Cornett, kickers star in final spring practice event.
UNLV: A true cornerback who will be expected to vie for immediate playing time in the Rebel secondary and as a kick returner ... Ranked a three-star prospect by Rivals ... Last name is pronounced "SPIG-ner" ... Was the first of players from his JC to commit to UNLV during the off-season.
COLLEGE OF THE SEQUOIAS: Took a medical redshirt during his sophomore year at College of the Sequoias ... Played alongside three other Rebel signees under coach Curtis Allen ... Totaled 36 tackles, two interceptions and one touchdown on a kick return for the Giants in his freshman season.
HIGH SCHOOL: A 2007 graduate of Miami Jackson Senior HS ... Played in the secondary and also returned kicks for coach John Harris ... Helped guide the Generals to three playoff berths in four seasons, including an 11-1 record and district championship during his freshman year ... Registered 96 tackles and scored two special teams touchdowns during his senior season, helping Miami Jackson to a 9-3 mark and playoff appearance ... Named first team all-county and first team all-state as a senior.
PERSONAL: Kenneth Miguel Spigner was born on Jan. 28, 1989, in Miami, FL ... The son of Kenneth Spigner Jr. and Tonnika Adams ... Has three brothers, Laveris, Kendall and Curtis; and two sisters, Dimini and Kaodi ... Cousin of Jacquies Smith who plays defensive tackle at the University of Missouri.