true freshman is unable to play Friday, graduate transfer Wilton Speight is expected to start in his place for the Bruins. (Daniel Leibowitz/Daily Bruin staff)

Graduate quarterback Wilton Speight completed 17 of his 27 pass attempts for 204 yards and two touchdowns in UCLA’s 31-30 win over Arizona on Saturday night. Speight entered the game following an injury to Dorian Thompson-Robinson in the second quarter. (Ken Shin/Daily Bruin staff)

Football takes narrow 31-30 victory against Wildcats for second win of season

This post was updated Oct. 21 at 12:45 a.m. Wilton Speight started the second half, but after two series, that looked like the wrong decision. UCLA went three-and-out, and on the first play of the next possession the graduate transfer quarterback fumbled, handing the ball right back to Arizona’s offense. Read more...

Photo: Graduate quarterback Wilton Speight completed 17 of his 27 pass attempts for 204 yards and two touchdowns in UCLA’s 31-30 win over Arizona on Saturday night. Speight entered the game following an injury to Dorian Thompson-Robinson in the second quarter. (Ken Shin/Daily Bruin staff)

Graduate quarterback Wilton Speight completed 17 of his 27 pass attempts for 204 yards and two touchdowns in UCLA’s 31-30 win over Arizona on Saturday night. Speight entered the game following an injury to Dorian Thompson-Robinson in the second quarter. (Ken Shin/Daily Bruin staff)

UCLA quarterback Dorian Thompson-Robinson left during the first half of Saturday’s game with an injury. The true freshman was 5-of-8 for 103 yards and a touchdown before exiting the contest. (Daniel Leibowitz/Daily Bruin staff)

UCLA leads 17-7 at half against Arizona but loses Thompson-Robinson to injury

Dorian Thompson-Robinson sat down and looked at the ground, and the Rose Bowl fell quiet as UCLA’s trainers ran out to the quarterback. The true freshman immediately headed to the injury tent on the sideline and left for the locker room several minutes later. Read more...

Photo: UCLA quarterback Dorian Thompson-Robinson left during the first half of Saturday’s game with an injury. The true freshman was 5-of-8 for 103 yards and a touchdown before exiting the contest. (Daniel Leibowitz/Daily Bruin staff)

UCLA quarterback Dorian Thompson-Robinson left during the first half of Saturday’s game with an injury. The true freshman was 5-of-8 for 103 yards and a touchdown before exiting the contest. (Daniel Leibowitz/Daily Bruin staff)

Junior linebacker Krys Barnes credited pace of play and strong tackling for UCLA's win over California on Saturday. Barnes recorded his first interception of the season in the win. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

Football finds its rhythm as Chip Kelly’s training tactics start paying off

Chip Kelly is known for going fast in games and in practice. The UCLA football coach is also known for his sports science-themed approach to training his players. Read more...

Photo: Junior linebacker Krys Barnes credited pace of play and strong tackling for UCLA's win over California on Saturday. Barnes recorded his first interception of the season in the win. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

Junior linebacker Krys Barnes credited pace of play and strong tackling for UCLA's win over California on Saturday. Barnes recorded his first interception of the season in the win. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

Redshirt junior outside linebacker Keisean Lucier-South recorded an interception, a strip-sack and a fumble recovery for a touchdown Saturday night. UCLA defeated California 37-7 for the Bruins' first win of the season. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

UCLA Bruins roar victory, break losing streak with win against Cal

The door to the UCLA locker room was slightly ajar, and a vociferous roar emerged from within. It was the Bruin football team singing the fight song to celebrate its first win of the season after the worst start in school history since 1943. Read more...

Photo: Redshirt junior outside linebacker Keisean Lucier-South recorded an interception, a strip-sack and a fumble recovery for a touchdown Saturday night. UCLA defeated California 37-7 for the Bruins' first win of the season. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

Redshirt junior outside linebacker Keisean Lucier-South recorded an interception, a strip-sack and a fumble recovery for a touchdown Saturday night. UCLA defeated California 37-7 for the Bruins' first win of the season. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

Freshman quarterback Dorian Thompson-Robinson picked up his first career win Saturday versus Cal. He finished 12-of-15 for 141 yards and had 27 running yards. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

UCLA football runs over California in 37-7 rout for first win of season

This post was updated Oct. 13 at 8:37 p.m. BERKELEY—Joshua Kelley’s teammates said he always has a smile on his face. And on Saturday, all the Bruins shared the same grin as their redshirt junior running back. Read more...

Photo: Freshman quarterback Dorian Thompson-Robinson picked up his first career win Saturday versus Cal. He finished 12-of-15 for 141 yards and had 27 running yards. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

Freshman quarterback Dorian Thompson-Robinson picked up his first career win Saturday versus Cal. He finished 12-of-15 for 141 yards and had 27 running yards. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

Redshirt junior running back Joshua Kelley surpassed the 100-yard mark in the first half and added a five-yard touchdown run. UCLA leads Cal 13-0 at halftime. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

Stout defense and strong running give UCLA 13-0 halftime lead at California

BERKELEY—Two lucky bounces for the Bruins led to their first touchdown and another helped them kick a field goal. Joshua Kelley made both happen. The redshirt junior running back ran for 114 yards in the first half and a touchdown as UCLA (0-5, 0-2 Pac-12) leads California (3-2, 0-2) 13-0 at halftime in Berkeley. Read more...

Photo: Redshirt junior running back Joshua Kelley surpassed the 100-yard mark in the first half and added a five-yard touchdown run. UCLA leads Cal 13-0 at halftime. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

Redshirt junior running back Joshua Kelley surpassed the 100-yard mark in the first half and added a five-yard touchdown run. UCLA leads Cal 13-0 at halftime. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)


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