Former Illinois defender adds his talents to already deep linebacker corps.
UNLV: A big-bodied tight end with good hands who is listed as the No. 1 TE heading into the fall.
2016: Earned his first letter as a Rebel by appearing in all 12 games, including starting five … Grabbed five passes for 65 yards, including a long of 26 … A midyear signee in December, he enrolled in UNLV in January and took part in spring practice.
JUNIOR COLLEGE: Spent one season at LA Pierce College and played in nine games … Ranked fourth on the team with 280 receiving yards on 23 receptions and caught two touchdowns … Caught three passes for a season-high 71 yards in a 23-20 loss against Southwestern (Sept. 19) … Made a season-high five receptions twice.
ILLINOIS: Redshirted the 2013 season at the Big Ten school.
HIGH SCHOOL: A 2012 graduate of Royal HS … Caught 50 passes for 554 yards and two touchdowns as a senior, which both led the Marmonte League despite playing in only six games due to injury … Lined up at wide receiver, tight end, defensive end and was the team’s long-snapper … Earned first team all-league honors, was an All-Ventura County selection and was named one of the top five tight ends in southern California by the Los Angeles Times … Named the Highlanders’ MVP and was a scholar-athlete selection as a senior.
PERSONAL: Trevor Alan Kanteman is the son of Robin and Todd Kanteman … Has one younger brother, Tanner … Majoring in kinesiological sciences.