UCLA football links: Bruins change things up

Washington State linebacker Dylan Hanser forces UCLA wide receiver Jordan Lasley to fumble the ball late in the fourth quarter of the Bruins' 27-21 loss to the Cougars. (Young Kwak / Associated Press)

Washington State linebacker Dylan Hanser forces UCLA wide receiver Jordan Lasley to fumble the ball late in the fourth quarter of the Bruins’ 27-21 loss to the Cougars. (Young Kwak / Associated Press)

Not many things have worked for UCLA in its now five-week search for its running game, so head coach Jim Mora is making a change that is “a little bit more significant for us.”

He said the Bruins have tried to make small changes every week, looking at everything from scheme to coaching techniques to communication methods, but this one will be a slightly larger change than in the past. It won’t make things look completely different, the coach continued, but he does hope that it will result in significant improvement.

Notebook from Monday on the running game, Josh Rosen‘s status and an open competition at kicker

Other links:

  • ESPN.com’s Kyle Bonagura took a deep dive into the ESPN Stats and Information database and shared some interesting stats on Twitter. Here are a few:

  • Mr. Flores

    Time to change the coach not the plays.

  • Tyler Durden

    Hey gabe, same thing could be said about someone that goes on camera and opens his big mouth. Might want to think before you speak next time.

  • FightOn!

    Haha! Greatest clip off all time!!! Like UCLA doesn’t know they’re douchey… Fight, fight, flop….