Deon Hollins talked about following UCLA’s recent line of impressive linebackers, his meetings with defensive coordinator Tom Bradley, and who gave him the toughest matchup in the Pac-12 last season.
— UCLA head coach Jim Mora said earlier this week that each practice will focus on two quarterbacks at a time. Thursday’s session had Mike Fafaul working with the first-string offense, and Josh Rosen working with the second-string — which meant an offensive line that is currently using two walk-ons due to injuries.
Rosen had his share of freshman moments in his first extended bit of action, throwing an interception that linebacker Willie Green returned for a touchdown. His footwork looked good and he still clearly has the highest ceiling of all the quarterbacks, but there will be some growing pains along the way. Continue reading
Here’s the story on UCLA’s defensive performance in the Alamo Bowl, one marked by linebacker Deon Hollins’ late-season breakout.
UCLA linebacker Deon Hollins talks about the Bruins’ 40-35 win over Kansas State in the Alamo Bowl, a game that in which he recorded a career-high three sacks.