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What's Bruin: Is A Deal Between The Pac-12 & DirecTV Imminent?

We are now seven days away from the start of the 2015 UCLA Football season. Will Bruin fans everywhere finally be able to watch Pac-12 Networks on DirecTV?

Only one week until we see lots of these in The Rose Bowl
Only one week until we see lots of these in The Rose Bowl

Good morning! Start your Saturday right by consuming today’s Bruin Bites.

Football Notes

CBS Sports "experts" who picked UCLA to finish anywhere between first and fourth (one vote for 1st, two votes for 2nd, one vote for 3rd, and three votes for fourth) in the PAC 12 South, have almost unanimously picked Virginia to finish seventh (last) in the ACC Coastal Division, with one writer picking Virginia to finish sixth.

ESPN has put out its UniWatch for 2015 looking at every college which has modified its uniforms. If you click the links in the UCLA section, you may just end up on a familiar site.

Football Recruiting

Scout/BRO's Ahmard Vital has an article on four-star Safety Deontay Anderson from Manvel (TX) has lined up an official visit to UCLA.

BRO/Scout's David Woods puts UCLA Commit Darien Owens in the Scout Spotlight.

David has another Scout Spotlight which looks at Bruin LB commit Krys Barnes from Bakersfield.

Media Watch

Tracy Pierson of BRO is reporting that the Pac-12 conference and DirecTV may have a deal finalized in time for the start of the football season.

Meanwhile, SBN sister site reports that DirecTV has been testing Pac-12 Network on Channel 612.

Basketball Recruiting

Scout/BRO's Evan Daniels talks to five-star shooting guard Gary Trent, Jr. about his summer and his recent visit to UCLA.

Men's Water Polo

The Men's Water Polo team is ranked #1 in the CWPA preseason poll as they begin to defend their national title.

And, that's What's Bruin for this Saturday.

Go Bruins!!!