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UCLA football: Defensive end Derrick Bryant transferring

August 8, 2011 |  4:13 pm

Full UCLA LOGO UCLA defensive end Derrick Bryant returned home to Ohio and said he is transferring.

“I enjoyed my time out in Los Angeles, but I got home sick,” said Bryant, who sat out last season as a redshirt. “I missed my family. I want to see my little sister grow up.”

Bryant, who played at Columbus Brookhaven High School, was ranked the 34th best strong side defensive end in the nation by Rivals.com. He missed the 2010 season after undergoing shoulder surgery.

Bryant said he is considering several schools, with North Carolina, Nebraska and Indiana topping the list. He has three years of eligibility remaining.

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