UCLA men’s basketball player Jerime Anderson has been suspended indefinitely from all team activities and at least the 2011-12 season-opener against Loyola Marymount (Nov. 11) following his arrest Tuesday (July 26) evening.
Anderson, a senior point guard, was arrested on campus by University Police and was charged with suspicion of grand theft in connection with the theft of a laptop.
“This is a disappointing and unfortunate situation for Jerime,” said head coach Ben Howland. “We have a high standard and code of conduct that our student-athletes are expected to follow. He knows that he has made a huge mistake and that he has not represented himself, our program or UCLA in a manner that is required.”
Anderson’s status with the team will be re-evaluated as the legal process continues.
Former UCLA OL Ryan Taylor has signed a free-agent deal with the New Orleans Saints. Former longsnapper Christian Yount signed a free-agent deal with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers yesterday, and Kai Forbath probably will get a deal somewhere.
They’ll join draft picks Akeem Ayers, Rahim Moore and David Carter in NFL camps soon.