Rick Neuheisel’s Players Carry Him Off Field Following UCLA’s Last Practice

The UCLA football players planned and executed a fitting tribute to recently fired Coach Rick Neuheisel following his last practice.  The players carried their coach off the field while chanting the UCLA fight song which was led by Neuheisel.  Neuheisel’s last game coaching the Bruins will be this Friday against Oregon in the Pac-12 championship.

According to the LA Times:

Asked whether he could have received a better tribute, Neuheisel said, “It’s tough to imagine. It’s meaningful when you work to create relationships. You want the best for them. You want them to achieve what they are capable of achieving. Despite the fact that we didn’t win enough games, I think they are achieving as people. I am extremely proud to be a part of this team and I’m looking forward to a grand finish.”

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