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6dJake Trotter

Future Big 12: The contenders, wild cards and ... UCLA?

The Big 12 is on the hunt for new members. There are legitimate contenders, such as BYU and Cincinnati, and there are hopefuls, wild cards and even a potential Power 5 defector.

Dale Zanine, USA TODAY sports
9dPhil Steele

The 13 biggest CFB surprise teams for 2016

The top of the 2016 college football heap is projected to look a lot like the end of 2015 -- starting with Alabama and Clemson. But what are the sneaky-good teams that could crash the CFP party?

Chris Low ESPN Senior Staff Writer 

UCLA should be one of the Pac-12's most talented teams this season, but coach Jim Mora said the Bruins' maturity and chemistry are intangibles he thinks will make UCLA a more consistent team. The Bruins are 13-7 against nationally ranked foes in Mora's four seasons, but also have some head-scratching losses and dropped three of their last four games a year ago. "We need to be more consistent every weekend and that comes with maturity," Mora said.

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Kyle Bonagura ESPN Staff Writer 

UCLA coach Jim Mora echoed what he told ESPN.com Thursday in regards to recently-unsealed testimony that indicates defensive coordinator Tom Bradley had knowledge of sexual abuse perpetrated by Jerry Sandusky at Penn State as far back as the 1980's. He feels for the victims and their families, stands by Bradley and said that he was thoroughly vetted before being hired at UCLA.

Chantel Jennings ESPN Staff Writer 

Jayon Brown said that it has been fun (and frustrating) to play against UCLA QB Josh Rosen in practice because he has such an ability to fit the ball in tight spaces. "It's fun because I know I'm going against the best in the nation," Brown said.

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Chantel Jennings ESPN Staff Writer 

UCLA LB Jayon Brown discusses the frustrating 40-21 loss to USC last season.

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Ted Miller ESPN Staff Writer 

UCLA offensive tackle Conor McDermott is well aware that he can bolster his NFL draft prospects if he wins the battle with Texas A&M defensive end Myles Garrett.

ESPN Stats & Info

Bruins' storylines at Pac-12 media days

UCLA returns star QB Josh Rosen and nine defensive starters. LB Jayon Brown is one of those starters who will join coach Jim Mora at Pac-12 media days. Full schedule

ESPN Stats & Info

Bruins have been road warriors

UCLA has five road wins against AP Top-25 teams since Jim Mora's first season. Only Alabama has won more.

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13dTed Miller

Mora, Meyer defend assistants Bradley, Schiano

UCLA coach Jim Mora and Ohio State coach Urban Meyer defended Tom Bradley and Greg Schiano over allegations they knew about Jerry Sandusky's abuse while at Penn State.

Phil Murphy ESPN Video 

UCLA coach Jim Mora says there are two benefits to knowing starting quarterback Josh Rosen before his time as a Bruin: trust and communication. "It's not just all about football. I think Josh knows I have his best interests in mind and it's not all about football. When he makes a mistake, I can grab him and correct. And he knows he can trust it."

Phil Murphy ESPN Video 

UCLA coach Jim Mora backs starting QB Josh Rosen's abilities as a teammate and a leader. "Maybe there's an altered perception of him as a teammate. He's teammates like him; they gravitate towards him. "He's very smart; he's very outspoken. Some people may think he's putting himself above the team, but that couldn't be further from the truth."

Kyle Bonagura ESPN Staff Writer 

Stanford was tabbed by the media as the preseason favorite to win the Pac-12 for the first time in 56 years. Here are the vote totals: North 1. Stanford (24) 186 2. UW (8) 163 3. Oregon (1) 132 4. WSU 112 5. Cal 67 6. Oregon St 33 South 1. UCLA (19) 180 2. USC (12) 173 3. Utah (2) 127 4. Arizona 87 5. Arizona St 85 6. Colorado 63

Team Stats

Passing Yards285.825th
Rushing Yards186.846th
Points For32.5Tied-47th
Points Against25.1Tied-52nd