This is the third preseason honor for Corbett.
MW record 756 athletes honored
Both now on multiple lists
Up for prestigious off-the-field award
Butler, Corbett and Reed named to the first team.
The Wolf Pack emerged victorious in a hotly contested, back-and-forth game.
SENIOR (2017) – Named to the Outland Trophy and Wuerffel Trophy preseason watch lists and received a nomination to the Allstate AFCA Good Works Team … Earned preseason All-Mountain West first team honors from Athlon Sports and College Sports Madness ... One of the top left tackles in the Mountain West and the leader of ‘The Union’ as a two-time all-conference performer ... Has started in 36 consecutive games.
JUNIOR (2016) – Earned second team All-Mountain West honors for the first time in his career and was named second team All-MW by Phil Steele … Started all 12 games at right tackle for Nevada in his junior year … Helped pave the way for James Butler to eclipse 1,000 yards rushing for a second consecutive season and earn an All-Mountain West honorable mention … Named Nevada’s Basalite Big Blocker of the Week following the Buffalo game (9/17) where he and the rest of the Union blocked for 352 rushing yards … Part of an offensive line that gave up just 21 sacks on the year, which ranked sixth in the conference … Helped Nevada rush for 200 yards or more in a single game four times and over 300 yards twice … Has started 36 consecutive games on the offensive line … One of four to be voted a team captain by his teammates … Named Nevada’s Basalite Big Blocker of the Game following the UNLV game (11/26) where the offensive line paved the way for James Butler’s career-high 196 yards rushing … Began the year on the preseason watch list for the Outland Trophy and was earned preseason honors from Lindy’s Sports and Athlon Sports … Letter winner.
SOPHOMORE (2015) - Earned All-Mountain West honorable mention honors … Started at left tackle in all 12 regular season games and in the Pack's NOVA Home Loans Arizona Bowl victory Colorado State … Named team captain after fall camp … Paved the way for two 1,000-yard rushers in James Butler and Don Jackson, marking just the third time in program history Nevada’s boasted two 1,000-yard running backs in the same season … Helped Butler rush for 1,342 yards in the regular season and earn All-MW honorable mention honors ... Helped the Wolf Pack average 210.6 rushing yards per game, which ranked fourth in the MW and 25th in the nation … Led an offensive line that only surrendered 22 sacks on the season, which ranked sixth in the MW … Helped the Wolf Pack eclipse 200 yards rushing on eight occasions … Won Nevada’s Basalite Big Blocker award after wins against Buffalo, New Mexico, Fresno State and San Jose State … Started at left tackle in Nevada’s win over New Mexico, where the Pack rushed for 351 yards … Was named to the Outland Trophy Watch List in the preseason … Letter winner … 2015 Academic All-Mountain West.
REDSHIRT FRESHMAN (2014) - Developed into one of The Union’s most important members, starting in 12 games at left tackle … Missed the Washington State game with an ankle injury, but started at LT in the final 11 games … Helped the Wolf Pack rank third in the Mountain West in fewest sacks allowed (20) … Behind Corbett and The Union, Nevada ranked fifth in rushing (205.5) … Helped pave the way for seven 200-yard rushing efforts, including the final five games of the regular season … Started at LT against UNLV where Nevada rushed for 408 yards – the second-highest rushing output by a Mountain West team this season … 2014 Academic All-Mountain West.
FRESHMAN (2013) - Joined the program in the fall and redshirted his first full season with the Wolf Pack.
HIGH SCHOOL - A graduate of Reed High School in Sparks, Nev. ... A member of two regional championship teams at Reed in 2012 and 2013 ... First team All-Region and All-State in 2012 ... Also lettered in wrestling, basketball and track and field ... First team All-State in shot put in 2013 ... Member of the National Honor Society and freshman mentor council.
PERSONAL - Son of Theron and Melissa Corbett ... Brother Garrett played football at San Diego State ... Chose Nevada because the University is his hometown school and it's close to his family ... Earned his bachelor’s degree in May of 2017 ... Hopes to become an orthopedic surgeon after his schooling is complete … Married former Nevada volleyball student-athlete Madison Morell in the summer of 2017.