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UCLA's 'depleted' secondary showing promise

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. For all of the talk about UCLA's depleted secondary, most people within the program are saying that it might not be as bad as you think. The Bruins lost big name corners in Sheldon Price and Aaron Hester and safety Tevin McDonald, but the names left junior Anthony Jefferson and sophomore Fabian Moreau have the potential to be just as big. Their goals...
Via Fox Sports West
August 10, 2013  |  Discuss

UCLA's secondary reloading, setting big goals in 2013

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. For all of the talk about UCLA's depleted secondary, most people within the program are saying that it might not be as bad as you think. The Bruins lost big name corners in Sheldon Price and Aaron Hester and safety Tevin McDonald, but the names left junior Anthony Jefferson and sophomore Fabian Moreau have the potential to be just as big. And their...
Via Fox Sports West
August 10, 2013  |  Discuss

UCLA dismisses safety Tevin McDonald

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...
Via Fox Sports West
March 26, 2013  |  Discuss

UCLA S Tevin McDonald dropped from program

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. McDonald...
Via AP on Fox
March 26, 2013  |  Discuss

UCLA’s Tevin McDonald dismissed from Bruins prior to Spring practices

Safety Tevin McDonald has been dismissed from the UCLA football program by coach Jim Mora.
Via Gamedayr
March 26, 2013  |  Discuss

UCLA safety to miss Holiday Bowl

UCLA safety Tevin McDonald will not play in the Bridgepoint Education Holiday Bowl after violating a team policy, Coach Jim Mora said. McDonald did not travel with the team to San Diego on Friday. We had to leave Tevin McDonald at home for a violation of team policy, Mora said. "I cant discuss it any further than that." McDonald, a junior, is second on the team in tackles...
Via Fox Sports West
December 22, 2012  |  Discuss

VIDEO: McDonald After Arizona

Safety Tevin McDonald discusses UCLA's 66-10 win over Arizona, including team preparation and the secondary's performance...
Via ucla.scout.com
November 05, 2012  |  Discuss

VIDEO: McDonald Assesses Secondary

Safety Tevin McDonald discusses the Bruins' secondary, preparation for Arizona State's offense, and much more...
Via ucla.scout.com
October 24, 2012  |  Discuss

VIDEO: McDonald on the Defense

Sophomore safety Tevin McDonald talked about the secondary and UCLA's defense just 10 days out from kick-off...
Via ucla.scout.com
August 20, 2012  |  Discuss

UCLA Football 2012 Position Overviews: Defensive Backs

The Bruins’ defensive backfield was a team strength in 2011, as their pass defense ranked third in the Pac-12, allowing only 226 yards per game and finishing fourth in the conference in interceptions with 14. That solid production came despite losing starting safety Dietrich Riley for the season due to a neck injury suffered against Cal on October 29th.   Riley had neck...
Via The Daily Sports Herald
June 18, 2012  |  Discuss

McDonald Named to CBSSports.com Freshman All-American Team

Safety Tevin McDonald has been named to CBSSports.com's Freshman All-America team after an impressive frosh campaign for the Bruins.
Via UCLA Bruins
December 09, 2011  |  Discuss

Tevin McDonald, the lone Bruin

The number 7 is a number of completion. For the McDonald brothers, T.J. and Tevin, growing up, the number was "sacred." As they prepped at Edison High School in Fresno, neither was able to wear it. Their dad, Tim, wore the number during his days at Edison, and the number was retired in his honor. Tim starred as a safety for USC before playing in the NFL for 13 years...
Via Fox Sports West
November 24, 2011  |  Discuss

Tevin McDonald Named UCLA/Muscle Milk Student-Athlete of the Week

Redshirt freshman free safety Tevin McDonald (Fresno, CA/Edison HS) of the UCLA football team was selected as the UCLA/Muscle Milk Student-Athlete of the Week for Oct. 24-30.
Via UCLA Bruins
November 01, 2011  |  Discuss

Polk Pac-12 Player of the Week

WALNUT CREEK, Calif.--Tailback Chris Polk of WASHINGTON, safety Tevin McDonald of UCLA and place kicker Eric Whitaker of STANFORD have been named Bank of the West Pac-12 Players of the Week in football.
Via washington.scout.com
October 31, 2011  |  Discuss

Cal commits 5 turnovers in 31-14 loss to UCLA

California's Zach Maynard kept throwing the ball to Tevin McDonald. Trouble is, McDonald plays for UCLA. McDonald, a freshman safety, made the first three interceptions of his college career, Derrick Coleman scored three touchdowns, and the Bruins bounced back from one of their most embarrassing losses in years to beat the Golden Bears 31-14 on Saturday. ''We know we...
Via AP on Fox
October 29, 2011  |  Discuss

UCLA 31, California 14

Freshman safety Tevin McDonald made the first three interceptions of his college career, Derrick Coleman scored three touchdowns, and UCLA bounced back from one of its most embarrassing losses in years to beat California 31-14 on Saturday. McDonald's interceptions set up two touchdowns and a field goal for the Bruins (4-4, 3-2 Pac-12), who took the heat off much-maligned coach...
Via AP on Fox
October 29, 2011  |  Discuss

McDonald has 3 interceptions; UCLA rips Cal 31-14

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) -- Freshman safety Tevin McDonald made the first three interceptions of his college career, Derrick Coleman scored three touchdowns, and UCLA bounced back from one of its most embarrassing losses in years to beat California 31-14 on Saturday. McDonald's interceptions set up two touchdowns and a field goal for the Bruins (4-4, 3-2 Pac-12), who took the heat...
Via Fox Sports West
October 29, 2011  |  Discuss

Football. Turnover-prone Golden Bears Fall to UCLA 31-14

Zach Maynard, who was 14 of 30 for 199 yards but UCLA freshman safety Tevin McDonald made the first three interceptions of his college career, Derrick Coleman scored three touchdowns, and UCLA beat California 31-14 on Saturday. McDonald's interceptions set up two touchdowns and a field goal for the Bruins (4-4, 3-2 Pac-12), who took the heat off much-maligned coach Rick Neuheisel...
Via calbears.com
October 29, 2011  |  Discuss

Defense Shines as Bruins top Golden Bears 31-14

Freshman safety Tevin McDonald made the first three interceptions of his college career, Derrick Coleman scored three touchdowns, and UCLA bounced back from one of its most embarrassing losses in years to beat California 31-14 on Saturday.
Via UCLA Bruins
October 29, 2011  |  Discuss
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