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Sierra Canyon’s Kanan Ray transfers from UCLA to Colorado to play football

By in Press Enterprise on January 13, 2018

By Thuc Nhi Nguyen

  • Sierra Canyon lineman Kanan Ray. (Photo by Hans Gutknecht, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG)

  • Sierra Canyon lineman Kanan Ray. (Photo by Hans Gutknecht, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG)

    Sierra Canyon lineman Kanan Ray. (Photo by Hans Gutknecht, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG)

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Kanan Ray was the most highly regarded offensive lineman UCLA signed in its 2017 recruiting class. Now the Sierra Canyon product will suit up for a different Pac-12 team.

Ray signed a financial aid agreement with Colorado on Friday, the school announced, after UCLA released him from his National Letter of Intent amid the coaching shuffle that brought Chip Kelly and his unique offense to Westwood.

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The 6-foot-4, 280-pound offensive lineman was a four-star prospect and U.S. Army All-American after helping Sierra Canyon to a state championship as a senior in 2016. He was one of five offensive linemen to sign their NLIs with the Bruins last February, but grayshirted what would have been his true freshman year due to a shoulder injury. He did not practice or workout with the team during the fall, delaying entry to the school to keep his eligibility clock from starting.

In a statement, Colorado said Ray will […]    

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