Total of 63 student-athletes from fall sports are honored for academic successes.
50 student-athletes from fall sports honored by the league.
Defense has the upper hand with specialized spring game scoring format.
Saturday's practice will be held at Douglas High School in Minden
Photos from Nevada @ Purdue on September 24, 2016.
JUNIOR (2017) – One of the most explosive players on the team … Played his first season at wide receiver in 2016 but will switch back to a defensive back position in 2017 … Could also see time as a kick returner.
SOPHOMORE (2016) – Appeared in 10 of Nevada’s 12 games during his first season as a wide receiver after switching over from defensive back … Made six catches on the year for 98 yards and rushed the ball on some reverse plays six times for 39 yards … Scored the first touchdown of his career on a career-long 57-yard reception at New Mexico (11/5) … Caught a season-high two passes twice; against Buffalo (9/17) and at New Mexico (11/5) … Also posted a career-long rush of 17 yards at New Mexico (11/5) … Returned two kickoffs on the year for 16 yards … Letter winner.
REDSHIRT FRESHMAN (2015) - Played in all 13 games during the regular season with four starts at cornerback … Posted 34 tackles, three passes defended, one blocked kick and a half tackle for loss … Started in games against UC Davis, Arizona, Texas A&M and Hawai’i … Blocked a potential game-winning field goal as time expired against San Jose State, allowing Nevada to win in overtime … Posted a season-high five tackles in Nevada’s victory at Buffalo … Registered at least one tackle in every game on the season … Posted one pass breakup at Buffalo and at Utah State … Tallied three tackles and one pass breakup in Nevada’s victory in the 2015 Arizona Bowl … Earned Academic All-Mountain West honors … Letter winner.
FRESHMAN (2014) - Saw action in Nevada’s opening two games before missing the remaining 10 with an injury … Posted a career-high five tackles in the Wolf Pack’s season-opening victory against Southern Utah … Received a medical redshirt.
HIGH SCHOOL - A graduate of James Logan HS in Union City, Calif. ... Earned six varsity letters in football and track and field ... Was first-team All-East Bay as a defensive back and second-team All-Metro League as a running back ... Ran for 1,100 yards and 23 touchdowns while recording 23 tackles with 11 pass breakups and four interceptions ... Won championships in the 100 meters and triple jump during his high school career.
PERSONAL - Born Ahki Sudan Muhammad ... Son of Meiko Nelson and Ansar Muhammad ... Cousin is major league outfielder Nyjer Morgan ... While playing high school football, also held a part-time job working on roller skates at a drive-in restaurant ... Public health major … Has interest in medical school.