Several Football Bruins Scheduled To Play In All-Star Games

Dec. 21, 2001

At least nine UCLA football seniors will be playing in post-season all-star games over the next few weeks.

Defensive tackle Anthony Fletcher is scheduled to play in the Blue-Gray Game on Christmas Day in Montgomery, AL.

Four Bruins have been selected to play in the inaugural Paradise Bowl on Jan. 12 at Dixie State College in St. George, UT -- center Troy Danoff, Fletcher, quarterback Scott McEwan and safety Jason Stephens.

Outside linebacker Ryan Nece and defensive tackle Ken Kocher are scheduled to play in the East-West Shrine Game in San Francisco on Jan. 12. Nece has also been invited to the Hula Bowl, to be played in Maui, HI on Feb. 2.

Middle linebacker Robert Thomas and defensive end Kenyon Coleman are scheduled to play in the Senior Bowl in Mobile, AL on Jan. 26. Wide receiver Brian Poli-Dixon has accepted an invitation to play in the Rotary Gridiron Classic in Orlando, FL on Jan. 26.

Other Bruin players may be added to rosters in the coming weeks.

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 - 12:30 PM PST
at USC
Los Angeles, CA