UNLV football will have some youthful energy defense's perimeter.
Spring practice is a wrap after big crowd watches Rebels scrimmage on campus.
The Rebels will return experience and add depth to the secondary this year.
UNLV: A DB who played as a true freshman and was listed No. 2 at one cornerback spot after spring practice ... A talented two-way speedster in high school who originally committed to California but instead became a late addition to the UNLV class ... A three-star recruit according to ESPN, Rivals.com and 247Sports.com ... Rated the No. 117 overall recruit in the state of California by 247Sports and No. 154 from the Golden State by ESPN ... A product of the same prep program that produced current Rebel DB Tajh Hasson and former Rebel receiving great Earvin Johnson.
2013: Earned his first letter as a Rebel by playing in all 13 games on defense and on special teams ... Totaled eight tackles ... Grabbed his first interception as a Rebel and returned it 15 yards vs. Western Illinois in Game Four.
HIGH SCHOOL: Played at Cathedral HS under coach Kevin Pearson ... Helped the Phantoms finish 10-3 as a senior while playing both DB and WR ... Caught 33 passes for 662 yards and 10 touchdowns in 2012 while adding two 80-yard-plus kickoff returns ... Posted 30 total tackles, including nine TFL, to go with 13 passes defended.
PERSONAL: His father, Tim McTyer, was an All-WAC defensive back for BYU in 1995-96 and then played in the NFL for the Philadelphia Eagles (1997-98) and Cleveland Browns (1999) ... Majoring in business.