Butler, Corbett and Reed named to the first team.
Junior quarterback throws for 302 yards in the victory.
Total of 63 student-athletes from fall sports are honored for academic successes.
Seau is MVP
Nevada closes fall training camp with scrimmage at Mackay Stadium
SOPHOMORE (2017) - Named to the preseason All-Mountain West team by Athlon Sports ... Became a tenacious linebacker with a nose for the ball during his first full season with Nevada ... Will be the leader of the linebacking corps in 2017.
REDSHIRT FRESHMAN (2016) - Set a career high with 10 tackles at San Jose State (10/15) … Finished the season third on the team with a total of 78 tackles, including 5.5 for loss … His two tackles for loss at Notre Dame (9/10) were a career high … Forced a fumble at New Mexico (11/5) … Blocked an extra point that was returned against San Diego State (11/12) … Started in all 12 games of the season … Letter winner.
FRESHMAN (2015) - Did not see action … Redshirted … Was named the co-winner of Nevada’s Scout Team Player of the Year Award … Named Nevada’s defensive scout team player of the week after the team’s victory against Hawai’i … Member of Nevada’s 2015 Arizona Bowl victory team.
HIGH SCHOOL - Graduated from Desert Hills High in St. George, Utah ... Was a three-year letter winner in football under head coach Carl Franke, playing numerous positions on both sides of the ball ... Led the Thunder to a 3AA State Championship in 2013 and two Region 9 conference titles ... Posted 70 tackles and two sacks as a senior ... Was a two-time first team all-state selection ... Named Desert Hill's special teams player of the year as a sophomore and their defensive player of the year as a junior ... Named Region 9's most valuable defensive player as a junior ... Posted 182 tackles, 8.5 sacks, five forced fumbles, three interceptions and five touchdowns in three years at Desert Hills.
PERSONAL - Born Gabriel James Sewell III ... Son of Gabriel and Arlene Sewell ... Has three brothers and one sister ... Has two uncles, Isa'ako Sopoago and Richard Brown, that played football in the NFL ... Majoring in kinesiology ... Chose Nevada because he believes the program is on the rise ... Also shown interest by Army, Colorado, Eastern Washington and UNLV ... Hobbies include longboarding, hiking and going to the lake ... Sports hero is Troy Polamalu.