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)

UCLA to face Texas A&M in rare SEC matchup

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. Read more...

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)

Texas A&M defensive end Myles Garrett could prove to be a challenge for UCLA's offensive line come Saturday. (Courtesy of The Battalion)
Texas A&M defensive end Myles Garrett could prove to be a challenge for UCLA's offensive line come Saturday. (Courtesy of The Battalion)

With the numbers for Texas A&M's defenders, sophomore quarterback Josh Rosen will be tested in College Station. (Matt Cummings/Daily Bruin senior staff)
With the numbers for Texas A&M's defenders, sophomore quarterback Josh Rosen will be tested in College Station. (Matt Cummings/Daily Bruin senior staff)

After an 8-5 freshman season, quarterback Josh Rosen is stepping up as a vocal leader for the Bruins. The sophomore stood in front of a team meeting and listed out his goals this season. (Miriam Bribiesca/ Photo editor)
After an 8-5 freshman season, quarterback Josh Rosen is stepping up as a vocal leader for the Bruins. The sophomore stood in front of a team meeting and listed out his goals this season. (Miriam Bribiesca/ Photo editor)

Freshman Theo Howard is one of UCLA's most highly touted wide receiver recruits in recent memory. (Matt Cummings/Daily Bruin senior staff)
Freshman Theo Howard is one of UCLA's most highly touted wide receiver recruits in recent memory. (Matt Cummings/Daily Bruin senior staff)

On Wednesday morning, coach Jim Mora yelled more than he has in any fall camp practice thus far. Effort and intensity were a concern for Mora and his staff, as well as player discipline. (Matt Cummings/Daily Bruin senior staff)
On Wednesday morning, coach Jim Mora yelled more than he has in any fall camp practice thus far. Effort and intensity were a concern for Mora and his staff, as well as player discipline. (Matt Cummings/Daily Bruin senior staff)

First-year offensive coordinator Kennedy Polamalu has created a more extensive offense to facilitate quarterback Josh Rosen's growth as a signal caller. (Matt Cummings/Daily Bruin senior staff)
First-year offensive coordinator Kennedy Polamalu has created a more extensive offense to facilitate quarterback Josh Rosen's growth as a signal caller. (Matt Cummings/Daily Bruin senior staff)


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