For the ninth straight year, UNLV Athletics is represented by at least 35 Rebels on Fall Academic All-MW Team.
Spring practice is a wrap after big crowd watches Rebels scrimmage on campus.
Las Vegans Tyler Gaston, Tim Hasson lead way with fourth career spot on Academic All-MW Team.
Football leads way with 18 players on the Fall 2013 Academic All-Mountain West Team.
UNLV football head coach Bobby Hauck's fourth recruiting class at the school, made up of 20 future Rebels, was announced during Wednesday's initial day of the national signing period.
UNLV: A supremely versatile athlete who was the first player from the state of Washington to sign with UNLV since 2010 ... A nice-sized athlete who is Iisted No. 2 at the tight end spot behind Jake Phillips following his first spring practice session ... One of 18 UNLV football players who earned a spot on the 2013 Academic All-Mountain West team ... Earned a spot on the UNLV Dean's Honor List for the fall 2012 semester.
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.