UCLA Rumors & News

  • Jim Mora: I’m never going to stifle Josh Rosen’s opinions

    Pro Football Talk "UCLA quarterback Josh Rosen recently found himself in some hot water when expressing opinions about the intersection of academics and athletics on college campuses, but his coach is OK with it. Jim Mora said on PFT Live that Rosen, a likely future first-round draft pick, is entitled to say what..." August 17

  • Jim Mora on Josh Rosen: 'I Don't Think He's Going to Leave' UCLA

    Bleacher Report "UCLA head football coach Jim Mora said his "firm belief" is star quarterback Josh Rosen won't declare for the 2018 NFL draft following the Bruins' 2017 season. On Wednesday, Pete Thamel of Yahoo Sports passed along comments from Mora, who admitted his outlook is subject to change during or..." August 16

  • Jim Mora on Josh Rosen's comments: Have to deal with the consequences

    ESPN "Despite his absence from the field since early October, UCLA quarterback Josh Rosen has proved he's still one of the most polarizing players in college football. His comments regarding the complex relationship players have with academics proved it again Tuesday. UCLA coach Jim Mora addressed..." August 09

  • Josh Rosen Q&A: UCLA QB on Injuries, NCAA and Post-NFL Goal to 'Own the World'

    Bleacher Report "He hasn't even played 20 career games, and already the football world has been high as the sky and low as the ground on who he is—and, more importantly, who he can be. Josh Rosen, UCLA's strong-armed, free-spirited quarterback, is the No. 1 pick in the 2018 NFL draft. Or he's the next..." August 08

  • 4-star CB Olaijah Griffin, son of rapper Warren G, commits to UCLA

    USA Today High School Sports "The Southern California football recruiting circuit was set off on Sunday night with the commitment of star Mater Dei quarterback J.T. Daniels to USC. While Daniels may have stolen the headlines, one of the defenders who could give him headaches in the season ahead also made his decision … and..." July 31

  • Jim Mora happy Josh Rosen is keeping lower profile

    Larry Brown Sports "Jim Mora has been happy with what he’s sign from quarterback Josh Rosen this offseason — and also with what he hasn’t seen. Some believe Rosen presents character concerns especially after he was involved in some off-field issues. That led Mora to caution his quarterback against becoming a..." July 27

  • Grad transfer OL Sunny Odogwu chooses UCLA over Michigan

    Detroit Free Press "UCLA handed Michigan football another blow today. Graduate transfer offensive lineman Sunny Odogwu will join the Bruins and not the Wolverines he tweeted today. He thanked U-M coach Jim Harbaugh specifically in his announcement. The news was first reported by Fox Sports college football..." June 09

  • UCLA's Josh Rosen draws comparison to Giants' Eli Manning

    NFL.com "After only one full season and part of another as UCLA's starting quarterback Josh Rosen already has established himself as one of college football's top passers. And NFL.com analyst Daniel Jeremiah sees some similarities between the Bruins junior and a two-time Super Bowl champion: New York..." May 19

  • AFC exec: UCLA’s Josh Rosen ‘a mess off the field’

    Sportsnaut "That UCLA quarterback Josh Rosen has all the raw physical talent to succeed at the next level is a question that’s not up for debate. But based on a simple comment made by an AFC executive, it appears NFL teams are concerned about Rosen’s off-the-field personality. “He’s the one I know the best..." May 04

  • 4-star QB Dorian Thompson-Robinson picks UCLA over Michigan

    Michigan Live "Michigan is still looking for a quarterback in its 2018 class and it won't be Dorian Thompson-Robinson. The 2018 four-star quarterback from Bishop Gorman High School in Las Vegas announced his commitment to UCLA via Twitter on Sunday night. That came one week after he named a final two of..." April 24

  • UCLA CB John Johnson will transfer to pursue grad transfer

    L.A. Daily News "The battle for UCLA’s second starting cornerback lost a competitor this week as redshirt senior John Johnson will leave the program and pursue a graduate transfer opportunity, head coach Jim Mora announced Saturday. “He’s not dissatisfied or anything like that, it’s really a career move for..." April 09

  • UCLA QB Josh Rosen back at practice after shoulder injury derailed 2016 campaign

    Sportsnaut "UCLA quarterback Josh Rosen had an injury scare last year, but the junior gunslinger was back at practice Tuesday, which is a very positive development. Rosen missed the final six games of UCLA’s season last year after a nerve issue in his throwing shoulder required surgery. It was no small..." April 05

  • Jim Mora regrets hyping Josh Rosen’s draft stock

    Pro Football Talk "Last year, UCLA coach Jim Mora said that his quarterback, Josh Rosen, would have been the best player in the 2016 NFL draft, if he had been eligible. Mora now regrets saying that — but not because he doesn’t believe it. Mora said on PFT Live that he still believes Rosen, who has spent two years..." March 22

  • UCLA adds Michigan transfer Devin Asiasi

    Land of 10 "Michigan TE Devin Asiasi wanted to go back to the West Coast. It looks like he’s found a home. UCLA announced on Thursday that Asiasi has transferred from Ann Arbor to play for the Bruins. The news doesn’t come as too big of a surprise, as Asiasi is a native Californian and reports last month..." March 10