Sorry conspiracy theorists, Pat Haden’s master plan to tempt Jim Mora into leaving UCLA to go to Washington has failed.
UCLA announced Tuesday that Mora has agreed to a six-year contract extension that would – theoretically – keep him with the Bruins until 2019. The L.A. Times also reported that Mora’s new contract included raises for his assistants and improvement’s to the program’s infrastructure.
“Jim Mora has established himself as one of the preeminent coaches in all of college football,” UCLA athletic director Dan Guerrero. “Under his guidance, UCLA football has garnered national recognition for its success on the field, in the classroom and in the community. We are excited about the commitment Jim has made to our student-athletes and this University and feel this extension further demonstrates UCLA’s commitment to building a championship-caliber football program.”
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