November 4, 2006

UCLA look to get on track against Cal

The Bruins (4-4, 2-3 Pac 10) understand that they have their backs against the wall and if they are going to have anything that resembles a successful season this UCLA team needs a victory today on this particular Saturday. In case you have been out of the country for the month of October the Bruins have dropped three straight and are desperate for win.

The challenge for the Bruins to get back in the winning column is they will have to do so against arguably the best team in the conference, the Cal Bears (7-1, 5-0 Pac 10).

Thus far this has been a frustrating season for the Bruins. Their offense has been about as reliable as a Fiat. Fiats look good when they are running, but they break down often and at the worst time.

UCLA place-kicker Justin Medlock has been UCLA's Triple A road side service this season. Without their talented place-kicker one could only wonder what their red zone performance would be.

While the Bruins have had success in the red zone scoring, they haven't been able to score touchdowns and against a team like Cal, that could be the perfect recipe for another loss.

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