Tyler Gaston
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Tyler Gaston

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
North Las Vegas, NV

High School:
Rancho HS

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 295

Position:
DL

Experience:
4L

01/30/2014

Rebels Repeat With 18 Academic Honorees

Las Vegans Tyler Gaston, Tim Hasson lead way with fourth career spot on Academic All-MW Team.

01/30/2014

UNLV Sees 39 Honored For Academics

Football leads way with 18 players on the Fall 2013 Academic All-Mountain West Team.

12/09/2013

Rebels Talk Heart Of Dallas Bowl

Head coach Bobby Hauck and four players attended a media conference Monday morning on campus.

08/20/2013

CAMP NOTES: Depth At D-Line Key For Rebels

The Rebels will have the luxury of rotating guys on the defensive line this season.

04/12/2013

Team Scarlet Downs Team Gray In Showcase

2013 spring practice draws to a close with annual on-campus football festival.

09/24/2011

UNLV vs. Southern Utah

UNLV vs. Southern Utah

UNLV: A veteran defensive lineman from Las Vegas who followed in the footsteps of fellow-Rancho Ram turned Rebel Leon Moore (15 sacks at UNLV from 2002-05) ... Listed No. 2 behind Alex Klorman at one DT after spring practice ... One of a program-record eight locals to sign with UNLV in 2010 ... Already a three-time Academic All-Mountain West honoree ... Earned a spot on the UNLV Dean's Honor List for the fall 2011 and fall 2012 semesters ... Last name is pronounced "GAS-tin."

2012: Played in all 13 games, including starting his first three as a Rebel ... Finished with a career-high 27 tackles, including 3 TFL ... His QB sack meant he recorded at least one in each of his first three seasons ... Named 2012 Preseason All-Mountain West by Blue Ribbon magazine.

2011: Played in all but one game along the defensive line ... Turned in a career-high 21 total tackles

2010: Earned his first letter as a Rebel by playing in the final eight games after having his redshirt lifted ... Wore jersey No. 61 as a rookie ... Totaled 13 tackles, including three for loss ... Had one sack and also forced a fumble.

HIGH SCHOOL: A 2010 graduate of Rancho HS ... Put together a strong senior campaign under coach Elvin Dick, bringing down 86 ball carriers, including making 28 solo tackles ... Added eight sacks ... Earned first team All-Northeast League honors at both defensive and offensive tackle ... Made a season-high 16 tackles against Del Sol HS ... Turned in an 11-tackle, two-sack effort against Eldorado HS ... Also had a pair of sacks against Las Vegas HS ... Blocked three field goals during his senior season.

PERSONAL: Tyler Ramon Gaston was born March 17, 1992, in Las Vegas ... The son of Lakesha and Jesse Gaston ... Has an older sister, Jackie ... Majoring in criminal justice.


GASTON'S DEFENSIVE STATS
YEAR	GP-GS	UT	AT	TT	TFL	SCK	FF	FR
2012	13-3	18	9	27	3.0-11	1.0-9	0	0-0
2011	11-0	13	8	21	3.5-19	2.0-14	1	1-0
2010	8-0	7	6	13	3.0-11	1.0-5	1	0-0
TOTAL	32-3	38	23	61	9.5-41	4.0-28	2	1-0
 
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