May 26, 2008

UCLA lands QB

UCLA came to a very tough decision over the weekend. They had two outstanding four-star quarterbacks in Richard Brehaut (6-3, 205, 4.8) from Rancho Cucamonga (Calif.) Los Osos and Josh Nunes (6-4, 207, 4.85) from Upland, Calif., who were very interested in continuing their football and academic careers close to home in Westwood.

Complicating matters was the fact that the two talented signal callers have become friendly with one another during the process and even roomed together this past weekend at the Super 7 Quarterback Camp held in Santa Barbara, Calif.

The reason this story didn't break on Saturday Evening was deference to everyone involved. Both families are class acts and both are very respectful to one another. Everyone involved knew about the decision before it hit the media. As you would expect it was handled by class by everyone concerned.

In the end the Bruins offered Brehaut the scholarship and he accepted. The first course of action by Brehaut was to call the colleges involved to thank them for their consideration and to let them know of his decision so that the colleges involved could move ahead with their plans.

"It is an unbelievable dream come true," Brehaut said. "UCLA has been my favorite school since I started watching college football when I was younger and to be able to play for UCLA is an unbelievable opportunity. I can't wait to get there to compete."

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