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72 Ron Scoggins

Ron Scoggins
  • Offensive Line
  • Grade: Freshman
  • Height: 6′3″
  • Weight: 335 lbs
UNLV: A legacy player who is one of four offensive linemen to sign with UNLV in 2012 ... Competes at the same position that his father did while playing at UNLV during the mid-1980s ... A three-star recruit according to Rivals.com, which ranked him the No. 45 guard in the nation and the No. 4 recruit overall from the state of Nevada ... One of three locals to sign with the Rebels this year, he and fellow-signee Marc Philippi both hail from national powerhouse program Bishop Gorman High School ... Chose UNLV over offers from New Mexico, San Jose State and Fresno State.

HIGH SCHOOL: A three-year starter at Bishop Gorman High School under coach Tony Sanchez ... Helped the Gaels win three consecutive state championships and compile a record of 43-3 from 2009-11 ... During his senior year, BGHS finished 15-1 and ranked fifth in the nation by USA TODAY.

PERSONAL: Ronald Scoggins Jr. was born on May 23, 1994 ... Ron Sr. lettered for the Rebels from 1983-85 and played for the school's conference and bowl champion squad of 1984 ... His late uncle, Eric Scoggins, played linebacker at USC, including for the 1978 national championship squad.

--Courtesy of UNLVRebels.com

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