Former Bruins assistant football coach Homer Smith passed away on Sunday, April 10 in Tuscaloosa, AL after an extended illness. Smith, 79, served three stints as a UCLA assistant coach (1972-73; 1980-86; 1990-93). "We have lost a tremendous coach, mentor, and friend," said current Bruin head football coach Rick Neuheisel. "Coach was a great teacher of life and of the game. He will be missed." Read the entire article here.