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UCLA Fires RB Coach Steve Broussard

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DeShaun Foster #26 of the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) Bruins runs with the ball during the game against the Washington Huskies at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California. The Bruins defeated the Huskies 35-13.Mandatory Credit: Stephen Dunn /Allsport

DeShaun Foster #26 of the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) Bruins runs with the ball during the game against the Washington Huskies at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California. The Bruins defeated the Huskies 35-13.Mandatory Credit: Stephen Dunn /Allsport

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WESTWOOD (CBSLA.com) — UCLA isn’t wasting any time in trying to improve its football team following the conclusion of the regular season.

The Bruins cut ties with running backs coach Steve Broussard on Monday, according to BruinReportOnline.com’s David Woods.

In the same announcement, Woods reported that the likely replacement for Broussard may be former running back DeShawn Foster.

Foster, who is currently a graduate assistant with the team, played running back for the Bruins between 1998-2001, before a career in the NFL that lasted six seasons.

Broussard, an LA native, played college ball at Washington State and spent nine years in the NFL. He seemed to confirm his firing in a tweet posted on his account Monday:

Broussard was hired by UCLA in 2011.

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