Seniors Tim Hasson, Tani Maka, Alex Klorman, junior Cameron Jefferson and sophomore Nick Sherry will serve as team captains this season.
The Rebels will have the luxury of rotating guys on the defensive line this season.
Native Las Vegan is fourth Rebel to earn right to wear Jersey No. 36.
Also, Little League a big deal to one Rebel right now.
Cornett, kickers star in final spring practice event.
UNLV vs. Boise State
UNLV: A defensive lineman who has transformed himself from being a local walk-on into a two-year returning starter up front ... Is listed No. 1 at one tackle spot heading into fall ... Chosen this year to be the fourth player to wear "Battle Born Jersey No. 36" and switched over from his normal No. 95 during spring ... No. 36 -- complete with a patch of the state flag on the back -- is worn by a Nevadan who best exemplifies the Battle Born spirit of his state, which was the 36th state to join the union, and the toughness and pride of Rebel Football.
2012: Started all 13 games at DT ... Totaled a career-best 34 tackles, including four for-loss ... Recorded one sack and two pass breakups.
2011: Played in all 12 games, including making his first nine career starts at DT ... Totaled a career-high 21 tackles, including 2 TFL ... Posted his first career QB sack.
2010: Earned his first letter as a Rebel by playing in all 13 games ... Finished with 10 total tackles playing on defense and special teams.
2009: Redshirted after walking onto squad ... Ranked the No. 223 DE prospect in the nation coming out of high school.
HIGH SCHOOL: A 2009 graduate of Del Sol HS ... Lettered three years for coach Preston Goroff, lining up on both sides of the ball ... Named First Team 4A All-Sunrise Region as both an offensive and defensive lineman as a senior ... Named first team all-state by the Las Vegas Review-Journal at OL after anchoring a line that blocked for two 1,000-yard rushers ... The Dragons' defensive coordinator in 2009 was former Rebel linebacker great Ryan Claridge ... Also lettered in basketball and baseball during prep career.
PERSONAL: Alex Samuel Klorman was born May 20, 1991, in Las Vegas ... The son of Bob and Renee Klorman ... Has two brothers, Ryan and Micah ... Majoring in interdisciplinary studies.
KLORMAN'S DEFENSIVE STATS YEAR GP-GS UT AT TT TFL SCK PBU FF FR 2012 13-13 17 17 34 4.0-6 1.0-2 2 0 0-0 2011 12-9 7 14 21 2.0-4 1.0-2 0 0 1-0 2010 13-0 6 4 10 0.5-1 0-0 0 0 0-0 TOTAL 38-22 30 35 65 6.5-11 2.0-4 2 0 1-0