Alex Bertrando
Alex  Bertrando


Loomis, Calif.

High School:
Del Oro HS

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 230




Wolf Pack represented by 81 athletes as Mountain West Scholar-Athletes

MW record 756 athletes honored


Record number of Pack players earn entry into Hampshire Society

Bertrando, Macauley and Zuzo honored by the NFF


Record number of Wolf Pack student-athletes earn Academic All-Conference honors

Total of 63 student-athletes from fall sports are honored for academic successes.


Butler wins Pack’s Golden Helmet Award as team MVP

Junior RB also is team's Outstanding Offensive Player


Wyatt Demps hauls in three TD catches get Nevada past Fresno State, 27-22


Nevada vs. Buffalo, 24-21

NCAA Football: Nevada squares off against Buffalo at Amon G. Carter Stadium.

SENIOR (2016) - One of four to be voted by his teammates as a team captain … Named third team All-Mountain West by Phil Steele … Led the Wolf Pack with 106 total tackles, 63 solo, his first 100-tackle season … Was ranked among the national leaders in solo tackles per game (5.7) and total tackles per game (9.6) … Set a career high with 15 tackles against Utah State on Nov. 19 … Also a set a career high against the Aggies with two tackles for loss … Forced a fumble at Purdue on Sept. 24 … recovered fumbles against Fresno State on Oct. 8 and San Diego State on Nov. 12 … Recorded at least 10 tackles in seven games … had a season-high two tackles for loss against Utah State on Nov. 19 … started in all 11 games he played … Named Nevada’s defensive player of the week after the Cal Poly game and Nevada’s special teams player of the week after the Buffalo game … Earned the team’s striker award … Letter winner.

JUNIOR (2015) - Played in Nevada’s first nine games of the regular season with one start before missing the final four games to injury … Posted 30 tackles, 1.0 TFL and one fumble recovery in the regular season … Tallied his lone start of the regular season in Nevada’s victory at Buffalo, logging a career-high nine tackles … Also notched his first career fumble recovery at Buffalo … Posted a tackle in 8-of-9 games he played in during the regular season … Contributed at linebacker and on special teams … Letter winner … 2015 Academic All-Mountain West.

SOPHOMORE (2014) - 2014 Academic All-Mountain West … Appeared in all 13 games, seeing action on special teams … Posted 12 tackles with five solo stops and seven assisted tackles on the season … Recorded a season-high three tackles in a comeback victory at BYU … Made two stops against Washington State, San Jose State, Boise State and Colorado State … Letter winner.

REDSHIRT FRESHMAN (2013) - Emerged as a redshirt freshman and made five starts and play in all 12 games … Set a career high at the time with a nine-tackle performance against San Diego State … Finished the season with 4.5 tackles for loss … Recovered first fumble of his career against Hawaii and it came in the end zone for the first touchdown of his career as Nevada beat the Rainbow Warriors … Recorded at least one tackle in each of the last 11 games and had six games with at least five tackles … First career start was at Florida State … Also started against Hawaii, Air Force, San Diego State and San Jose State … Letter winner.

FRESHMAN (2012) - Joined the team as a true freshman and redshirted his first season at Nevada.

HIGH SCHOOL - A graduate of Del Oro High School in Loomis, Calif. … Was a key part of two league and section championships … Was the DII state runners-up … As a senior, was the Sacramento Bee’s Defensive Player of the Year and was also named second-team All-State and second-team All-America by MaxPreps … Was also a first-team all-section and all-metro selection while being named the league’s Defensive MVP … Was a two-time team MVP … Also lettered once in baseball and twice in track and field.

PERSONAL - Born Alexander Seldon Bertrando on Oct. 14, 1993 … Son of Sharen and Will Betrando … Has an older brother, Nick … Father played soccer at Pacific … Brother was also a Nevada student and played on the club baseball team … Majoring in criminal justice … Chose Nevada over Oregon State and Fresno State, among others … Picked Nevada because of the location, football atmosphere and it was close to home … Sports hero is Michael Jordan … Enjoys snowboarding, wakeboarding, mountain biking, fishing and golfing in his free time.

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