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29 Tajh Hasson

  • Defensive back
  • Grade: Sophomore
  • Height: 6′1″
  • Weight: 190 lbs

Player Bio: UNLV: A versatile defender that has found a home in the Rebel secondary ... Listed No. 1 at the strong safety spot heading into fall ... Hails from the same high school program that produced former Rebel receiving great Earvin Johnson (2001-04) ... Earned a spot on the UNLV Dean's Honor List for the fall 2011 semester ... Is the half-brother of fellow Rebel defender Tim Hasson ... Name is pronounced "TAHHJ HAH-sin."

2011: Earned his first letter as a Rebel by playing in all 12 games ... Made one start at safety, in Game Two vs. Washington State ... Finished with 17 total tackles and returned a fumble 16 yards.

2010: Redshirted season.

HIGH SCHOOL: A 2010 graduate of Cathedral HS ... Lettered three times for coach Kevin Pearson ... Helped the Phantoms post an 11-2 record and reach the CIF semifinals as a senior ... It marked the first time in five years that CHS had advanced as far as the semifinals ... Made 27 tackles, had one sack and deflected five passes in 2009 ... Earned All-Del Rey League honors as a senior ... A multiple letterwinner in track and field, competing in the 200 and 400 meters as well as the 4x100 and 4x400 relays.

PERSONAL: Tajh Anthony Hasson was born on June 12, 1992, in Los Angeles, CA ... The son of Yolanda Hern and Anthony Hasson ... Has four brothers: Tim, Titus, Sameh and Anthony ... Majoring in interdisciplinary studies.

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