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Five-star UCLA signee on excused sabbatical hints at a return

Five-star UCLA signee on excused sabbatical hints at a return
Published On: Thu, Jan 05
Oct 12, 2013; Pasadena, CA, USA; DUPLICATE***UCLA Bruins linebacker Anthony Barr (11) ends up with the ball between his legs as he hits the turn after making a catch in the second quarter against the Cal Golden Bears at Rose Bowl. California Golden Bears linebacker Michael Barton (8)is left and UCLA Bruins wide receiver Jordan Payton (9) is right. Mandatory Credit: Robert Hanashiro-USA TODAY Sports

One of the more odd off-the-field stories of the 2016 season could be seeing yet another twist.

In August, Mique Juarez stopped showing up for UCLAs practices a few days into summer camp because of what head coach Jim Mora described as an excused absence as the five-star recruit dealt with unspecified personal issues. The sabbatical extended throughout the entirety of what wouldve been the linebackers true freshman season, with Juarez revealing in September that hes seeing a psychiatrist set up by his head coach as [i]t was just too much pressure.

Juarez and one of his Bruin teammates engaged in a less-than-amicable back-and-forth on Twitter around that time as well, which was essentially the last most had heard of the prized recruit when it came to his football future. Until, of course, Suarez took to another social media outlet to intimate that he might be returning to the Bruins football program.

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