UCLA football coach Jim Mora has agreed to a one-year contract extension that will last through the 2017 season, the university announced Friday, ending speculation that Mora would leave UCLA for another job.
Two days after landing a top-20 recruiting class in his first season as UCLA football coach, Jim Mora says he thinks UCLA could be competitive right away.
UCLA names Tampa Bay Buccaneers Eric Yarber, former New York Jets coach Sal Alosi as assistants.
UCLA officially introduced Jim L. Mora as football coach during a press conference Tuesday on campus, but Mora will not take the reins of the team until after the Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl.
UCLA interim coach Mike Johnson has been contacted about the head coaching position at the University of Akron, according to a source familiar with the situation.
Jim L. Mora was announced as football coach at UCLA Saturday.
Mike Johnson, UCLA's interim football coach, would like to be considered for the permanent job, he said Sunday.