Diddy’s Son Justin Combs To Play Football At UCLA

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And in news that will make you feel old, [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Diddy[/lastfm] recently announced that his son, Justin Combs, will joining the UCLA football team next year.

Yes, [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Diddy[/lastfm] has a son old enough to be in college!

Could this be the key for the Bruins to get back in the game after an embarrassing 50-0 loss to USC last week? Carson thinks so!

Carson is a longtime friend of [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Diddy[/lastfm] and has known his son since the kid was only 4 years old.

Oh, how the time flies! Carson gave Bruins fans a pep talk about what this development could mean for the struggling football team:

Justin has verbally committed to the Los Angeles university and will attend classes next fall with a full scholarship.

[pullquote quote="This is everything a father could want for his son, for him to excel at what he loves to do." credit="Diddy"]

The 5-foot-9, 170-pound high school senior will be playing cornerback for UCLA, which is the primary position he’s held at Iona Prep.

He was also offered scholarships from Illinois, Virginia, and Wyoming.

Proud poppa [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Diddy[/lastfm] couldn’t help but express his own excitement in a statement:

As a parent, today is one of the proudest moments of my life. This is everything a father could want for his son, for him to excel at what he loves to do.

Can’t you just picture [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Diddy[/lastfm] and all his celebrity friends cheering on his son at the Rose Bowl?

Stars…they’re just like us! Except with a lot more money…

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[Source: ESPN]

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