After big win over USC Saturday, UCLA football looks to recruit new Bruins

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An elated UCLA coach Jim Mora told the press he'll be out recruiting after the Bruins defeated their crosstown rival USC Trojans Saturday at the Coliseum.

The win was UCLA's second win in two seasons, and their first win at USC's Coliseum since 1997.

"It just shows you where this program's headed. We've got to continue to nurture it. We've got to do a great job in recruiting," said Mora. "I'll tell you what, you win two in a row in this town, things start to change. That's going to help us in recruiting. If I'm a high school player, I want to play at UCLA right now." 

The final score was 35-14, with UCLA quarterback Brett Hundley passing for  208 yards and rushing for two touchdowns. The Bruins defense held the Trojans to a scoreless fourth quarter, and forced a late fumble that sealed the game.

"Oh, we run this town," Bruins defensive end Cassius Marsh told the AP. Marsh helped stop two late USC drives with back-to-back sacks and a fumble recovery. "It's solidified. We're 2-0. We won this game. It's our city now. They can come try to get it next year."

Coach Mora added that the Bruins aren't wasting any time talking to new recruits, heading out on the road Sunday to speak to potential UCLA players. 

"We're heading out on the road tomorrow," he said. "There's no rest." 

You can watch Mora's full press conference here:

Jim Mora press conference after defeating USC, 35-14

Both UCLA and USC will head to bowl games this year.

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