UNLV: A tall target who has shown ability to go up high and make a catch ... Listed as the starter at one WR spot heading into fall ... Looks to peak as a senior after playing his best football over the latter part of 2008 ... Part of the Immokalee (FL) HS connection with Rebels, which includes WR Renan Saint Preux and LB Wiselet Rouzard ... A team leader who has been a member of the Rebel Leadership Committee every year on campus ... Honored with becoming UNLV Athletics' lone representative selected to take part in the 2008 NCAA National Student-Athlete Leadership Development Conference held in Orlando in 2008 ... Also a top student who has earned Academic All-MWC honors three times ... Twice has earned a spot on the Dean's Honor List and was voted to the Arthur Ashe Junior Sports Scholar Award Third Team this spring.
2008: Played in all 12 games, including starting four at receiver ... Finished fourth on team with 17 catches for 227 yards ... Had three touchdowns through the air, all of which came in consecutive games ... Hauled in a nice 15-yard score vs. TCU, a 28-yard TD vs. New Mexico and a game-winning 19-yarder vs. Wyoming ... Also picked up a blocked punt and returned it 11 yards to help UNLV down the Lobos.
2007: Played in all 12 games, including starting five at a receiver spot ... Finished fifth on team with career-high 19 receptions for 300 yards, which ranked third on squad ... His 15.8-yard reception average led UNLV ... Also posted a career-high three touchdowns ... Best game came vs. SDSU when he brought in three catches for 72 yards and two scores, including a season-long 36-yard play ... Scored his other TD vs. BYU.
2006: Earned his first letter as a Rebel by playing in all 12 games and starting four at tight end (attached Y) position ... Ranked fourth on team with 17 receptions for 235 yards ... Caught at least one pass in 10 games ... His two touchdowns came at Hawaii and at Utah ... Posted season highs in catches with four and yards with 55 vs. the Utes.
HIGH SCHOOL: A 2005 graduate of Immokalee HS ... A two-way prep star who helped the Indians to an 11-2 final record and 2A Florida state championship as IHS downed Madison County 17-15 in Gainesville on Dec. 10, 2004 ... Named 2A first team all-state by the Florida Sports Writers Association as a wide receiver for coach John Weber ... Averaged 24.3 yards per catch and added 89 tackles, including 42 solo stops, as a defensive back ... Recorded nine tackles, recovered a fumble and had one sack in the title game ... Also a basketball player for the Indians ... An honor roll student who carried a 4.5 GPA and earned the Orange Bowl Committee Scholar-Athlete Award for his team at the championships. PERSONAL: Rodelin Anthony was born on May 17, 1987 ... The son of Roselaine and Santanna Anthony ... Has three sisters, Kettelie, Wilnie and Yvenie ... Has a son, Rodenel Anthony, born March 27, 2007 ... Spent the summer of 2006 serving an internship in ESPN Regional's Las Vegas Bowl office ... Has a dual major in political science and journalism & media studies.
ANTHONY'S RECEIVING STATS
YEAR GP-GS REC YDS AVG TD LG 2008 12-4 17 227 13.4 3 28 2007 12-5 19 300 15.8 3 36 2006 12-4 17 235 13.8 2 25 TOTAL 36-13 53 762 14.4 8 36