2012: Will provide depth in the linebacking corps and could also see time on special teams.
2011: Joined Nevada as a true freshman and redshirted his first season.
A graduate of California High School in San Ramon, Calif. ... Was a first-team all-league and all-section selection as both a tight end and as a linebacker ... Named first-team all-metro as a tight end and second-team all-state... Holds the school record for most interceptions in a season with six ... Recorded 150 tackles in his career ... Named the school's Fall Athlete of the Year as a senior.
Born Trevor Christopher Taft on July 13, 1993 ... Son of Mike and Rhonda Taft ... Has an older brother, Ryan ... Is a pre-business major ... Had recruiting interested from Fresno State, Washington State, Arizona and Cal Poly but picked Nevada because of the campus and to play for Chris Ault ... Enjoys lifiting weights, playing baseball and training younger kids.