UCLA has reached an agreement to hire former Seahawks coach Jim Mora as the Bruins' football coach, according to a person familiar with the situation who is not authorized to speak on the subject.
LOS ANGELES — UCLA has reached an agreement to hire former Seahawks coach Jim Mora as the Bruins’ football coach, according to a person familiar with the situation who is not authorized to speak on the subject.
UCLA is expected to make a formal announcement Saturday, and Mora is to be introduced next week at a news conference.
Mora — a former Washington Huskies player and graduate-assistant coach — and UCLA athletic director Dan Guerrero were not available for comment.
Mora, 50, takes over a program that was 21-29 in four seasons under Rick Neuheisel, a former UW coach who was fired Nov. 28. UCLA is 6-7 this season, having most recently lost to Oregon in the Pac-12 championship game last week.
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Mora has spent the last two years as an analyst with the NFL Network. He showed interest in the job from the start and met with UCLA officials twice.