September 4, 2006

Will the Bruins get respect?

The Bruins surprised some people with their victory over Utah on Saturday. So much there are rumblings that Utah wasn't as good as the "experts" first thought. Are the Bruins becoming the Rodney Dangerfield of college football? While UCLA played far from a perfect game and there are issues that they face, but they are fixable.

As sophomore quarterback Ben Olson continues to improve defenses will no longer be able to scheme to stop the run. It appeared that Utah wanted Olson to beat them and beat them he did.

Olson had one of the best first starts ever by UCLA quarterback and with a little help he may have had the best start statistically as well. He was simply brilliant.

Now that teams are aware that the Bruins can beat you through the air they will have to scheme to stop a complete offense.

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