Former UNLV offensive lineman Nathan Jacobson will receive a tryout from the Denver Broncos in their rookie minicamp in less than two weeks.
Former UNLV running back Lexington Thomas will try out for the Indianapolis Colts at their minicamp, according to the Houston Chronicle.
UNLV’s streak of not having a player selected in the NFL draft is likely to extend to 10 years. But the Rebels have several players on their roster who probably will get drafted in the coming years.
This should be the most complete team in coach Tony Sanchez’s five seasons at UNLV. There is depth throughout the roster, but questions remain before next season opens Aug. 31 against Southern Utah at Sam Boyd Stadium.
UNLV junior Charles Williams has shown he has the ability to be the No. 1 running back. He will go into training camp as the Rebels’ starter.
UNLV’s spring football game Saturday will be as close to a gamelike atmosphere that the Rebels will experience before they open their season Aug. 31 against Southern Utah at Sam Boyd Stadium.
Max Gilliam and Kenyon Oblad are competing to be UNLV’s backup quarterback. No quarterback has started every Rebels game in a season since Jon Denton in 1996.
UNLV senior wide receiver Brandon Presley will miss next season with a torn ACL in his left knee. Presley suffered the injury in practice Friday and will undergo surgery.