UCLA Notes: Who will start at running back for Bruins against Arizona?

LOS ANGELES – UCLA has three starters at running back but only one starting spot. The Bruins put off deciding on their lead back for four games, but now they must choose. Coach Jim Mora said Monday he will tighten both the receiver and running back...
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UCLA Football: Jim Mora Likes What His Team Brings

In his Monday press conference, UCLA Football Head Coach Jim Mora talked about Stanford and Arizona, but what really stood out is how he lauded the work of his players. The UCLA Football program has recently gotten a lot of criticism for their performance in their first four games. The Bruins were expected to be […] UCLA Football: Jim Mora Likes What His Team Brings - Go Joe Bruin...
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1 day ago

UCLA to trim its tailback rotation after rushing woes

LOS ANGELES (AP) UCLA coach Jim Mora has a rule that the team moves on from its last game after 24 hours, win or lose. Mora said the Bruins' last-minute loss to No. 7 Stanford was harder to move past, and it could have significant fallout regarding who plays on offense moving forward. Mora said Monday that UCLA (2-2, 0-1 Pac-12) will pare down its rotation at running back and...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

UCLA Notes: Jim Mora will limit number of RBs, WRs in games

LOS ANGELES – Throughout the offseason, UCLA head coach Jim Mora celebrated his team’s depth at receiver and running back. He was OK without naming a lead running back among his “three starters.” When the season started and 14 different...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

David Shaw pays Jim Mora high compliment after game

David Shaw continued his run of dominance against UCLA as his Cardinal came back to beat the Bruins 22-13 on Saturday at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena. Though Shaw has never lost to UCLA since taking over the Stanford job from Jim Harbaugh ahead of the 2011 season, he has the ultimate respect for Bruins head coach Jim Mora. After the game, Shaw was asked about UCLA during his interview...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

UCLA QB rankles Texas A&M fans with crowd noise comments

The comments made by UCLA quarterback Josh Rosen on Tuesday are not sitting well with Texas A&M fans. UCLA is preparing for its season-opening game against Texas A&M knowing that the crowd at Kyle Field will be packed and vivacious. The Bruins have been practicing with music blaring so the players can get acclimated to a noisy environment like the one expected on Saturday...
Via Larry Brown Sports
29 days ago  |  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...
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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

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. His team, which was upset by Arizona State Saturday night, 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

By Larry Brown 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...
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 20, 2015  |  Discuss

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