Player Bio: UNLV: A walk-on reserve defensive back all the way from Maryland who proved to be one of the league's top kick-coverage specialists ... Named 2011 UNLV Special Teams Co-MVP along with record-setting return man Deante' Purvis ... Also awarded the Jack Gilmore Coaches Award, which is annually given to a current or former walk-on player who excelled on the field.
2011: Earned his first letter as a Rebel by playing in all 12 games, primarily on special teams, and totaled 13 tackles ... Switched over to defense after spending his first year at receiver.
2010: Redshirted season after walking onto squad.
HIGH SCHOOL: A 2009 graduate of athletic powerhouse Paul Laurence Dunbar Community HS ... A three-year letterwinner for the Poets, who won state 1A titles each of those seasons ... Played both ways as a receiver and safety for coach Lawrence Smith ... Had 10 touchdowns and three interceptions as a senior.
PERSONAL: Michael Donnell Horsey was born on May 14, 1991, in Baltimore ... The son of Derrick Horsey and Taikecha Wade ... Has two brothers, Anton Wade and Derrick Horsey ... Anton completed his career as a running back at Frostburg State University in 2010 ... Majoring in interdisciplinary studies.
--Courtesy of UNLVRebels.com
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