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Redskins release Havner

Former Nevada Union and UCLA football standout Spencer Havner was among the 21 players released by the Washington Redskins Saturday.

The NFL deadline to trim rosters to 53 players was 1 p.m. Saturday.

Havner, an undrafted free-agent rookie, had worked mostly at strong-side linebackers. He was also not among the eight-player practice squad released by the Redskins Sunday.



Havner, a 2001 Nevada Union High School graduate, was a rare two-way starter at NU, lining up at both linebacker and tight end, where he earned second-team, all-state honors and was chosen to play in the CaliFlorida All-Star game.

His career total of 402 tackles at UCLA ranks him third on the school’s all-time list. He also holds the Bruins’ record for defensive touchdowns with four. As a senior, he started all 12 games and finished the season leading the team in tackles with 99 (66 solo), tackles for loss with 15, and interceptions with three.


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