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Linebacker recruit Bo Calvert switches from USC to UCLA

Linebacker recruit Bo Calvert switches from USC to UCLA

Chip Kelly scored a recruiting coup Monday when Bo Calvert, a widely coveted linebacker from Westlake Village Oaks Christian High who had long been committed to USC, announced that he was switching his allegiance to UCLA.

Calvert’s change of plans also raised a question: How many other recruits might Kelly have convinced to become Bruins had the new coach been on the job for more than 3½ weeks before the start of the new early signing period Wednesday?

“I’m sure they probably wish they had more time to flip some guys who are going to sign [with other schools] on Wednesday,” said Greg Biggins, a national recruiting...

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