Remember ... one of the key components of Morgan Center's PR rollout when Carny and Guerrero introduced their boy wonder as the next UCLA head football coach was his so called NFL experience as a WR coach for Mike Shanahan (who by the way has been pretty Bob Toledesque, ever since his star QB retired). Anyways, guess what ... under Dorrell, the famed UCLA WR and NFL WR coach, the Bruin program is having a hard time finding ... a big play WR:
But this year's group of wideouts has so far lacked that type of player, which was evident in Saturday's scrimmage. Senior Junior Taylor and junior Joe Cowan have been working as starters in camp, with sophomores Marcus Everett and Brandon Breazell and junior Andrew Baumgartner as their backups.
The X-factor for the Bruins is freshman Gavin Ketchum, who returned to practice Monday after sitting out nearly a week because of a shoulder sprain. Ketchum, a 6-foot-4, 190-pound former Oak Park High standout, will get a close look heading into the Bruins' opener at San Diego State on Sept. 3.
Some other quick news and notes. An interesting development at our OL. Per the OC Register, soph. Chris Joseph takes over the starting spot at weak guard by passing fifth year senior Cleary and redshirt junior Chai:
Lastly speaking of the offense, one of KD's key offensive strategy - punting - continues to be the focus of UCLA beat writers. This time its Daily News writing about Aaron Perez.