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Football Playbook: Chip Kelly vs. Jim Mora

The UCLA football playbook underwent an overhaul this past offseason when coach Chip Kelly was hired to replace Jim Mora. Kelly brought whole new offensive and defensive staffs along with him, and although this year’s Bruins are younger than Mora’s, he has still tried to instill his signature playstyle in Westwood. Read more...

Photo: (Daily Bruin file photo)

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Redshirt freshman quarterback Austin Burton has been a backup for UCLA football for two seasons. His father, Steve Burton, and grandfather, Ron Burton, both played football at Northwestern. (Axel Lopez/Assistant Photo editor)

UCLA quarterback, football legacy Austin Burton stays ready behind the scenes

Austin Burton has football in his blood. In 1960, his grandfather, Ron Burton, was the first ever draft pick of the Boston Patriots. His father, Steve Burton, played quarterback for Northwestern from 1982-1984. Read more...

Photo: Redshirt freshman quarterback Austin Burton has been a backup for UCLA football for two seasons. His father, Steve Burton, and grandfather, Ron Burton, both played football at Northwestern. (Axel Lopez/Assistant Photo editor)

Redshirt freshman quarterback Austin Burton has been a backup for UCLA football for two seasons. His father, Steve Burton, and grandfather, Ron Burton, both played football at Northwestern. (Axel Lopez/Assistant Photo editor)


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)

Redshirt freshman Elijah Gates recorded his first career interception during the third quarter of UCLA football's win over Arizona on Saturday. It was the sixth second half turnover the Bruins have forced in their last two games. (Amy Dixon/Photo editor)

Football sees shorter rest between games, Thompson-Robinson’s status uncertain

The Bruins are back in the thick of things in the Pac-12 South Division but will have to play their next game on short rest. UCLA football (2-5, 2-2 Pac-12) is set to face No. Read more...

Photo: Redshirt freshman Elijah Gates recorded his first career interception during the third quarter of UCLA football's win over Arizona on Saturday. It was the sixth second half turnover the Bruins have forced in their last two games. (Amy Dixon/Photo editor)

Redshirt freshman Elijah Gates recorded his first career interception during the third quarter of UCLA football's win over Arizona on Saturday. It was the sixth second half turnover the Bruins have forced in their last two games. (Amy Dixon/Photo editor)

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)

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)


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