Foster Farms Bowl roundup: Kene Orjioke decides to leave football

UCLA linebacker Kene Orjioke is set to make his final appearance as a Bruin, forgoing his final year of eligibility. (Katie Meyers/UCLA Athletics)

UCLA linebacker Kene Orjioke is set to make his final appearance as a Bruin, forgoing his final year of eligibility. (Katie Meyers/UCLA Athletics)

Merry Christmas, everyone! Here’s a roundup of some of our UCLA coverage this week.

» UCLA linebacker Kene Orjioke explains why he decided to leave football a year early.
» Defensive tackle Kenny Clark talks about the NFL players he watches most to improve his game.
» Center Jake Brendel reflects on the bonds he made as a four-year starter at UCLA.
» Nebraska quarterback Tommy Armstrong Jr. could present trouble for UCLA’s run defense.
» Offensive lineman Alex Redmond left the Bruins to declare for the NFL draft.

  • jameskatt

    Why oh why did Alex Redmond leave the Bruins on the eve of a Bowl Game? It sure shows his heart wasn’t for playing with UCLA.

    If Myles Jack wasn’t injured, even he would play the Bowl Game before declaring for the draft. He wouldn’t do an Alex Redmond.

    • gotroy22

      Why did Jack abandon the team and drop out? Talk about a mercenary!

    • BruinBob

      Alex Redmond flunked his finals and was not going to be eligible for the Bowl Game.