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The Players Are Ready, Are You?

I love Twitter - I can post quick thoughts, nonsense thoughts, and deep thoughts in 140 characters or less.  I also love that I can follow my favorite celebrities, athletes, and other random people to get their same quick thoughts that they wish to share with the world.

A number of the football players are on Twitter, and they are excited for Saturday's game - last season didn't end how they wanted it to end, and they're ready to prove the world they are in it to win it.  Here is a quick rundown of some of the players I follow and their tweets leading up to their trip to Houston after the jump.

Alex Mascarenas:

It's been a long time coming. But Saturday will be all worth it.

Joseph Fauria:

Can't stop thinking about what's to come this Saturday.

Let's hope he forgets the plane ride:

Pre-Game jitters or Insane Turbulence!? Yes, I puked x2. Thank God for barf bags!

I actually think it's kinda adorable... as long as it's jitters.  And as long as the puke is nowhere within a 20 mile radius of me.

Taylor Embree was excited to be on the way to Houston:

Houston bound...Football season is finally here yee!

Richard Brehaut, future filmmaker?

I got my flip camera with me an I'm documenting every trip we take from now on. I'll be posting some of em on here so stay tuned Bruin fans

I can't wait to watch!

But he travelled in the style I wish I could have on the 405:

These police escorts never get old haha

Tony Dye, ready to go:

Police escort. Must be that time of year again.

Our football alums are also excited for some football!

Alterraun Verner:

Man I excited to watch my UCLA bros get after Houston tmrw

Maurice Jones-Drew hasn't tweeted as much recently, but he retweeted a tweet by UCLA Athletics:

RT : Football has touched down in Houston. Off to the stadium for a walk-through.

He loves his Bruins.

Chris Horton, Bruin forever.

That's right this Saturday the take on the Houston Cougars. Stand up!!!

If you're looking for some other UCLA Football alums to follow, I highly recommend:

Christian Yount:

The time I walk outside in Tampa and don't start sweating will most likely be the time a Unicorn is my preferred method of transportation

Danny Rees:

Are you referring to me? RT : J-Timbo really did bring sexy back.

His tweets with Christian Yount crack me up.

Chris Kluwe:

So my wife thinks that if I'm getting free stuff, I should mention I wear size 40 Jimmy Choo's with 4 inch heels.

I think he's my favorite.  They're also my favorites because they respond to my tweets to them or send me messages when I tweet them.

UCLA Football is back tomorrow.  The players can't wait.  The football alums can't wait.  We can't wait.

GO BRUINS.

<em>This is a FanPost and does not necessarily reflect the views of BruinsNation's (BN) editors. It does reflect the views of this particular fan though, which is as important as the views of BN's editors.</em>

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