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Mater Dei's Ward picks UCLA

Updated: October 11, 2009, 12:45 PM ET
By Greg Biggins
It took a little longer than he originally anticipated but Mater Dei (Santa Ana, Calif.) offensive lineman Chris Ward has made his college choice and has committed to UCLA.

Ward had narrowed his choices to the Bruins and Cal back in the summer and was planning to make his commitment before school started.

"I was never ready but in the last week, I started to feel UCLA more," Ward said. "I liked Cal a lot too but I always felt more at home at UCLA. I wanted to do it I person and committed to Coach Neuheisal at the Rose Bowl prior to the game against Oregon.

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