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2016 UCLA Bruins football
ConferencePac-12 Conference
DivisionSouth Division
2016 record4–8 (2–7 Pac-12)
Head coachJim L. Mora (5th season)
Offensive coordinatorKennedy Polamalu (1st as OC; 3rd overall season)
Offensive schemeMultiple
Defensive coordinatorTom Bradley (2nd season)
Base defenseMultiple
Home stadiumRose Bowl
(Capacity: 91,136)
Uniform
Seasons
← 2015
2017 →

Template:2016 Pac-12 football standings The 2016 UCLA Bruins football team represented the University of California, Los Angeles in the 2016 NCAA Division I FBS football season. The Bruins were coached by fifth-year head coach Jim L. Mora and played its home games at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California. They were members of the South Division of the Pac-12 Conference. They finished the season 4–8, 2–7 in Pac-12 play to finish in a tie for fourth in the South Division.

Pre-seasonEdit

  • April 23, 2016 – Spring Showcase, Drake Stadium – 11:30 am

PersonnelEdit

Coaching StaffEdit

Name Position Joined Staff
Jim Mora Head Coach 2011
Tom Bradley Defensive Coordinator 2015
Kennedy Polamalu Offensive Coordinator 2013
Rip Scherer Senior Associate Head Coach / Tight Ends 2015
Adrian Klemm Associate Head Coach / Run Game Coordinator / Offensive Line 2011
Angus McClure Recruiting Coordinator / Defensive Line 2007
Eric Yarber Assistant Head Coach / Wide Receivers 2012
Marques Tuiasosopo Pass Game Coordinator / Quarterbacks 2016
Scott White Special Team Coach / Linebackers 2015
Demetrice Martin Assistant Head Coach-Defense / Defensive Backs 2011
Sal Alosi Strength and Conditioning Coordinator 2012

RosterEdit

2016 UCLA Bruins Roster

Quarterback

  •  3 Josh RosenSophomore
  •  9 Dymond Lee – Freshman
  • 12 Mike Fafaul – Redshirt Senior
  • 17 Matt Lynch – Freshman
  • 18 Devon Modster – Freshman
  • 19 Craig Myers – Redshirt Sophomore

Running Back

  •  1 Soso Jamabo – Sophomore
  •  4 Bolu Olorunfunmi – Sophomore
  • 15 Jalen Starks – Freshman
  • 20 Brandon Stephens – Freshman
  • 23 Nate Starks – Junior
  • 28 Kahlil Muhammad – Redshirt Freshman
  • 30 Zachary Byrge – Redshirt Freshman
  • 32 Jalen Starks – Freshman

Receiver

Tight End

 

Fullback

Offensive Lineman

Defensive Lineman

Long Snapper

  • 33 Johnny Den Bleyker – Freshman
 

Linebacker

  •  4 Cameron JudgeSenior
  • 12 Jayon BrownSenior
  • 14 Krys Barnes – Freshman
  • 19 Josh Woods – Sophomore
  • 32 Mique Juarez – Freshman
  • 42 Kenny YoungJunior
  • 43 Willie Green – Redshirt Senior
  • 44 Isaako Savaiinaea – Senior
  • 52 Lokeni Toailoa – Freshman
  • 55 Breland Brandt – Freshman

Defensive Back

  •  2 Jaleel Wadood – Junior
  •  3 Randall GoforthRedshirt Senior
  •  6 Adarius Pickett – Redshirt Sophomore
  •  7 John Johnson – Redshirt Junior
  •  9 Marcus Rios – Redshirt Senior
  • 10 Fabian MoreauRedshirt Senior
  • 15 Brandon Burton – Freshman
  • 17 DeChaun Holiday – Redshirt Freshman
  • 18 Octavius Spencer – Sophomore
  • 20 Leni Toailoa – Freshman
  • 21 Tahaan Goodman – Senior
  • 22 Nate Meadors – Sophomore
  • 23 Will Lockett – Redshirt Freshman
  • 24 Charles Dawson – Senior
  • 25 Denzel Fisher – Redshirt Sophomore
  • 26 Jason Baker – Redshirt Freshman
  • 28 Keyon Riley – Freshman
  • 31 Colin Samuel – Redshirt Freshman
  • 33 Dylan Luther – Redshirt Junior

Punter

  • 20 Stefan Flintoft – Redshirt Sophomore
  • 39 Adam Searl – Senior
  • 92 Austin Kent – Freshman

Kicker

  • 15 Andrew Strauch – Redshirt Freshman
  • 17 JJ Molson – Freshman
  • 20 Stefan Flintoft – Redshirt Sophomore

Sources: [1][2]

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
September 312:30 PMat Texas A&M*No. 16CBSL 24–31 OT100,443
September 105:00 PMUNLV*P12NW 42–2163,712
September 177:15 PMat BYU*ESPN2W 17–1462,904
September 245:00 PMNo. 7 Stanford
  • Rose Bowl
  • Pasadena, CA
ABCL 13–2270,833
October 17:30 PMArizona
  • Rose Bowl
  • Pasadena, CA
ESPNW 45–2468,013
October 87:30 PMat Arizona StateESPN2L 20–2348,509
October 157:30 PMat Washington StateESPNL 21–2729,310
October 221:00 PMNo. 19 Utahdagger
  • Rose Bowl
  • Pasadena, CA
FOXL 45–5266,243
November 36:30 PMat No. 21 ColoradoFS1L 10–2043,761
November 126:00 PMOregon State
  • Rose Bowl
  • Pasadena, CA
P12NW 38–2464,813
November 197:30 PMNo. 13 USC
ESPNL 14–3671,137
November 264:00 PMat CaliforniaESPN2L 10–3639,633
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Pacific time
[1]

Game summariesEdit

at Texas A&MEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
#16 Bruins 3 6 0 15 24
Aggies 0 10 14 0 31



Overall record Last meeting Result
2–2 1998 UCLA, 29–23

Calling the game on CBS: Verne Lundquist, Gary Danielson and Allie LaForce.

UNLVEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Rebels 7 7 7 0 21
Bruins 7 21 0 14 42



Overall record Last meeting Result
1–0 2015 UCLA, 37–3

Pac-12 Networks: Ted Robinson, Yogi Roth and Cindy Brunson.

at BYUEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Bruins 0 10 7 0 17
Cougars 0 0 7 7 14



Overall record Last meeting Result
8–3 2015 UCLA, 24–23

StanfordEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
#7 Cardinal 3 0 3 16 22
Bruins 7 3 0 3 13



Overall record Last meeting Result
45–39–3 2015 STAN, 56–35

ArizonaEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Wildcats 7 0 3 14 24
Bruins 14 0 10 21 45



Overall record Last meeting Result
23–15–2 2015 UCLA, 56–30

at Arizona StateEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Bruins 0 3 10 7 20
Sun Devils 3 0 17 3 23



Overall record Last meeting Result
19–12–1 2015 ASU, 38–23

at Washington StateEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Bruins 0 0 7 14 21
Cougars 3 7 14 3 27



Overall record Last meeting Result
39–20–1 2015 WSU, 31–27

UtahEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
#19 Utes 14 13 18 7 52
Bruins 21 0 14 10 45



Overall record Last meeting Result
11–3 2015 UCLA, 17–9

at ColoradoEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Bruins 7 3 0 0 10
#21 Buffaloes 7 0 3 10 20



Overall record Last meeting Result
9–2 2015 UCLA, 35–31

Oregon StateEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Beavers 7 7 10 0 24
Bruins 21 3 7 7 38



Overall record Last meeting Result
41–17–4 2015 UCLA, 41–0

USCEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Trojans 7 16 7 6 36
Bruins 7 7 0 0 14



Overall record Last meeting Result
31–47–7 2015 USC, 40–21

at CaliforniaEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Bruins 0 0 10 0 10
Golden Bears 3 9 14 10 36



Overall record Last meeting Result
53–32–1 2015 UCLA, 40–24

RankingsEdit

Ranking movements
Legend: ██ Increase in ranking. ██ Decrease in ranking.
NR = Not ranked. RV = Received votes. ( ) = First place votes.
Week
Poll

 

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Coaches 24 RV RV RV RV RV NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR

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CoachesEdit

NotesEdit

  • Nov. 28 – Offensive Coordinator/Quarterbacks coach Kennedy Polamalu's contract was not renewed

ReferencesEdit

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