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UCLA Announces It Has Fired Jim Mora

A UCLA Bruins fan holds up a noise sign during a 38-14 win over the USC Trojans at the Rose Bowl.

PASADENA, CA - NOVEMBER 22: A UCLA Bruins fan holds up a noise sign during a 38-14 win over the USC Trojans at the Rose Bowl on November 22, 2014 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

The Bruins announced the news on Twitter.

Jim Mora is out at UCLA.

The Bruins announced on Twitter this afternoon that the head coach has been "relieved of his duties" following the loss to USC.

The 56-year-old head coach had been UCLA's head man since 2012.

From UCLA:

University of California, Los Angeles Director of Athletics Dan Guerrero announced today that Head Football Coach Jim Mora has been relieved of his duties, effective immediately. Offensive Coordinator Jedd Fisch will serve as Interim Head Coach for the remainder of the season.

"Making a coaching change is never easy, but it's an especially difficult decision when you know that a coach has given his all to our University," said Guerrero. "Jim helped reestablish our football program, and was instrumental in so many ways in moving the program forward. While his first four seasons at UCLA were very successful, the past two seasons have not met expectations. We thank Jim and his family for his service to our school and his unquestionable commitment to our student-athletes."

Chip Kelly is probably the favorite to land the job, if he wants it. It's been reported that the former Oregon and NFL coach could have interest in the position.