Defense has the upper hand with specialized spring game scoring format.
JUNIOR (2017) - Had a career season as a sophomore, earning starts in seven contests … Will battle for a starting spot at defensive tackle.
SOPHOMORE (2016) - Finished the season with 33 tackles, including four for loss and two sacks … Recovered a fumble at Purdue (9/24), the first of his career … Had a career game at San Jose State (10/15) with a high of six tackles and two tackles for loss … Recorded a sack a piece at Hawai’i (10/1) and against Wyoming (10/22) … also had a pass breakup … Started in seven of the 12 games he played in this season … Letter winner.
REDSHIRT FRESHMAN (2015) - Did not see action … Member of Nevada’s 2015 Arizona Bowl victory team.
FRESHMAN (2014) - Did not see action in his first season at Nevada … Redshirted.
HIGH SCHOOL - From Murrieta Valley High School in Murrieta, Calif. ... Was a three-year starter who earned all-league accolades as a sophomore and again as a senior ... Combined for 202 tackles and 19 sacks in three seasons.
PERSONAL - Born Jordan Andrew Silva ... Son of Wendi and Peter Silva ... Earning a degree in criminal justice and wants to become an FBI agent ... Played in SoCal vs. Arizona All-State Game and registered a sack and four TFLs ... Was also recruited by Hawaii and Boise State.