NFL players tweet about UCLA's victory over rival USC

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UCLA players celebrate with fans following the Bruins' 38-28 victory over rival USC on Saturday.


While the rain came down on the fans and players during UCLA's 38-28 victory over crosstown rival USC at the Rose Bowl, the tweets poured out on the Internet... luckily we collected a few of the choice ones shared by NFL players who used to play for the two Southern California football programs:

Jacksonville Jaguars running back Maurice Jones-Drew: Football Hall of Famer Troy Aikman: Oakland Raiders offensive guard Alex Parsons: Carolina Panthers center Ryan Kalil Cincinnati Bengals' Tony Dye on UCLA victory: Washington Redskins kicker Kai Forbath: Jacksonville Jaguars tight end Marcedes Lewis:

Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe kept hinting after UCLA's win that teammate Matt Kalil lost a bet. But it's hard to imagine the 6-foot-6, 308-pound offensive tackle ever agreeing to this:

Oakland Raiders quarterback Matt Leinart:

San Francisco 49ers linebacker Patrick Willis saw some positives from Mississippi's 41-35 loss to heavily favored LSU:

Willis' teammate LaMichael James was tweeting his support for Oregon in the hours leading up to its game against Stanford: Tennessee Titans linebacker Akeem Ayers got his picture taken with his brother Kevin Ayers before Arizona State's 46-7 win over Washington State:


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