For the ninth straight year, UNLV Athletics is represented by at least 35 Rebels on Fall Academic All-MW Team.
UNLV: A nice-sized athlete from the Evergreen State who is Iisted No. 2 at the tight end spot behind Jake Phillips heading into fall ... Named Academic All-Mountain West in both 2013 and ‘14 … Earned a spot on the UNLV Dean’s Honor List for the fall 2012 semester.
2014: Played in 11 games but only caught one pass for 14 yards.
2013: Earned his first letter as a Rebel by playing in 11 games, including starting in road wins over UNR and Air Force … Caught three passes for 27 yards with a long of 15. 2012: Redshirted season … Ranked the No. 70 tight end recruit in the nation by Scout.com.
HIGH SCHOOL: A 2012 graduate of Blaine HS under coach Jay Dodd … A three-year letterwinner that played tight end, running back, wide receiver, defensive end and cornerback … As a senior he had 530 yards on 28 receptions for five touchdowns and as a junior he had 492 yards on 26 receptions and seven touchdowns … During those same two seasons on defense, he added a total of 37 tackles, seven sacks, four forced fumbles and two interceptions … Earned First Team All-Northwest Conference honors during his junior and senior years as a tight end … Also an all-conference basketball player for the Borderites.
PERSONAL: Andrew DeeWayne Price was born Sept. 8, 1993, in Bellingham, WA … The son of Teri and Darrell Price … Has an older sister, Akileah, and an older brother, Darrell … Is a distant cousin of former NFL star Rod Smith … Majoring in kinesiological sciences.