And Dawkins, who has a few former teammates on the Bruins, enjoyed the game at the Rose Bowl.
"It was a great game and I was really impressed with UCLA," said Dawkins. "I went in the locker room after the game too."
Dawkins said he was equally impressed with the atmosphere at the Rose Bowl.
"It was amazing there," said Dawkins. "There were a lot of fans going crazy and I loved that."
Dawkins, who has offers from Utah and Notre Dame, will get to see the Irish this weekend, when he visits the Coliseum to see Notre Dame play USC, another school he's interested.
"I'll definitely be there," said Dawkins.