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Cordell Broadus, Snoop Dogg's Son, Reportedly to Return to UCLA Football Program

Feb 4, 2015; Las Vegas, NV, USA; Recording artist Snoop Dogg stands beside his son Cordell Broadus who announced his commitment to UCLA during a press conference at Bishop Gorman High School. Mandatory Credit: Stephen R. Sylvanie-USA TODAY Sports
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Timothy RappFeatured ColumnistMarch 9, 2016

Cordell Broadus reportedly is returning to the UCLA football team this spring after leaving the program in August 2015, according to Tracy Pierson of Scout.com.

Broadus, the son of rapper and entertainer Snoop Dogg, will reportedly be returning for UCLA's spring practice on March 29, though he'll now be a walk-on rather than returning on a scholarship. Broadus had remained at UCLA as a student.

He quit football to pursue a filmmaking degree, per Pierson, and posted the following on Instagram on his father's birthday on October 20:   

But Broadus appeared to hint on March 3 in no uncertain terms that he would be returning to the football team:

He also posted an image to Instagram on Wednesday of a workout on a football field:

Broadus was a 4-star recruit and the 26th-ranked wide receiver in the 2015 class, according to 247Sports' composite rankings, so his return to UCLA is potentially a major plus for the program. At 6'2" and 200 pounds, he has both good size and speed at the position and the ability to elevate above defenders to high-point the ball.

If Broadus is indeed committed once again to playing football, he should compete for playing time in 2016 and bolster the Bruins' receiving corps.

 

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