UCLA football posts photos of new uniform

This is the last season UCLA teams will be wearing Adidas uniforms, but before the two parties part ways, the apparel company has one last hurrah.

UCLA football tweeted a series of photos (above) Monday evening showing a modified uniform. What do you think of the new look?

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Avoiding sophomore slumps

UCLA quarterback Josh Rosen (3) against Virginia Cavaliers in the first half of a NCAA college football game at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, Calif., Saturday, Sept. 5, 2015. (Photo by Keith Birmingham/ Pasadena Star-News)

UCLA quarterback Josh Rosen (3) against Virginia Cavaliers in the first half of a NCAA college football game at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, Calif., Saturday, Sept. 5, 2015.
(Photo by Keith Birmingham/ Pasadena Star-News)

The UCLA football team returns in 75 days, when the Bruins take the field at College Station against Texas A&M on Sept. 3. It’ll be the start of Josh Rosen’s sophomore season after he was named Pac-12 Offensive Freshman of the Year and a freshman All-America. He passed for 3,670 yards (282.3 per game) and 23 touchdowns to 11 interceptions while completing 60 percent of his passes.

Now the question is what Rosen will do next.

To look at what’s already been done in this situation, here are a few notable, recent quarterbacks who started as true freshmen and how their sophomore seasons compared to their rookie campaigns. These quarterbacks started at least 12 games during their freshman seasons, with three of them starting all of their team’s games like Rosen did in his first year.

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Former Bruin Kevin Love celebrates NBA title with Cleveland

Former UCLA Bruin Kevin Love won his first NBA championship Sunday night as the Cleveland Cavaliers beat Golden State 93-89 in an epic Game 7.

Love had nine points and 14 rebounds while playing some clutch defense against Stephen Curry. Here are snapshots of his night, from a late-game defensive stop to the post-game celebration.

LONG LIVE THE KING #216 #champs #family @playerstribune

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UCLA Father’s Day links

UCLA point guard Bryce Alford, the son of head coach Steve Alford, could be taken off scholarship as a senior in 2016-17. (David Stephenson/AP)

UCLA point guard Bryce Alford and his father Steve Alford, the UCLA men’s basketball head coach. (David Stephenson/AP)

In honor of Father’s Day, here are some stories about UCLA athletes and their fathers. Two are of the oldie-but-goodie variety, but still good reads/watches.

  • From April: Former defensive tackle Kenny Clark and his father Kenny Sr., who has been in prison since his son was 9 years old.
  • From 2013: Safety Jaleel Wadood and his father Haamid, who raised his son as a single dad.
  • From 2013: A short video from The L.A. Times on outfielder Angelica “Jelly” Felix, her family and how she reached a dream by playing softball at UCLA

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WR Cordell Broadus signs with Wilhelmina Models

Cordell Broadus is apparently a man of many talents: student, football player, budding filmmaker and now model.

The redshirt freshman receiver announced Thursday he signed a contract with Wilhelmina Models, one of the biggest modeling and talent agencies in the world. The company also employs famous faces like singers Nick Jonas and Demi Lovato. The company has other L.A.-based athletes in its ranks, including L.A. Galaxy players Ariel Lassiter and Clement Diop.

Broadus rejoined the team prior to spring practice after quitting before his freshman season. He returned as a walk-on.

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