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EJ Muhammad
EJ  Muhammad

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
DeSoto, Texas

High School:
DeSoto HS

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 175

Position:
Defensive Back

Experience:
RS


02/04/2015

Wolf Pack Signing Day 2015

The Nevada football team announces it's 2015 recruiting class

NEVADA
REDSHIRT FRESHMAN (2016) - Finished the season with 13 tackles … Recorded a career high of two tackles in five games during the season … Forced his first career fumble against San Diego State (11/12) … Played in all 12 games of the year with a start against Cal Poly (9/2) to start the season … Letter winner.

FRESHMAN (2015) - Did not see action … Redshirted … Member of Nevada’s Arizona Bowl victory team.

HIGH SCHOOL - Graduated from DeSoto High School in DeSoto, Texas ... Lettered in football and basketball from 2012-13 at Midlothian High School (Texas) before playing for DeSoto as a senior ... Named to the All-District 8 (6A) first team as a senior ... Earned All-District 11 (5A) second team honors in 2013 at Midlothian after registering four interceptions ... Played AAU basketball for Texas Pride from 2012-13.

PERSONAL - Born Elijah Rashad Muhammad on April 25, 1997 ... Son of Elijah Muhammad, Sr. and Danielle Muhammad ... Has four brothers and one sister ... Father played football at East Texas State and cousin played volleyball at Nebraska ... Pre-business major ... Also received interest from SMU, BYU and Louisiana Tech ... Chose to attend Nevada because it felt like a great fit and due to relationships with coaches during the recruiting process ... Hobbies include working out, hanging out with friends and watching movies ... Sports hero is Muhammad Ali.


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