#53 UCLA Bruins: College Football 77 in 77

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Did UCLA make a splash hire with Jim Mora Jr. as their new coach? Or is it just going to be more malaise carrying over from the Rick Neuheisel era? He didn’t leave the cupboard empty; he recruited quite well, but just didn’t do anything with it. UCLA is certainly a college basketball school, and “basketball on grass” is certainly not a style of college football played in Westwood.

They’ve tossed just 27 TD passes the past two years, everyone else in the pass happy Pac-12 has thrown at least 33.

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You Can Bid for the Center Court of UCLA Pauley Pavilion!

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This is a very rare opportunity indeed. The chance to bid on an important piece of college basketball history; a public auction for the original (1965-82) UCLA Pauley Pavilion center court section (jump circle). Bidding will be open to registered bidders on SCP Auctions on Friday, April 15 and conclude on Saturday, April 30.

Measuring 12 feet in diameter, this original round section of the Pauley Pavilion court was ground zero for one of the greatest dynasties in all of sports for 17 seasons. Home to UCLA athletic teams since 1965, the original court was the home of eight NCAA men’s national championship teams and the Bruins’ first women’s NCAA national championship team in 1978.

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