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UCLA Football: Chip Kelly Impressed by Week 1 QB Opponent

The Bruins will have their hands full in Week 1

With just 11 days left until the commencement of the 2023 season, fervent Bruin fans are eagerly counting down the moments. The anticipation builds as the UCLA Bruins prepare to clash with the Coastal Carolina Chanticleers, led by their seasoned quarterback, Grayson McCall.

This will be the first time McCall will face off against the Bruins and head coach Chip Kelly. Even though that’s the case, it doesn't mean Kelly isn’t familiar with McCall’s game. 

Kelly showered praise on McCall, hailing him as one of NCAA history's most remarkably precise passers.

"(He) is one of the top returning QBs in college football... his numbers may be the all-time best... a tremendous runner but he's also one of the all-time accurate passers in NCAA history."

The Bruins will loom for their third straight season opener after dropping the first three under the Chip Kelly era. 

The Bruins will aim to showcase their superiority over Coastal Carolina in resounding fashion. Although containing McCall poses a challenge, the Bruins possess ample time to unravel a winning strategy. As the countdown ticks away, Bruins enthusiasts can hardly contain their excitement for the forthcoming clash, hoping for a triumphant start that unequivocally establishes their dominance.