Rykeem Yates
Rykeem Yates


Fresno, Calif.

High School:
Edison HS

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 270

Defensive Line



Stewart Leads Nevada Over Hawaii, 31-9

Freshman Tyler Stewart threw for 202 yards and three touchdowns in his first collegiate start.


Wolf Pack Falls to No. 10 Seminoles, 62-7

Tyler Stewart played the second half, completing 7 of 15 passes for 49 yards.


Fajardo Shines as Blue Tops Silver in Spring Game

Great crowd on a beautiful day at Mackay Stadium


Fajardo Lifts Wolf Pack To 34-21 Victory Over Texas St.

Cody Fajardo threw for three touchdowns and ran for one more as Nevada (4-1, 1-0 Mountain West) defeated Texas State 34-21 on Saturday afternoon.


Nevada Hits The Road Again To Take On Texas State

Coming off Mountain West win, the Pack meets the Bobcats in final non-conference game.


Nevada vs. Florida State - USATSI Gallery

Nevada vs. Florida State - USATSI Gallery

2013: Will compete for a starting job on the defensive front.
2012: Played in all 13 games with one start as a redshirt freshman ... Amassed 16 tackles, including 2.5 for a loss and 1.0 sack in his first season with Nevada ... Made his first career start at Hawaii and recorded a career-high five tackles with his first career sack (for a loss of 10 yards) ... Recorded another TFL the following week in a victory at Texas State.
2011: Enrolled at Nevada in the spring semester and went through spring drills with the Pack ... Redshirted his first season.

High School
A graduate of Edison High School in Fresno, Calif. ... Was a three-time all-conference and all-league selection ... Twice named all-state and all-valley ... Helped team to a pair of Valley championships ... Also lettered three years in wrestling.

Born Rykeem Yates on July 7, 1992 ... Son of Penny Walters and Robert Yates ... Has three brothers and three sisters ... Majoring in communications ... Signed with UCLA as a high school senior but did not enroll and came to Nevada in January of 2011 ... Enjoys volunteering at youth football camps.