Pack defense notches four turnovers in second scrimmage of the spring
2012: Joined the team as a true freshman.
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.
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 is also a Nevada student and plays on the club baseball team ... Majoring in business ... 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.