UCLA Football Rises Two Spots To #18 In This Week’s AP Poll


UCLA Football moves up two spots to #18 after a bye week in the latest AP Poll.

The UCLA Football team got a little bit of momentum in this week’s AP Poll as the Bruins moved up two spots and now occupy the #18 spot after a bye week. The Bruins fell to #20 from #8 last week after a 38-23 loss to Arizona State at the Rose Bowl.

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This was the Bruins first loss after starting 4-0 which included impressive wins over BYU (coming back from a double-digit deficit) and Arizona (throttling the Wildcats on national television for ESPN’ College Gameday).

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The Bruins look to snap a two-game losing trend they have developed during the Mora era as they take on Stanford Thursday up in the Bay Area.

The Bruins have not beaten the Cardinal in seven attempts.

UCLA Football has shown a pattern of big September wins followed by early October losses that stunts their progress in an attempt to capture both the South Division and the Pac-12 Conference.

Going back to the AP Poll, Stanford also moved up, as they went from #16 to #15. Utah was also a big winner this weekend defeating Cal 30-24 in one of the best Pac-12 games this season causing them to take over the #4 spot. Cal stayed at #24.

The USC Trojans dropped out of the polls after a 17-12 loss to Washington at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum.

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