Snoop Dogg’s Son Quits UCLA Football Team To ‘Pursue Other Passions’


August 14, 2015

It appears Snoop Dogg can go back to rooting for his beloved USC Trojans.

Cordell Broadus, the son of the legendary rapper, is leaving the UCLA football team, head coach Jim Mora confirmed Friday.

“Cordell informed me yesterday that he has decided to pursue other passions in his life — in particular his love of film through his company, Film School Productions,” Mora said in a statement, per Yahoo! Sports. “Cordell is an amazing young man with many talents, and we wish him nothing but the best as he continues to pursue his degree at UCLA.” earlier reported Broadus didn’t report to UCLA training camp, which began Monday.

The four-star recruit would have been entering his first season with the Bruins. Broadus was a standout receiver at Bishop Gorman High School in Las Vegas. The 6-foot-3, 190-pound wideout finished his career with 139 catches for 1,810 yards and 26 touchdowns. He caught 39 passes for 602 yards and 11 touchdowns in his senior season.

Coincidentally, Broadus’ entire recruitment process was followed by ESPN in a four-part series titled “Snoop & Son: A Dad’s Dream.”

Thumbnail photo via Feb 4, 2015; Las Vegas, NV, USA; Recording artist Snoop Dogg stands beside his son Cordell Broadus during a press conference announcing his commitment to UCLA at Bishop Gorman High School. Mandatory Credit: Stephen R. Sylvanie-USA TODAY Sports
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