JIM MORA RUMORS & GOSSIP

UCLA Football: Five Bruins Invited to the NFL Combine

The UCLA Football team is going to be represented by five Bruins in this year’s NFL Combine. UCLA Football Head Coach Jim Mora’s streak of sending players to the league looks to continue this year. The first step in making that happen is the NFL Combine and this year, five Bruins have been invited to […] UCLA Football: Five Bruins Invited to the NFL Combine - Go Joe Bruin ...
Via Go Joe Bruin
5 days ago

UCLA reloads on defense despite losing record

LOS ANGELES (AP) UCLA didn't make a bowl game last season, but its first losing record under head coach Jim Mora did little to blunt the Bruins' momentum on the recruiting trail. With a class headlined by the two top defensive players in California, UCLA signed 18 players Wednesday with a continued emphasis on bolstering the offensive and defensive lines. ''We're about where...
Via Associated Press
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Jim Mora does not believe spread offenses win national titles

Jim Mora raised some eyebrows with a curious comment he made during a conference call with reporters on Thursday. Mora was on a conference call to introduce his latest hire — Jedd Fisch, who will serve as UCLA’s offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach. Fisch comes from Michigan, where he served as quarterbacks and wide receivers coach, as well as passing game coordinator...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 05, 2017  |  Discuss

Jim Mora files for divorce from wife Shannon

Jim Mora and his wife Shannon announced back in June that they had separated, and the UCLA football coach has officially filed for divorce. According to court documents obtained by TMZ this week, Mora is citing irreconcilable differences in the filing. Jim and Shannon have four kids together, and Jim is seeking joint custody of the two children who are under age 18. TMZ notes that...
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Josh Rosen: Shoulder surgery went 10 times better than expected

Josh Rosen underwent shoulder surgery on Monday and says the procedure went better than expected. Rosen posted a photo on Instagram Tuesday that shows him with UCLA Bruins head coach Jim Mora. Mora came to visit Rosen on Monday night after the sophomore quarterback underwent shoulder surgery. The coach brought dessert to lift his QB's spirits. In his caption, Rosen said the surgery...
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Jim Mora: Josh Rosen has similar traits to Peyton Manning

Jim Mora has never been shy with his praise for UCLA quarterback Josh Rosen, who is about to enter his sophomore campaign for the Bruins. He has said many times in the past that Rosen is better than any quarterback that came out of the 2016 NFL Draft, and now he’s comparing him to future NFL Hall of Famer Peyton Manning. Sort of. “I’m not comparing him to Peyton Manning...
Via Sportsnaut
August 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Mora warns Josh Rosen against becoming Manziel

UCLA head coach Jim Mora sees a ton of potential in Josh Rosen, and he doesn’t want to see the sophomore quarterback blow that by making bad decisions. In an appearance on “The Rich Eisen Show” Friday, Mora predicted that Rosen would have been the top overall pick in the NFL Draft this year if he were eligible. He praised Rosen for having more ability and intelligence than...
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 22, 2016  |  Discuss

UCLA signs 9-year-old boy battling brain tumor to 2016 class

Stories like these are always fun to read and write about, and they illustrate the profound impact sports can have.  Earlier Saturday, UCLA football announced the “signing” of nine-year-old Cade Spinello to its 2016 class. Spinello, as Fox Sports explains, is legally blind as the result of a brain tumor.  He’s been a Bruin fan for a while, so this had to be a dream come...
Via College Spun
January 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Kevin Sumlin, Jim Mora 'trying hard' for NFL jobs

This season didn’t end very well for Texas A&M’s Kevin Sumlin. His Aggies lost five of their last eight games after starting 5-0, including a Music City Bowl defeat at the hands of Louisville. Additionally, Texas A&M had a pair of quarterbacks, Kyle Allen and Kyler Murray, transfer out of the program, and Sumlin had to suspend wide receiver Speedy Noil, one of the team’s...
Via College Spun
January 03, 2016  |  Discuss

UCLA head coach Jim Mora was furious at referees

The UCLA Bruins are 7-3 on the season and lost to Washington State last night by a final score of 31-27. It was a crushing loss for them and head coach Jim Mora was not happy with the referees at all. He had multiple issues with them throughout the game and a tweet from Bruin Report makes it clear how he felt. Jim Mora was screaming at the head ref coming off the field. Then went...
Via Campus Sports Net
November 15, 2015  |  Discuss
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