UNLV: A big addition along the defensive line a year ago who is expected to be a big part of the Rebel front as a senior this fall ... Listed No. 1 at a DT spot after spring ... The only current Rebel to hail from the Palmetto State ... The first Rebel to block more than one kick in a season since TE Greg Estandia had two in 2005 ... Originally committed to Syracuse but ended up joining UNLV in time for fall camp.
2012: Earned his first letter as a Rebel by playing in every game, including starting 10 at a tackle spot ... Finished with 37 total tackles and led the team with 9.0 TFL ... Ranked second on the squad with two forced fumbles and also recovered one ... Blocked two field-goal attempts on the year -- vs. NAU just before halftime in Game Two and at Boise State in the third quarter of Game Eight.
JUNIOR COLLEGE: Spent two seasons (2010-11) at Sacramento City College in California ... Earned Mid-Empire All-Conference honors in 2011.
HIGH SCHOOL: A 2009 graduate of Lower Richland HS in Hopkins, SC ... A three-year letterwinner playing DL and tight end who earned all-region honors and was the defensive line MVP as a senior.
PERSONAL: Mark Ramone Garrick was born June 5, 1991, in Gadsden, SC ... The son of Karen Garrick ... Has an older sister, Chaombria, and three younger sisters, Whitney, Raylin and Kaylin ... Majoring in psychology.
GARRICK'S DEFENSIVE STATS YEAR GP-GS UT AT TOT TFL SCK FF FR BLK 2012 13-10 22 15 37 9.0-27 2.0-12 2 1-0 2