UCLA Football Is Now Bowl Eligible


With a 35-31 win over the Colorado Buffaloes, the UCLA Football team claims their sixth win of the season and is now bowl eligible. Now which bowl they go to, is yet to be determined.

It was ugly. It was horrifying. It was disgusting. It was a win. The UCLA Football (6-2, 3-2) team managed to squeak by the last place Colorado Buffaloes (4-5, 1-4) in a Halloween Horror of a game. Though the words “squeaked by” and “Colorado” are not normally used in the same sentence, it is important to know that the Bruins, despite the horrific win, is now bowl eligible.

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The Bruins nearly became not bowl eligible as they needed a late fourth quarter score to comeback and beat the Buffaloes. UCLA had led 28-13 midway through the third quarter, but three straight Colorado scores saw the Buffs go up 31-28 midway through the 4th quarter on the 24th ranked team in the nation.

Luckily, the Bruins were able to get a solid drive together which was capped by a Soso Jamabo touchdown with 8 1/2 minutes left. The game was sealed when freshman DB Nate Meadors intercepted a Colorado pass with 51 seconds left.

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No matter how you look at it, the only thing that matters is that UCLA got the “W”. So where does that leave the Bruins as far as the Pac-12 South race?

With this win, the Bruins continue to control their own destiny in the South as well as becoming bowl eligible. As of now, they are going to a bowl, now whether that is the Foster Farms or the Rose Bowl is yet to be seen. UCLA Football has four more games remaining and anything can happen, especially with 3 of those four being played away from the Rose Bowl.

Starting next week, UCLA is at Oregon State, at home vs Washington State and then ends on a rough two-game road trip at Utah and then USC. To go undefeated in those games is going to take a lot of grit.

It might seem impossible, but if they take each game one at a time, the Bruins could do some major damage. Let us just hope that they have a better game in all four of those than they did against Colorado.