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Report: Neuheisel done after Pac-12 title game

Posted on: November 27, 2011 1:42 pm
Edited on: November 27, 2011 1:43 pm
Posted by Tom Fornelli

UCLA was blown out 50-0 by USC on Saturday night to finish the season at 6-6 and 5-4 in the Pac-12, but thanks to some NCAA sanctions currently in place at USC, the Bruins will be playing in the inaugural Pac-12 Championship against Oregon on Friday. Which means that there's a chance the 6-6 Bruins could end up playing in the Rose Bowl.

Though it doesn't seem that is going to be enough to save Rick Neuheisel's job at the school. According to a report in the Los Angeles Times, Neuheisel will meet with UCLA athletic director Dan Guerrero after the game to discuss his future at the school, and the report says the chances Neuheisel will retain his job are "bleak."

When Guerrero was asked about Neuheisel's job status on Saturday, he responded to a question about whether or not a Rose Bowl berth would be enough to save Neuheisel's job by answering "that we're preparing to play for the Rose Bowl should be exciting for all Bruins fans." An answer that doesn't exactly answer anything. When asked if he would bring Neuheisel back if UCLA reached the Rose Bowl, Guerrero ended the interview.

Neuheisel just finished his fourth season at UCLA, and he's 21-28 in that span.

Since: Sep 24, 2006
Posted on: November 27, 2011 2:11 pm

Stick a Fork in Neuheisel He's Done

Dear Rick:

When you started your new job as the UCLA head coach you had the nerve to put a large one page ad in the L.A. Times stating that USC's Dynasty in L.A. is over. Well as you know Rick talk is cheap. You really have to back up what you print otherwise you end up looking like a clown with cream pie in your face. All you did was go 21-28 in your head coaching job and continued to get beaten by the team you called out in the annual rivalry game. Perhaps when you make big promises you should deliver on them. Anyone can talk smack. It takes a "real" head coach to back it up. But better then talking smack about your cross town rival you should have just been silent.

Since: Dec 27, 2009
Posted on: November 27, 2011 2:09 pm

Report: Neuheisel done after Pac-12 title game

Left Colorado football in a total mess and then snuck away in the night. Couldn't happen to a nicer guy! Frisk him as he's leaving UCLA!

Since: Sep 27, 2006
Posted on: November 27, 2011 2:01 pm

Report: Neuheisel done after Pac-12 title game

Tis' the season...

Since: Dec 3, 2006
Posted on: November 27, 2011 1:59 pm

Report: Neuheisel done after Pac-12 title game

Mike Leach would be a good fit for UCLA

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