The Rebels will have the luxury of rotating guys on the defensive line this season.
UNLV: An interior lineman that is a native of Pearl City, HI ... Name is pronounced "As-tin COKE-ee."
JUNIOR COLLEGE: Spent two seasons playing for Mt. San Antonio College located in Walnut, CA ... In 2012 he totaled 22 tackles, including 4.5 tackles for loss for the Mounties under coach Bob Jastrab, who was a graduate assistant at UNLV from 1993-94.
HIGH SCHOOL: A 2011 graduate of Honolulu's Roosevelt HS ... A three-year letterwinner under coach Lester Parilla and Pat Silva ... Played on the defensive line and lined up at tightend for the Rough Riders ... A two-year letterwinner on the wrestling team and won the OIA wrestling championship at 215 pounds ... Also was a two year letterwiner in basketball and track & field.
PERSONAL: Asten Koki was born Aug. 23, 1993 ... The son of Kahele and Alyson Koki.