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UCLA Fires Offensive Coordinator Kennedy Polamalu

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UCLA has announced that the contract of offensive coordinator Kennedy Polamalu won’t be renewed.

UCLA Offensive Coordinator Kennedy Polamalu was the first Bruin assistant let go following an awful 4-8 season.
Joe Piechowski

UCLA Football Coach Kennedy Polamalu has been fired today, just one day after the end of UCLA’s third 4-8 season in the past ten years.

In an official statement, UCLA announced that Polamalu’s contract will not be renewed.

“I want to thank Kennedy for his hard work, dedication to the program and commitment to our student-athletes," said Mora. "He is a professional in every sense of the word."

There can be no doubt that this season was abmyssal offensively and that Polamalu deserved to be fired.

But, he isn’t the only one.

If you assume that Mora isn’t going anywhere, then Adrian Klemm probably should have been first or at least fired at the same time. The offensive line has struggled continuously for five years under Klemm who also serves as the run game coordinator.

And, then, there’s the issue of the NCAA “Show Cause” order.

The poor play of the offensive line was a major reason that the running game struggled all season and a major reason why Josh Rosen got hurt.

With Polamalu being fired today, it is inconceivable that Klemm was fired too.


Go Bruins.