Former NFL player and coach joins Rebel coaching staff.
Also, checking in on the Rebels still in NFL camps.
Q&A with longtime defensive coach Tim Hundley.
Veteran defensive coach comes aboard to oversee UNLV linebackers.
Veteran defensive coach Tim Hundley is in his third season on the UNLV staff and second overseeing the team's safeties. He coached the Rebels' inside linebackers his first season.
Hundley came to Las Vegas after spending three seasons coaching the defensive secondary at UCLA. Before joining the Bruins, Hundley was assistant head coach/linebackers coach at SMU in 2008. He spent the previous four years (2004-07) as defensive coordinator and linebackers coach at UTEP. Hundley's coaching resume includes 16 years as a defensive coordinator on the FBS level - four at UTEP, five at Washington (1999-2003), six at Oregon State (1984-89) and one at Idaho (1979). He has coached in 13 bowl games, including two Rose Bowls, and groomed 21 players who moved on to the National Football League.
Hundley began his coaching career in 1974 as a graduate assistant at his alma mater, Western Oregon State. He went on to stints at Clackamas Community College, Idaho, UNR, Oregon State, UCLA, Colorado, Washington, UTEP, SMU and then back to UCLA.
Hundley earned his bachelor's degree in education from Western Oregon State in 1974. He was inducted into the NAIA Hall of Fame after an All-America football career for the Wolves. He added a master's degree in education from Idaho in 1978. Hundley and his wife, Pam, have two sons, Jake and Nick. In 2014, Nick is playing his seventh season as a MLB catcher.
HUNDLEY'S COACHING EXPERIENCE 2013-SA UNLV - safeties 2012 UNLV - inside linebackers 2009-11 UCLA - defensive secondary 2008 SMU - assistant head coach, linebackers 2004-07 UTEP - defensive coordinator, linebackers 1999-2003 Washington - defensive coordinator, linebackers 1996-98 Colorado - defensive line 1990-95 UCLA - linebackers, special teams coordinator 1982-89 Oregon State - secondary, defensive coordinator, linebackers 1980-81 Nevada, Reno -- secondary 1977-79 Idaho - linebackers, secondary 1975-76 Clackamas (Ore.) Community College - defensive coordinator, secondary 1973-74 Western Oregon State - defensive graduate assistant