James Cannida (Football/1994-97)


A two-time Big West Conference honoree as a defensive lineman, James Cannida started all but four games and missed only one contest in his four-year career. Cannida helped the Wolf Pack to appearances in the Las Vegas Bowl in 1995 and 1996. In 1996, Cannida led the team with 10 sacks, and in 1997, he tied for the team lead with five. He turned in a career-high 81 tackles in 1997, which placed him second in the school recordbook at the time. He finished his career with 208 tackles and was drafted in the sixth round of the 1998 NFL Draft by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. He went on to play five seasons in the NFL for Tampa Bay and the Indianapolis Colts and also spent time in the Arena Football League.
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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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