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 … Has played on both sides of the ball but will look to find time as a tight end 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.”
2014: Earned his first letter as a Rebel by playing in all 13 games … Totaled four tackles during debut season.
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 public administration.