LOS ANGELES -- Over the years a football player gets used to noise. The best players are compelled by it. They take it in and let it stir them. Others try to block it out, focusing instead on things they can see.
Coaches come up with hand signals. Quarterbacks raise their foot to trigger the snap count. Offensive lineman breathe deeply and look for the ball to move.
Then there's UCLA Bruins senior running back Derrick Coleman.