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David Pollack Doesn't Have Much Faith In Jim Mora To Turn UCLA's Season Around

ESPN College GameDay analyst David Pollack isn't high on Jim Mora Jr.

We're halfway through the 2017 college football season, so of course, there are a number of high-profile coaches on the "hot seat" after lackluster starts. ESPN's David Pollack doesn't have too much faith in one to turn his team's season around.

Pollack was asked by College GameDay host Rece Davis to pick a coach who he thinks will be able to turn things around - like James Franklin did last year at Penn State. Pollack went the other way with his answer - stating that he's lost faith in UCLA, who is coached by Jim Mora Jr.

Pollack noted that while UCLA is 3-3, the team's rush defense has been abysmal the past few weeks. He's right - the Bruins gave up 457 yards on the ground to Arizona last week, and 405 yards on the ground to Stanford two weeks before that. He thinks it's an effort issue.

UCLA's season hasn't been a disaster, but if the program wants to compete nationally, it's going to need to get more consistent on the defensive side of the football. We'll see if the school decides to make a chance at season's end.