Defensive lineman is 14th Rebel to earn honor.
Total ranks second in Mountain West.
Senior Las Vegas product to be honored before season opener.
The Rebels went through their first of two scrimmages in Ely.
UNLV: A nice-sized reserve walk-on receiver from a successful local prep program ... Will look for time at both receiver and on special teams as he returns to the field as a senior.
2011: Suffered an injury during preseason camp and missed entire season.
2010: Played in 12 games, primarily on special teams ... Also lined up at receiver and brought in his first collegiate reception with a 14-yarder at West Virginia ... One of 12 Rebels to earn Academic All-MW honors.
2009: Saw his first game action when he appeared on special teams during the season-ending victory over San Diego State ... Named 2009's Offensive Scout Team Player of the Year.
HIGH SCHOOL: A 2008 graduate of Silverado HS ... A four-year letterman under coach Andy Ostolaza ... Played DB, DE, WR and TE for the Skyhawks, who went 10-1 during his senior campaign ... Also ran track for three seasons, including the 100m, 200m and relays.
PERSONAL: Aaron Joseph Reed was born on May 29, 1990, in Minneapolis ... The son of Tracy Schofield and Paul Reed ... Has one brother, Adam ... Comes from a football family that includes his father having played at Elmhurst College in Illinois and uncle, Norman Reed, at Illinois State ... Majoring in real estate.