April 19, 2010

Downey earns a scholarship

Redshirt sophomore offensive tackle Brett Downey is one of the feel good stories of the spring. After starting his UCLA career as a walk on, through his hard work and talent, Downey has earned a scholie. Downey talks about his good fortune.

"It feels good," Downey said. "I've worked hard for it and it pleases me that the coaches saw that and they gave me a scholarship.

"It's pretty much the same except pretty much everything is paid for," Downey said. "It's no different with the team. Everyone is all the same with the team so that's always good.

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