2012: Should see time on special teams and could factor into the depth at tight end after redshirting in 2011.
2011: Joined Nevada as a junior college transfer and battled injuries his first season.
Played one season at College of the Canyons in Santa Clarita, Calif. ... Named top blocking tight end in the Northern Conference ... Had eight catches for 100 yards ... earned an associate's degree.
A graduate of Simi Valley (Calif.) High School ... Was a two-year letterwinner (2008 and 2009) ... As a senior, started all 10 games and had 10 catches for 150 yards.
Born Randy Scott Horton on July 10, 1991 ... Son of Bruce and Gloria Horton ... Has an older sister, Brandi, and younger brothers, Cody and Steven ... Is majoring in business ... Was also recruited by Oregon State, Boise State, Colorado and Arizona but picked Nevada because of the fit and the role of the tight end position within the Pistol offense ... Sports hero is Jason Witten.