Safety Tyson Player, who attends Ridge View High School in Columbia, South Carolina, also received scholarship offers from Air Force, Army and Howard.
UNLV picked up eight commitments in the first big recruiting weekend for new coach Marcus Arroyo. Dallas linebacker Brennon Scott highlighted the new arrivals.
Three-star defensive lineman Leshaun Bell committed to UNLV on Saturday, one of three to announce he was choosing the Rebels.
The Raiders are not ceding ground when it comes to granting UNLV access to Allegiant Stadium the first two Saturdays in September, meaning games might be moved to Sam Boyd Stadium.
“Mortenson has never failed to complete a sports facility on time,” said Don Webb. “Allegiant Stadium will not be their first failure because Allegiant Stadium will be completed on time.”
Cornerback Nohl Williams, who attends Pacifica High School in Oxnard, California, tweeted Wednesday that he had committed to UNLV.
The translucent roof of Las Vegas’ Allegiant Stadium — a signature feature of the $2 billion, 65,000-seat football palace — initially was scheduled for completion by fall.
Hansen has been at Stanford the past six seasons and was a defensive assistant for the Cardinal in 2009-10 working under Vic Fangio, now the Denver Broncos’ coach.
New UNLV coach Marcus Arroyo announced eight members of his staff. He hasn’t hired the offensive and defensive coordinators.
Scott Turner, a former UNLV backup quarterback, was named Wednesday as the Washington Redskins’ offensive coordinator.