Great Gridder Grads
Dec. 28, 2007
LAS VEGAS - No less than 10 UNLV football players earned their degrees at the Dec. 21 graduation ceremony held at the Thomas & Mack Center.
The number exemplifies the continued focus of academics by the Rebels under head coach Mike Sanford and his staff.
Several players who earned their diplomas recently wrapped up their careers wearing the Scarlet and Gray, and they included Sergio Aguayo (university studies), Chris Butler (university studies), Faauo Faga (university studies), Tim Goins (electrical engineering), Mil'Von James (university studies), Mike McKiski (journalism/media studies), Brian Pacheco (university studies), Matt Seccombe (fitness and sports management) and Solomon Smart (university studies).
Former quarterback Shane Steichen, who ended his playing career in 2006 and was an undergraduate assistant during the 2007 season, earned his degree in journalism and media studies.