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Sunday, August 30, 2015

Articles tagged: Jim Mora Jr.

Jim Mora: ‘I’m an a–hole’ when I coach (Video)

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…Read More

Jim Mora playing head games with Josh Rosen

UCLA opens its season in two and a half weeks and still has not named a starting quarterback. It’s been widely believed that highly-touted true freshman Josh Rosen would get the job, but either last year’s backup Jerry Neuheisel is giving him a run for his money, or head coach Jim Mora is really making…Read More

Jim Mora turns P. Diddy fight into recruiting pitch for UCLA

Jim Mora is not just a great football coach. He is also a master spin doctor. To that end, Mora was able to turn the P. Diddy kettle bell incident into a positive recruiting pitch. Mora joined “The Dan Patrick Show” Monday and was asked about Diddy’s fight with UCLA strength coach Sal Alosi that…Read More

Roquan Smith flips from UCLA to Georgia, says Jim Mora misled him

Four-star linebacker Roquan Smith verbally committed to UCLA on National Signing Day last week, but he never sent in his paperwork. Since then, Smith has maintained that he was torn between UCLA and his hometown Georgia Bulldogs. He committed to Georgia on Friday. Why the flip? During an interview with UGASports.com on Wednesday, Smith explained…Read More

Jim Mora tweets photo to LSU recruit Maea Teuhema, claims he was hacked

UCLA head coach Jim Mora has had an up-and-down relationship with Twitter, and it abruptly ended once again on Thursday evening. As Bruins Nation noted, Mora tweeted a photo of five-star offensive guard Maea Teuhema wearing a UCLA jersey. It appeared to be an obvious recruiting tactic, but it was also a recruiting violation. Why?…Read More

Jim Mora: Marcus Mariota is ‘spectacular,’ has ‘zero flaws’

Some have wondered if Marcus Mariota is simply a product of a phenomenal offensive system at Oregon and will struggle at the NFL level. Jim Mora thinks those people are insane. During an appearance on “The Rich Eisen Show” on Tuesday, Mora praised Mariota for being one of the best college quarterbacks and pro prospects…Read More

Jim Mora cuts short handshake with Bill Snyder over last play (Video)

Jim Mora cut short his postgame handshake with Bill Snyder following UCLA’s 40-35 win over Kansas State in the Alamo Bowl on Friday night, leading to widespread backlash. Mora could be seen barely extending a hand to the longtime Wildcats coach and withdrawing quickly without leaning in for a hug or brief conversation. He didn’t…Read More

Jets have reached out to Jim Mora

The New York Jets are narrowing their list of potential head coaching candidates in the wake of firing Rex Ryan. Is UCLA head coach Jim Mora on that list? According to Manish Mehta of the NY Daily News, the Jets have reached out to Mora’s camp to inquire about the buyout clause he has with…Read More

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