UNLV football coach Tony Sanchez on the first day of spring practices on Tuesday at Rebel Park:
“It’s good to get back out here. I tell you what, it sure comes quick. The numbers are real good right now. I thought the guys did a really good job of coming on out and being mature and putting in a good day’s work.”
— Redshirt freshman center Justice Oluwaseun underwent knee surgery on Thursday. He’s expected to return toward the end of preseason training camp. He was the leading candidate to start at that position.
— Junior Jaron Caldwell played offensive tackle his first season before switching to guard last year. Now he is expected to move back to tackle. Senior Zack Singer will play guard and center.
— Sanchez said sophomore wide receiver Drew Tejchman is healthy after previously battling groin and sports hernia injuries. “He is now the most explosive, fastest, strongest guy we’ve got,” Sanchez said. “He finally got his body right.”