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The UCLA Bruins football program is on the rise. UCLA finished third in the PAC-Twelve South Division last season behind Utah and USC.
The forecast for the squad in positive for the largest university in the Los Angeles area. Head Coach Jim Mora’s Bruins is the team to beat in the division this season.
Mora boasts a 37-16 record in four seasons at the Westwood Institute of higher learning.
The UCLA Bruins also get a break with their schedule this season; they won’t play Oregon and Washington.
The 2016-17 UCLA Bruins offense lost some key parts to graduation but in talent-rich Southern California, all is good.
Offensive Coordinator Kennedy Polamalu has one of the best young gunslingers in the nation under center.
Reigning PAC-Twelve freshman of the year Josh Rosen 3,669 yards passing. The St. John Bosco product also threw for 23 touchdowns, has a cannon-like arm and is mobile in the pocket.
Running Backs Soso Jamabo and Nate Starks will take the place of highly productive Paul Perkins.
Four of their top five receivers are gone from last season’s team. Darren Andrews and highly recruited freshman Theo Howard will get plenty of passes thrown their direction.
The coaching must replace a four-year starter at Center along with two other starters from last season.
Left Tackle Conor McDermott will protect the blind side of Rosen in the passing game. The UCLA offense will put up points this season with Rosen at the helm.
The UCLA Bruins defense struggles to stop the run last season even with NFL first round draft choice Kenny Clark clogging the middle.
UCLA allowed a little over thirty-two points per contest to opposing offenses. The number must come down if the Bruins want to take the next level in Mora’s fifth season.
Defensive Coordinator Tom Bradley must also replace the multi-talented Myles Jack.
Defensive End Eddie Vanderdoes is back after missing the entire 2015 campaign with a knee injury.
The UCLA linebackers are solid and can play from sideline to sideline. The strength of the UCLA defense is in the secondary and ti gets better with the return of Fabian Moreau, who missed most of the season in 2015.
The Bruins open up the season vs. Texas A&M on Saturday. September, 3rd.
Bovada.Lv list the UCLA Bruins as +350 to win the 2016-17 PAC Twelve Title.
Free Betting Odds Prediction: The 2016-17 UCLA Bruins will finish the regular season with an 8-4 record. Also Play Online Poker Plus Other Casino Games and enter some of the best Tournaments on the World Wide Web. Bet Here.