Senior is Nevada's leading returning receiver.
Bitonio, Hekking earn first-team accolades
Fajardo, Hekking earn offensive and defensive honors, respectively.
Wolf Pack has 17 seniors who will suit up for the final time at Mackay Stadium
Wolf Pack has won four of last five against Bulldogs
Brandon Wimberly talk about the Gildan New Mexico Bowl
Brandon Wimberly talks to the media following the Wolf Pack's 39-38 overtime loss to San Diego State.
Brandon Wimberly talks to the media following the Wolf Pack's 34-21 win over Texas State.
Brandon Wimberly talks to the media at practice on September 3, 2012.
Brandon Wimberly talks to the media after the Wolf Pack's win over Cal.
BYU @ Nevada
Nevada vs. Colorado State - USATSI Gallery
Nevada @ Boise State
Nevada vs. Florida State - USATSI Gallery
Nevada vs Hawaii
2013: Three-time all-conference honoree returns after being granted a sixth season due to medical hardship by the NCAA ... Enters senior season with the nation's longest streak of consecutive games with a catch at 40 ... Has started 37 games in his career, which is tied for the 11th-most amongst active players ... Ranks 14th all-time at Nevada in receiving yards with 2,060 entering his senior season ... Named preseason second-team All-Mountain West by Athlon and Phil Steele ... Earned WAC Freshman of the Year honors in 2009 and second-team All-WAC honors in 2010 before earning first-team All-Mountain West honors last year ... Is in his second season of graduate school.
2012: Returned after missing all of 2011 and produced a stellar season that culminated in All-Mountain West first team honors ... Ranked third in the conference and 57th nationally in receptions per game with 5.38 ... Ranked fifth in the Mountain West with 65.0 receiving yards per game ... Ended a 21-game touchdown drought with a pair of touchdown receptions against San Diego State ... Recorded 100-yard receiving game with six catch for 135 yards at Texas State ... Set career highs in receptions (10) and yards (132) against San Diego State ... Caught a pair of touchdowns, both on fade routes, in a win at New Mexico ... Named to Preseason All-MW Fourth Team by the Phil Steele
2011: Missed the 2011 season due to medical reasons.
2010: Played in all 14 games with 13 starts ... Caught at least one pass in every game and extended his consecutive games with a reception streak to all 27 games played in his career ... Finished the season with 41 catches for 482 yards and was second on the team in each of those categories ... Also rushed five times for 55 yards, including a career-long 25-yarder against San Jose State ... Accounted for 537 all-purpose yards during the year.
2009: Named the WAC Freshman of the Year and earned second-team All-WAC honors ... Played in all 12 games with 11 starts ... Ended the regular season with a team-leading 46 catches for 653 yards and five touchdowns ... Was 10th in the WAC in receptions and receiving yards ... First career touchdown was a 13-yarder against Colorado State ... First career 100-yard game was also against CSU as he set career highs in catches (7) and yards (104) ... Recorded a catch in every game ... Also showed a passion for blocking from his position as he helped the nation's top rushing attack achieve that ranking.
2008: Enrolled in the 2008 spring semester and went through spring drills with the team ... Redshirted his first season at Nevada.
A graduate of Gardena (Calif.) High School ... Was a first-team All-Marine League selection as a junior and a senior ... Named first-team All-Area in 2007 as a senior ... Earned team Most Valuable Player honors in 2005 and 2006.
Born Brandon Paul Wimberly on April 6, 1989 in Inglewood, Calif. ... Son of Wanda Aaron and Ambrose Wimberly ... Has an older brother, Dion, and an older sister, Connie ... Majoring in speech communications.
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