A former four-star quarterback has decided to transfer away from his program. UCLA quarterback Devon Modster announced on Friday that he plans to leave the Bruins.
Modster started two games for the Bruins in 2017, but has yet to see the field this year. He’s stuck behind Wilton Speight and true freshman Dorian Thompson-Robinson on the depth chart and wasn’t likely to see any playing time this season, barring injury.
Modster took to Twitter to make the announcement.
“I’d like to thank Coach Kelly and the strength coaches for allowing me to continue to play the game I love, BUT I’ve decided to leave UCLA and pursue other opportunities,” Modster said on Twitter.
Excited for a new chapter❗️ pic.twitter.com/YLiTN3ilqP
— Dèvøñ Mödśtēr (@DModster) September 21, 2018
Modster is a former four-star recruit from the 2016 class. He was the No. 13 pro-style quarterback from that class and committed to UCLA when Jim Mora was the coach.
It’s a tough decision, but Modster likely didn’t have a place in Chip Kelly’s offense.