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UCLA gets tougher, bounces back with elite recruiting class

LOS ANGELES (AP) UCLA was pushed around in losses to rival Southern California to end the regular season and Nebraska in the Foster Farms Bowl. Coach Jim Mora believes the Bruins started the process of pushing back by adding a 29-man recruiting class Wednesday with an emphasis on physicality. In a class regarded as Top 10 by Scout and Rivals, UCLA signed three offensive linemen...
Via Associated Press
5 days ago  |  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
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Could UCLA luck out with talented Texas running back?

Could Jim Mora and the UCLA Bruins luck out with a big-time last-minute addition? Texas running back Brandon Stephens had been a longtime pledge to Stanford. He chose the Cardinal initially over offers from Alabama, Iowa, Oklahoma, Ohio State, and Wisconsin (among others). However, he opened up his recruitment with less than two weeks until signing day. With respective recruiting...
Via Fox Sports
13 days ago  |  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 OC in hospital with blood clot in lung

UCLA offensive coordinator Noel Mazzone has been hospitalized this week due to a blood clot in his lungs. Bruin Report Online reported the news about the team’s offensive coordinator, saying he has been in the hospital since Monday. The report was confirmed by the school, which said in a statement that Mazzone is “resting comfortably.” From UCLA: "(Noel) Mazzone is resting...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 16, 2015  |  Discuss

UCLA accuses Oregon State of calling out cadences

UCLA players and coaches have blamed Oregon State’s defense for seven false start penalties they collected Saturday, claiming that the Beavers’ defense was calling out offensive line cadences. Oregon State coach Gary Andersen has defended his team from the charges, however, going as far as to cite the actual rule. UCLA coach Jim Mora and...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Jim Mora calls UCLA's upcoming schedule 'a complete injustice'

UCLA’s next two games are weeknight games. This does not please Bruins’ coach Jim Mora Jr.  His team, which was upset by Arizona State tonight, has back-to-back Thursday night contests. They play at Stanford on Oct. 15 and home against California on Oct. 22. The game against the Cardinal will kick off at 7:30 p.m. local time, with the contest against the Bears kicking off at...
Via College Spun
October 03, 2015  |  Discuss

UCLA's Jim Mora: ‘I’m an a–hole’ when I coach

    Jim Mora responded to media criticism of his treatment of true freshman quarterback Josh Rosen by acknowledging that he is a jerk when coaching, however, he says it is all part of his tactics. As the LA Times reported, Mora lit into Rosen Wednesday during a Hail Mary drill. We said at the time that we believed Mora was just playing head games with Rosen in an effort to...
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Jim Mora says he had a “normal in-home visit” with Snoop Dogg

By Matt Hladik It’s well-known that one of the four-stars UCLA head coach Jim Mora signed last Wednesday was wide receiver Cordell Broadus, the son of famous rapper Snoop Dogg. Given Snoop’s notoriety, it is normal to wonder what an in-home visit would be like with the laid-back entertainer. According to Mora, visiting with Snoop was pretty routine. In fact, he even complimented...
Via College Spun
February 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Source: Jim Mora jab at Jeff Ulbrich sparked sideline fight

A sideline fight between head coach Jim Mora and defensive coordinator Jeff Ulbrich was a microcosm for UCLA’s disappointing performance against Oregon last weekend and the downward trend the Bruins’ season has taken. After starting off 4-0, the Bruins lost consecutive games at the Rose Bowl — first an upset loss to Utah, and then...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 14, 2014  |  Discuss

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