Sign up for Yardbarker's daily Top 10 newsletter, the Morning Bark! Customize to get news on your favorite sports and teams.


Talented UCLA defense still searching for an identity

Before the 2014 football season started, the UCLA Bruins insisted that the transition from Lou Spanos to Jeff Ulbrich as the offensive coordinator was a seamless transition. Ulbrich came in with a solid plan of action, made his expectations clear and they were off and running. But after three games, it's hard to say what kind of identity the defense has truly developed. "...
Via Fox Sports West
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Ex-49ers linebacker Ulbrich named UCLA defensive coordinator

Jeff Ulbrich, who spent 10 seasons with the 49ers as an inside linebacker and special-teams contributor, was promoted to UCLA’s defensive coordinator on Saturday. “Coach ‘Brick’ is a natural fit for this position, having run an NFL defense for years as a player while honing his abilities to get the most out of his players as a coach,” UCLA coach Jim Mora said in a statement...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Jeff Ulbrich Named UCLA Defensive Coordinator

UCLA Assistant Head Coach Jeff Ulbrich has been promoted to Defensive Coordinator, it was announced by UCLA head football coach Jim Mora. Ulbrich, who served as special teams coordinator/linebackers coach on the Bruins staff the past two seasons, replaces Lou Spanos, now the linebackers coach for the Tennessee Titans. “Coach ‘Brick’ is a natural fit for this position, having...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 08, 2014  |  Discuss

UCLA to name LB coach Jeff Ulbrich defensive coordinator

The Tennessee Titans hired UCLA defensive coordinator Lou Spanos away from the Bruins on Saturday, which leaves the team in search of a new coach to run their defense. However, it doesn’t appear that the coaching search will last very long. According to a report from, the Bruins plan on naming linebackers coach Jeff Ulbrich as their new defensive coordinator...
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 19, 2014  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Ulbrich Talks Oregon Matchup

Linebackers coach Jeff Ulbrich talks about UCLA's speed at linebacker as it matches up with Oregon's offense and also talks about the play of Isaac Savaiinaea last week...
October 25, 2013  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Ulbrich Talks Linebackers

Linebackers coach Jeff Ulbrich talks about how the younger linebackers are developing this spring and talks about how many spots are open in the starting lineup...
April 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Spring Preview: Ulbrich Interview

We talked with new special teams and linebackers coach Jeff Ulbrich about the new defensive scheme, what he's looking for out of his return men, and how the 3-4 differs from the 4-3 for the linebackers...
March 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Jim Mora adds two more to UCLA staff

After losing out on a possible defensive coordinator on Thursday, new UCLA head coach Jim L. Mora officially announced two new additions to his staff on Friday. After being rumored for the last few weeks, Mora officially announced Noel Mazzone as the Bruins offensive coordinator. Also announced was the hiring of Jeff Ulbrich as special teams coach. Mazzone spent the previous...
Via Fox Sports West
January 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Jeff Ulbrich headed to UCLA

Report out of the VMAC has Seahawks assistant Jeff Ulbrich headed to UCLA to join Jim Mora. Danny O at the Seattle times tells us Jeff Ulbrich, the former 49ers linebacker who has been Seattle's assistant special-teams coach the past two years, is expected to join Jim Mora's staff at UCLA, according to The Los Angeles Times. Does this shock you? I'm pretty confident...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
January 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Chargers' Pagano, Seahawks' Ulbrich reportedly headed to UCLA

San Diego Chargers linebackers coach John Pagano and Seattle Seahawks special teams assistant Jeff Ulbrich are expected to join UCLA coach Jim Mora’s new staff, according to a report from the Los Angeles Times.
January 01, 2012  |  Discuss
49ers News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Cowboys player accused of rape

Scott: Kobe would not be a good coach

Pats WR benched for mouthing off?

Sammy Watkins calls out EJ Manuel

Donnell benches himself in fantasy and loses

Gordon: Drug policy is harrassment

Who is the new face of baseball?

Steve Smith blasts Panthers coach, GM

What will the A’s look like in 2015?

All-Disappointment Team in MLB

Ryan Lochte: Phelps made dumb decision

WATCH: Brett Favre in new commercial

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.