With fall camp set to start Saturday in San Bernardino, it's time to take a look at some Bruins on the defensive side of the ball that could make a name for themselves in the upcoming season.
This preview will stay away from the proven defensive commodities—such as defensive back Sheldon Price and safety Tevin McDonald—and will instead focus on a somewhat under-the-radar quintet that the casual Pac-12 fan might not be fully aware of.
There's no secret that the team is in need of production defensively. Head coach Jim L. Mora and defensive coordinator Lou Spanos hope to execute and create a disruptive scheme that will focus upon causing havoc and getting after the opponent's quarterback.
Here's a look at five potential playmakers on the defensive side of the ball for the UCLA Bruins: