UCLA is guaranteed to play for the Pac-12 Championship on the road thanks to Oregon's victory over Oregon State. If Stanford wins on Saturday night, the Bruins will face the Cardinal for the title. If UCLA wins, they get Oregon on the road.
Following a big win over their crosstown rival USC Trojans, the No. 15 UCLA Bruins will face another stiff test as they wrap up their regular season slate against the No. 11 Stanford Cardinal on Saturday afternoon at the Rose Bowl.
The No. 17-ranked Bruins are actually the favorites in their season finale matchup against the No. 8 ranked Stanford Cardinal.
According to one projection, the UCLA Bruins could play the West Virginia Mountaineers in a possibly explosive offensive game in the Alamo Bowl.
There was one particular moment in UCLA's victory over USC that could very easily have been where they lost the game. It wasn't, though, because the Bruins deserved to be there, deserved to win, and have a very interesting future ahead of them.
USC and UCLA have played one another in rain just twice in their storied history, with the Bruins prevailing each time. There is rain in the forecast for the Rose Bowl on Saturday afternoon.