A UCLA lineman who started 18 games over the past two seasons is no longer with the team.
Head coach Jim Mora confirmed that the Bruins will be without redshirt junior tackle Torian White for the 2014 season. White was arrested on suspicion of sexual assault in November, and is not enrolled at the University of the spring quarter according to the Los Angeles Times.
“All I can tell you is he is no longer with the team,” Mora said.
White has not been charged with a crime, but the case is still being investigated, a spokeswoman for the LA district attorney’s office told the Times. Mora suspended White following his arrest.
“We are aware of the situation involving Torian White, and we take these accusations very seriously,” Mora said following the arrest in November. “Torian has been suspended from the team indefinitely while the legal process and student discipline process run their course.”
The 6-foot-5, 290-pound White started all 14 games at left tackle for the Bruins in 2012, his redshirt freshman season. White then started the first four games of the 2013 season before suffering a broken leg against Utah that forced him to miss the rest of the season.
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