Monday, November 12


Redshirt junior left tackle Andre James started his 27th-straight game for UCLA football on Saturday. James' father died Monday from cancer, prompting the offensive lineman to miss two days of practice. The Bruins managed a narrow win over the Wildcats. (Daniel Leibowitz/Daily Bruin staff)

Lineman Andre James leads Bruins to victory five days after father’s death

The game ball from UCLA football’s second victory now belongs to redshirt junior offensive tackle Andre James. James didn’t score a touchdown. He didn’t force a fumble, or block a kick, or put up stats of any kind. Read more...

Photo: Redshirt junior left tackle Andre James started his 27th-straight game for UCLA football on Saturday. James' father died Monday from cancer, prompting the offensive lineman to miss two days of practice. The Bruins managed a narrow win over the Wildcats. (Daniel Leibowitz/Daily Bruin staff)

Redshirt junior left tackle Andre James started his 27th-straight game for UCLA football on Saturday. James' father died Monday from cancer, prompting the offensive lineman to miss two days of practice. The Bruins managed a narrow win over the Wildcats. (Daniel Leibowitz/Daily Bruin staff)

Chip Kelly recorded his first win with UCLA football last weekend against California. The Bruins won by 30 points and their total of 37 points was the most they scored all season. (Amy Dixon/Photo editor)

Football hopes to take advantage of Arizona’s porous defense, backup quarterback

The last time Arizona coach Kevin Sumlin came to the Rose Bowl, history was made. Sumlin was the coach of Texas A&M when the Aggies blew a 34-point lead in the second half to Josh Rosen and the Bruins in a 45-44 UCLA victory on Sept. Read more...

Photo: Chip Kelly recorded his first win with UCLA football last weekend against California. The Bruins won by 30 points and their total of 37 points was the most they scored all season. (Amy Dixon/Photo editor)

Chip Kelly recorded his first win with UCLA football last weekend against California. The Bruins won by 30 points and their total of 37 points was the most they scored all season. (Amy Dixon/Photo editor)

Sophomore forward Chris Smith was a reserve for UCLA men's basketball last season, averaging 13.1 minutes per game. Smith will now be the secondary ball handler for the Bruins following freshman guard Tyger Campbell's injury. (MacKenzie Coffman/Assistant Photo editor)

Men’s basketball counters injury, inexperience with highly ranked new roster

Hit by injuries before the opening tipoff, the Bruins’ roster already looks different than people expected. As has become tradition under coach Steve Alford, UCLA men’s basketball has several big-name freshmen primed to make an impact on the court from day one. Read more...

Photo: Sophomore forward Chris Smith was a reserve for UCLA men's basketball last season, averaging 13.1 minutes per game. Smith will now be the secondary ball handler for the Bruins following freshman guard Tyger Campbell's injury. (MacKenzie Coffman/Assistant Photo editor)

Sophomore forward Chris Smith was a reserve for UCLA men's basketball last season, averaging 13.1 minutes per game. Smith will now be the secondary ball handler for the Bruins following freshman guard Tyger Campbell's injury. (MacKenzie Coffman/Assistant Photo editor)

UCLA football coach Chip Kelly is 1-5 in his first season with the Bruins after bringing in 30 recruits during the last recruiting period. In the current recruiting window, UCLA has only received commitments from eight players. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

Un-Connon Opinions: It’s time to start worrying about football’s slow recruitment

In Chip Kelly’s first offseason in Westwood, UCLA football reeled in the No. 19 recruiting class in the nation. Coach Kelly convinced 30 prospects to sign with the Bruins last winter, giving him the largest recruiting class among Power Five programs. Read more...

Photo: UCLA football coach Chip Kelly is 1-5 in his first season with the Bruins after bringing in 30 recruits during the last recruiting period. In the current recruiting window, UCLA has only received commitments from eight players. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

UCLA football coach Chip Kelly is 1-5 in his first season with the Bruins after bringing in 30 recruits during the last recruiting period. In the current recruiting window, UCLA has only received commitments from eight players. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

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The Rundown: Oct. 16

FootballRyan Smith, Sports editor Outside linebacker Keisean Lucier-South earned Pac-12 Defensive Player of the Week honors with his performance against California on Saturday. The UCLA football (1-5, 1-2 Pac-12) redshirt junior recorded a career-high 3.5 tackles for loss and played a key part in forcing three of the Bears’ four fourth-quarter turnovers. Read more...

Photo: (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

(Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

Redshirt junior running back Joshua Kelley transferred to UCLA football from UC Davis in 2017, but did not have a carry until this year. Kelley has 433 yards and four touchdowns in five games this season. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

Football sees improvement in rushing game with Joshua Kelley

This post was updated Oct. 15 at 7:56 p.m. Joshua Kelley did not take a snap for UCLA football last season. This year, he’s the Bruins’ leading rusher. Read more...

Photo: Redshirt junior running back Joshua Kelley transferred to UCLA football from UC Davis in 2017, but did not have a carry until this year. Kelley has 433 yards and four touchdowns in five games this season. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

Redshirt junior running back Joshua Kelley transferred to UCLA football from UC Davis in 2017, but did not have a carry until this year. Kelley has 433 yards and four touchdowns in five games this season. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)


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