UCLA’s Jim Mora Is a Recruiting God

Christian Datoc Senior White House Correspondent
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Twas the night before rivalry week, when all through the house; head coaches kept it family friendly … except for UCLA’s Jim Mora.


The Bruins are having a great year, and they owe 100 percent of their success to their charismatic head coach. When it comes to recruiting players, the guy is an absolute legend.

Do you hear that?

That’s the sound of every five-star recruit in the nation de-committing and pledging their undying loyalty.

OK, OK. I’ll admit it’s fairly easy to elicit cheers during a pre-rivalry weekend pep rally. Still, censoring the first F-bomb was a serious power play. UCLA needs to bring their A-game if they want to beat the Trojans for a third straight year, and based on his players’ reactions, Mora has his troops ready for battle.

The man’s got sauce.