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RogerT

  • joined Oct 12, 2009
  • last login Nov 06, 2011
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A Different Criterion for Judging Our UCLA Football Team

The criteria most people seem to be using to judge our UCLA football program are some combination of the following: our final overall record for this season, the overall performance level for this...

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A Different Take on the Stanford Game

My take on the Stanford game is very different from what seems to be the near consensus opinion on Bruins Nation (although it isn't that different form VeniceBruin's fanpost), and I expect it will...

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Why Blame Dan Guerrero?

First of all let me say that I’m just as frustrated as everyone else. As a season ticket holder I was at the game today and was really hopeful that we would play well and have a reasonable chance...

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Why I am Cautiously Optimistic about our Team

A member of Bruins Nation gives his reason optimism following Bruins' tough season opening loss against Houston.

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Cause for Optimism: Listen to Billy Donovan on UCLA's Team

 If you want to hear an encouraging perspective on UCLA basketball listen to Billy Donovan's post game interview.  He was extremely impressed with our team. He began by saying (bold mine):   "I'm...

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Poinsettia Bowl Notes: Why Can't Bruins Have an Offense Like the Aztecs?

Questioning why UCLA football cannot have the same caliber of prolific offense as the San Diego State Aztecs (who thoroughly dominated Navy Midshipmen in the 2010 Poinsettia Bowl game).

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Another Take: UCLA's Lost Battle in the Trenches

Key factor of UCLA football's struggles this year lie in the trenches.

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The Pac 10 is Tough: Just ask Arizona

The Pac 10 has been really strong and balanced this year without any weak competition to provide sure wins.  Just ask Arizona.  They were undefeated and looked great in their out of conference...

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What May Be Most Significant About the Arizona State Game

UCLA quarterback Richard Brehaut's encouraging performance against Arizona State is a good sign for the Bruins.

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Searching For Positives In UCLA's 2010 Football Season

It certainly is an odd time to be saying that there is anything that happened this week that could be said to be positive regarding UCLA football. But while it doesn't begin to outweigh the...

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It's not the play calling. It's the incompetence in the passing game.

I think it's clear that over the last three years the biggest problem with this team is the offense (or lack thereof). What I find really frustrating is that every time I get my hopes up about the...

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Still Optimistic: In Defense of Chuck Bullough (& Norm Chow)

Maintaining optimism around the big picture of UCLA football following Bruins' heart stopping win over Oregon State.

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Why I left the Rose Bowl Today an Optimist

  First let me say that I don't have the technical football knowledge of some of the people on this site.  And then there's also the possibility that I'm going too much on emotion, or that I'm...

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Latest Reported Pac-12 Division Proposal Takes Away UCLA's Conference Traditions

If this proposal to create a division with UCLA, USC, Arizona, Arizona St., Utah, and Colorado holds it will really ruin our whole tradition of playing in the Pac 10 and before that the Pac 8...

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Deja vu? Can UCLA Compete in the Pac 10 Without a Passing Offense?

Discussion on the woes of UCLA's passing attack.

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A View From a UCLA Fan: 2 Factors You May be Overlooking

I am a UCLA fan, and I was at the game on Saturday.  First I want to say that my experience with the Texas fans was overwhelmingly positive.  I checked out the tailgating, and I was invited to join...

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Some Perspective from a UCLA Fan to Tennessee Fans

I'm a UCLA fan but ever since we played you last year I continued to check out your website from time to time, because I really liked it.  While I can understand the self-criticism after the Oregon...

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Keeping things in Perspective about our Baseball Team

Understandably everyone's disappointed to get so very close and yet fall just short at the end.  But only one team wins, and all the others are disappointed at least initially but then after a...

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A Personal Experience with Coach Wooden

Another great story of an UCLA alum interacting with Coach Wooden.

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Let's not Show Disrespect to Great UCLA Players of the Past.

I came across a post here (DCBruins ) making a good point about how John Wooden's different championship teams were built differently around changing personnel.  But then I was frankly dismayed to...

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Overrating the Importance of Motivational Factors

While motivational factors are certainly a significant factor in athletics I think there is a tendency to overstate their importance and to attribute to player motivation what is better explained...

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Remembering Gary Beban

Remembering Gary Beban: One Of The Greatest UCLA QBs (Bruins' Only Heisman Winner) Of All Time

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Thoughts on the Oregon St. game

I see a lot of positives in this game and overall feel more optimistic about the rest of the season. Most importantly our offense finally showed that it can really move the ball and score some...

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UCLA's Sagarin Strength of Schedule

I have pointed out in a couple of posts how we need to take into account the high quality of the teams we have been playing in our conference.  According to the Sagarin Computer Strength of...

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I have confidence in our coaches (Revised)

(Sorry about the lack of paragraphs.  Here's my revision which should be easier to read.) I feel uncomfortable reading these posts saying that if we don't win so many games within such and such a...

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The problem is the offense not so much the defense

I was just thinking while watching Oregon St. put up 36 points against USC how good the offenses are this year in the Pac 10.  And that is on the road against what everyone says is one of the very...

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Regarding Cal Game

More thoughts on UCLA's loss against Cal

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Something to keep in mind (strength of Pac-10 conference)

In terms of our expectations for UCLA it's important to keep something in mind, and that is the current strength of the Pac 10 Conference.  Other than Washington St. there are no weak teams, and I...

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