UNLV moves on to game week schedule as Sept. 2 opener vs. Howard looms.
Defensive lineman is 14th Rebel to earn honor.
Preseason practices now underway on campus.
Total ranks second in Mountain West.
Lotulelei, Cornett, Randle and Jackson tabbed MVPs.
UNLV travels to Utah State to face Aggies
UNLV: A fullback who is heading into his senior season ... May also play on special teams again this fall ... One of 18 UNLV football players named to the 2012 Academic All-Mountain West team ... Also earned a spot on the UNLV Dean's Honor List for the spring 2012 semester.
2012: Played in all 13 games ... Made his first start as a collegian vs. Wyoming in Game 11 and then started again in the season finale at Hawai'i ... Caught five passes for 13 yards and tied for third on the team with two TD receptions ... Caught a three-yard score at Utah State in Game Five and a one-yarder at Colorado State in Game 11 ... Named the winner of the Jack Gilmore Coaches' Award, which goes annually to a current or former walk-on who excelled on the field.
2011: Appeared in the first two games of the season.
2010: Earned his first letter as a Rebel by appearing in one game, at West Virginia.
HIGH SCHOOL: A 2009 graduate of Elsinore HS ... Lettered three seasons for the Tigers, lining up at TE, LB and DE for coach Tony Peralta ... Named All-Sunbelt League in both 2007 and '08 ... Recorded 18 receptions for 373 yards and seven scores as a senior ... Also competed in basketball, track and tennis.
PERSONAL: Max Jack Johnson was born July 25, 1991, in Irvine, CA ... The son of Jeff and Linda Johnson ... Has two older brothers, Joshua and Jordan, and an older sister, Jenna ... Majoring in human services.
JOHNSON'S RECEIVING STATS YEAR GP-GS REC YDS AVG TD LG 2012 13-2 5 13 2.6 2 7 2011 2-0 0 0 0 0 0 2010 1-0 0 0 0 0 0 TOTAL 16-2 5 13 2.6 2 7