I'll admit it, I wasn't a huge fan of the Jim Mora Jr. signing at UCLA last winter (read: I thought it was going to be a disaster), so I'm shocked an impressed that he has the Bruins sitting at #17 in the nation, 7-2, and first place in the Pac 12 South after throttling Arizona by 56 last week. I just feel morally obligated to throw one thing in before I give Mora too much credit: this dude is out of his mother effing mind.
EXHIBIT A: Mora made his assistant coaches wear war paint for the Arizona game:
Not the craziest thing I've ever seen, but when your coaching staff is dressing up like half-assed YMCA Indian Guides for regular season games you might have a bit of an intensity issue.
EXHIBIT B: Someone with a fake Twitter account pretended to be Bruin Randall Goforth and wallpapered the Trojans bulletin board with trash talk:
Mora responded like any coach would have...he confirmed it wasn't Randall, called Lane Kififn to explain, then gave...