Bruins add home-and-home series with Texas A&M in 2016, 2017

Jim Mora has touted national championship aspirations nearly since the moment he stepped foot on the UCLA campus. He’s ensuring that the Bruins schedule like a contender.

The UCLA football team has added a home-and-home series with Texas A&M, starting at College Station on Sept. 3, 2016 and returning to the Rose Bowl on Sept. 2, 2017. It will mark the first meeting between the two teams since the 1998 Cotton Bowl, a 29-23 Bruins’ victory that saw Cade McNown lead them back from a 16-0 deficit.

UCLA also added a new home-and-home series with San Diego State in 2019 and 2020. The new additions bump a home-and-home series with Rutgers back to 2020 and 2021.

Over the next ten years, the Bruins’ nonconference schedule is also loaded with a games at Texas (2014, AT&T Stadium), Oklahoma (2018) and Michigan (2022).

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  • http://amillennialist.blogspot.com Santiago Matamoros

    If Mora keeps scheduling games against tougher opponents like these, the only cream-puffs left on the schedule will be the Trojans.

    • SUCC de trop

      Very cheeky, but so true.

  • gotroy22

    Schedule like a contender? Fat Boy Guerrero is ensuring that the ruins will be out of the Top 20 by the end of September. If he had any brains he would schedule sure wins to stay undefeated until conference play.

    • SaferInWestwood

      If Pat A.K.A li’l Boozy was running the show UCLA would also play Hawaii, Syracuse ect.. .

    • Bruin 34

      You too? You and Weasel should hold hands on your way back to Inside 7 win Sark.

    • Bruin 34

      You and Weasel need to hold hands on your way back to Inside 7 win Sark.

  • Neuweasal

    Mora will be out the door with Hundley, so he doesn’t care who gets scheduled. Then it’s back to two-star recruits who will be known more for stealing handbags than achieving on the field. Enjoy your short-lived success, Ruins.

    • maze949

      How’s water polo going? (The only thing you have left…) Haden said that you would have made the team, but they couldn’t find a Speedo small enough.

    • EncinitasBruin

      Jealousy is an ugly reality. See you in the Rose Bowl in November.

  • Bruin 34

    That’s all you got? Damn! Pathetic like your HC. Smh.

  • Bruin 34

    That’s it? Pathetic like your HC! Smh.