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Snoop a changed man after son's decision to play for UCLA

Snoop Dogg, a big USC fan, says he'll root for UCLA, where son, Cordell Broadus, has chosen to play football.

Snoop Dogg will root for UCLA, now that his son is going to play there. (FayesVision/
Snoop Dogg will root for UCLA, now that his son is going to play there. (FayesVision/ more

CORDELL BROADUS' college decision made his rapping father, aka Snoop Dogg, change his undies.

Settle down, it's not what you think.

Snoop, whose given name is Calvin Broadus Jr., is a big USC fan. When his son, a four-star receiver, officially chose UCLA yesterday, it caused dad to change more than the team he roots for.

"I'm throwing all my USC drawers away," Snoop told ESPN while sporting a Bruins jersey. "I'm UCLA 100,000 percent . . . It's been awesome just watching [Cordell] step into manhood and make a decision that he feels comfortable with. We can support him as his parents and as his family members. We totally stand by his decision to go to UCLA. That's what is and that's where we are. We Bruins now."

The 6-2, 195-pound Broadus, who played at Bishop Gorman High in Las Vegas, is ranked the 14th best receiver in the nation by ESPN.

And he isn't isn't the only Bruin whose father is a famous rapper.

P. Diddy's son, defensive back Justin Combs, signed in 2012.

Broadus got offers from many top football schools, including USC, Florida State, Baylor, Boise State and Notre Dame.

Yesterday, he announced his choice on ESPNU.

"I feel that UCLA is the best fit for me," Broadus said. "I had the offer since my ninth-grade year, so I had a great connection with the coaches . . . [Jim Mora] has humility, is a great coach and has NFL experience. I just want to play in front of my family and keep ballin' out on the field and get a great degree."

Snoop may pretend to be sad that he can't wear his red and gold boxers anymore, but he's actually happy his son is a Bruin.

"My son first one in the family to go to college proud moment for the broadus family!" Snoop wrote on his Twitter feed. "UCLA goooooooo Bruins! #21 tune in."