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Rick Neuheisel talks with Thayer Evans about competing for a Pac-10 title.
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I'm Sara -- I'm join today by UCLA coach written us a break thanks to talk with there's my place. This season we'll start against the season with last season. Last year -- -- the first time entertainers. What does that mean programs well it was a crucial step as we try to get back to the top of the conference you know everything's about. Momentum try to preach culture preach where where the cultural we'll take you. And kids need to -- of that and and I've been very fortunate that our youngsters have done that. You're one was was a tough year we've had some signature wins over Tennessee and Stanford. But it was it was a tough here you're too need to be better and because of a great month of November. Some key wins down the stretch -- notable game one bowl game which is a kick start catalyst to the off season. And does so now I think we've got an experienced team for the first time since I've then back at UCLA we're experienced enough to say that we've got a chance to be in the race. Now it's time to -- can look important that chance it was about us and that should expect. More success in the first you were you well and you know I always expect success I think we win every game but. Yet -- you look back and you see what kind of it inexperience issue you were especially quarterback. And in our offensive line that's that's those are tough obstacles to clear. Defensively I think we can be consistent again offensively we've improved our running game will be fine I think -- the butt kicking game. Lester B Lane Kiffin owners of Tennessee now is that there obviously and -- it USC. Taking a shot you know at -- -- -- -- talking about the players choose to go to UCLA versus USC. What's your message to them. I'm happy with players and I'm looking forward to all of our games and I didn't be blanket and UCLA beat Tennessee. And if it'll be a game. Like all games between these two good schools. That that. Conjures up all kinds of emotion kinds of all kinds of intensity and day it's a privilege to be apart how would you assess the pac -- race this year. Wide open. There's a bunch of good teams another bunch of coaches hear all you know prior older parks both their best. But I'm gonna go home and teller team here a couple of days we've got a chance when. -- thanks so much time there and just offices and thanks very much.