Cheney, WA (Sports Network) - Two weeks after being dismissed from the UCLA
football program, safety Tevin McDonald has transferred to Eastern Washington,
the Big Sky university announced Tuesday.
A two-year starter with the Bruins, he was dismissed on March 27 for violating
McDonald is enrolled in classes at EWU and will begin practicing with the team
as early as Thursday. He is the son of six-time NFL All-Pro safety Tim
McDonald, who is now the defensive back coach for the New York Jets.
"After consultation with many people and having a long discussion with Tevin,
we've determined that he deserves the opportunity to continue his collegiate
career," EWU head coach Beau Baldwin said. "We have high expectations of
him off the field, in the classroom and on the field."
McDonald, a 6-foot-1, 190-pounder from Fresno, Calif., had 135 tackles in 27
career games at UCLA, with four interceptions and 14 pass breakups.
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