Monday, August 9, 2010
Fall camp: Kevin Prince adds weight, Anthony Barr impresses
By Blair Angulo
Some notes and video from UCLA's first fall camp practice:
-- Coach Rick Neuheisel announced the suspension of offensive lineman Mike Harris for the season-opener due to a violation of team rules. Harris, a starter last season, is competing for the right tackle spot.
-- Sophomore quarterback Kevin Prince spoke about his excitement, as well as adding weight in the offseason:
-- UCLA unveiled its new, slimmer practice jerseys Monday. The color scheme remains the same -- blue for defense, white for offense, black for quarterbacks -- but the tops now have the three adidas stripes by the ribcage. Prince said he likes how they feel -- but then again, quarterbacks aren't allowed to be hit at practice.
-- You'd have to do a double-take after seeing old No. 92 out on the field Monday. No, it wasn't Brian Price, who is now playing for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Walk-on Tre Hale has the honor of wearing Price's old No. 92. He is not listed on the official roster, but is built similarly. No word on whether he possesses Price's dominant nature.
-- Freshman defensive back Dietrich Riley looked great in one-on-one drills, jumping an out route by Christian Ramirez and nearly coming away with an interception. He played a number of snaps alongside free safety Rahim Moore and the first unit.
-- Everyone, everyone, talked about freshman F-back Anthony Barr on Monday. He backed it up by making two spectacular one-handed catches which woke up the small group of spectators in the bleachers. Sophomore receiver Randall Carroll made perhaps the best catch of the day, skying over two defenders to snag a fade from Richard Brehaut in the second session.