Sept. 3, 2012
The Bruins took the field for the first time following last week's win over Rice and began preparations for the home-opener on Saturday against 17th-ranked Nebraska. It was another day of good work on the new turf and grass surfaces at Spaulding Field with a focus on special teams play.
Some Bruin notes from this past week in the NFL as Opening Day rosters are being set - Arizona - DL David Carter; Baltimore - LB Brendon Ayanbadejo; Carolina - PK Justin Medlock, DL Nate Chandler (practice sq.), TE Nelson Rosario (practice sq.); Cincinnati - S Tony Dye (inj. reserve); Cleveland - LS Christian Yount; Dallas - DL Kenyon Coleman; Denver - WR Matthew Willis, S Rahim Moore; Indianapolis - LB Justin Hickman; Jacksonville - LB Kyle Bosworth, RB Maurice Jones-Drew, TE Marcedes Lewis; Minnesota - P Chris Kluwe; New England - WR Matthew Slater; San Diego - OT Mike Harris; Tennessee - DE Dave Ball (inj. reserve), LB Akeem Ayers, CB Alterraun Verner; Washington - TE Logan Paulsen.
The game against Nebraska is the first of three straight home contests in the Rose Bowl for the Bruins --- Nebraska (Sept. 8, 4:30 p.m. on FOX), Houston (Sept. 15, 7:30 p.m. on Pac-12 Networks) and Oregon State (Sept. 22, time TBA). For ticket information call 310-UCLA-WIN or visit uclabruins.com/tickets.