There's football today! Football that counts! YAY! Our long off-season is now over!
The best part of away games: POLICE ESCORT ON THE 405.
Ahh tis the season of police escorts. The Bruins are headed to Rice— Richard Brehaut (@Brehaut12) August 29, 2012
Those of you who have been stuck in traffic on the way to LAX completely understand. Especially before Thanksgiving. Or on a Wednesday night...
Also nice to see: The Athletic Department was out to send the Bruins off:
The entire UCLA Athletic Department out to support us as we take off— Richard Brehaut (@Brehaut12) August 29, 2012
One of the team captains is ready:
Just got on the busses about to head to LAX to go to Houston, Texas. Season is about to start! We about to do something special this year— David Allen (@TheKid_DA1741) August 29, 2012
First game of the season gear!
About to head to the airport ....travel gear clean instagr.am/p/O6zAA9O5hW/— SIMON GOINES (@goines_simon) August 29, 2012
Our no doubts about it starting QB this year:
It's about that time again...College Football is Here.— Brett A. Hundley Jr (@Brettjr_17) August 29, 2012
Make it count, football seniors:
Last season opener as a bruin! Let's make it a good one— Dalton Hilliard (@dhills19) August 29, 2012
Former football players, both whom have moved on or retired, are rooting on their fellow Bruins:
Ucla gameday tomorrow!! Miss all my teammates cant wait to watch em ball out tomorrow— Taylor Embree (@TaylorEmbree) August 29, 2012
To my UCLA brothers,have a safe trip and Ballout in Houston.Wish I could be there with you guys contributing to the team.Love y'all— WADE (@InYaWater) August 29, 2012
On the basketball front, while they had fun in China, the basketball team is VERY happy to be back in the US:
FINALLY BACK IN AMERICA !— Jordan Adams (@jordanadams1231) August 30, 2012
Adams should be a vet at this - he's been to China already!
Back in Cali!!!!!!! It feels so good haha i missed you America!!!!!!!— Vinny Chase (@KyleAnderson5) August 30, 2012
Khalid McKaskill with simply:
🇺🇸— SlimeTruly (@Agent3Zero) August 30, 2012
Blast from the past: Lorna Patterson aka from Airplane twitpic.com/amkb6z— Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (@kaj33) August 22, 2012
"I've been hearing that crap ever since I was at UCLA. I'm out there busting my buns out there every night."
Baseball play of the week. CRAW! (He really should play more, .244 batting average, pfft.)
"— Brandon Crawford (@bcraw35) August 29, 2012
@mlb: This may be the coolest play you see all year: atmlb.com/PqzWLL" @kfp48 just like we practice it...
One day, someone will create a wireless router that doesn't need to be power-cycled and they will make a million billion trillion dollars.— Chris Kluwe (@ChrisWarcraft) August 28, 2012
Finally, in regards to the billboard "scandal" Danny Rees had the best take on it:
I hope UCLA doesn't fire back to USC w something regarding non revenue sports or # of national titles. Fire back on the football field.— Danny Rees (@DannyRees39) August 28, 2012
You may argue he was "just" the field goal holder, but he understands just how to get back at your rival.
You take care of business.