UCLA Football: Quarterback Asiantii Woulard To Transfer From UCLA


In a bit of shocking news, today redshirt sophomore quarterback Asiantii Woulard announced that he is transferring from UCLA football. Woulard, a dual-threat QB out of Florida, had been involved in a four-quarterback battle this past Spring to see who would replace three-year starter Brett Hundley.

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The UCLA football coaching staff made it a point not name a starter during Spring Practice as all four QBs involved had made terrific strides, making for one of the best quarterback battles in the nation. Though it was a tough competition, Woulard had made excellent progress this past Spring and had the potential to take over as the offensive leader in 2015.

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But now with Woulard transferring, that changes everything.

With Woulard leaving, that QB battle is now between Mike Fafaul, Jerry Neuheisel and freshman Josh Rosen, who many believe will be the starter come fall.

Woulard had been with the Bruins the last three years but was never able to see time on the field. Last season, coaches chose a slightly more experienced Neuheisel as UCLA’s back-up QB as he filled in for an injured Hundley during that epic game against Texas and that sour regular season-ending loss to Stanford.

With Woulard transferring, that makes the decision to choose a starter that much easier for the Bruin coaches, but as stated above, it looks like Rosen could be under center starting from Game 1 on September 5 at the Rose Bowl against the Virginia Cavaliers.

Woulard is the third player to transfer from UCLA football in the last two weeks as Jalen Ortiz and Priest Willis have decided to take their talents elsewhere. In total, four players have decided to  transfer from UCLA this off-season as WR Devin Lucien announced he is headed to Arizona State a few weeks ago.