Adarius Pickett to return for senior season

One day after two of his teammates declared for the NFL draft, redshirt junior Adarius Pickett announced he was not following suit and would instead return to Westwood for his final year of eligibility.

Pickett was UCLA’s second-leading tackler this past season with 85 tackles. His return could give the Bruins three returning starters in the secondary with freshman cornerback Darnay Holmes and junior cornerback Nate Meadors, although Meadors is also eligible for the draft.

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