Thursday, September 19

Led by Devin Asiasi, football looks to improve tight end play

Redshirt junior tight end Devin Asiasi caught his fifth, sixth and seventh passes of the season against No. 5 Oklahoma on Saturday, surpassing his 2018 total of six. Asiasi is averaging 16.3 yards per reception through the first three games of 2019. (Liz Ketcham/Photo editor)

Redshirt junior tight end Devin Asiasi caught his fifth, sixth and seventh passes of the season against No. 5 Oklahoma on Saturday, surpassing his 2018 total of six. Asiasi is averaging 16.3 yards per reception through the first three games of 2019. (Liz Ketcham/Photo editor)

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Devin Asiasi caught six passes in his first two years as a Bruin. The redshirt junior tight end has seven receptions through three games in 2019, but he said Tuesday he still values his role as a blocker.


(Bridgette Baron/Daily Bruin)
(Bridgette Baron/Daily Bruin)

(Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Daily Bruin senior staff and Ashley Kenney/Daily Bruin)
(Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Daily Bruin senior staff and Ashley Kenney/Daily Bruin)

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(Daily Bruin staff)

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(Courtesy of UCLA Athletics, Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Daily Bruin senior staff, Mia Kayser/Daily Bruin staff)

(Courtney Fortier/Daily Bruin, Daniel Leibowitz/Daily Bruin staff, Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor, Daily Bruin file photo)
(Courtney Fortier/Daily Bruin, Daniel Leibowitz/Daily Bruin staff, Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor, Daily Bruin file photo)

(Courtesy of UCLA Asian American Studies Center Library and Reading Room)

The Quad: Reflecting on legacy of UCLA’s first Japanese-American varsity baseball player

Kiyoshi Patrick Okura was a varsity athlete before World War II. But afterward, he became a civil rights leader. With a number of laws put in place to create anti-Japanese and anti-Asian-American sentiment at the time, Okura struggled with both professional and athletic opportunities throughout his lifetime – the beginning of World War II only put him at a further disadvantage. Read more...

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