VIDEO: Talking UCLA’s 2015 recruiting class on SportsCenter

You know most of this info by now, but I went on SportsCenter earlier this afternoon to talk about UCLA’s 2015 class. Video above, for those curious.

Here’s the story that will appear in tomorrow’s paper, on a hectic Signing Day marred by the Atlanta Falcons’ interest in hiring defensive coordinator Jeff Ulbrich.

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VIDEO: Jim Mora talks about UCLA’s 2015 recruiting class

UCLA head coach Jim Mora talked about UCLA’s 2015 recruiting class, which included 19 players and four five-star recruits: quarterback Josh Rosen, linebacker/defensive end Keisean Lucier-South, running back Soso Jamabo, and tight end Chris Clark.

Here’s a complete list of the new Bruins, with links to profiles.

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With Ulbrich in limbo, linebacker Roquan Smith reopens recruitment

Roquan Smith’s recruitment won’t be ending today.

The four-star linebacker from Montezuma (Ga.) Macon County had announced his decision to attend UCLA over Georgia this morning on ESPN, but the news was soon followed by a stunner. FOX Sports reported that the Bruins’ defensive coordinator Jeff Ulbrich would take a job as the Atlanta Falcons’ linebackers coach.

A source indicated that Ulbrich and the Falcons were not a done deal, but the damage was done. Smith not only did not send in his letter of intent, but has now reopened his recruitment.

“He’s going to open things up with his recruiting,” Macon County coach Larry Harold told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. “It’s pretty much UGA, Michigan, and Texas A&M – and UCLA is still in it. Coach Ulbrich told him that he hasn’t signed anything yet (with the Falcons), and that he hasn’t made a decision. So I think they are still in it as well. We’re going to sit back for a couple of days and see how this thing plays out.”

UCLA head coach Jim Mora is slated to talk to the media at 4:30 p.m. today.

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UCLA has received 2015 national letters of intent from …

QB Josh Rosen (enrolled)
OT Zach Bateman (enrolled)
RB Soso Jamabo
OT Andre James
DB Will Lockett
DE Keisean Lucier-South
OG Tevita Halalilo
RB Bolu Olorunfunmi
DB DeChaun Holiday
ATH Stephen Johnson III
DE Rick Wade
DB Octavius Spencer
TE Chris Clark
DB Colin Samuel
C Fred Ulu-Perry
LB Josh Woods
WR Cordell Broadus
OG Josh Wariboko
S Nathan Meadors

This is UCLA’s complete 2015 recruiting class, unless something develops with linebacker Raquon Smith.

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No. 1 running back Soso Jamabo commits to UCLA

No. 1 running back Soso Jamabo committed to UCLA over Texas — putting two Bruin hats on the table during his announcement on ESPNU.

That followed an announcement from top tight end Chris Clark, continuing a huge recruiting morning for head coach Jim Mora and his staff. With the two in fold, the Bruins’ 2015 class includes the No. 1-ranked recruits at not just running back and tight end, but also quarterback (Josh Rosen, already enrolled) and center (Fred Ulu-Perry).

Jamabo also sent his letter of intent to UCLA just minutes after his announcement, making him the first Bruin to officially sign today.

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