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Leading man for the DC gig

Looks like Brian Dohn is outpacing some of the access driven paid sites on breakings news concerning UCLA's assistant coaching search. Apparently there is leading candidate for the DC gig and it's DeWayne Walker, the secondary coach of Washington Redskins:

Washington Redskins secondary coach DeWayne Walker, who was Pete Carroll's associate head coach at USC in 2001 and an assistant under him in the NFL, is the leading candidate to become UCLA's defensive coordinator, sources said late Saturday night.

Walker was scheduled to meet with Dorrell on Saturday about the position, and if things go well a hire could be made within a few days, according to sources.

Fired UCLA defensive coordinator Larry Kerr made approximately $180,000 annually, and the financial aspect of hiring Walker is not believed to be a sticking point. The administration recently bumped the coaching salary budget up approximately $150,000.

But Walker wanted to learn more about UCLA's commitment, and whether he would be able to assemble the type of defensive staff he wants, sources added. The hiring would give the Bruins an NFL presence on their defensive staff, which should help recruiting.

Along those lines, sources said Saturday that Bruins defensive line coach Thurmond Moore, who replaced Don Johnson is February, is not expected to return, although no official announcement has been made yet.
Here is the entire lowdown from the hardest working beatwriter in Southern California. Again I am going to keep an open mind about this and see how this all shakes out. Redskins after all had a superb defense this past year under their DC Greg Williams.