UNLV: A physical athlete who looks to immediately bolster UNLV’s linebacker corps … A three-star player according to Rivals … Listed No. 2 at the MLB position heading into the fall … One of four midyear signees enrolled in January and competed in spring practice.
JUNIOR COLLEGE: Spent three seasons at Highland Community College in Kansas … Played in 15 games over two years and recorded 63 total tackles, 2.0 sacks, 5.0 tackles for loss, two interceptions and two pass breakups … Earned all-league honorable mention as a sophomore after helping the Scotties to a 7-4 record … Helped the team finish with a 5-5 record as a freshman … Redshirted the 2014 season as a quarterback before moving to the defensive side of the ball.
HIGH SCHOOL: A 2014 graduate of Blue Valley Northwest HS … A two-year letterwinner under coach Mike Zeguins … Served as the Huskies’ quarterback and earned all-league honorable mention as a senior … Led the Huskies to a 7-3 record and a district title.
PERSONAL: Jacob Alexander Rominger was born in Springfield, MO … The son of Rebecca and Phillip Rominger … Has two younger brothers, Isaac and Seth … Majoring in economics.