Posted November 30, 2011 on usc.scout.com
PLAYERS: Rick Neuheisel
TEAMS: UCLA Bruins
With the recent firing of UCLA Head Coach Rick Neuheisel, 4-star offensive lineman commit Hiva Lutui will be exploring a couple other options…
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