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Friday, November 27, 2015

Articles tagged: Jim Mora Jr.

UCLA blames Oregon State for calling out cadences after seven false starts

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

Jim Mora: Jim McElwain blowup more common than you think

Jim Mora weighed-in on the big controversy over the weekend involving Jim McElwain’s sideline tirade against one of his players. McElwain, the first-year Florida coach, ripped running back Kelvin Taylor for committing a penalty by doing a throat slash gesture. McElwain went completely overboard and said he was “not proud” of it. “I’m not proud…Read More

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 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

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