Only two players were wearing the no-contact blue jerseys on Tuesday: junior defensive end B.J. Bell (Tustin, CA/Tustin HS/Santa Ana College) and sophomore receiver Mark Barefield (Wills Point, TX/Wills Point HS). Both are expected back full-go very soon.
Said Hauck: "It's been real clean out there so far (as far as injuries)."
A FULLBACK POSITION
Add sophomore linebacker Travis Trickey to the list of those moving sides of the ball as Hauck announced that native of Springerville, Ariz., is now wearing white and trying out the fullback spot. Trickey was listed as the No. 43 MLB in the nation by Scout coming out of Round Valley High School in 2008. He earned his first letter as a Rebel by playing in six games last fall, primarily on special teams. Former linebackers Brett Rather (Las Vegas, NV/Green Valley HS) and Anthony White (Las Vegas, NV/Palo Verde HS) also made the move to fullback during camp.
Las Vegas resident and former Rebel offensive lineman Jerry Reynolds dropped by practice on Tuesday to check out his alma mater. Reynolds lettered at UNLV from 1990-93 and was drafted in the sixth round of the 1994 NFL Draft by the Cincinnati Bengals. He played in 25 career games from 1995-98 with the New York Giants. Reynolds, who came to UNLV from Highlands High School in Kentucky, said he was looking forward to traveling back east to watch the Rebs take on West Virginia on Oct. 9.