Bertrando, Macauley and Zuzo honored by the NFF
Total of 63 student-athletes from fall sports are honored for academic successes.
Two former student-athletes return to finish their studies.
Junior RB also is team's Outstanding Offensive Player
50 student-athletes from fall sports honored by the league.
Nevada vs. San Jose State
SENIOR (2016) – Started all 12 games at left guard for Nevada in his senior year … Nominated for the Burlsworth Trophy … Helped pave the way for James Butler to eclipse 1,000 yards rushing for a second consecutive season and earn an All-Mountain West honorable mention … Named Nevada’s Basalite Big Blocker of the Week following the Buffalo game (9/17) where he and the rest of the Union blocked for 352 rushing yards, the most in the Brian Polian era … Part of an offensive line that gave up just 21 sacks on the year, which ranked sixth in the conference … Helped Nevada rush for 200 yards or more in a single game four times and over 300 yards twice … Finished his career making 35 starts and 18 consecutive starts on the offensive line … Pack’s Basalite Big Blocker of the game following the Cal Poly, Buffalo, Fresno State and Utah State games … Earned the Pack’s Basalite Big Blocker Award for the season … Began the year on the preseason watch list for the Wuerffel Trophy … Letter winner.
JUNIOR (2015) - Started in 11 games on the season, helping the Wolf Pack post a winning record and win the 2015 Arizona Bowl … Paved the way for two 1,000-yard rushers in James Butler and Don Jackson, marking just the third time in program history Nevada’s boasted two 1,000-yard running backs in the same season … Helped Butler rush for 1,342 yards and earn All-MW honorable mention honors ... Led Nevada to 210 rushing yards per game, which ranked 25th in the nation … Led an offensive line that only surrender 22 sacks on the season, which ranked sixth in the MW … Helped the Wolf Pack eclipse 200 yards rushing on eight occasions … Missed the New Mexico and Wyoming games due to injury … Earned Academic All-Mountain West honors … Letter winner.
SOPHOMORE (2014) - Was slated to be a vital member of The Union before suffering a season-ending knee injury prior to the Arizona game … Started at left guard in victories against Southern Utah and Washington State.
REDSHIRT FRESHMAN (2013) - Emerged to start 10 games for the Union and played all 12 games as a redshirt freshman.
FRESHMAN (2012) - Joined Nevada as a true freshman and redshirted his first season with the program.
HIGH SCHOOL - A graduate of Reed High School in Sparks, Nev. … Was first-team all-region as a senior and named the team’s Offensive MVP … Was the 2010 Lineman of the Year while also earning first-team all-region honors … Was a first-team all-league selection as a sophomore … Earned three varsity letters in football and three in wrestling.
PERSONAL - Born Jeremy Sage Macauley on Aug. 11, 1994 … Son of Jennie and Josh Macauley … Has a younger brother, Jase … Majoring in business management … Chose Nevada to play at home … Was also receiving recruiting interest from San Diego State, Fresno State and Boise State … Sports hero is Muhammad Ali … Favorite sports moment is making it to the 2011 Nevada state championship game.