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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Mitchell Van Patten

University of Nevada sophomore Mitchell Van Patten’s outstanding shooting this season along with his freshman year and his performance at the Winter Airgun Championships this past weekend has earned him a spot on the USA Junior National Team.  Van Patten, from Nampa, Idaho is one of 14 shooters on the junior team.

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