Saturday, January 18

UCLA Bruins roar victory, break losing streak with win against Cal

The door to the UCLA locker room was slightly ajar, and a vociferous roar emerged from within. It was the Bruin football team singing the fight song to celebrate its first win of the season after the worst start in school history since 1943. Read more...

Photo: Redshirt junior outside linebacker Keisean Lucier-South recorded an interception, a strip-sack and a fumble recovery for a touchdown Saturday night. UCLA defeated California 37-7 for the Bruins’ first win of the season. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

UCLA football runs over California in 37-7 rout for first win of season

This post was updated Oct. 13 at 8:37 p.m. BERKELEY—Joshua Kelley’s teammates said he always has a smile on his face. And on Saturday, all the Bruins shared the same grin as their redshirt junior running back. Read more...

Photo: Freshman quarterback Dorian Thompson-Robinson picked up his first career win Saturday versus Cal. He finished 12-of-15 for 141 yards and had 27 running yards. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

Stout defense and strong running give UCLA 13-0 halftime lead at California

BERKELEY—Two lucky bounces for the Bruins led to their first touchdown and another helped them kick a field goal. Joshua Kelley made both happen. The redshirt junior running back ran for 114 yards in the first half and a touchdown as UCLA (0-5, 0-2 Pac-12) leads California (3-2, 0-2) 13-0 at halftime in Berkeley. Read more...

Photo: Redshirt junior running back Joshua Kelley surpassed the 100-yard mark in the first half and added a five-yard touchdown run. UCLA leads Cal 13-0 at halftime. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

Gameday predictions: UCLA vs. Cal

Ryan Smith Sports editor Prediction: Cal 23, UCLA 14 The Bruins’ losing streak has to come to end at some point, but it won’t be on Saturday. Read more...

Photo: Freshman quarterback Dorian Thompson-Robinson set career highs with 272 yards, two touchdowns, 27 completions and 38 passing attempts against No. 7 Washington last week. (Amy Dixon/Photo editor)

Football’s winless season seems bad on surface but is marked by steady progress

Most NCAA football offenses have a home run threat. Even UCLA’s insipid offense that ranks No. 124 nationally in scoring offense has dynamite in freshman running back Kazmeir Allen, who blew past Cincinnati’s defense for a 74-yard touchdown in his collegiate debut this September. Read more...

Photo: Freshman quarterback Dorian Thompson-Robinson threw for a career-high 272 yards in UCLA’s 31-24 loss to Washington on Saturday. He credited the work of the offensive line for his success. (Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Despite promising start, UCLA football heads into halftime down 24-7 to Washington

For the first 10 minutes of the game, it was hard to distinguish between the top-10 team and the winless squad off to its worst start in more than 40 years. Read more...

Photo: Freshman quarterback Dorian Thompson-Robinson was 11-of-17 through the air with 125 yards, one touchdown and one interception in the first half Saturday night. UCLA trails Washington at halftime 24-7. (Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Daily Bruin senior staff)

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