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WWL's Pac-10 Preview: UCLA discussion starts around 1:43 mark. Jesse Palmer provides some good in...

WWL's Pac-10 Preview: UCLA discussion starts around 1:43 mark. Jesse Palmer provides some good insights saying how CRN will have a "huge impact" but "this is going to be a very trying season for UCLA" due to a tough schedule. Palmer also talks about how Neuheisel will instill a "professional attitude" turning UCLA "into one of the best programs in the Pac-10." Good stuff. GO BRUINS.

In case you missed it WWL "Insiders" recently discussed ACC and Pac-10 football. Ted Miller chime...

In case you missed it WWL "Insiders" recently discussed ACC and Pac-10 football. Ted Miller chimed in on the Pac-10. He discussed Rick Neuheisel and UCLA (around 2:50 mark of the video). Ted mentioned that CRN "wasn't left with a full cupboard" and "if UCLA manages to win 6 games" this season it would be an achievement. Ted is pretty much spot on.GO BRUINS.

A Matter Of Perspective (Over Uninformed Perception)

So there has been some discussion in reaction to Ted Miller’s observations on WWL that if the Bruins lose to FresnoState and to BYU this season, “most folks will view a UCLA loss to either as...

About That "Dumbing Down Expectations To Protect CRN" Theory ...

norcald503 is already on this. Achilles also frontpaged the key quote. I also want to  join in by adding a little more with a quick reset on the whole topic of expectations, to kick off our...

Similar to Washington, the Bruins don't have any easy games. Opening against Tennessee will be to...

Similar to Washington, the Bruins don't have any easy games. Opening against Tennessee will be tough, as will a road trip to BYU. Fresno State sounds more manageable since the Bruins are 6-1 all-time against the Bulldogs. Then again, a lot of people are touting Fresno as a top-25 team this year.

Bruce Feldman's Blog (ESPN): Lists UCLA's 08 football schedule as the third toughest In the country

More on UCLA's Preseason Expectations/Conventional Wisdom

It looks like the folks at Rivals.com have joined the BN conspiracy to tramp down expectations for next season. Rivals.com is telling UCLA football fans to not expect "a quick turnaround" (emphasis...

More On Reasonable Expectations: (Dorrell '03 v Neuheisel '08)

I want to follow up Menelaus’ post from yesterday with some more data points wrt to our expectations for next season (at this point of time).  And again, just like Menelaus did, I will start...

A Bruin For Life

Let’s stay with pigskin.  CollegeFootballNews (CFN) has more on UCLA football. Specifically CFN’s Pete Fiutak from CFN posted a Q&A with Rick Neuheisel .  Neuheisel doesn’t disappoint. You...

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