Ryan Deeter, Liz Goodrich named Scholar-Athletes of the Year.
Men's soccer player Joe Sofia leads the list with a 3.96 cumulative GPA
Joe Sofia leads the list with a 3.96 cumulative grade point average.
Coach Mora ready to take the field with his team for the first time
UCLABruins.com recaps the Bruin football players' winter workouts
The Bruin Report for 10-14-12, featuring Kevin McDermott, Owamagbe Odighizuwa, Damien Holmes and Jim Mora
Images from UCLA's 28-25 victory over the Cougars on October 8, 2011
Kevin Prince threw a go-ahead, 7-yard touchdown pass to Shaq Evans with 3:26 to play.
Images from the UCLA/Houston football game on Sept. 3, 2011
UCLA - Came on strong during the 2012 season ... Figures to compete for a starting job at end in the spring.
2012 - Saw action in all 14 games with one start (Baylor) ... Ranked tied for ninth on the team with 44 tackles ... Recorded four tackles, with a sack, in the opener at Rice ... Tackle for loss vs. Nebraska ... 0.5 tackle for loss vs. Oregon State ... Made three stops, including a sack, at Cal ... Three tackles vs. Utah ... Credited with four tackles vs. Arizona ... Registered six stops at Arizona State ... Fumble recovery and deflected two passes vs. USC ... Three tackles, one for loss vs. Stanford ... Seven tackles, 0.5 sack, in P12 Championship Game at Stanford ... Six tackles, one sack, a fumble recovery in the Holiday Bowl.
2011 - Appeared in all 14 games and made one start ... Named to the honorable mention Pac-12 All-Academic team ... Had three stops at Houston ... One tackle vs. San Jose State ... Recorded four stops vs. Texas ... Had a tackle for loss at Oregon State ... One tackle at Stanford ... Blocked an extra point against Washington State ... Had three tackles at Arizona and two vs. Colorado ... Made his first start of the season at Oregon and made one stop ... Credited with four tackles, two for loss, in the bowl game vs. Illinois.
2010 - Saw action in 10 games and made six starts ... Named to Rivals.com Pac-10 All-Freshman team ... Made 4.0 sacks on the year to rank No. 5 on the team in that category ... Made his first appearance in the Stanford contest and recorded one tackle ... Did not see action versus Houston ... Came off the bench at Texas and against WSU ... Made his first career start at Cal and collected two tackles - both sacks ... Had one tackle assist in a start at Oregon ... Also started against Arizona and Oregon State ... Made four tackles, one for loss, at Washington ... Against USC, he was credited with one sack ... Defensive tri-winner of UCLA's John Boncheff, Jr. Memorial Award for Rookie of the Year.
HIGH SCHOOL - Played four seasons at Portland, OR David Douglas HS for coach Dan Wood ... Parade Magazine All-American ... SuperPrep Elite 50 (No. 8) ... SuperPrep All-American (No. 4 defensive lineman) ... USA Today second-team All-American ... Rated No. 8 national prospect and No. 2 defensive end by rivals.com ... Member of ESPN 150 (No. 17) and The Sporting News Top 100 (No. 41) ... Rated No. 2 defensive end by ESPN.com ... Tom Lemming All-American (No. 41 player nationally) ... Rated No. 8 defensive end by Tom Lemming/MaxPreps ... EA Sports second-team All-American ... SuperPrep Far West Defensive Player of the Year ... Ranked No. 49 national prospect and No. 8 defensive end by scout.com ... Earned five stars from rivals.com and four stars from scout.com ... Played in the U.S. Army All-America Game ... As a senior, he made 90 tackles, including 10 sacks ... Credited with 96 tackles, 22 for loss, as a junior ... Also lettered in basketball (coach Chad Reeves) and track and field (coach Cross).
PERSONAL - Full Name: Owamagbe Odighizuwa ... Born: April 1, 1992 in Columbus, OH ... Parent: Abieyuwa Odighizuwa ... Has three brothers -- Ighodaro, Ihoghama and Osawaru ... Lists NBA star LeBron James as the famous athlete he admires the most ... Athletic Director's Honor Roll in Winter 2011 ... Undeclared major.
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