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2013 Sun Bowl

Coverage of 2013 Sun Bowl between UCLA Bruins (9-3) and Virginia Tech Hokies (8-4) in El Paso, Texas.

Sun Bowl Roundtable: Bruins Finish Strong

The Bruins didn't lay an egg in this year's bowl game, and the front pagers discuss the dominant performance over Virginia Tech.

WATCH: Barr's Senior Reflections

UCLA's All American -the best Linebacker in the country - senior Anthony Barr reflects on his Bruin careers before playing in his last game in a UCLA uniform against Virginia Tech.

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The big Sun Bowl breakdown

Virginia Tech's defense is incredible, and the Hokies can make your defense look pretty good, too. Can UCLA drag the Sun Bowl's scoring into the 20s? Just saying: the Sun Bowl (Dec. 31, 2 p.m. ET, CBS) was the site of the last 3-0 bowl ...

Bruin Tweets: Sun Bowl Edition

A roundup of Sun Bowl related tweets.

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Better To Know An Opponent: UCLA

This week in our Q & A series, we welcome our friends from out Californy-way and SB Nation's UCLA Bruins blog, Bruins Nation. Make sure to check out all the good stuff they do. Tyler, who goes by the moniker of Patroclus, joins us to answer our questions. In this Q & A session, we talk about Jim Mora's job at UCLA, Myles Jack and Paul makes his prediction for the game! You can also find my answers to his questions here. For perspective from a Bruin, simply read below.

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Sun Bowl betting: Odds favor UCLA vs Virginia Tech

The computer is picking a high-scoring Sun Bowl and the odds favor UCLA to beat Virginia Tech by six points.

Bruin Bites: Sun Bowl, Jack, Hundley, Cori's Hoops

With the Sun Bowl just around the corner, BN takes a look at the various bits and pieces of news from around the UCLA-iverse as the Bruins go through their final preparations for the Virginia Tech Hokies in the Sun Bowl.

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Reminder: Sun Bowl Westwood Watch Party -Tue 12/31

Reminder re. UCLA football watch party (for the Sun Bowl) in Westwood, organized by members of the BN community.

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Breaking Down UCLA By The Numbers

Sun Bowl Notes: When Sunday is a Thursday

News and notes from the UCLA football program as Bruins wind down their "game week" heading into a Tuesday matchup against Virginia Tech Hokies in the Sun Bowl.

Sun Bowl Oppo Notes: Previewing the Hokie Offense

We take a look at the Hokie offense that replaced it's offensive coordinator, receivers coach, and offensive line coach last season only to have less production this year.

Sun Bowl Notes: Mora Presser and Hokie Injuries

Jim Mora and Frank Beamer talked with the media on Saturday, as the Hokies confirmed the lost of a pair of defensive backs for the Sun Bowl.

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UCLA and Virginia Tech preparing for Sun Bowl

The Hokies and Bruins should put on a pretty good show in El Paso. Here's what our UCLA and Virginia Tech blogs are saying ahead of the game.

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Mora & 2 Other Amigos in Sun Bowl Sombreros

Jim Mora put on a sombrero when the Bruins arrived in El Paso in Sun Bowl. He wasn't the first coach to put on that hat.

Sun Bowl Oppo Notes: Virginia Tech Defense Preview

A look at the imposing defense of the Virginia Tech Hokies as the UCLA Bruins prepare for their matchup in the Sun Bowl on New Year's Eve.

Sun Bowl Oppo Notes: Beamer Ball & Special Teams

With the Sun Bowl just on the horizon in a few days, BN begins previewing the Bruins' bowl opponent, the Virginia Tech Hokies, led by the winningest coach in Division I-A, Frank Beamer, and the unique brand of football - Beamer Ball - he brings.

WATCH: Bruins Spend a Day with Troops in Texas

UCLA football spends a day with the troops at Fort Bliss.

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UCLA Primer: Hokies Ready For The Sun Bowl

Bowl Roundup: Marsh, Bruin "Talents" & a Transfer

Notes surrounding UCLA football as they start practices in El Paso for their final game of the season, which takes place New Year's Eve in the Sun Bowl against the Virginia Tech Hokies.

Sun Bowl Notes: Bruins RBs Are "Ready to Go"

News and notes from Jim Mora's post-practice comments as Bruins continue to prepare for their Sun Bowl matchup v. the Virginia Tech Hokies.

Sun Bowl Notes: Bruins Land in El Paso

News and notes from the UCLA football program as the Bruins arrive in El Paso to take on Virginia Tech in the Sun Bowl.

Spaulding Roundup: A Quiet Day At UCLA

A roundup of how the UCLA special teams played throughout the season and a brief look at an early top 25 for 2014 from Athlon Sports. The Bruins are in preparations for their game against the Virginia Tech Hokies on New Year's Eve in the Sun Bowl.

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Sun Bowl Watch Party in Westwood (Tue - 12/31)

Information on a Sun Bowl watch party in Westwood being organized by members of BN community.

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Beat the Hokies – FEI Preview

The Sun Bowl should be a fun game between two teams meeting for the first time in their programs' proud histories.

Spaulding Notes: Bruins' Shaky Depth at QB

News and notes from UCLA football program as the Bruins continue to prepare for Virginia Tech Hokies

It's Bowl Season: Open Thread and Schedule

It's Bowling time: What games will you watch? Who are you rooting for? Join us as we talk about this weekends bowl games.

Spaulding Roundup: State of the Bruin DL

News and notes from UCLA football program as Bruins continue to prepare for Virginia Tech Hokies.

Spaulding Roundup: Noel Mazzone & Devin Lucien

A daily roundup of news surrounding UCLA football as the Bruins prepare for their Sun Bowl contest against the Virginia Tech Hokies.

Spaulding Notes: ESPN Disses Anthony Barr

News and notes from UCLA's football practice as the Bruins continue to prepare for the Sun Bowl.

Spaulding Roundup: UCLA Starts Pre-Bowl Practices

A roundup of news coming out of Westwood as the Bruins start their 15 pre-bowl game practices in preparation for the Sun Bowl against the Virginia Tech Hokies.

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Why Va Tech-UCLA will be fun as hell

Dan Rubenstein breaks down the biggest reasons to get excited about the UCLA-Virginia Tech Sun Bowl. Basically, everyone playing is a threat to do multiple things.

Bruin Bites: Sun Bowl Edition

A roundup of news involving the UCLA Bruins football program in the weeks leading up to their matchup against the Virginia Tech Hokies in the Sun Bowl on December 31st at 11:30 Pacific time.