UCLA-USC rivalry roundup: Terry Donahue, Gary Beban look back on Bruin careers

Happy Thanksgiving, everyone! Here’s some of our UCLA and rivalry coverage this week.

» Terry Donahue was at UCLA for 20 years, but still thinks he left too early.
» Heisman winner Gary Beban reflects on the 1966 Rose Bowl, as well as the UCLA-USC rivalry.
» The Minnesota Vikings have five players from UCLA, and three from USC. Former Bruin linebacker Anthony Barr: “It’s pretty incredible when you think about it.”
» Reggie Bush still looms over the UCLA-USC recruiting battle, even 10 years after his last college game.
» Actors Timothy Olyphant (USC ’90) and Will Forte (UCLA ’93) teamed up to help raise money for the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank, appearing in a video that will play during Saturday’s game.
» Linebacker Jayon Brown has developed into a valuable player for a banged-up UCLA defense.
» Former UCLA walk-on Bob Myers, 40, has become one of the forces behind the Golden State Warriors.

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Throwback Threads

Coach Neuheisel revealed a powder blue throwback jersey that the Bruins will wear in their Nov. 7 matchup with Washington.

The jersey is a throwback to the 1967 uniform worn by Heisman Trophy winner Gary Beban. Beban led UCLA to a 7-2-1 record at quarterback and, according to a UCLA press release, will serve as honorary Homecoming captain.

Several players, including Reggie Carter, wore the throwback jerseys at Media Day.

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