2012: Will compete for a spot on the depth chart after redshirting his first season at Nevada in 2011.
2011: Enrolled at Nevada in January and went through spring drills with the team ... Redshirt in his first full season at Nevada.
A graduate of Fallbrook (Calif.) Union High School ... Was a three-year letterwinner in football ... Earned all-league honors as a senior ... Also lettered twice in lacrosse.
Born Zachary Douglas Brickell on Oct. 13, 1992 ... Son of Doug and Kim Brickell ... Has an older sister, Carrie, and an older brother, Tyler ... Brother played football at UNLV ... Is majoring in criminal justice and wants to go to law school or into law enforcement ... Was also recruited by Montana, Air Force and UNLV but picked Nevada because of the area and the program ... Lists most memorable sports moments as playing in an all-star game as a senior in high school and the day he signed a National Letter of Intent to play at Nevada ... Enjoys fishing and spending time with friends.