Found January 05, 2012 on Fox Sports West:
New UCLA head coach Jim Mora was hoping to have his staff complete the beginning of this week. Clearly those plans have hit a bump in the road. Thursday revealed more uncertainty. John Pagano was named defensive coordinator for the San Diego Chargers, head coach Norv Turner announced Thursday. Pagano takes over for Greg Manusky, who was fired after one season. Pagano, who's been on the Chargers staff the last 10 seasons and held the position of linebackers coach since 2005, was expected to be named UCLA's next defensive coordinator earlier this week. It was rumored to be all but a done deal, with Pagano joining the staff before the dead period began Wednesday. It would have been a reunion for Pagano and Mora who worked together with the Saints in 1996 and 1997. Pagano was a defensive assistant, while Mora served as defensive backs coach on his father's staff. Pagano also worked under the elder Mora with the Colts. Despite his ties to the Mora's, Pagano decided s...
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