1956 UCLA Bruins Football (UCLA Football)

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Overview

Team
UCLA Bruins Football

Current league
NCAA D-I FBS
Pac-10

Current venue
Rose Bowl

College or University
University of California, Los Angeles

Head Coach
Henry R. (Red) Sanders

Recent activity

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Updated athletic career information for James A. (Jim) Myers
Removed James A. (Jim) Myers from the 1941 Tennessee Volunteers Football team roster.
  • Role was Guard.
Removed James A. (Jim) Myers from the 1942 Tennessee Volunteers Football team roster.
  • Role was Guard.
Removed James A. (Jim) Myers from the 1946 Tennessee Volunteers Football team roster.
  • Role was Guard.
Removed James A. (Jim) Myers from the 1949 UCLA Bruins Football team roster.
  • Role was Assistant Coach.
Removed James A. (Jim) Myers from the 1950 UCLA Bruins Football team roster.
  • Role was Assistant Coach.
Removed James A. (Jim) Myers from the 1951 UCLA Bruins Football team roster.
  • Role was Assistant Coach.
Removed James A. (Jim) Myers from the 1953 UCLA Bruins Football team roster.
  • Role was Assistant Coach.
Removed James A. (Jim) Myers from the 1954 UCLA Bruins Football team roster.
  • Role was Assistant Coach.
Removed James A. (Jim) Myers from the 1955 UCLA Bruins Football team roster.
  • Role was First Assistant Coach.
Removed James A. (Jim) Myers from the 1956 UCLA Bruins Football team roster.
  • Role was Assistant Coach.
Removed James A. (Jim) Myers from the 1947 Vanderbilt Commodores Football team roster.
  • Role was Assistant Coach.
Removed James A. (Jim) Myers from the 1948 Vanderbilt Commodores Football team roster.
  • Role was Assistant Coach.
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by maddog48 Mar 29, 2013
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Updated athletic career information for Joe Harper
Added Joe Harper to the 1955 UCLA Bruins Football team roster.
  • Set role to Right Guard.
Added Joe Harper to the 1956 UCLA Bruins Football team roster.
  • Set role to Right Guard.
Added Joe Harper to the 1957 UCLA Bruins Football team roster.
  • Set role to Right Guard.
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by maddog48 Jul 20, 2012
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Don Duncan action Updated personal notes for Don Duncan
Edited the personal notes for Don Duncan.
  • Added where are they now: "Bradenton, FL"
by 57penny Apr 01, 2012
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Preston Dills Updated athletic career information for Preston Dills
Added Preston Dills to the 1955 UCLA Bruins Football team roster.
  • Set uniform number to 74.
  • Set role to Defensive Tackle.
  • Set role to Offensive Tackle.
by maddog48 Oct 25, 2009
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1956 UCLA-Cal Football Program0002.jpg
1956 UCLA-Cal Football Program0002.jpg
Official game program from UCLA's 34-20 win at California on October 20, 1956.
by Emeritus Feb 22, 2011
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Highlights
by DaMan Sep 21, 2010
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Red Sanders UCLA Updated personal notes for Henry R. (Red) Sanders
Edited the personal notes for Henry R. (Red) Sanders.
  • Added trivia: "Inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1996"
by Andy26399 Dec 30, 2010
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Ray Nagel Updated personal notes for Ray Nagel
Edited the personal notes for Ray Nagel.
  • Added trivia: "Served as Athletics Director at Washington State 1971-1976"
  • Added trivia: "Served as Athletics Director at Hawaii (Manoa) 1976-1983"
by Andy26399 Dec 29, 2010
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Updated personal notes for Scott Avery
Edited the personal notes for Scott Avery.
by SAvery Dec 05, 2010
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1960JimMyers.jpg Updated athletic career information for Jim Myers
Added Jim Myers to the 1950 UCLA Bruins Football team roster.
  • Set role to Offensive Line Coach.
Added Jim Myers to the 1951 UCLA Bruins Football team roster.
  • Set role to Offensive Line Coach.
Added Jim Myers to the 1952 UCLA Bruins Football team roster.
  • Set role to Offensive Line Coach.
Added Jim Myers to the 1953 UCLA Bruins Football team roster.
  • Set role to Offensive Line Coach.
Added Jim Myers to the 1954 UCLA Bruins Football team roster.
  • Set role to Offensive Line Coach.
Added Jim Myers to the 1955 UCLA Bruins Football team roster.
  • Set role to Offensive Line Coach.
Added Jim Myers to the 1956 UCLA Bruins Football team roster.
  • Set role to Offensive Line Coach.
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by RAB88 Jun 30, 2010
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Gary Yurosek Updated personal notes for Gary Yurosek
Edited the personal notes for Gary Yurosek.
  • Added trivia: "Changed his name to Gary Lockwood and appeared in well over 100 movies and TV shows, including starring in 2001: A Space Odyssey. . .once married to acress Stephanie Powers. . .he is the father of actress Samantha Lockwood."
by garyw May 18, 2010
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Kirk Wilson Updated athletic career information for Kirk Wilson
Added Kirk Wilson to the 1956 UCLA Bruins Baseball team roster.
  • Set role to Pitcher.
Edited the career summary for Kirk Wilson.
  • Added player career summary for UCLA Bruins Football:
    "Set an NCAA record in 1956 with a 49.3 punting average. . .also set a UCLA career punting record with a 44.6 average. . .UCLA's 1956 Rookie of Year Award winner. . .1959 drafted by the Cleveland Browns, 9th rd., 106th player selected. . .transfered to UCLA from Santa Monica City College, where he played in 1955."
  • Added player career summary for UCLA Bruins Baseball:
    "1956 All-CIBA selection after posting 3-3 record with a 2.07 earned run average."
by garyw May 18, 2010
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Dave Peterson Updated personal notes for Dave Peterson
Edited the personal notes for Dave Peterson.
  • Added trivia: "Citrus JC assistant coach and head coach in the 1960s."
by garyw May 18, 2010
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Esker Harris Updated personal notes for Esker Harris
Edited the personal notes for Esker Harris.
  • Added trivia: "1954 Golden Gloves finalist and 1956 Western Golden Gloves champion."
by garyw May 13, 2010
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Esker Harris Updated athletic career information for Esker Harris
Edited the career summary for Esker Harris.
  • Added player career summary for UCLA Bruins Football:
    "1956 AP All-America 2nd team selection . . . 1956 Coaches All-Pacific Coast Conference 1st team pick. . .also won the Bruins' award for All-Around Excellence in 1956. . .ineligible in 1957 because of PCC sanctions against UCLA. . .served as an assistant coach with the freshman team in 1958."
by garyw May 13, 2010
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Joe Harper Updated personal notes for Joe Harper
Edited the personal notes for Joe Harper.
  • Added trivia: "First coaching job was an assistant with the UCLA freshman team in 1959 and then served one year as head coach at Riverside City College."
by garyw May 12, 2010
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Joe Harper Updated athletic career information for Joe Harper
Edited the career summary for Joe Harper.
  • Added player career summary for UCLA Bruins Football:
    "1955 redshirted. . .1957 served as alternate captain."
by garyw May 12, 2010
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Edison Griffin Updated personal notes for Edison Griffin
Edited the personal notes for Edison Griffin.
  • Added trivia: "1953 played in North-South Shrine Game for California high school seniors."
by garyw May 12, 2010
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Edison Griffin Updated athletic career information for Edison Griffin
Added Edison Griffin to the 1955 UCLA Bruins Football team roster.
  • Set uniform number to 10.
  • Set role to Tailback.
  • Set role to Safety.
Edited the career summary for Edison Griffin.
  • Added player career summary for UCLA Bruins Football:
    "Played at West Contra Costa JC before transferring to UCLA. . .redshirted in 1954 and saw limited duty in 1955. . .1957 was ineligible as part of Pacific Coast Conference sanctions against UCLA."
by garyw May 12, 2010
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Fred Gillett Updated athletic career information for Fred Gillett
Edited the career summary for Fred Gillett.
  • Removed player career summary for San Diego Chargers:
    "1955 started his college career at LA Valley JC and then transferred to UCLA, where he was a non-letterman in 1956 and 1957. . .played at Cal State Los Angeles as starting fullback in 1960 and 1961."
  • Added player career summary for UCLA Bruins Football:
    "1955 started his college career at LA Valley JC and then transferred to UCLA, where he was a non-letterman in 1956 and 1957"
  • Added player career summary for Cal State LA Golden Eagles Football:
    "Played at Cal State Los Angeles, where he was a two-year starter."
by garyw May 12, 2010
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