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quotes with the word "ucla"
People used to learn how to play the game at UCLA, and I don't think that's happening now.
I never in my wildest imagination would have thought accepting the position here at UCLA would have led to that kind of notoriety . . . I wasn't seeking notoriety. I just wanted to be a teacher and an activist.
If Barack Obama was a state he'd be California. I mean, think about it: diverse, open, smart, independent, oppose tradition, innovative, inspiring, dreamer, leader.
At Obama 2008 rally at UCLA.
Rivalry-wise, it's great . . . Because we just basically dominate, until this last year. It was the first of many that the UCLA guys could even say anything. But overall, USC runs, like normal, runs this locker room like we run the city of Los Angeles.
It speaks to the competitor he is and what his makeup is all about . . . I watched Andrew Luck, when he was at Stanford, have an interception returned for a touchdown against USC in a close game. He came back on the field and scored and I thought, 'that's impressive.' It's what you hope to see in a young player, how they respond adversity.
I was writing stuff when I was 19 and I lived at home and was going to UCLA. I think sometimes, 'I'm playing stuff I wrote in this little room and I'm playing it in Belgium and people are out there watching me' . . . How weird it is and what a privilege it is and how the hell did this happen?
The stadium shaking, Steve Emtman, USC and UCLA games in there, real fond memories of those games.
Through his medical care, I learned that the voice is an instrument ... and nobody sees that as delicately and carefully as Dr. Berke and his colleagues at UCLA.
I was just mad about the way we played. You have to understand, the tradition is, we run L.A. To lose to UCLA two, three years in a row, it ain't right . . . We've got too much talent to lose the way we lost -- it should be a closer game. ... He's going to be a grown adult, so he'll make his decision, but I'd say that loss right there is going to hurt. Because nobody wants to go to a school that can't beat their rivals.
Shot the ball better, didn't turn it over, we rebounded it better and we caught UCLA on a night where their shots didn't go in the basket.
Roy Williams (coach)
Right after the game when I was walking out to shake Coach (Todd) Graham's hand, I think either my wife or my son said: 'Did you know UCLA lost?' . . . That made me bounce a little more in the air.
If you look at the benefit of Caltech and USC and UCLA and the quality of the programs they have, they are producing the people that are needed to produce the local winners.
All anyone wanted to talk about in the offseason was that (UCLA) game.
Ever since I lost my mom, I'm really just trying to give back . . . At first, we were doing screenings and paying for surgeries, but now I've been fortunate enough to team with UCLA, and we're creating a scholarship program for kids who beat cancer.
Matt Barnes (basketball)
I'm throwing all my USC draw's away. I'm 100,000 percent UCLA now.
I loved my time at UCLA and jumped at the opportunity to give back to the University that provided me with amazing opportunities and great memories . . . I am truly honored to be part of the legacy that is Bruin basketball.
We both were going to go to UCLA . . . That's true now. We both were accepted.
To see a young man in Leon McQuay, who struggled [Nov. 22] against UCLA, come back and have two really cool, critical plays there at the end of the [Holiday Bowl] on the third- and fourth-down plays was awesome.
Going back to Portland after having not chosen to go to the University of Oregon, went to UCLA, it was very mixed, more boos than cheers . . . Over the years, it slowly became more cheers than boos, but we'll see. (It) will be one of those chances where they get to tell me how they really feel.
UCLA has the second most talent in the PAC 12.
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