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UCLA's Conor McDermott wants more than a 10-win season

UCLA's Conor McDermott wants more than a 10-win season

UCLA offensive lineman Conor McDermott wants to play at end of the season in the Pac-12 Championship game and win a conference title.

The Bruins were picked to win the South division in a poll of 33 media members. Stanford was chosen to win the North and defeat UCLA in the championship game. Times reporters do not vote in polls.

“I try not to listen to that too much,” McDermott said Friday at media days. “We’ve been in a position where we’ve been number one, and we’ve been in a position where we’ve been number three and five. Both are motivations and some say it’s better to be the underdog, but either way, we have to play...

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