The UNLV defense holds the Aztecs to only 88 yards on the ground.
UNLV became bowl eligible for the first time since 2000
Another 100-yard rushing night by Tim Cornett not enough in heartbreaker.
UNLV improves to 3-1 in Mountain West play by downing in-state rival UNR.
Rebels win their fourth straight for first time since 2000.
UNLV takes on Air Force
UNLV Football vs. Fresno State
UNLV vs. Boise State
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Cornett's first-quarter run was the longest rushing score for the Rebels in 22 years.
UNLV: An experienced senior that can play at multiple positions this fall but is listed No. 2 at quarterback after turning in a solid spring practice ... Has also spent time as the team's holder for kicks ... A former two-time state champion signal caller in high school with an impressive arm ... Has served as the team's representative on the UNLV Student-Athlete Advisory Committee ... Earned a spot on the Dean's Honor List in fall 2009.
2012: Played in all 13 games, starting four at WR and one, vs. Wyoming, at QB ... After his only pass attempt in the first part of the season came on a fake field-goal play vs. NAU in Game Two, Herring moved full-time to receiver and grabbed a season-high five passes for 68 yards vs. Washington State in Game Three ... He also turned in three-reception games vs. both Air Force in Game Four and UNR In Game Seven ... An injury to starter Nick Sherry got Herring back to QB and he completed two of four attempts for 33 yards at CSU in Game 11 and then 22 of 36 for a career-high 268 yards and two scores in his lone start vs. the Cowboys in Game 12 ... Returned to the WR position for the season finale and caught two passes for 11 yards ... Finished the season ranked fifth on the team with 18 receptions and 136 yards ... He posted 301 yards passing with two TDs and no interceptions while also netting 28 yards on the ground.
2011: Earned the starting nod during the preseason and eventually played in 10 games, starting eight ... Threw for a team-leading 1,004 yards after completing 113-of-206 attempts ... Tossed eight touchdowns and six interceptions ... Showed effectiveness on the ground, netting 119 yards and two rushing scores ... Ranked eighth in the MW in passing yards per game with 100.4 and ninth in total offense at 112.3 YPG ... Started the first five games of the fall ... Completed 18-of-27 attempts for 146 yards and two passing TDs in the season opener at No. 10 Wisconsin ... Helped lead UNLV to an upset of Hawai'i in Game Three on 17-of-29 passing for 178 yards, one pick and one score ... Set career highs for attempts (41), completions (23) yards (223) and interceptions (3) the next week in a loss to Southern Utah ... Came off the bench in Game Seven to lead UNLV to a MW win over Colorado State on 9-of-13 passing for 90 yards, two TDs and no turnovers ... That game saw Herring lead his team on a late drive down field that was highlighted by his career-long 29-yard scamper that set up his own game-winning five-yard scoring rush with 1:20 on the clock ... Followed that up with another efficient performance, completing 12-of-17 for 114 yards and a TD pass vs. No. 5 Boise State ... Only played in two of team's final four games because of injury.
2010: Earned his first letter as a Rebel by playing in eight games ... Showed promise in relief as a rookie, including throwing touchdown passes in four different road stadiums ... Finished second on the team with 365 yards passing while completing half of his 56 attempts ... Tossed four scores and three interceptions ... Made his collegiate debut in Game Three at Idaho and led UNLV to its only points on the night with a 25-yard TD strike to Phillip Payne ... Also came off the bench to complete 8-of-14 attempts for 101 yards at West Virginia, including a six-yard scoring toss to RB Tim Cornett ... Completed eight passes at BYU to compile a career-high 109 yards.
2009: Redshirted season.
HIGH SCHOOL: A 2009 graduate of Citrus Hill HS in Perris, CA ... A three-star recruit who was listed as the No. 34 pro-style quarterback in the nation by Rivals and the No. 64 signal-caller by Scout ... Ranked the No. 98 recruit in the state of California by the Contra Costa Times ... A four-year letterwinner that led the Hawks to back-to-back 14-0 records and consecutive CIF championships in 2007 and 2008 ... Threw for 3,050 yards and 36 touchdowns against just six interceptions as a senior ... That followed a strong junior campaign in which he threw for 2,400 yards to go with 26 scores and five interceptions under coach Doug DuBois ... Competed in the Inland Empire All-Star Football Classic on Jan. 10 along with fellow Rebel signee Bradley Randle.
PERSONAL: Caleb DeVon Herring was born Feb. 3, 1991, in Long Beach, CA ... The son of Michelle and Mike Herring ... Has two brothers, Mike and Jacoby, and two sisters, Alyria and Tamara ... His father played college basketball at Northern Arizona (1987-88) ... Majoring in psychology.
HERRING'S OFFENSIVE STATS PASSING YEAR GP-GS COMP ATT YDS PCT TD INT LG 2012 13-5 24 41 301 .585 2 0 33 2011 10-8 113 206 1,004 .549 8 6 33 2010 8-0 28 56 365 .500 4 3 51 TOTAL 31-13 165 303 1,670 .545 14 9 51