UCLA finished another phase of its offseason last Saturday. Players now hit the weights while coaches hit the recruiting trail. The Bruins will reconvene in late July for training camp, but let’s break down some of what happened during April.
Here are three of my standouts on the offensive side of the ball. (Three defensive players coming tomorrow.)
WR Eldridge Massington
If you can, forgive Massington for his drop on the first play of the spring game because he had an impressive spring overall. With the help of new wide receivers coach Jimmie Dougherty, Massington has embraced his 6-foot-2, 212-pound frame and the physical advantage it gives him against defenders. He uses his body to gain separation and it showed during spring practices. After he admitted that the fundamentals “got away from (him)” last year, he has a renewed focused on details. It applies to everything he does during practice and after. Continue reading “UCLA spring football standouts: Offense” »