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wsmontano1994

  • joined Sep 15, 2008
  • last login Sep 03, 2013
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Class of 1994, BA in History

Currently working on a Doctorate in History and in the Washington, DC metropolitan area. Also serving as the Director (Acting) for the Boston University in Washington Program, while teaching a History/I.R. course and a DC Internship course. Former history and government teacher at Palisades High in West L.A. just prior to moving to the east coast. Former Marine who served as a reservist during my UCLA years.

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Calling out the spirit of John Barnes, Cade McNown & "The Great One" (Gary Beban)

Even though our season has been mired in frustration and unfulfilled high expectations once again I think we all look to this game for some degree of inspiration. Here’s hoping Coach N can inspire...

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UT Students FUMING at Lame Kitten

If these two teams ever face one another, I want to be right there watching it -- this is assuming Kitten lasts long at $C.  Check out this story on yahoo/rivals.com.  Man do they loathe him. ...

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Daily News: "The Bruins are on to something under Rick Neuheisel"

Bumped. GO BRUINS. -N If you read the LA papers today, you'll essentially see how the LA (Trojan) Times covers UCLA football, as opposed to others.  The LAT has the basic story and one absurd...

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Summoning the spirit of Cade McNown today...

If you haven't seen this video of the 1997 UCLA-$C game, here is another shot: All I have to say is AMAZING. An amazing and spirited Cade McNown who dominated the game, easily averting 4-5 sacks...

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Why We CAN Beat $C* Tonight...

Reasons why UCLA can prevail over Southern Cal in the annual rivalry game

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Winning out in '09.... A very real possibility. Seriously.

Heard that?? Listen carefully.  That THUD (!) you just heard is the impact heard across the Pac-10 today.  U$C just hit the turf, and they hit it HARD.  That sound is called parity, as in...

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Despite our youth and inexperience we must create a NEW CULTURE within UCLA Football

Blogger on Bruins Nation talks about need for culture change in UCLA football, despite youth and inexperience.

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This is a big game coming up -- HIGH EXPECTATIONS are warranted.

This is a slight reiteration of UCLA 13_USC 9's post ('Past, Present, Future: A Quick Outline' )yesterday (5 Oct.)  Great points, all of them. But I'm going to add a few here, and in the process,...

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With Sad News Comes ...New Opportunities

Looking at the silver lining following the injury to UCLA's starting quarterback Kevin Prince.

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Keep It In Perspective For Next Week...

A blogger from Bruins Nation urges UCLA to fans to keep the season in perspective following a huge victory in Knoxville against Tennessee.

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The Obvious Pick: Neuheisel

Why so obvious?  1- Not just head coaching experience, but SUCCESSFUL head coaching experience -- both at the college and pro levels.2- He's young and EXPERIENCED, (as opposed to what Dorrell was...

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Start Osaar Rasshan this Saturday...

That's right, START OSAAR RASSHAN at QB this Saturday...!Already, Dorrell is proving our point, that he simply is not a good coach and that he should be gone come Monday, 3 December.He's about to...

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BEAT $C but FIRE DORRELL regardless

We have to Beat SC next week, not to prove we can beat them because of Dorrell, but IN SPITE of Dorrell.Clearly, this season has been wasted (even if we do make it to the Rose Bowl, because our...

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TJ Simers of the LA Times has gone soft

http://www.latimes.com/sports/la-sp-simers6nov06,1,4776107.column?coll=la-headlines-sportsClick on the above link for the TJ Simers' piece on the fate of Dorrell. Here's a guy who's picked on KD...

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He won't resign... he'll milk this one till we get blown out of the water at $C

Many of you have already said it this evening:  'wish this was the last game of the season'... to think we still have another month of this charade called Bruin football. What a joke!I made an...

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Keep Cowan As Starter For The Duration

This was Kurt Streeter's (LA TIMES) take on Cowan.I FULLY concur.... Steering the Bruins was Patrick Cowan. He came into this season on the second string but first among Bruins fans because of the...

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LB Press-Telegram on Dorrell

Didn't get a chance to read all the posts this weekend, but will do so today...In case no one mentioned Bob Keisser's take on UCLA appearing in the LB Press-Telegram on Saturday, here goes. A s...

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If I root AGAINST the Bruins from here on out, is it wrong?

I seriously am almost hoping we lose every remaining game this season so as to ensure Dorrell's firing.How horrible is that? Dorrell for some godawful reason has managed to maintain his staying...

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The QB situation

I've posed this question before... why are we not ARMED at the Quarterback position??We are supposed to be a top-football program... and now we're resorting to guys who have been out of football...

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A little motivation in this dark, lonely hour...

I had to go in search of something to hold onto in this ugly 'hour of need' after this most horrendous of losses:I found the following... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LT6KiQO3C8Qyeah, it's ok to...

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MR. GUERRERO, END THIS MADNESS, PLEASE!

We're five years into this nightmare... please wake me up, somebody, please...A part of me feels bad for Dorrell, because I've no doubt he's a nice guy, but nice guys don't necessarily deserve head...

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NO RESPECT for our D

In today's LA Times, there's a nice feature on LB Christian Taylor, his influence on the team, his impact, etc.What struck me was the apparent lack of respect shown by the BYU players toward the...

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We need to SOUNDLY beat the Utes in Utah this week

Ok, so we're 2-0, we're # 11 in the country, we've won 12 of 13 home games (or something like that, though clearly nowhere even close to $C's streak at home in the last SIX years)... hmmm... what...

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