LOS ANGELES (AP) — UCLA has hired Michigan assistant Jedd Fisch as its new offensive coordinator.

Bruins coach Jim Mora announced the deal Thursday.

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Fisch spent the past two seasons as Wolverines coach Jim Harbaugh’s passing game coordinator, quarterbacks coach and receivers coach. He also is a veteran NFL assistant who most recently served as the Jacksonville Jaguars’ offensive coordinator in 2013-14.

Fisch didn’t call the plays at Michigan. He should have control over the defense-minded Mora’s offense, which will have promising quarterback Josh Rosen at the controls.

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Fisch replaces Kennedy Polamalu, who was fired shortly after the Bruins completed their 4-8 season. Polamalu spent just one season in charge of UCLA’s offense, failing to build a run-based scheme with a struggling offensive line.


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