Well last time UCLA played a bowl game in Vegas there was a lot of off field shenanigans going on which might have had a role in our uninspiring, disgraceful, and humiliating loss against Wyoming. Odysseus blogged about Karl Dorrell's underbelly (you can search and look up the term underbelly) on Fire Karl Dorrell and he (and rest of us) took lot of heat for it.
Well, a few years later, a lot of that (including players showing up drunk during team meetings) turned out to be true. Even Walker cheerleader Brian Dohn wrote about it just last week:
"Just respect this great university, respect their last names, and respect their coaches,'' Walker said. "Just respect. These are smart kids. They know right from wrong. Just act in a respectful manner. If they don't, then we will just send them home.''
I'm also told they are lousy craps players. ...
We weren't sure whether or not to mention that email today until we spotted this today in the LAT courtesy of Simers:
Well, I will let you decide whether they looked ready or focused.
And speaking of being "focused," I'm not sure if you guys missed this on Bruce Davis from the LAT:
Staying up all night and having a good time before what was supposed to be a big game for these seniors, and then acting like Trojans (thugs) on the sidelines.
Respecting the U, DeWayne Walker style.