Found October 21, 2013 on Fox Sports West:
UCLA coach Jim Mora will go from Eugene, Ore., to Seattle after Saturday's game to attend a memorial service for Washington coach Don James. James died at his home from the effects of pancreatic cancer on Sunday. He was 80. Mora, who was a walk-on defensive back under James from 1980 to '83, said, "I learned so much from him, playing for him, that I have applied to my coaching career." Mora knew James, "since I was 5 years old." James' oldest daughter would babysit him. When Mora was older, he would babysit James' younger daughter. As a player, Mora absorbed coaching lessons. He was part of two Washington teams that went to the Rose Bowl, in the 1981 and 1982 games. The Huskies beat Iowa, 28-0, in 1982. It was one of four Rose Bowl victories for James. Only USC coaches Howard Jones and John McKay have more, with five each. "If a team meeting started at 3 p.m., he knew it took 32 seconds to get from his desk to the podium," Mora sai...

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