Football program at the University of California, Los Angeles plays their home games at the Rose Bowl stadium which has been home for the Bruins since 1982.Originally the venue was opened in 1923 with Rose Bowl Game on January the 1st. The venue which was added to National Historic Landmark list in 1987 played a host for a variety of teams. One of the most famous stadiums in the States hosted five Super Bowl games and its capacity is at over 92500.If UCLA Bruins tickets for football are not what one is after then perhaps attending a game of basketball at the Pauley Pavilion might be the right thing to do. The venue was opened in 1965 and it can hold over 13500 fans during game nights.
Both, football and basketball programs began their existence in 1919 at the UCLA. The Bruins are members of South Division in Pac- 12 Conference, NCAA Division I (FBS for football).The university’s mascot is costumed brown bear named Joe Bruin which can often be seen with a female companion of brown bear named Josephine Bruin. The colours representing school are true blue and gold.UCLA has two longstanding and fierce rivalries and these are with California Golden Bears and USC Trojans.Football program brought one national title to the university, in 1954. The Bruins won 17 conference titles, two division titles and their all- time record stands at 576-399-37.To date the Bruins appeared in 35 Bowl games, starting with a loss to Georgia in 1943 at Rose Bowl. They compiled 17-17-1 record from these games.
The university produced one Heisman Trophy winner in Gary Began, a quarterback who spent couple of seasons on the Redskins’ bench watching the future NFL Hall of Famer, Jurgensen. Began, never scored a touchdown in his very short NFL journey.The Bruins sent a well talented quarterback who scored plenty of touchdowns to NFL in Troy Aikman who led Dallas Cowboys to three Super Bowl championships, winning one Super Bowl MVP award. Aikman was also selected to 6 Pro Bowls during his 12 seasons at the Cowboys.Basketball at UCLA has won a record 11 NCAA Division I championships, which is a tied record with woman’s basketball team of UConn Huskies, among college teams. The Bruins hold many NCAA records including 12 NCAA title game appearances, 7 consecutive championships, 88 men’s regular season winning streak among many others.
UCLA has gone to 47 NCAA tournaments and they were conference regular season champions 35 times, adding 4 more conference tournament titles to their name.There’s been plenty of NBA stars that came from UCLA including such fames as Kareem Abdul- Jabbar, a six time NBA champion, two times NBA finals MVP, 6 times NBA MVP, 19 times NBA All- Star, two times NBA scoring champion and four times blocking leader.University of California, Los Angeles is one of the best known colleges in the nation and definitely one of the most successful ones, especially with their record setting basketball program that does not seem to be stopping with producing great athletes.