Four football recruits on official visits to UNLV


UNLV welcomed at least four football recruits on official visits this weekend.

They included: defensive lineman Clay Dawson (6 feet 4 inches, 225 pounds) of Phoenix College; Silverado High School tight end Austin Hunt (6-6, 225); safety Davontae Merriweather (6-1, 200) of Saddleback College in Mission Viejo, Calif.; and defensive lineman Trevon Tate (6-4, 280) of North Shore High in Houston.

Merriweather also has received scholarship offers from San Diego State and Utah, according to Rivals.com, and visited the Aztecs on Dec. 14.

Tate is listed by Scout.com as a three-star recruit, and Rivals reported he was offered by Arkansas State.