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Tuesday, October 11, 2011
Practice report: Tuesday quick hits

By Peter Yoon

UCLA began its bye week with a light practice in shorts and shoulder pads with position groups spending more time than normal doing individual drills and shorter periods of team vs. team drills.

It's all part of the plan, coach Rick Neuheisel said, to use this week as a mini training camp and sharpen the fundamentals.

"It was a good day of work considering what the week needs to be, which is a return to basics, a return to fundamental play," Neuheisel said. "Just making sure that we have the inventory offensively and defensively and in special teams to be able to compete and compete successfully in the second half of the season starting in Tucson."

A few tidbits: