Originally posted on Fox Sports Arizona
By Stewart Mandel  |  Last updated 7/24/14
HOLLYWOOD -- Much of the discussion here at Pac-12 Media Days this week has centered on the league's abundance of elite quarterbacks. On Thursday, UCLA coach Jim Mora did not hesitate to talk up the Bruins' star signal-caller, Brett Hundley, saying: "I can tell you unequivocally that Brett Hundley is a first-round draft pick. The guy's a future star in the NFL." But Mora also made a point of repeatedly emphasizing that the dual-threat quarterback, who threw for 3,071 yards and rushed for 748 last season, is a "passer first." And he hopes Hundley avoids falling victim to an NFL stereotype the coach said he experienced first-hand when he led the Atlanta Falcons from 2004-06. "People have a tendency at times to see an African-American quarterback and say, 'Oh, he's a runner.' I hate that stereotype and I always have," said Mora. "I coached Michael Vick and my belief (is) that we stereotype those guys started with him. I don't want that to happen with Brett, and I'm going to make sure t...
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