The UCLA Bruins open their 2011 college football campaign on Saturday afternoon on the road against the . It is the 93rd season of Bruins football. Here is the relevant information regarding the game:
Teams: UCLA Bruins, Houston Cougars
- Time: 12:30 p.m.
Location: Robertson Stadium, Houston, Texas
- TV: Prime Ticket, with Craig Bolerjack and Joel Klatt in the booth, and Petros Papadakis on the sideline
- Rankings: UCLA is ranked No. 53 in the preseason Sagarin ratings, while Minnesota is No. 68.
- Favorite: Houston is a three-point home favorite, per Bodog
- Last Meeting: UCLA beat Houston 31-13 at the Rose Bowl last season, a game in which the Cougars had two quarterbacks, Case Keenum and Cotton Turner, injured.
- Openers: The Bruins are 3-2 in their last five road openers, with their last win coming in 2007 at Stanford.
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