Posted March 25, 2013 on
With exactly one month until the start of the draft, we kick off a series introducing you to the players you need to know. Leading off is UCLA's remarkably versatile running back Johnathan Franklin, who found an unusual catalyst to jump-start a big senior season.
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UCLA safety Tevin McDonald has been released from the program for violating team policy.
Bruins coach Jim Mora announced the decision Tuesday.
McDonald was the Bruins' starting safety the past two seasons. He finished third on the team with 79 tackles last season while starting 13 games, but wasn't allowed to play in the Holiday Bowl after violating team rules.
Safety Tevin McDonald has been dismissed from the UCLA football program by coach Jim Mora.
In case you haven't heard, UCLA boosters have recently been reported to have obtained a massive hard-on for North Carolina State coach Mark Gottfried. This comes on the heels of discussions between VCU and its head coach Shaka Smart, likely one of UCLA's primary targets.
Go home, UCLA 'boosters.' You're drunk.
In essence, hiring Mark Gottfried out of...