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The Best UCLA Football Players of All Time 

Ranker College Football
Updated August 17, 2019 5k votes 815 voters 55.5k views 44 items

List Rules Vote up and add all of the greatest football players from UCLA.

The UCLA Bruins have enjoyed great periods of success and also great periods of strife.

Along that winding road, there have been some phenomenal players. Here's a list of the best Bruins of all time. What do you think, Rankers? Who goes where in your book? UpVote your picks now!
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Troy Aikman is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best UCLA Football Players of All Time
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Jonathan Ogden is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best UCLA Football Players of All Time
Tackle from Washington

Age: 41

Teams: UCLA Bruins football, Baltimore Ravens

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Jackie Robinson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best UCLA Football Players of All Time
Running back and Safety from Georgia

Age: Dec. at 53 (1919-1972)

Teams: UCLA Bruins football, Kansas City Monarchs, Montreal Royals, Brooklyn Dodgers, Los Angeles Bulldogs

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Maurice Jones-Drew is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best UCLA Football Players of All Time
Running back and Return specialist from Oakland

Age: 30

Teams: UCLA Bruins football, Jacksonville Jaguars

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Kenny Easley is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best UCLA Football Players of All Time
Safety and Defensive back from Chesapeake

Age: 56

Teams: Seattle Seahawks, UCLA Bruins football

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Ken Norton, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best UCLA Football Players of All Time
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Gary Beban is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best UCLA Football Players of All Time
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Freeman McNeil is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best UCLA Football Players of All Time
Freeman McNeil Running back from Jackson

Age: 56

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DeShaun Foster is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best UCLA Football Players of All Time
Running back from Charlotte

Age: 35

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Cade McNown is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best UCLA Football Players of All Time
Quarterback from Portland

Age: 38

Teams: UCLA Bruins football, Chicago Bears, San Francisco 49ers, Miami Dolphins

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J. J. Stokes is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best UCLA Football Players of All Time
Wide receiver from San Diego

Age: 43

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Eric Kendricks is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best UCLA Football Players of All Time
eli-lesser added

Age: 23

Teams: UCLA Bruins football

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Marcedes Lewis is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best UCLA Football Players of All Time
Tight end from Los Alamitos

Age: 31

Teams: UCLA Bruins football, Jacksonville Jaguars

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Brett Hundley is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best UCLA Football Players of All Time

Age: 22

Teams: UCLA Bruins football

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Jerry Robinson is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best UCLA Football Players of All Time
Linebacker from California

Age: 59

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Randy Cross is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best UCLA Football Players of All Time
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Anthony Barr is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best UCLA Football Players of All Time
562609 added

Age: 23

Teams: UCLA Bruins football

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Gaston Green is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best UCLA Football Players of All Time
Running back from Los Angeles

Age: 49

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Carnell Lake is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best UCLA Football Players of All Time
Cornerback and Safety from Salt Lake City

Age: 48

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Wendell Tyler is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best UCLA Football Players of All Time
Bruzinbruin32 added Running back from Shreveport

Age: 60

Teams: Los Angeles Rams, San Francisco 49ers

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Bob Waterfield is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best UCLA Football Players of All Time
Bruzinbruin32 added Punter and Quarterback from Elmira

Age: Died at 63 (1920-1983)

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Mel Farr is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best UCLA Football Players of All Time
Running back from Beaumont

Age: 71

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Kenny Washington is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best UCLA Football Players of All Time
Running back from Los Angeles

Age: Died at 53 (1918-1971)

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Eric Turner is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best UCLA Football Players of All Time
Cornerback and Safety from Ventura

Age: Died at 32 (1968-2000)

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Akeem Ayers is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best UCLA Football Players of All Time
Akeem Ayers Linebacker from Los Angeles

Age: 26

Teams: UCLA Bruins football, Tennessee Titans