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Hundley talks UCLA after visit

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Brett Hundley visited UCLA this past weekend for its cross-town rivalry game with USC and the four-star dual-threat quarterback from Chandler, Ariz., who committed to the Bruins in September, loved everything about it.
Now Hundley is extra excited to get to campus in a few weeks, go through spring practice and compete for playing time.
There is a lot of hype surrounding Hundley's future at UCLA - especially since the Bruins' offense has struggled at times this season - but he's downplaying it all and doesn't want things to get overblown.
"People talk to me about that and it's a cool thing to hear but I'm not a savior," Hundley said.
"I'm just coming in to play football and help out. I'll do everything I can for the team. I'm not coming in here to act like the savior of the team or the savior of the program. I'm coming in to play football and having a good time playing with my teammates."
Hundley, a 6-foot-4, 210-pound prospect, is rated fifth at dual-threat quarterback, No. 95 overall and sixth in the Arizona state rankings by Rivals.com.
There has been speculation that coach Rick Neuheisel could shuffle his coaching staff this off-season and Hundley, who'll enroll early, said he supports whatever Neuheisel believes is best for the program's future.
"I've gotten to know him really, really well and he's a great person," Hundley said. "I couldn't ask for a better coach than him. He's just a great guy.
"That's all up to Neuheisel. I picked the school based off everything they had, not based off solely one person. I like the school overall and what it brings and what it has to offer. Whatever Neuheisel does he's a very smart man and whatever choice he does make will be for the best and we'll go from there."
Hundley, who also had offers from Arizona, Arizona State, Michigan, Nebraska, Oregon, Washington and many others, has already started relationships with many UCLA players so he'll be familiar with them when he gets to campus.
He had a nice weekend in Westwood and is now just waiting out the next few weeks until he's on campus and getting started playing football for the Bruins.
"I really thought it was a good experience," Hundley said. "The team played their butts off and you can't ask for more than that. They did all they could do. There were mistakes in the game that hurt but things happen. You just have to move on and plan for the future."
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