UCLA Has Decided To Part Ways With Jim Mora After Six Years

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Jim Mora's last game at UCLA was the loss to USC.

"Jim helped re-establish our football program, and was instrumental in so many ways in moving the program forward", Guerrero said in a statement.

College football has yet another premier job opening. The school announced that Mora's contract will be "honored by UCLA Athletics, exclusively using department-generated funds".

However, over the last two years, the Bruins have cratered, going 9-14 with a 5-12 mark in conference play. The defeat dropped their 2017 record to 5-6, meaning they'll have to beat California at home on Friday to avoid a second straight season without a bowl trip.

Mora was 46-30 in his six seasons at UCLA, leading the Bruins to 10-win records in 2013 and 2014 and four bowl appearances.




Every UCLA Head Football Coach has managed a double-digit winning season, besides Rick Neuheisel, since Terry Donahue took over in 1976 but the Bruins haven't been ranked number 1 since 1954.

According to the Bruins, a search for Mora's replacement is already underway, and former Bruins and National Football League star Troy Aikman will assist in the search.

Rosen has been anointed as a potential No. 1 pick since he arrived on campus, but even though he continues to look like a budding pro star, UCLA has gone 17-19 in the past three seasons, losing to USC each year.

He became the head coach for the Atlanta Falcons (2004-06) and spent two seasons (2007-08) as an assistant with the Seahawks, including a one-year stint as the head coach in 2009.

Offensive coordinator Jedd Fisch has been installed as interim coach. Through 11 games, UCLA ranks fourth in the Pac-12 in points per game (34.1) and third in total offense (466.0 yards per game).

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