UCLA Rumors & News

  • UCLA names freshman Josh Rosen its starting quarterback

    CBS Sports "So it seems that if your coach rips you in practice, it doesn't mean you can't start for him. A week after UCLA coach Jim Mora gave freshman quarterback Josh Rosen an earful in front of the media, Rosen has been named the starting quarterback for the Bruins in 2015. The decision doesn't come..." August 26

  • UCLA assistant coach Adrian Klemm suspended for first 2 games

    Yahoo Sports - NCAAF - Dr. Saturday "UCLA assistant coach Adrian Klemm will miss the Bruins' first two games of the season because of a team-imposed suspension. Klemm had been reinstated to the team in June after he served a three-month suspension from the NCAA. He was suspended for allegedly violating NCAA recruiting rules and..." August 24

  • Jim Mora playing head games with Josh Rosen

    Larry Brown Sports "UCLA opens its season in two and a half weeks and still has not named a starting quarterback. It’s been widely believed that highly-touted true freshman Josh Rosen would get the job, but either last year’s backup Jerry Neuheisel is giving him a run for his money, or head coach Jim Mora is really..." August 20

  • Diddy Banned from UCLA Football Practices, He Says

    The Hollywood Reporter "Sean "Diddy" Combs called the use of kettlebells during a confrontation with a UCLA football coach a "miscommunication." Diddy says he's no longer allowed to attend his son Justin Combs' football practices at UCLA. The Bad Boy Records founder visited Power 105's The Breakfast Club Monday and..." August 18

  • Snoop Dogg’s son gives up football, UCLA loses 4-star recruit

    College Football Talk "Hopefully Snoop Dogg didn’t really throw out all of his USC gear, because it looks like he will no longer have a conflict of interest going forward. Cordell Broadus has reportedly given up football. As first reported by Bruin Report Online, Broadus will remain a student at UCLA after already..." August 14

  • Jim Mora makes largest contribution from sitting coach in UCLA history

    CBS Sports "UCLA coach Jim Mora has joined Troy Aikman in making a sizable contribution to the school's fundraising efforts to build a state-of-the-art football facility, already named the Wasserman Football Center. For Aikman's gift, UCLA plans to name the workout area inside the building "Troy Aikman..." August 13

  • Did Diddy make nice with UCLA football?

    Larry Brown Sports "It has been nearly two months since P. Diddy allegedly lost his cool on the UCLA campus and was arrested for trying to fight a football coach. Have the two sides managed to smooth things over? On Wednesday, Diddy shared an Instagram photo of his son Justin Combs at practice and captioned it “GO..." August 13

  • P. Diddy Avoids Felony Charges Over UCLA Arrest

    Variety "The Los Angeles District Attorney’s Office has decided not to file assault charges against Sean “P. Diddy” Combs for his physical encounter with a UCLA football coach on June 22. Combs 45, was arrested in the matter for allegedly swinging a kettlebell at an assistant coach. He was charged with..." July 03

  • Diddy's Son -- Humiliated by Coach Over Courtside All-Star Seats

    TMZ "The coach who fought Diddy this week ... brutally shamed Diddy's son by using a paparazzi pic to drive home a point -- that he thinks Justin Combs is a spoiled rich kid. Sources connected to UCLA's football program tell TMZ Sports ... the humiliating incident went down in February. Coach Sal..." July 01

  • Nationally heralded QB Asiantii Woulard announces he's transferring to USF

    Tampa Bay Times "Two and a half years after nationally heralded prep QB Asiantii Woulard's turbulent courtship with USF ceased, he has announced his betrothal to the Bulls. Woulard announced via Twitter on Monday he is transferring from UCLA to USF, to whom he committed twice then ultimately spurned following..." June 29

  • Wyoming lands verbal commitment from UCLA transfer Jalen Ortiz

    Casper Star-Tribune "Just shy of a month after announcing his decision to transfer from UCLA, Jalen Ortiz found his fresh start in Laramie. The 5-foot-9, 180-pound junior cornerback verbally committed to Wyoming on Wednesday afternoon, the Star-Tribune first reported. He will sit out the 2015 season to satisfy NCAA..." June 29

  • Coach ‘bullied’ Justin Combs for years before Diddy arrest

    Page Six "Justin Combs was long “bullied” by strength coach Sal Alosi before the blowup that led to the arrest of Justin’s dad, Sean “Diddy” Combs, sources familiar with the situation exclusively tell Page Six. Things had gotten so bad, Justin had recently been tossed out of practice with the UCLA..." June 25

  • UCLA Coaches Say They Don't Want Diddy Prosecuted

    TMZ "The football coaching staff at UCLA has huddled and decided the best thing for everyone is for cops to drop the case against Diddy. Sources directly connected with the team tell TMZ, the coaches are regretful the situation escalated to an arrest. They think Diddy is a jerk who they'd like to..." June 25

  • Combs Enterprises on Diddy arrest: 'He was trying to protect himself'

    CBS Sports "Sean "Diddy" Combs was arrested on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon at UCLA's athletic facilities on Monday when he got in an altercation with UCLA strength coach Sal Alosi and some football interns. Diddy was released from jail on $160,000 bond and, in a release to the Associated Press,..." June 23

  • Report: P. Diddy arrested after fight with UCLA football coach

    Yahoo! Sports "P. Diddy was reportedly arrested on UCLA’s campus Monday for getting into a fight with a Bruins assistant coach early Monday afternoon. Yes, you read that correctly. And yes, that P. Diddy. (He’ll always be Puff Daddy to me) Diddy’s son, Justin Combs, is a defensive back for the..." June 23

  • QB Asiantii Woulard transferring from UCLA

    Yahoo Sports - NCAAF - Dr. Saturday "UCLA QB Asiantii Woulard, a possible candidate to succeed Brett Hundley as the Bruins' starting quarterback, is transferring. Woulard would have been a redshirt sophomore in 2015. He was a four-star quarterback in the class of 2013 from Florida and a member of the Elite 11 quarterback class in..." June 04

  • UCLA quarterback situation clears up as Asiantii Woulard transfers

    CBS Sports "UCLA quarterback Asiantii Woulard, a former 4-star prospect coming out of Winter Park, Fla., said Wednesday that he will transfer from the Bruins and seek an opportunity elsewhere to continue his career. "After much thought, I'll be transferring from UCLA," Woulard said on his Twitter account...." June 03

  • UCLA defensive back Priest Willis to transfer

    Los Angeles Times "UCLA defensive back Priest Willis will transfer, a person familiar with the situation said. Willis was a reserve for the Bruins the past two seasons. He appeared in 12 games, making one start, last season. " June 02

  • Jim Mora on Not Targeting Everett Golson: ‘I Don’t Want Mercenaries’

    Black Sports Online "Everett Golson, ended up being the biggest grad transfer of the year, landing at FSU. Golson will play immediately at FSU, one of 10 schools on a list submitted to Notre Dame’s compliance department as his potential destinations. That list also included via ESPN Alabama, South Carolina and..." May 23

  • FSU, Alabama head Everett Golson's transfer wish list

    Sporting News - NCAAF "Notre Dame will not stand in the way of Everett Golson transferring to one of the schools on his wish list. According to ESPN.com, Notre Dame's compliance office won't block the quarterback's attempts to join any of the approximately 10 programs on the list he submitted. That group includes..." May 12

  • UCLA receiver Devin Lucien transferring to Arizona State

    Arizona Republic "Arizona State needed help at receiver, and Monday night it got some. Devin Lucien, a 6-foot-1 receiver at UCLA, has decided to play his final season with the Sun Devils. As a graduate transfer, he is expected to have immediate eligibility, but first two things must happen: Lucien has to..." April 28

  • 4-star UCLA signee Soso Jamabo facing multiple charges after arrest

    The Score "One of the nation's top prospects, known for his hilarious signing-day shenanigans, is caught in the midst of anything but a joking matter. Soso Jamabo, a four-star running back who signed with UCLA, was arrested Sunday morning and is facing multiple charges, according to the Kaufman County..." April 19

  • UCLA's Randall Goforth gets year of eligibility back

    Los Angeles Times "UCLA safety Randall Goforth has been granted an extra season of eligibility. Goforth, who will be a senior in the fall, missed all but two games last season because of shoulder injuries. He had surgery on both shoulders. The NCAA granted a waiver for last season, leaving Goforth with two..." March 31

  • UCLA WR Devin Lucien to transfer

    Yahoo Sports - NCAAF - Dr. Saturday "UCLA's Devin Lucien will play at a different school in 2015. The Bruins' third-leading receiver in terms of receptions in 2014 has decided to transfer according to the Los Angeles Times. He could graduate in the summer and be immediately eligible at his new school. Per BruinSportsReport.com,..." March 31

  • NCAA violations lead to suspension of UCLA assistant Adrian Klemm

    College Football Talk "While details are scant at the moment, an assistant at a Pac-12 school has stepped into some NCAA hot water. In a statement released early Monday afternoon, UCLA announced that Adrian Klemm has been “placed on suspension with pay” after the school “was recently made aware of alleged NCAA rules..." March 16

  • Wolf Pack adds former UCLA lineman

    The Examiner "The Nevada Wolf Pack is hoping Kevin McReynolds finally realizes his four-star potential. McReynolds, who will graduate from UCLA this spring, was added to the Wolf Pack roster this week with one year of eligibility left. The 6-foot-2, 300-pound McReynolds never saw regular playing time at UCLA..." February 26

  • UCLA hires Tom Bradley as DC

    ESPN Los Angeles "UCLA coach Jim Mora has hired longtime Penn State assistant and West Virginia defensive line coach Tom Bradley as his new defensive coordinator, according to a source close to the team. Bradley is expected to be on campus Tuesday, though no timetable for a formal announcement has been set,..." February 24

  • Report: Tom Bradley 'close to being hired' as UCLA defensive coordinator

    Yahoo! Sports "Tom Bradley, the longtime Penn State defensive coordinator, could be headed to the west coast. According to Fox Sports’ Bruce Feldman, Bradley, who spent the 2014 as an assistant at West Virginia, is “close to being hired” as the new defensive coordinator at UCLA. If the hire comes to fruition,..." February 19

  • 4-star Roquan Smith commits to Georgia in post-Signing Day announcement

    SB Nation ""As you could imagine it's been tough lately, but I am relieved to say that I am officially committed to The University Of Georgia 100%," the blue chipper wrote on Instagram. Four-star outside linebacker Roquan Smith, one of the top 50 players in the country according to the 247Sports Composite..." February 14

  • Report: Roquan Smith Will Announce His Commitment On Friday, Won’t Sign Letter Of Intent

    College Spun "On National Signing Day, linebacker Roquan Smith surprisingly chose UCLA over his home state school Georgia, as well as Michigan and Texas A&M. He never sent in his letter of intent, however, due to rumors that UCLA defensive coordinator Jeff Ulbrich was linked to a job with the Atlanta Falcons...." February 12

  • Roquan Smith felt 'kind of' misled by UCLA

    CBS Sports "It's been over a week since National Signing Day, but not every recruit has been officially signed. There's still the case of Roquan Smith, who held a press conference on signing day in which he chose UCLA, but has still not signed a letter of intent for any school, nor will he be. Before he..." February 12

  • Jim Mora Says He Had A “Normal In-Home Visit” With Snoop Dogg

    College Spun "It’s well-known that one of the four-stars UCLA head coach Jim Mora signed last Wednesday was wide receiver Cordell Broadus, the son of famous rapper Snoop Dogg. Given Snoop’s famous status and penchant for toking illegal plants, it is normal to wonder what an in-home visit would be like with the..." February 10

  • Roquan Smith won’t sign LOI with new school, per coach

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "After almost getting burned on signing day, Roquan Smith has decided against signing a national letter of intent (NLI, or commonly called LOI) when he finalizes his college decision, according to his high school coach. Smith is the 4-star linebacker from Macon County who committed to UCLA over..." February 10

  • With UCLA now officially losing Ulbrich, what will Roquan Smith do?

    College Football Talk "UCLA defensive coordinator Jeff Ulbrich is now officially former UCLA defensive coordinator Jeff Ulbrich. After reports surfaced last week linking Ulbrich to a job in the NFL with the Atlanta Falcons, today UCLA made the move official by announcing Ulbrich has stepped down from his position on..." February 09

  • LB picks UCLA on TV but doesn't sign after FOX report about coach

    Fox Sports - College Football "Lost amid the delirium of watching teenagers put on a hat, flash receiving gloves or produce their own video to tell the world where they will attend college is the key component of National Signing Day -- the signing part. And on Wednesday, that little detail could leave a lot of people in Los..." February 05

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  • Five-star TE Chris Clark picks UCLA over Michigan

    Michigan Live "While Michigan got a surprise earlier Wednesday when four-star running back Karan Higdon flipped from Iowa to Michigan, the Wolverines took a hit when Chris Clark went west. Clark, a five-star tight end from Avon, Connecticut (and a former Michigan commit), picked UCLA over Michigan during a..." February 04

  • MLB Roquan Smith Commits to the Bruins!

    Bruins Nation "Jim Mora's excellent class continues to grow with a commitment from the top MLB in the country. BOOM! The U.C.L.A. Bruins just got a commitment from the top middle linebacker in the nation. Roquan Smith, a 4* MLB from Macon County HS in Montezuma GA announced this morning on ESPNU that he's..." February 04

  • 5-star Soso Jamabo commits to UCLA over Texas on National Signing Day

    SB Nation "The five-star running back announced early Wednesday morning. Soso Jamabo, the second-ranked running back nationally, according to the 247 Sports Composite, announced on ESPNU that he's headed to UCLA and not Texas in 2015. A five-star and the 32nd-ranked player nationally, Jamabo has a 0.9854..." February 04

  • OL Josh Wariboko-Alali Commits to UCLA over Oklahoma and Ohio State

    Bruins Nation "The Bruins add more strength, size and talent to the offensive line. Four star offensive guard Josh Wariboko-Alali, out of Oklahoma city, committed today to the Bruins adding yet another quality O-lineman to the 2015 recruiting class: Josh stands 6-3 and weighs 314 pounds. Rivals ranks Josh..." February 04

  • UCLA DL Ellis McCarthy declares for NFL draft

    Orange County Register "With Brett Hundley's decision to declare for the draft a certainty months ago, UCLA looked as though it would get through the NFL draft's early entry window otherwise unscathed. That was before Tuesday night, though, when junior defensive lineman Ellis McCarthy announced on Twitter that he..." January 14

  • UCLA coach Jim Mora says QB Brett Hundley going pro

    CBS Sports "UCLA head coach Jim Mora confirmed Thursday that redshirt junior quarterback Brett Hundley is headed to the NFL after the Bruins' bowl game against Kansas State in the Alamo Bowl. "This will be his last game as a UCLA Bruin," Mora said, according to Ryan Kartje of the Orange County Register. "I..." December 11

  • UCLA's Eric Kendricks wins Butkus Award as top linebacker

    SI - College Football "UCLA's Eric Kendricks has won the Butkus Award as the top linebacker in the nation, The San Francisco Chronicle reports. Kendricks was presented the award by former NFL linebacker Dick Butkus and his son Matt in front of the team on Tuesday. The senior linebacker had 139 tackles, three..." December 09

  • Status of UCLA starting WR unknown following practice injury

    College Football Talk "UCLA needs one more win to clinch the Pac-12 South Division, but the Bruins may have to do so without the services of one of their top wide receivers. Thomas Duarte had to leave practice on Tuesday after injuring his left leg, putting his status for Saturday’s contest with Stanford in some..." November 27

  • Brett Hundley says he's probably entering NFL Draft

    Fox Sports - College Football "UCLA quarterback Brett Hundley is playing the best football of his college career, and his professional stock has never been higher. After beating USC last weekend, 38-20, Hundley has the Bruins on track to reach the Pac-12 title game -- they need to beat Stanford first -- with a berth in the..." November 25

  • Jim Mora drops F-bomb at UCLA rally to put USC on notice

    Fox Sports - College Football "Every year before the USC game, UCLA students have a “Beat SC” rally that includes lighting a bonfire. It seems to be a tradition Bruins students really enjoy. This year, however, the bonfire portion of the rally was cancelled by school officials. With about 50 protesters marching around the..." November 21

  • UCLA QB Hundley ready to unleash run

    Covers.com "When quarterback Brett Hundley decided to return to school, bypassing a great chance of being a first-round pick, he knew what the scouts were saying about him. He was too quick to take off when feeling pressure in the pocket. He didn't look beyond his initial read. Hundley set out to prove..." November 04

  • UCLA QB Brett Hundley: NFL pressure affected my play

    NFL.com "UCLA quarterback Brett Hundley is playing for the right people now: his teammates, his coaches, his fans, himself. But when the Bruins' season began, Hundley admitted, he was more mindful of another faction: NFL scouts. As one of college football's elite pro prospects, and playing the most..." November 03

  • Report: Brett Hundley To Sign With Roc Nation Sports

    Forbes.com "UCLA quarterback Brett Hundley is reportedly “a lock” to sign with Jay Z’s Roc Nation Sports for marketing representation. The report was first disseminated by football insider publication Inside The League, which also referenced a strong rumor that Roc Nation Sports is thinking about offering..." October 15

  • Source: Jim Mora jab at Jeff Ulbrich sparked sideline fight

    Larry Brown Sports "A sideline fight between head coach Jim Mora and defensive coordinator Jeff Ulbrich was a microcosm for UCLA’s disappointing performance against Oregon last weekend and the downward trend the Bruins’ season has taken. After starting off 4-0, the Bruins lost consecutive games at the Rose Bowl —..." October 14

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