UCLA to face Texas A&M in rare SEC matchup

Quarterback Josh Rosen enters his sophomore season in a completely new situation. For the first time in his career, he will face off against an SEC school in Texas A&M. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Quarterback Josh Rosen enters his sophomore season in a completely new situation. For the first time in his career, he will face off against an SEC school in Texas A&M. (Daily Bruin file photo)

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The UCLA football team is venturing into uncharted waters. Since Jim Mora took over as coach before the 2012 season, the Bruins haven’t faced an opponent from the vaunted Southeastern Conference – widely regarded as the most competitive conference in college football.


Redshirt junior midfielder Brian Iloski hit the game-winning penalty kick to defeat Cal State Fullerton 1-0 in overtime on Monday night to advance the Bruins to a 1-0-1 record. (Daily Bruin file photo)
Redshirt junior midfielder Brian Iloski hit the game-winning penalty kick to defeat Cal State Fullerton 1-0 in overtime on Monday night to advance the Bruins to a 1-0-1 record. (Daily Bruin file photo)

(Kelly Brennan/Daily Bruin)
(Kelly Brennan/Daily Bruin)

Former US Women's National team goalie Hope Solo has been under fire for her comments after losing to Sweden in the quarterfinals. (Creative Common by Anders Henrikson via Flickr)
Former US Women's National team goalie Hope Solo has been under fire for her comments after losing to Sweden in the quarterfinals. (Creative Common by Anders Henrikson via Flickr)

Senior guard Isaac Hamilton scored 18 points against the Melbourne United professional team, the Bruins' one loss of the trip that concludes on Monday against Brisbane. (Daily Bruin file photo)
Senior guard Isaac Hamilton scored 18 points against the Melbourne United professional team, the Bruins' one loss of the trip that concludes on Monday against Brisbane. (Daily Bruin file photo)

The 2016 national championship doubles duo of Mackie MacDonald and Martin Redlicki will reunite in the U.S. Open this week. (Daily Bruin file photo)
The 2016 national championship doubles duo of Mackie MacDonald and Martin Redlicki will reunite in the U.S. Open this week. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Middle blocker Jennie Frager had eight kills and ten blocks in Saturday night's match against Loyola Marymount. The senior's double-digit block performance was UCLA's first since 2012. (Korbin Placett/Daily Bruin senior staff)
Middle blocker Jennie Frager had eight kills and ten blocks in Saturday night's match against Loyola Marymount. The senior's double-digit block performance was UCLA's first since 2012. (Korbin Placett/Daily Bruin senior staff)


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