A look at Rick Neuheisel's reorganized football coaching staff at UCLA.
Is Tresey a spectacular hire? No. Bruins fans would have been more juiced to get Vic Fangio or Rocky Long, Neuheisel's first two choices.
But considering how the nearly two-month search played out in the media -- it didn't seem pretty, did it? -- Neuheisel landed a solid, experienced candidate who figures to bring an attacking, aggressive scheme, which the Bruins didn't have last fall.
And, by the way, it's not like Neuheisel isn't invested in this decision. He's fully aware that 2011 is a win-or-else season for him in Westwood.
After 59 days without a defensive coordinator, UCLA makes a solid pick in hiring former Cincinnati and USF coordinator Joe Tresey.
Additional thoughts on UCLA's potential hiring of Steve Brown as the Bruins' new defensive coordinator.
Latest saga in UCLA football's dysfunctional search for a defensive coordinator and assistant coaching staff during 2011 offseason.