Originally written November 20, 2012 on Fox Sports West:
Jim Mora was being coy. He admitted such as he walked out of the Rose Bowl last Saturday night. He was just a couple of hours removed from winning the first crosstown rivalry game he'd been a part of as UCLA's head coach. He spent the week prior downplaying his team's matchup with USC and what it meant to be playing the crosstown rivals with the Pac-12 South Division title on the line. He said the right things leading up to the game, but the postgame festivities in the UCLA locker room didnt back up his statements. Their celebration signaled anything but the Bruins having won just another game. A full-on dance contest broke out in the Bruins locker room and Mora was so enamored he didn't want to leave the party for his customary postgame session with the media. Mora's been around a lot of football but the Bruins locker room was unlike anything he'd ever been a part of spending the majority of his coaching life in the NFL. The party's over with th...
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