UNLV football ranks third in Academic All-MW Team members.
UNLV: The only JC player in Bobby Hauck's first UNLV class made an immediate impact at tight end for the Rebels ... Listed No. 1 at the position heading into his senior season ... Selected to represent team's offense at MW's annual media days event in July ... One of 12 Rebels to earn Academic All-MW honors last season and was a member of the Dean's List after fall semester.
2010: Earned his first letter as a Rebel by playing in all 13 games, including starting the final six at tight end ... Finished fourth on team with 14 receptions for 107 yards ... His season-long grab of 23 yards came in Game Two at Utah ... Scored his first UNLV touchdown on a four-yard pass from Omar Clayton vs. UNR ... A three-star recruit according to Rivals.
ORANGE COAST COLLEGE: Played two seasons at the JC located in Costa Mesa, CA ... In four games for the Pirates during the 2009 season he caught six passes for 58 yards ... In 2008 he hauled in 19 receptions for 253 yards and two touchdowns.
HIGH SCHOOL: A 2008 graduate of Huntington Beach HS ... Played on both sides of the ball as a tight end and a defensive end for coach Eric Lo.
PERSONAL: Anthony Daniel Vidal was born on March 10, 1990, in Huntington Beach, CA ... The son of Rachelle and Kevin Vidal ... Has an older brother, Nick, and an older sister, Amelia ... Also took an official visit to San Diego State ... Majoring in kinesiological studies.
VIDAL'S RECEIVING STATS YEAR GP-GS REC YDS AVG TD LG 2010 13-6 14 107 7.6 1 23