Bruins Honored by Pre-Season Football Publications

June 30, 1998

Lindy's Football Magazine has ranked UCLA No. 9 in the nation and No. 2 in the Pac-10. Kris Farris is ranked No. 1 among offensive tackles, Heisman Trophy candidate Cade McNown is ranked No. 2 among quarterbacks, Larry Atkinds is ranked No. 2 among safeties, Chris Sailer is ranked No. 2 among punters and No. 3 among place kickers, Andy Meyers is ranked No. 5 among offensive guards, Mike Grieb is ranked No. 6 among tight ends, Brendon Ayanbadejo is ranked seventh among linebackers, Kenyon Coleman is ranked No. 10 among defensive ends and Craig Walendy is ranked No. 11 among fullbacks.

McNown, Grieb, Farris, Meyers, Sailer (punter and place kicker), Atkins and Ayanbadejo were selected to Lindy's All-Pac-10 team while Coleman was a second-team selection.

The Sporting News has ranked the UCLA football team No. 10 in the nation and second in the Pacific-10 Conference. Kris Farris is rated No. 1 among tackles and Chris Sailer is ranked first among place kickers. Andy Meyers is ranked No. 3 at guard, Cade McNown is ranked No. 4 at quarterback and Larry Atkins is ranked fifth among safeties.

Farris, Meyers, Atkins and Sailer (punter and place kicker) were selected All-Pac-10 first-team while McNown and Grieb were named to the second team.

Athlon Football Magazine has selected three members of the UCLA football team - quarterback Cade McNown, a leading Heisman Trophy candidate, strong safety Larry Atkins and punter Chris Sailer to its pre-season All-America first-team.

McNown, Atkins and Sailer (as the place kicker) were named to Athlon's All-Pac-10 squad, along with offensive tackle Kris Farris and tight end Mike Grieb.

UCLA is ranked No. 10 in the nation and second in the Pac-10 by Athlon.

Football News has selected quarterback Cade McNown, a leading Heisman Trophy candidate, and strong safety Larry Atkins to its pre-season All-America first team. Chris Sailer was named to the second unit as the place kicker.

All three were named to Football News' All-Pac-10 team (Sailer was selected as both the place kicker and the punter) along with offensive tackle Kris Farris.

UCLA Health Sponsor - Event Information
Saturday, Sep 05
vs. Virginia
Pasadena, CA
W, 34 - 16
Saturday, Sep 12
Las Vegas, NV
W, 37 - 3
Saturday, Sep 19
vs. Brigham Young
Pasadena, CA
W, 24 - 23
Saturday, Sep 26
at Arizona
Tucson, AZ
W, 56 - 30
Saturday, Oct 03
vs. Arizona State
Pasadena, CA
L, 23 - 38
Thursday, Oct 15
at Stanford
Stanford, CA
L, 35 - 56
Thursday, Oct 22
vs. California
Pasadena, CA
W, 40 - 24
Saturday, Oct 31
vs. Colorado
Pasadena, CA
W, 35 - 31
Saturday, Nov 07
at Oregon State
Corvallis, OR
W, 41 - 0
Saturday, Nov 14
vs. Washington State
Pasadena, CA
L, 27 - 31
Saturday, Nov 21
at Utah
Salt Lake City, UT
W, 17 - 9
Saturday, Nov 28
at USC
Los Angeles, CA
L, 21 - 40