2012: Will compete for playing time and a position on the depth chart in his senior season.
2011: Saw playing time in one game against New Mexico.
2010: Saw playing time in a pair of games and set a career high with two tackles against New Mexico State ... Also played against Colorado State but did not record a tackle.
2009: Provided depth on the defensive front in his first season of playing time after redshirting his first season.
2008: Redshirted his first season at Nevada.
A graduate of Amos Alonzo Stagg High School in Stockton, Calif. ... Was a two-year letterwinner in football ... Was a second-team all-league selection in 2006 and a first-teamer in 2007 ... Named second-team all-area in 2007.
Born Mark Avery II on April 24, 1989 in Stockton, Calif. ... Son of Ava Jones and Mark Avery ... Has not decided on a major ... Has two brothers.