UNLV: A still-developing blocker who will look to earn his first playing time this fall along the offensive line ... Listed No. 2 at the right tackle spot behind Cameron Jefferson heading into the season ... The first scholarship player recruited by UNLV out of Colorado since former QB Kurt Nantkes (2001-04) ... Rated a three-star prospect by Scouts, Inc., which also listed him as the No. 97 OT in the nation ... Last name is pronounced "NO-vo-sell."
2012: Member of the squad but did not play.
2011: Redshirted season after joining the program in January and going through his first spring practice.
2010: Grayshirted after signing with UNLV in February.
HIGH SCHOOL: A 2010 graduate of Chatfield Senior HS ... Lettered three times under coach Bret McGatlin ... Helped the Chargers to a 6-4 record and a trip to the state playoffs in 2009 ... Earned All-Colorado and All-5A honors as an offensive lineman in 2009 ... Also played along the defensive line ... Lettered in lacrosse at CSHS as well.
PERSONAL: Alexander Mackenzie Novosel was born Aug. 5, 1991, in Littleton, CO ... The son of Katy and Tom Novosel ... Has an older sister, Tori ... Majoring in finance.