UCLA fires Svoboda as offensive coordinator
LOS ANGELES -- Jim Svoboda, criticized this past season for his conservative play-calling, was fired Thursday as UCLA's offensive coordinator.
"This was a hard decision to make," Bruins coach Karl Dorrell said in a statement. "Jim has done a good job working with our quarterbacks over the last three years. However, I felt that a change was in the best interests of the overall offense."
The Bruins went 7-6 in 2006, losing to Florida State 44-27 in
the Emerald Bowl. ...
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