August 7, 2007

Training Camp opens

It's hard to believe but football is in the air as UCLA kicked off their first practice of the season yesterday. At 8:00 AM yesterday, coach Karl Dorrell met with the media to discuss the upcoming season. Dorrell gives a rundown on the depth of his team. This is part one of a two-part series.

Dorrell: "Thanks for coming today. We had the official opening for camp yesterday with our players all reporting and all of them showed up and ready to go for the 2007 season.

"They really had a great summer. These guys have trained really, really hard and in a lot of preparation time on their own to prepare for a great year. We're in really good health and judging from what I saw in the meeting last night they are ready to go.

"Today is a big media day as you all know where you will get a chance to interview and talk with some of these guys on the team and get some quotes and things from them in terms of how they see themselves performing this year.

"We are excited about the challenge. We know we have a challenging schedule. We know that there are a lot of good teams in this conference that have the ability to be top contenders in this conference and that's the way you like it.

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