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What a Difference a Victory Makes

October 11, 2003

With the preseason behind them, UCLA's football team is 1-0 in the Pac-10 after stomping 18th-ranked Washington. On the other side of town, preseason national champion candidate USC already has one noteworthy loss in conference play.

How can this be, you ask? Could it be UCLA intelligently treated the preseason as a learning experience? Kudos to first-year Coach Karl Dorrell and his coaching staff. Who can argue the Bruins are not a much better team after the preseason's trials and tribulations?

Ruben A. Vassolo



I wonder if UCLA's dramatic comeback victory against Washington means that the Karl Dorrell haters will crawl back into their caves for at least another week. Once again, the sports fans of Los Angeles have proven they are the biggest spoiled brats in the nation.

Ralph S. Brax


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