Wolf Pack's season opener is Saturday at newly renovated Memorial Stadium in Berkeley.
2012: Comes off a redshirt season and will compete for a spot on the depth chart at one of the defensive end positions.
2011: Joined Nevada as a transfer from the junior college ranks and did not play in his first season.
A graduate of Cerritos College in Norwalk, Calif. ... Played two seasons and earned all-conference honors while at Cerritos ... Was part of the 2010 SoCal Bowl championship team.
A graduate of La Habra (Calif.) High School ... Was a mulit-year letterwinner in football ... Helped team to back-to-back league and CIF championships as a junior and senior ... Earned all-league, all-area and all-CIF honors.
Born Jacob Dennis Peppard on April 18, 1991 ... Son of Bob and Kelly Peppard ... Has two brothers, Will and Ben, and a sister, Erin ... Majoring in criminal justice and is interested in joining the Air Force after college ... Chose Nevada because it was the best fit ... Most memorable sports moment was winning the SoCal Bowl in junior college.