Doug Betters (1977/ Football)





Doug Betters transferred form the University of Montana and played just one year, 1977, at Nevada as a defensive tackle. He led all linemen with 72 tackles and led the team in quarterback sacks with 10, and recorded seven other tackles for losses. He was named Division II All-America by the Associated Press, and was drafted in the sixth round by the Miami Dolphins. His professional career includes over a decade of starting at defensive and for the Dolphins, two Super Bowl appearances, several years selected All-Pro, and his selection as professional football’s defensive player of the year in 1983.

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Sophomore Jordan Pearce led the Nevada baseball team to a 3-1 week with an extra-innings nonconference win over Grand Canyon and a rivalry series victory over UNLV. On the week, Pearce batted .429 with six hits, nine RBI, four runs, one double, two triples and one home run. Pearce’s efforts helped Nevada clinch Governor’s Series points in baseball for the second straight season.

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