Bradley's hire is awaiting approval from the University of California Board of Regents. He would replace Jeff Ulbrich, who left UCLA to become an assistant coach with the
Bradley was an assistant at Penn State from 1981 to 2011. He was named the Nittany Lions’ interim head coach in 2011 after
Bradley was not retained as a coach when Bill O'Brien took over as Penn State's coach in 2012. Bradley was hired as West Virginia's senior associated head coach in charge of the defense a year ago. The Mountaineers gave up 33.3 points per game in 2013 and dropped to 27.6 under Bradley.