2012: Joined Nevada as a true freshman.
A graduate of Concord (Calif.) High School ... Was a three-year letterwinner ... Was the NCS Division Player of the Year in 2010 and 2011 ... Named Co-MVP of the Diablo Valley League in 2011 and was a first-team all-league selection on offense and defense ... Combined for 32 sacks as a junior and senior.
Born Trent Dillion Mahler on Oct. 26, 1993 ... Son of Meghan and Jerry Mahler ... Has a younger brother, Keenan, and a younger sister, Shelby ... Father played baseball at Sacramento State ... Wants to major in criminal justice and become a lawyer or a police officer ... Chose Nevada because he loved the campus and the football program ... Sports hero is Lawrence Taylor ... Enjoys hiking, rock climbing, swimming, rafting and working out in his free time.