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UCLA Bruins Land 4* RB T.J. Simmons

BOOM! It's good to hear that sound! T.J. Simmons, one of the top running backs in the nation and a player who compares his game to Bruin great DeShaun Foster, gave a verbal commitment to Jim Mora and the Bruins today. Simmons is 6'0 and 195, and is a 4 star running back from Lakeland Christian High School in Lakeland Florida (near Tampa). As one of the top RB prospects...
Via Pro Sports Daily
10 days ago  |  Discuss

No. 13 UCLA Bruins season preview

The Jim Mora Era at Westwood is in full effect. UCLA topped the Pac-12 South Division in 2012, Mora’s first season with the program, and compiled a 10-3 overall record along with a Sun Bowl victory in 2013. New recruits are in place, a Heisman candidate will be calling the plays, and UCLA is in position to make some serious noise. Quarterback Brett Hundley is one of the best quarterbacks...
Via College Football Universe
19 days ago  |  Discuss

UCLA’s Brett Hundley Drills Unsuspecting Students With Footballs (Video)

Since bursting onto the college football scene two years ago, UCLA quarterback Brett Hundley has been a relevation for the Bruins as a productive dual-threat quarterback. He might have to change that title to “triple threat.” Hundley teamed up with head coach Jim Mora and teammate Luke Gane to star in a hilarious video in which Hundley acts as the “Campus Enforcer.” Aided...
Via NESN.com
May 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Brett Hundley Stars In Hilarious Video As UCLA’s ‘Campus Enforcer’

UCLA was having some disciplinary issues an its campus, and as a result, Jim Mora pegged his best player to fix the problems. Brett Hundley, a Heisman candidate for next season, stars in this very entertaining video as the “Campus Enforcer.” If this video is any indication, Hundley, who last season threw for over 3,000 yards and 24 touchdowns, has gotten even sharper over...
Via Next Impulse Sports
May 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Meet QB Brett Hundley, UCLA's campus enforcer

There's a problem on the UCLA campus ... kids are not paying attention in class. Too much distraction? Too much talking? No matter the cause, the Bruins and football coach Jim Mora came up with a solution -- meet Brett Hundley, QB extraordinaire and campus enforcer. Hundley, the redshirt junior to be, passed for 3,071 yards, 24 touchdowns and nine interceptions while leading...
Via Fox Sports West
May 20, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 College Football Rankings: #7 UCLA

UCLA has won 19 games in two years under Jim Mora, but the Bruins have their sights set on even bigger goals in 2014. With 15 starters back, UCLA is...
Via Athlon Sports
May 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Pac-12 Networks announce Season 2 of The Drive to feature UCLA

Yesterday, the Pac-12 Networks announced that season two of The Drive: Pac-12 Football will focus entirely on the 2014 UCLA football program. While last season split coverage between Arizona State and California, UCLA will be the main focus of these 15 30-minute weekly episodes that coincide with the Bruins’ football season. “I think it’s an excellent opportunity for us to...
Via Awful Announcing
April 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Jim Mora says get ready for more Myles Jack on offense in 2014

UCLA head coach Jim Mora says linebacker Myles Jack will continue to be used on offense this fall. “He’s gonna touch the ball on offense,” Mora said Monday. “Don’t know how many times, but he’ll touch it.” Jack became a bit of a household name for many college football fans last season more because of his production and contributions on offense rather than his defense...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 29, 2014  |  Discuss

UCLA to star on all-access show this fall

LOS ANGELES -- UCLA football is on the map, and the inner workings of the program are coming to a TV screen near you. Beginning in September, UCLA will be the subject of season two of "The Drive," a documentary series on the Pac-12 Network featuring an exclusive, all-access look into UCLA's football program. Cameras will follow athletes and coaches on the field, in...
Via Fox Sports West
April 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Brett Hundley has light workout in UCLA spring game

UCLA quarterback Brett Hundley was a bit flustered, something opposing defenses might not be able to cause this fall. Asked how the college football world will greet the Bruins when they return for August training camp, Hundley said, "Great question. With open arms?" Hundley turned serious, "That's a tough question to answer because what I expect is different from...
Via Fox Sports West
April 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: UCLA Releases Jim Mora-Narrated “Be A Part Of Great” Offseason Training Clip

Jim Mora has been in Los Angeles for a few years, and he’s finally fulfilling his dream of doing voice over work! Well…at least he’s narrating some neat ticket ads for UCLA football. Mora appears in a 30-second clip released by the school featuring clips of the Bruins’ off-season workouts. In it, he bemoans the idea that the off-season is for vacations and trips to the beach...
Via College Spun
April 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Football Evaluation Period Update

UCLA coaches were out in force Tuesday morning to check out prospects across California, and we've heard Jim Mora hit the phone lines hard as well...
Via ucla.scout.com
April 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Rosen says Mora "had a lot to do" with choice

2015 Bellflower (Calif.) St. John Bosco five-star QB Josh Rosen says Coach Jim Mora was key in his commitment to UCLA.
Via recruiting.scout.com
April 08, 2014  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Mora on Monday's Practice

Coach Jim Mora talked Monday after what he considered a good practice, UCLA gets a new offensive lineman, and more...
Via ucla.scout.com
April 07, 2014  |  Discuss

UCLA football: What to make of Bruins as spring practice opens

LOS ANGELES --  A brief preview of what's to come with UCLA football in the 2014 season was finally shown this week as the Bruins opened up spring practices. One of the last programs to begin the spring period, some questions were finally answered and new faces shown. Here are all the news and notes as the Bruins begin spring ball. Who is here As head coach Jim Mora says, the...
Via Fox Sports West
April 02, 2014  |  Discuss

ICEF rugby star Cameron Griffin taking talents to UCLA football program

LOS ANGELES -- Around the View Park High School campus, Cameron Griffin is what they call a "triple threat." "Our philosophy surrounds the 'Three A's' -- academics, arts and athletics," CEO of ICEF Parker Hudnut said. "Cameron really embodies all of that." It's a Friday afternoon and just over 600 students who make up the student body...
Via Fox Sports West
March 29, 2014  |  Discuss

St. John Bosco QB Josh Rosen verbally commits to UCLA

Josh Rosen's a Bruin. And Jim Mora has his quarterback of the future. The St. John Bosco QB verbally committed to UCLA on Thursday, choosing the Bruins over offers from Michigan, Cal, Notre Dame, Texas and USC. Rosen, Scout.com's No. 2-ranked QB for the class of 2015, passed for 3,200 yards, 39 touchdowns and just seven interceptions while leading St. John Bosco to a 16...
Via Fox Sports West
March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Newsome Raves About Mora

2015 four-star Aledo (Tex.) wide receiver Ryan Newsome is one of UCLA's top priorities at receiver in the class, and his recruitment is being personally handled by head coach Jim Mora...
Via ucla.scout.com
March 13, 2014  |  Discuss

LB Anthony Barr wows at UCLA Pro Day

LOS ANGELES -- UCLA linebacker Anthony Barr was far from the player with the most to prove at Tuesday's UCLA Pro Timing Day, but the way he attacked each drill you would never know. The big news out of Westwood is that the potential top-10 pick likely solidified that status with a 4.45 40-yard dash time - an improvement of .22 since the NFL Combine two weeks ago. He also benched...
Via Fox Sports West
March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Mora on Pro Day

Coach Jim Mora talked about how the players fared today at Pro Day, their times from the day, how the UCLA program has contributed to the performance and more...
Via ucla.scout.com
March 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Mike Tuiasosopo hired as Bruins' linebacker coach

Mike Tuiasosopo has been hired as UCLA’s linebacker coach, completing the staff for Coach Jim Mora. Tuiasosopo was the defensive line coach at Colorado in 2011 and 2012. He had the same role at Arizona from 2004 to 2010. He has also coached at Utah, Nevada and Utah State. His expertise at coaching pass rushers made him appealing to Mora. Tuiasosopo, who will also oversee the...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

UCLA lands solid class, laments near misses

Although Jim Mora landed a third straight solid recruiting class for UCLA, the coach had to be frustrated by the names that got away. The Bruins put together another top-20 recruiting class in Mora's third offseason in Westwood, but a series of blue-chip prospects declined to choose UCLA on national signing day. At least six players who had strong interest in the Bruins went...
Via AP on Fox
February 05, 2014  |  Discuss

UCLA’s Jim Mora Is Already Getting #Hundley4Heisman Started On Twitter

Earlier this month, UCLA head football coach Jim Mora got a real treat: star quarterback Brett Hundley announced that he would be turning down the option to enter the NFL Draft to return for another season with the Bruins. Now UCLA looks poised to make a serious run next year with one of the most talented signal-callers in the country at the helm — Hundley accounted for more than...
Via College Spun
January 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Sharp Talks More on Commitment

The athletic quarterback from Texas, Aaron Sharp, told Jim Mora Monday night in an in-home visit that he was committing to UCLA...
Via ucla.scout.com
January 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Recruiting in the Jim Mora Era

Despite years of inertia, Jim Mora and company have completely changed the way UCLA football recruits and evaluates in just two years...
Via ucla.scout.com
January 15, 2014  |  Discuss
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