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UCLA avoids an early letdown and keeps title hopes alive
UCLA avoids an early letdown and keeps title hopes alive

Call it what you want — rust, jitters, heat cramps, brain cramps — but preseason top-10 UCLA did not kick off 2014 looking like a postseason top 10. If UCLA is still a national contender coming out of Scott Stadium on Saturday, well, so is Rutgers. Also, scratch Brett Hundley's name from the pre-September list of Heisman Trophy contenders. Replace him with Texas A&M quarterback Kenny Hill. Or, maybe it's still early? Luckily, if you bleed powder and blue, they don't hand out playoff bids before Labor Day. It was all UCLA could do to slither out of Charlottesville with a 28-20 win over Virginia. It was not a win the Bruins were proud of, but also one...

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