Today’s practice included special teams work (kickoff/kick return), individual and team periods and situational work. Once again the session was conducted with officials on hand to call penalties and add a layer of pressure to the drills. Tonight’s second practice begins at 6:00 p.m.
The team will be up for breakfast at 6:15 a.m. tomorrow followed by pre-practice lifts and meetings. Thursday’s single practice will begin at 10:45 a.m.
On Saturday, August 17, all Bruin fans are invited to "Meet the Team" at the UCLA football team's last practice in San Bernardino. Practice begins at 10:30am, and the "Meet the Team" autograph portion of the day will begin at noon. This event is free and open to the public, and fans in attendance will receive the 2013 football poster and free ice cream.
UCLA opens the 2013 football season at home in the Rose Bowl on August 31 (7:00 p.m. PT). The Bruins then take to the road for game two and visit Nebraska (Sept.14, 9:00 a.m. PT). The Bruins return home on Sept. 21 to host New Mexico State (time tba). For ticket information call 310-UCLA-WIN or visit UCLA's Ticket Central Page.
Fans heading to Cal State San Bernardino (5500 University Parkway, San Bernardino, CA 92407) should plan on bringing their own chairs, as there are no bleachers around the practice fields. Parking ($5 daily charge) can be secured at the parking kiosk off the Coyote Drive entrance to the university or at the pay stations in the parking lot. Plenty of parking is available in lots (Lot G is closest to field) within a short walk of the practice site located on the east side of the campus.
UCLA’s Open Football Practice Schedule at Cal State San Bernardino
Wednesday, August 14 – 6:00 p.m.
Thursday, August 15 – 10:45 a.m.
Friday, August 16 – 8:30 a.m. and 6:00 p.m.
Saturday, August 17 – 10:30 a.m. Meet the Team Day
Note: Practice is expected to be open for a few days early in the week once the team heads back to Westwood and that schedule will be announced soon. Times are subject to change. Please check uclabruins.com and local media outlets for updates. Practice sessions last approximately two hours.
Check out Wednesday's post-practice interview with RB Damien Thigpen.