One of UNLV football's top groups this spring has been its wide receivers.
For the ninth straight year, UNLV Athletics is represented by at least 35 Rebels on Fall Academic All-MW Team.
Decker throws for 252 yards and a touchdown in UNLV debut.
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.
UNLV: A speedy SoCal athlete who was the first Rebel to sign with UNLV out of prep powerhouse De La Salle High School since defensive back Joe Miklos in 2001 ... A steady performer with dependable hands who is listed No. 2 behind Marcus Sullivan at one WR spot heading into the season ... A two-time member of the Academic All-Mountain West team.
2013: Played in 12 games, including starting at receiver in six of them ... Tied for fifth on the team with 21 receptions to go with 188 yards ... Scored on 10-yard pass from Caleb Herring in squad's win over Hawai'i ... Hauled in a season-high four passes for 27 yards in victory over Central Michigan.
2012: Earned his first letter as a Rebel by playing in all 13 games ... Finished fourth on the team with 22 receptions for 337 yards ... Recorded at least one catch in 11 games and three times had a season-high three grabs (Air Force, UNR and Hawai'i) ... Made his first career start in the season finale at Hawai'i ... Posted a career-best 45 yards vs. NAU in Game Two ... Scored his first collegiate TD on a 13-yard pass from Nick Sherry at LA Tech in Game Six.
HIGH SCHOOL: A 2012 graduate of De La Salle HS under coach Bob Ladouceur ... A three-year letterwinner that played both ways and helped the Spartans to a CIF Championship as a senior ... Led the squad with 985 yards on 42 receptions, which included 10 TDs ... Also played safety, finishing with 24 total tackles to go with an interception ... Team was ranked No. 1 in California and was ranked in the top-10 nationally in several different polls in 2011 ... Also competed on the track team.
PERSONAL: Anthony Michael Williams was born Sept. 18, 1993, in Fresno, CA ... The son of Shelley and Dwight Williams ... His father played football for Texas Southern ... Has two brothers, Demetrius and Chris ... Majoring in criminal justice.