UCLA safety Tevin McDonald has been dismissed from the football team for a violation of team rules, Bruins coach Jim Mora announced Tuesday.
UCLA names Tampa Bay Buccaneers Eric Yarber, former New York Jets coach Sal Alosi as assistants.
UCLA interim coach Mike Johnson has been contacted about the head coaching position at the University of Akron, according to a source familiar with the situation.
Mike Johnson, UCLA's interim football coach, would like to be considered for the permanent job, he said Sunday.
After last year's disappointing season, UCLA coach Rick Neuheisel knows he's on the hot seat.
UCLA has hired Joe Tresey as defensive coordinator, ending a search that lasted nearly two months.
UCLA football coach Rick Neuheisel announced two changes to his coaching staff Thursday, but neither involved the hiring of a defensive coordinator.