Jim Mora joined crosstown rival Lane Kiffin as the latest LA college football coach to have an issue with the media. Only this situation was slightly different. Mora kicked the media, and UCLA’s sports information department staff, out of practice Wednesday — just for the day — because of a security breach that he felt…Read More
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Jim Mora apologized after UCLA practice on Thursday for making what appeared to be a negative comment about campus safety at USC. During an interview with Roger Lodge on AM-830 Wednesday morning, Mora took what seemed to be a shot at USC. “When you’re talking about UCLA, it’s one of the great schools in the…Read More
UCLA received plenty of attention over the past few days after we published a story about them offering a football scholarship to rapper Snoop Dogg’s son. We and many others joked that UCLA was becoming the football school for famous rappers’ sons given that they also have P. Diddy’s son enrolled for the fall. But…Read More
People from So Cal know quite well that USC likes to be referred to as USC or SC, not “Southern Cal,” which is a name that’s caught on across the country. I’m really not sure how or why it’s caught on, but I know lots of people have been calling it Southern Cal for many…Read More
Perhaps nothing reflects UCLA’s football program more accurately than the annual “Over the Wall” tradition. Each year, players go “over the wall” to ditch practice. It’s something I never understood, and something I’ve railed against in the past. What does it say about your program when a tradition is to ditch practice? New head coach…Read More
Jim Mora reportedly will be named the next head coach of UCLA’s football program Saturday, replacing Rick Neuheisel who went 21-29 over four seasons. The Bruins athletic department undoubtedly dropped the tip to the LA Times and ESPN LA late Friday night because they wanted to bury the news over the weekend. They knew this…Read More
I was listening to Doug Gottlieb filling in for Colin Cowherd this morning on ESPN Radio when I came across an extremely uncomfortable interview. They had former Falcons coach Jim Mora on the show and Gottlieb wanted to ask him about Michael Vick’s turnaround in Philadelphia. Mora was Vick’s coach in Atlanta and the two…Read More