Originally written March 26, 2013 on Fox Sports West:
LOS ANGELES UCLA head coach Jim Mora and his staff aggressively went after revamping their secondary in his most recent recruiting class. Now, it appears there was even more incentive to do so. Safety Tevin McDonald has been released from the team for a violation of team rules, Mora announced during a Tuesday press conference. McDonald did not make the trip to San Diego last December for the Holiday Bowl against Baylor because of a violation of team rules. Mora would not confirm if it was that same violation that resulted in McDonalds dismissal. In 2012, as a redshirt sophomore, McDonald started all 13 games he appeared in and was third on the team with 79 tackles. He also led the team in pass breakups and passes defended with nine and 10, respectively. The 2013 recruiting class includes safeties Tahaan Goodman and Tyler Foreman along with cornerbacks Priest Willis, Johnny Johnson, and Mossi Johnson, however hes expected to grayshirt. The Bruins now need to replace their ...
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