UNLV: A versatile player who lined up at six positions as a prepster and is now on his second with the Rebels … A returning starter who will look to get back on the line this fall after missing much of spring practice … Last name is pronounced “gah-STRAIN.”
2014: Played in 12 games, starting 10 at right guard.
2013: Played in five games, including starting the first four at RG … Moved from tight end to offensive line during spring ball.
2012: Earned his first letter as a Rebel by playing the final seven games at TE and on special teams … Missed the first four games because of injury … Joined squad in January and competed in his first spring practice.
2011: Grayshirted after signing with the Rebels in February.
HIGH SCHOOL: A 2011 graduate of Woodbridge HS in Orange County … A three-year letterman while playing TE and FB on offense and DE, NT, SS on defense as well as long-snapper for coach Rick Gibson … Had 50 catches for 618 yards and 10 touchdowns en route to earning First Team All-Pacific Coast League honors as a senior TE … Also played center for the Warriors’ basketball team.
PERSONAL: Nick Gstrein was born Oct. 19, 1993, in Newport Beach, CA … The son of Kay and Paul Gstrein … Majoring in hospitality management