Posted September 10, 2013 on ucla.scout.com
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UCLA head coach Jim Mora talks about the upcoming game against Nebraska and how much of a test this will be for his team's mental toughness...
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LOS ANGELES -- When Jim Mora took his first college head coaching job, there was something that touched him about working with college kids. It made an already-emotional coach even more fiercely protective of the players on his team. Nick Pasquale was no different. Pasquale, who passed away early Sunday morning after being struck by a car in his hometown of San Clemente, might not...

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It's rare when a coach is right for getting angry and walking out of a press conference, but in this case, UCLA coach Jim Mora did exactly the right thing. Mora was rightfully angry during his Monday press conference that he began by talking about what he and the team were dealing with after the early Sunday morning death of walk-on WR Nick Pasquale. You can read more about...

Jim Mora Jr. Walks Out of Press Conference After Reporter Talks on Phone (Video)

Today Jim Mora Jr had his first press conference since WR Nick Pasquale was hit by a car and died over the weekend. Mora Jr. was opening up his press conference by speaking about the situation when a reporter would not stop talking on his cell phone. Mora Jr. was  really set off when the reported tells him to “go on.” I’d be pretty mad about that too if I were the UCLA coach...

Jim Mora Walks Out Of Press Conference

UCLA just recently had a death to a team member, Nick Pasquale. Jim Mora had his usual Sunday press conference, and led off talking about Nick. A reporter decided to pick up his phone, and Mora was not having it. You can see the rest for yourself. May I add….this reporter is an idiot. The post Jim Mora Walks Out Of Press Conference appeared first on Third And Wrong.

UCLA coach Jim Mora Jr goes off on reporter who answers phone during press conference

It's been a tough weekend for the UCLA football family following the tragic death of walk-on receiver Nick Pasquale on Sunday morning. During UCLA coach Jim Mora Jr's press conference on Monday, he talked about Pasquale, his life, and his all too early passing. At about the one minute mark of this video, you can hear a reporter begin to talk on his phone. Mora takes notice...

Jim Mora Storms Out of Press Conference After Yelling at Media Member for Talking on Phone (Video)

Football coaches getting worked up at the podium can lead to some of the greatest comedic moments in sports. Unfortunately, Jim Mora‘s news conference on Monday was not one of those moments. The UCLA head coach spent a portion of his presser talking not about Saturday’s 58-20 thumping of Nevada or this weekend’s matchup against No. 23 Nebraska, but about Nick Pasquale, a redshirt...

Bruins set to face Nebraska with heavy hearts

As the Bruins continue to wrestle with the emotions of losing a teammate, they also continue to prep for this Saturdays game against No. 23 Nebraska. Head coach Jim Mora said he couldn't even imagine a more difficult situation. No. 16 UCLA is hoping to channel their grief into play worthy of honoring their late teammate, Nick Pasquale, but the challenges they face are numerous...

A moment of silence

UCLA coach Jim Mora and the 16th-ranked Bruins returned to football practice on Monday for the first time since the death of walk-on receiver Nick Pasquale.

Don't Mess With UCLA Head Coach Jim Mora; Nebraska to Honor Nick Pasquale

It was a hard weekend for the UCLA Bruins and their fans. A member of the football team, wide receiver Nick Pasquale, was hit by a car and killed. Bruins Head Coach Jim Mora was in the midst of addressing the media about Pasquale's death when someone made a big, big mistake and made the coach mad. I've heard conflicting reports; that the target of his wrath was...

St. Louis writer uses Mora's press conference incident to defend media

Goold, "I just don't think you can say that it's always wrong." I'm a huge fan of 101.1 ESPN Radio in St. Louis, but the station had a disturbing guest Tuesday on The Turn with Anthony Stalter and Chris Duncan. By my take, writer Derrick Goold took the opportunity to be a smart ass while the hosts were attempting to have a serious discussion about the situation...

Jim Mora Jr. flips out reporter who interrupts Nick Pasquale reflection (Video)

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Early Analysis: UCLA vs. Nebraska

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Jim Mora Storms out of Nick Pasquale Press Conference

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