1988 UCLA Bruins football team

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1988 UCLA Bruins football
Cotton Bowl Classic Champions
Conference Pacific-10 Conference
Ranking
Coaches #6
AP #6
1988 record 10–2 (6–2 Pac-10)
Head coach Terry Donahue (13th year)
Offensive coordinator Steve Axman (2nd year)
Defensive coordinator Bob Field (7th year)
Home stadium Rose Bowl
(Capacity: 104,091)
Seasons
« 1987 1989 »
1988 Pacific-10 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#7 USC 8 0 0     10 2 0
#6 UCLA 6 2 0     10 2 0
#16 Washington State 5 3 0     9 3 0
Arizona 5 3 0     7 4 0
Arizona State 3 4 0     6 5 0
Washington 3 5 0     6 5 0
Oregon 3 5 0     6 6 0
Oregon State 2 5 1     4 6 1
Stanford 1 5 2     3 6 2
California 1 5 1     5 5 1
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1988 UCLA Bruins football team represented the University of California, Los Angeles in the 1988 NCAA Division I-A football season. The team was led by 13th year head coach Terry Donahue and played its home games at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California. They were members of the Pacific-10 Conference.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
September 3 San Diego State* #5 Rose BowlPasadena, CA W 59–6   46,487
September 10 #2 Nebraska* #5 Rose Bowl • Pasadena, CA W 41–28   84,086
September 17 Long Beach State* #2 Rose Bowl • Pasadena, CA W 56–3   42,464
October 1 at #16 Washington #2 Husky StadiumSeattle, WA W 24–17   71,224
October 8 Oregon State #2 Rose Bowl • Pasadena, CA W 38–21   46,550
October 15 at California #2 California Memorial StadiumBerkeley, CA W 38–21   58,000
October 22 at Arizona #1 Arizona StadiumTucson, AZ W 24–3   49,922
October 29 Washington State #1 Rose Bowl • Pasadena, CA L 30–34   51,970
November 5 at Oregon #6 Autzen StadiumEugene, OR W 16–6   42,509
November 12 Stanforddagger #6 Rose Bowl • Pasadena, CA W 27–17   70,552
November 19 #2 USC #6 Rose Bowl • Pasadena, CA (Battle for the Victory Bell) L 22–31   100,741
January 2 vs. #8 Arkansas* #9 Cotton BowlDallas, TX (Cotton Bowl Classic) W 17–3   74,304
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.

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Awards and honors[edit]

NFL draftees[edit]

The following players were selected in the 1989 NFL Draft.

Player Position Round Pick NFL club
Troy Aikman Quarterback 1 1 Dallas Cowboys
Carnell Lake Defensive back 2 34 Pittsburgh Steelers
Eric Ball Running back 2 35 Cincinnati Bengals
Darryl Henley Defensive back 2 53 Los Angeles Rams
Jim Wahler Defensive tackle 4 94 Phoenix Cardinals
Marcus Turner Defensive Back 11 283 Kansas City Chiefs
Eric Smith Tackle 12 326 New York Giants

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "1988 UCLA Bruins Schedule and Results". Sports Reference. Retrieved September 20, 2014. 
  2. ^ "1989 NFL Draft". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Sports Reference. Retrieved September 20, 2014.