UCLA football is officially back.
In the Daily News this past weekend, I covered a few of the questions that UCLA answered in spring and will look to answer starting today.
With training camp kicking off at Cal State San Bernardino at 3 p.m., here are five players to watch out for through the next couple of weeks.
Linebacker Kenny Orjioke, Jr., 6-4, 235
Head coach Jim Mora said the prime objective for UCLA’s defense will be replacing the pass-rushing void left by Cassius Marsh and Anthony Barr. The latter’s most natural successor is Orjioke.
Still just 19 years old, the junior has off-the-charts athleticism but hasn’t quite turned that into on-the-field stardom. That started to change this past spring, when he started blowing past blockers on a more regular basis. He’ll be fun to watch if he keeps it up this fall.
Offensive tackle Simon Goines, Jr., 6-7, 330 Continue reading