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UCLA coach Jim Mora is pleased with quarterback Josh Rosen's metamorphosis

UCLA coach Jim Mora is pleased with quarterback Josh Rosen's metamorphosis

Josh Rosen may have set an unofficial record for being the talk of Pac-12 Conference media days without having said a word.

Two years ago, there was buzz about UCLA’s hotshot freshman quarterback. Last year, it was his posts on social media lampooning Donald Trump and the money-grubbing nature of college athletics. On Wednesday, a different side of Rosen emerged in the words of coach Jim Mora: a more modest one.

“Certainly, being injured and having football kind of removed from his life as a player for the time that he did affected him, humbling himself to a certain degree, in accepting coaching,” Mora said inside a ballroom at the Hollywood & Highland Center, referring to...

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