With the UCLA Bruins sitting at No. 9 in the polls and set to play one-loss Stanford, now is the time for the nation to recognize Jim Mora's squad. The head coach—who saw many scoff at his hiring in December 2011—has turned the Bruins' program into a winning machine in 2013.
UCLA has won tough games on the road at Nebraska and Utah, and now the Bruins travel to Stanford for the first game in a big-time Pac-12 back-to-back set. Mora's team needs to win on The Farm to keep its national title hopes alive before heading to Eugene in an effort to knock off the nation's No. 2 team, Oregon.
This UCLA team is getting it done in a myriad of ways, starting with quarterback Brett Hundley. The run game, the pass game and the defense all make the Bruins go. With a huge national date looming on Saturday in Palo Alto, Calif., plenty of folks are looking to get acquainted with the Bruins.
Here's a look at the 2013 UCLA Bruins and what they bring to the table.