Tuesday, January 23

Senior running back Toby Gerhart falls into the Stanford end zone for a touchdown during the first half of UCLA's first Pac-10 game of the season in Palo Alto.

Football falls to Stanford, 24-16

PALO ALTO "“ The UCLA football team dropped its Pac-10 opener Saturday, losing to Stanford by a score of 24-16. Read more...

Photo: Senior running back Toby Gerhart falls into the Stanford end zone for a touchdown during the first half of UCLA's first Pac-10 game of the season in Palo Alto.

Senior running back Toby Gerhart falls into the Stanford end zone for a touchdown during the first half of UCLA's first Pac-10 game of the season in Palo Alto.


Redshirt senior quarterback Kevin Craft (top) celebrates with sophomore tight end Cory Harkey after Harkey caught the game-winning touchdown pass with 10 seconds remaining in last year's 23-20 win over the Stanford Cardinal.

UCLA football looks to repeat last year’s win against Stanford

Over the course of the last year, redshirt senior quarterback Kevin Craft has taken his share of heat for poor play and losing results. Read more...

Photo: Redshirt senior quarterback Kevin Craft (top) celebrates with sophomore tight end Cory Harkey after Harkey caught the game-winning touchdown pass with 10 seconds remaining in last year's 23-20 win over the Stanford Cardinal.

Redshirt senior quarterback Kevin Craft (top) celebrates with sophomore tight end Cory Harkey after Harkey caught the game-winning touchdown pass with 10 seconds remaining in last year's 23-20 win over the Stanford Cardinal.

Redshirt freshman running back Johnathan Franklin rushes the football during the Sept. 19 game against Kansas State. Franklin, who became the first Bruin to rush for 100 yards since 2005, hopes to get the running game going Saturday in Palo Alto against Stanford.

Players toughen up for Cardinal

After a week off which the UCLA football team used to improve and reflect on a 3-0 start to the season, redshirt freshman running back Johnathan Franklin made a bold prediction for when the Bruins start Pac-10 play against Stanford on Saturday. Read more...

Photo: Redshirt freshman running back Johnathan Franklin rushes the football during the Sept. 19 game against Kansas State. Franklin, who became the first Bruin to rush for 100 yards since 2005, hopes to get the running game going Saturday in Palo Alto against Stanford.

Redshirt freshman running back Johnathan Franklin rushes the football during the Sept. 19 game against Kansas State. Franklin, who became the first Bruin to rush for 100 yards since 2005, hopes to get the running game going Saturday in Palo Alto against Stanford.

Redshirt senior quarterback Kevin Craft prepares to hand off the ball in a 23-9 win against Kansas State on Sept. 19.

Bruin football heads to Stanford

The UCLA Bruins are the only unbeaten football team in the Pac-10 as they enter the Stanford game week Read more...

Photo: Redshirt senior quarterback Kevin Craft prepares to hand off the ball in a 23-9 win against Kansas State on Sept. 19.

Redshirt senior quarterback Kevin Craft prepares to hand off the ball in a 23-9 win against Kansas State on Sept. 19.

Freshman defensive back Sheldon Price prepares to tackle Kansas State wide reciever Brice Vignery during Saturday's 23-9 victory at the Rose Bowl.

Bye week comes at a suitable time for football

Stuck in the middle of a bye week, Spaulding Field held yet another typical, generally uneventful midweek football practice Thursday. Read more...

Photo: Freshman defensive back Sheldon Price prepares to tackle Kansas State wide reciever Brice Vignery during Saturday's 23-9 victory at the Rose Bowl.

Freshman defensive back Sheldon Price prepares to tackle Kansas State wide reciever Brice Vignery during Saturday's 23-9 victory at the Rose Bowl.

Redshirt senior quarterback Kevin Craft, who started in Saturday's 23-9 win over Kansas State, hands off the ball during a running play. Neuheisel has not named a starter for the Oct. 3 game at Stanford.

Football lapses to loss of focus

Heading into the bye week, UCLA football coach Rick Neuheisel feared that his team would lose focus. His concerns came to fruition Wednesday afternoon at Spaulding Field. Read more...

Photo: Redshirt senior quarterback Kevin Craft, who started in Saturday's 23-9 win over Kansas State, hands off the ball during a running play. Neuheisel has not named a starter for the Oct. 3 game at Stanford.

Redshirt senior quarterback Kevin Craft, who started in Saturday's 23-9 win over Kansas State, hands off the ball during a running play. Neuheisel has not named a starter for the Oct. 3 game at Stanford.