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Bruin Bites: Soccer News, Bruin Profiles, Cantlay Update, and Another UCLA Engineering Breakthrough

A familiar sight for Bruin fans: Sydney Leroux burying the ball in the back of the opponents' net.  With a last-gasp goal in the 85th minute against Tennessee, Leroux snatched victory for the Bruins.
A familiar sight for Bruin fans: Sydney Leroux burying the ball in the back of the opponents' net. With a last-gasp goal in the 85th minute against Tennessee, Leroux snatched victory for the Bruins.

Unfortunately, it's that time of the week again: it's Sunday and we're closing in on another work week. On the other hand, we're now less than one week away from our UCLA Bruins kicking off the 2011 football season against the Houston Cougars. Since we last checked in on Thursday, on the football front, we reviewed football practices on Wednesday and Thursday, and took note of Brett Hundley's show-stealing performance at UCLA's closed Rose Bowl scrimmage on Friday. We also highlighted an outstanding analysis of the veer (HT 03rdn9), clowned Rivals for underrating UCLA's recruiting rankings, put out the BN frontpage crew's predictions for the upcoming Pac-12 football season, and took a serious note to wish all Bruins in the path of Hurricane Irene good luck and to stay safe.

So, with that, let's turn to the bits and pieces of news from around the UCLA-iverse to close out the weekend:

Those are your bits and pieces of news and information from around the UCLA-iverse. Stick tight until we check in mid-week with Bruin Bites again. Fire away with your comments and thoughts in the open thread.

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