Congratulations, Marques Johnson.
Best of luck, Marques. And yes, I'm trying really hard to not quote lines from White Men Can't Jump right now.
In soccer news:
Ryan Hollingshead, a #UCLA soccer star and one of my friends from high school, is likely passing on the MLS to do missionary work.— Jacob Ruffman (@JacobRuffman) January 10, 2013
Welcome back to UCLA, Maurice Jones-Drew:
2 classes down one to go. #studentlife— Maurice Jones-Drew (@Jones_Drew32) January 15, 2013
And everyone started running into him...
Just met Maurice Jones Drew on campus he is a beast on the field and even better person!!— Vinny Chase (@KyleAnderson5) January 15, 2013
Just saw Maurice Jones Drew chillin on a park bench in the middle of campus— Kenny Orjioke (@KennyOrjioke) January 15, 2013
You can always go home to UCLA.
Feel better soon, Simon.
Well got knee surgery for my bday— SIMON GOINES (@goines_simon) January 9, 2013
Surgery went well— SIMON GOINES (@goines_simon) January 8, 2013
There's at least one happy recruit about Coach Mora's extension:
Coach Mora signed an extension... I'm a happy camper.— Caleb Benenoch (@CalebBenenoch79) January 12, 2013
Caleb also claims that Christian Morris will sign when it's all said and done. I'll wait for signing day and the fax to come in first.
Dalton Hilliard played in the Casino Del Sol Senior Game:
One of the players here for the game just hit the jackpot on the slot machine! 5000 dollars is a come up! Haha #winning— Dalton Hilliard (@dhills19) January 11, 2013
American Idol was at UCLA doing some promo work for the new season AND I WASN'T THERE. *grumble mumble *
I'm trying out or American idol!! Wish me luck :)lockerz.com/s/275698453— Samantha Peszek (@samanthapeszek) January 9, 2013
And here's Sam Peszek doing some rehab:
Pritchett helping Sam with her flexibility. Ouch twitter.com/UCLAMissVal/st…— Valorie Kondos Field (@UCLAMissVal) January 10, 2013
Nice shirt, Jordyn!
I think Sooren was the only one.
Love this snowfall on the way to the game— Sooren Derboghosian (@Sooren44) January 11, 2013
That's right ladies, stop corrupting Jordan.
I HATE FEMALES lol except my mother !— Jordan Adams (@jordanadams1231) January 11, 2013
The road trip was a bit boring for the players.
This dude @kyleanderson5 is a straight old man all he watch is judge Judy and the news hahaha !!!!!!— shabazz muhammad (@phenom15balla) January 12, 2013
Um, Kyle... the Nuggets are in Denver. You know, in the future.
I hope i never have to play in colorado again this altitude or w.e is something serious!!— Vinny Chase (@KyleAnderson5) January 12, 2013
Great job, UCLA hockey!
Ucla hockey game against usc LETS GO BOYS— Samantha Peszek (@samanthapeszek) January 12, 2013
And the Canadian gets excited.
@samanthapeszek wait we have a hockey team!?!?! What!?!?— Peng Peng Lee (@PengPengCLee) January 12, 2013
So, Chris Kluwe is in full off season mode.
On Tuesday Night Fights, tough guy Chris Kluwe breaks down a Hollywood street brawl: deadsp.in/BaL2e2g— Deadspin (@Deadspin) January 9, 2013
And in his offseason, Tony Dye is holding a football camp:
Tony Dye (@TonyDye6) January 10, 2013
So... um, when Rahim Moore missed that ball:
It is quiet in this denver airport— Vinny Chase (@KyleAnderson5) January 13, 2013
Nick Ekbatani (@nickekbatani) January 13, 2013
By the way Noah, UCLA is a great place to achieve all of your dreams:
I just wanna graduate college..find a woman worth marrying...play basketball...an provide for my family— Noah Allen (@noaha32) January 15, 2013