the Rebels' offensive line returns experienced core for 2013 season.
Spring Football Feature: The son of the school's former strength coach looking to make a name of his own at UNLV.
UNLV - Washington State Post Game Notes
UNLV: A legacy player who played as a true freshman and is listed No. 1 at the left guard spot heading into his sophomore campaign ... Competes at the same position group that his father did while playing at UNLV during the mid-1980s.
2012: Earned his first letter as a Rebel by playing in 10 games ... Made his debut in Game Three vs. Washington State and started 10 games at left guard overall ... A three-star recruit according to Rivals.com, which ranked him the No. 45 guard in the nation and the No. 4 recruit overall from the state of Nevada ... One of three locals to sign with the Rebels, he and fellow-signee Marc Philippi both hail from national powerhouse program Bishop Gorman High School ... Chose UNLV over offers from New Mexico, San Jose State and Fresno State.
HIGH SCHOOL: A 2012 graduate of Bishop Gorman HS under coach Tony Sanchez ... A three-year starter, he helped the Gaels win three consecutive state championships and compile a record of 43-3 from 2009-11 ... During his senior year, BGHS finished 15-1 and ranked fifth in the nation by USA TODAY.
PERSONAL: Ronald Scoggins Jr. was born May 23, 1994 ... Ron Sr. lettered for the Rebels from 1983-85 and played for the school's conference and bowl champion squad of 1984 ... His late uncle, Eric Scoggins, played linebacker at USC, including for the 1978 national championship squad ... Majoring in public administration.