UNLV's defensive line has a number of newcomers who will look to help the Rebels this fall.
UNLV: A supremely athletic defender who has moved to linebacker this season after originally spending time as a defensive lineman ... Listed No. 2 at strong-side linebacker heading into the fall.
2015: Redshirted season.
HIGH SCHOOL: A 2015 graduate and two-year letterwinner at Pittsburg HS under Victor Galli ... Voted the Cal-High North Coast Section Defensive Player of the Year ... Named First Team All-Metro, First Team All-East Bay and Second Team All-Northern California by MaxPreps ... Helped the Pirates to a 10-3 record as a senior ... Recorded 57 tackles, including 17.5 sacks, in his final year ... Also was a two-year letterwinner on the wrestling team.
PERSONAL: Gabriel Anthony McCoy was born May 19, 1997, in Antioch, CA ... The son of Kevin and Maja McCoy ... Has three sisters: Kiera, Geah and Kayla; and three brothers: Kevin Jr., Kaden and Kyron ... Has not declared a major.