Tuesday Report: UCLA’s Jim Mora talks Nebraska.

UCLA coach Jim Mora talked a little about Nebraska after the morning practice. You can watch the video above, but if you have a crazy data plan and I’ve transcribed the important stuff below so you can read.

Mora on Nebraska’s size up front:
“You don’t go in going, ‘Oh God these guys are big.’ That’s not what you do. You execute your fundamentals and technique and let it roll.”

On Nebraska’s strengths:
“Their strengths are offensively their quarterback, their depth at running back. The way they’re balanced running and throwing the football, their depth overall. They lost three offensvie starters in the game last week and didn’t miss a beat. Their scheme is very difficult to defend because it’s very diverse. Defenisvely, they’re big and physical. Bo Pelini is an oustanding defensive mind. He’ll have some good pressure packages for us.”

On whether the Bruins prepare as if Nebraska running back Rex Burkhead will play:
We prepare for schemes not necessarily players. Their scheme isn’t going to change no matter who’s in there. They’ve got depth at that position. They didn’t slow down a lick when (Burkhead) went out the other day.”

On QB Taylor Martinez:
He was really imrpessive. right now a lot has been made whether or not he can take that next step. All indications are he took it. He took a giant leap. He looked really good and comfortable in the pocket . He looked comfortalbe moving outside the pocket. He can run the football. He does everything well. What I respect most about him is his competitive spirit. The guy just keeps coming and keeps coming. He’s a fighter.”