Video: Tom Bradley, Kenny Walker, Alex Van Dyke, Rick Wade

Defensive coordinator Tom Bradley talks about the linebacker group, having the players step up in practice and Eddie Vanderdoes.


Wide receiver Kenny Walker talks about Theo Howard, his track career and what he’s been watching during the Olympics.


Wide receiver Alex Van Dyke talks about why his teammates call him “Buck” and the group of receivers.


Defensive lineman Rick Wade talks about tensions mounting during training camp, his progression over the summer and how the new offense helps the defense.

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Training camp day 8: Turning up the heat

Linebacker Kenny Young (center) battles through the line during practice on Tuesday in San Bernardino. (Micah Escamilla/The Sun, SCNG)

Linebacker Kenny Young (center) battles through the line during practice on Tuesday in San Bernardino. (Micah Escamilla/The Sun, SCNG)

The main story for today on how the Bruins bulked up for the year.

Notebook coming here on Nate Iese and Kennedy Polamalu.

Photos from Tuesday’s practice.

Video interviews with Polamalu, Iese and Ainuu Taua.

Notes and observations from the day: Continue reading

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VIDEO: Kennedy Polamalu, Nate Iese and Ainuu Taua

Offensive coordinator Kennedy Polamalu talks about his football influences, his vision for the tight end position and the five options he has at running back.


Tight end Nate Iese talks about learning his new position, developing a chemistry with Josh Rosen and playing for Polamalu.


Fullback Ainuu Taua talks about the summer workouts and what working with Cam Griffin is like.

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UCLA picks up commitment from three-star DB Quentin Lake

UCLA continued its hot recruiting streak Tuesday with a commitment from three-star defensive back Quentin Lake.

Lake is UCLA’s fifth commitment in the month of August and the team’s eighth overall for the class of 2017. The 6-foot-1, 175-pound DB from Mater Dei was also considering USC and Pitt, among others.

He is the son of UCLA All-American cornerback Carnell Lake, who is currently the defensive backs coach for the Pittsburgh Steelers.

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