Jerry Rice Jr.
UNLV: The son of the legendary NFL receiver will look to earn time as part of the Rebel receiving crew and on special teams this fall ... One of two fourth-year transfers on this year's squad along with former Ole Miss DB Frank Crawford who are immediately eligible to play for UNLV ... Earned his bachelor's degree from UCLA and will pursue his master's degree at UNLV ... Played alongside first-year Rebel graduate assistant coach Taylor Embree while in Westwood.
UCLA: Joined the Pac-12 Conference school as a walk-on receiver out of high school and was a member of the Bruins for four years.
2012: Saw action in seven games and caught seven passes for 52 yards as a redshirt junior.
2011: Saw his first field time and picked up his first two career receptions for a total of 17 yards.
2010: Member of squad.
2009: Redshirted season.
HIGH SCHOOL: A 2009 graduate of Menlo HS in Atherton, CA ... Earned two varsity letters under coach Mark Newton ... A versatile athlete who played WR, DB and returned kicks for the Knights ... Originally considered attending Arizona, Yale and Stanford before deciding to become a Bruin.
PERSONAL: Jerry Lee Rice Jr. was born July 27, 1991, in Atherton, CA ... The son of Jacqueline and Jerry Rice ... Has two sisters, Jaqui and Jada.