UNLV:A sturdy, well-built runner who is one of two backs signed by the Rebels in 2010 ... Listed as a three-star recruit by Rivals ... Ranked the No. 70 RB recruit in the nation by Rivals and No. 148 by Scouts, Inc. ... First name is pronounced "dee-ON-zay."
HIGH SCHOOL:Earned three letters playing at Serrano HS under coach Ray Maholchic ... Played running back and defensive back for the Diamondbacks ... Helped SHS post an 11-3 record in 2009 that included a run to the CIF finals ... Rushed for 1,347 yards and 17 touchdowns on 191 carries as a senior despite missing three games due to an ankle injury ... Exploded for 260 yards and six touchdowns in the CIF semifinals against Norte Vista HS ... Earned All-CIF, all-area and all-league honors as a senior ... Contributed 75 tackles on the defensive side of the ball ... Rushed for more than 1,500 yards as a junior and earned All-CIF, all-area and all-league honors.
PERSONAL: Dionza Antwione Bradford was born on April 15, 1992, in Los Angeles, CA ... The son of Elicia Bradford and Victor Jones ... Has a sister, Nastachia Jones ... Chose UNLV over San Diego State.