Devin Lucien is coming back to the Rose Bowl this Saturday. He’ll just be wearing different colors.
The former UCLA receiver left the program back in March, a few months after he expressed dissatisfaction at his role in the Bruins’ offense. He later landed at Arizona State, eligible to play immediately because he had completed his undergraduate degree.
A perennial camp standout, Lucien never caught more than four passes in a game through three seasons as Bruin, and finished 2014 with 225 yards and two touchdowns on 29 receptions.
As a Sun Devil, he totaled 147 yards on 13 catches in his first three games. Limited by a hamstring injury, he is probable to play against UCLA at 4:30 p.m. on Saturday. Whether he does or not, the Bruins don’t seem concerned.
“It’s a game,” said UCLA receiver Jordan Payton. “I’m not there for the friendships. I’m there for the win. Continue reading