2009 Preview: UCLA Special Teams

Posted by Bruin Roar on July-24-2009 Add Comments

Once again the Bruins will field a very good special teams unit that will be one of the best in the conference.

There was a time when UCLA was known for producing great safeties and even greater quarterbacks. These days, productive kickers come out of Westwood; so much so, you could could start calling the school Kicker-U.

When the student store was selling No. 7 jerseys a few years back, I wasn't sure if it was for Ben Olsen or Justin Medlock.

This season is no different. Junior place kicker Kai Forbath is earning pre-season All American honors by many publications. He is almost a lock on long distance kicks, hitting all six of his attempts from beyond 50 yards out. In any close contests, Forbath could b...

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