UCLA was put in a difficult situation when former Bruin head football coach announced that he was leaving to become the offensive coordinator at Ohio State. The decision by him to leave after signing day and before the beginning of Spring practice had put the Bruins in a difficult spot. However, they announced today their new head coach.
There were plenty of rumors swirling around about who would be the next UCLA head football coach. The Bruins decided to hire Foster who played his colligate football at UCLA from 1998 to 2001 and coached the Bruins as their running backs coach from (2017–2023). He was currently for a brief period of time the running backs coach for the Las Vegas Raiders before he was announced as the new head coach for UCLA.
Here are some reactions from fans, media members, and others about the hire of Deshaun Foster.
The reactions for the most part have been positive from members of the media and fans of college football. The majority of the UCLA fans on social media have had positive things to say about the hiring of DeShaun Foster as well.