Daily Wolf Pack report from the R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl
Second-year coach Brian Polian details the team's progress
Senior is Nevada's leading returning receiver.
Hekking leads the way on the first team.
Fajardo, Brock, Yates and McNeal are second-team selections
Nevada vs. Air Force (USATSI)
Nevada defeats San Jose State 21-10; photos by Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports
Nevada plays at home against San Diego State
Nevada football takes on Wyoming at home
Nevada vs Hawaii
2014: Has been named to the watch list for the Biletnikoff Award, which is given annually to the top pass catcher in the nation ... Will contend for All-Mountain West honors and will be looked to lead a young Wolf Pack receiving corps ... Has caught 121 passes over the past two seasons for 1,507 yards and seven touchdowns.
2013: Had a strong junior season, catching 61 passes for 755 yards and four touchdowns on the year ... Played in all 12 games with 10 starts and caught at least one passes in 11 games on the year ... Was second on the team (behind Brandon Wimberly) in receptions, yards and touchdowns ... Recorded three 100-yard performances, with 136 against UC Davis, 111 against San Diego State and 149 against UNLV ... Caught a touchdown in all three of those games and his fourth score of the year was against Air Force ... Named preseason All-Mountain West fourth team by Phil Steele.
2012: Played in all 13 games with 10 starts and emerged as one of the best receivers on the team ... Was second on the team in catches (60) and yards (752) ... Was tied for third on the team in receiving touchdowns with three ... Caught at least two passes in every game except for Air Force when he was held without a reception ... Had a career-long 71-yard reception against Wyoming ... Caught a 44-yard strike from Devin Combs with 1:18 to play against Wyoming to tie the game and force overtime, where Nevada won ... Hauled in a 47-yard TD pass from Combs during Nevada's come-from-behind win at UNLV ... Had one rush for 27 yards ... First career 100-yard game was against Wyoming where he had seven catches for 150 yards ... Caught six passes for 96 yards and a touchdown in the New Mexico Bowl against Arizona.
Played one season at Fullerton (Calif.) College ... Earned first-team all-league honors in his only season.
A graduate of Los Alamitos (Calif.) High School ... Earned first-team all-league and all-CIF honors ... Was a four-year letterwinner.
Born Richard James Turner on Aug. 4, 1993 ... Son of Michela Leytham and Richard Turner ... Has a brother, Corey, and a sister, Lauren ... Goes by "Richy" ... Majoring in communication studies ... Chose Nevada over Colorado, Colorado State, Utah State and Wyoming ... Sports heroes are Darrelle Revis and DeSean Jackson ... Favorite sports memory is a four-touchdown performance in a national TV game in a victory over against Edison High School.
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