Spring practice is a wrap after big crowd watches Rebels scrimmage on campus.
UNLV: An all-around athlete who excelled at multiple positions on the field in high school ... Moved from tight end to the defensive line during spring practice ... Expected to challenge for a spot in the DE rotation this fall ... Played TE, DE, QB, RB and handled the punting and kickoff duties as a prep star ... One of six players on the current roster from the state of Arizona ... Last name is pronounced "zah-PED-ah."
2013: Redshirted season while practicing as a tight end.
HIGH SCHOOL: A four-year letterwinner at Camelback HS under coach Brandon McNutt ... Earned first team all-state honors at defensive end as a senior for the Spartans ... Recorded 46 tackles, including 10 sacks, recovered one fumble and returned it for a touchdown in 2012 ... Had 900 receiving yards and five touchdowns on 37 catches ... Passed for 550 yards and three touchdowns ... Also ran for 300 yards on 28 carries, including two scores ... Earned all-state honorable mention and first team all-section as a junior at tight end ... Earned Academic Athlete honors as a junior ... Also lettered as a forward in basketball and baseball.
PERSONAL: Antonio Michael Zepeda was born Dec. 31, 1994, in Des Moines, IA ... Majoring in business.