26. Oh Yeah, Stanford
So both UCLA and Stanford were chosen to win their respective divisions with Stanford being chosen to win the conference. If UCLA wants to win the conference, they will have to find some way to beat Stanford, possibly twice. Once in the regular season (week 4) and then again in the Pac-12 Championship Game.
27. Snoop In The Stands
With the return of Cordell Broadus, UCLA could have some more celeb power looking on. With Broadus being the son of famed rapper Snoop Dogg, there is a good chance we see Snoop repping the Bruins in the stands this season. Maybe a photo op with another famous father… Sean “Kettle Bell” Combs.
28. The Return of Vanderdoes
When Eddie Vanderdoes went down in Game 1 of the 2015 season, the collective Bruins faithful’s draw dropped. This season, Bruin fans cannot wait to see what the redshirt junior does to avenge his lost season.
29. What Is The Non-Conference Schedule About?
Really Coach Mora? Why would you schedule both Texas A&M and BYU away? It is great that UCLA gets UNLV at home, which should be a beat down, and the upside is that the Bruins get more home games in the conference schedule, but to have two brutal away games seems a bit much.
30. Three-Headed Monster At Running Back
Despite losing nine starters on offense, including the Bruins top running back the last two years Paul Perkins, the Bruins should be well fortified with the three-headed monster they have this season. Soso Jamabo, Nate Starks and Bolu Olorunfunmi will help the Bruin ground game reach new heights as all three are reliable backs that can and will do some damage in 2016.