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UCLA football Coach Jim Mora doused a Texas brush fire Friday morning.
There were reports that Longhorns officials and Mora's representative were in discussions for Mora to replace Mack Brown as coach. Asked about the rumors, Mora said told the Los Angeles Times, "It is always flattering when someone is interested in you. But I am committed to being the UCLA coach."
Texas officials made contact with Mora's representative after Brown was fired on in mid-December. Mora told them he was not interested.
Mora has never deviated from his stance that Texas was not in his future.
Texas Athletic Director Steve Patterson said last week that he expects a successor to Brown will be found within two weeks.
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The Texas Longhorns are reportedly "very interested" in Jim Mora as their next head coach.
The search for new coach at Texas rages on with plenty of rumors floating around the internet about who will be the new head man in Austin. Will it be Charlie Strong? He's apparently interviewed. James Franklin, maybe? The Longhorns also apparently have their eyes on UCLA coach Jim Mora as there have been reports the two sides have spoken. Baylor coach Art Briles has also...
The University of Texas is getting a lot of thanks but no thanks in their search for new head football coach. On Friday the names of Art Briles and Jim Mora were added to the not interested list.
Perhaps the Longhorns should have just kept Mack Brown after-all.
“It is always flattering when someone is interested in you. But I am committed to being the UCLA coach.”
Texas can mark two name off it's list of potential replacements for former head coach Mack Brown. Both UCLA's Jim Mora Jr. and Baylor's Art Briles say that they are staying put at their respective schools. Mora told The Los Angeles Times that " “It is always flattering when someone is interested in you. But I am committed to being the UCLA coach.”Baylor released...
Well Texas scratch another coach off the list. UCLA Head Coach Jim Mora Jr has withdrawn his name from consideration for the Texas job:
The #BruinRevolution is gaining steam. So proud of our University and what we are building together. #GoBruins #8Clap
— Jim Mora (@UCLACoachMora) January 3, 2014
#UCLA Mora tells LA Times:
“It is always flattering when someone is interested...
Jim Mora has been a hot name for college football vacancies after successfully turning around the UCLA Bruins football program. He was mentioned as a candidate for the Washington Huskies vacancy — a position he previously described as his dream job — and now he’s been mentioned in connection with the Texas job. ESPN’s Adam […]
The Longhorns' list of potential replacements for Mack Brown continues to grow with UCLA head coach Jim Mora being the most recent addition.
According ESPN's Adam Schefter, Texas is "very interested" in Mora, and representatives for the two parties had conversations on Thursday.
The news of Texas' interest in Mora comes just two days after new athletic director...
Jim Mora Jr. Be very afraid, UCLA fans. It looks like Texas may have its eyes on Bruins' head coach Jim Mora Jr. to replace Mack Brown as HC for the Longhorns. At least that's what sources are telling ESPN analyst Adam Schefter. Texas is looking to find a new head coach before Jan. 15.Mora is 18-8 in his two years at UCLA. He was previously head coach of the Seattle Seahawks...
UCLA head coach Jim Mora has told the Texas Longhorns that he's not interested in their head coaching job...
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So, my Texas Longhorns have reportedly moved Jim Mora, Jr. to the head of the line in their search for Mack Brown’s replacement. That’s all cool and everything, especially if he...
The nation's #20-ranked running back, Nate Starks, committed to UCLA and Jim Mora Saturday night...
The University of Texas is reportedly targeting Jim Mora from UCLA as their next head coach to replace Mack Brown, per ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Schefter also indicated that Mora and Texas have already engaged in conversations regarding the position.
Mora has led UCLA to an 19-8 record over the past two seasons after predominantly coaching in the...
Did Texas rush in to a bad coaching decision? Photo: USA Today Sports
We were told Texas would have coaches clamoring to fill the vacancy in Austin. We were told Texas would have their pick of the litter. Maybe we were fooled.
Texas has been turned down by potential targets Art Briles of Baylor and Jim Mora of UCLA. This news comes after the idea of hiring Nick Saban failed to...
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UCLA quarterback Brett Hundley will return for his junior season.
The move by Hundley comes just days after head coach Jim Mora denied interest in a position at Texas while declaring his intention to remain at UCLA.
Hundley will next season as a third-year starter, having started every game for the Bruins since 2012. This year he completed...