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16 Taylor Barnhill

  • Linebacker
  • Grade: Sophomore
  • Height: 6′4″
  • Weight: 240 lbs

2012 Season Statistics by Game

Game Rushing Receiving
Date Opp. W/L Score Att Yds Yds/Att TDs No. Yds Yds/Rec TDs
8/30 MINN L 27-30 - - 2 9 4.5
9/14 WSU L 27-35 - - 2 8 4
9/22 AF W 38-35 - - 1 6 6
10/20 at BSU L 7-32 - - 1 3 3
10/27 at SDSU L 13-24 - - 3 29 9.7
11/3 NM W 35-7 - - 1 9 9
11/17 WYO L 23-28 1 2 2 - 2 7 3.5 1
11/24 at HAW L 10-78 - - 1 2 2
Totals    1 2 2 13 73 5.6 1

Player Bio: UNLV: A former QB that has moved to linebacker and looks to be a big contributor at the position in 2012 ... Added weight in the offseason and turned in a solid spring practice on his new side of the ball ... Listed No. 2 at the MLB spot behind Tani Maka heading into fall ... One of 13 UNLV football players named to the 2011 Academic All-Mountain West team who also earned a spot on the UNLV Dean's Honor List for the spring 2012 semester.

2011: Earned his first letter as a Rebel by playing in seven games on offense and on special teams ... Started two games at quarterback and also lined up on kickoff teams at different times ... Made his debut under center at Wyoming, rushing two times ... Moved to H-back during the season in practices but because of injuries on the team, made his first career start as a QB at New Mexico, completing 7-of-10 pass attempts for 54 yards and rushing seven times for 77 yards ... Also started the season finale in his home state, completing 4-of-12 passes for 48 yards at TCU.

2010: Redshirted season after being the only quarterback in the recruiting class ... Listed as a three-star recruit by Rivals, he was one of four signees from the Lone Star State.

HIGH SCHOOL: A 2010 graduate of Justin NW HS ... Lettered three times for the Texans under coach Bill Patterson ... Threw for 1,047 yards and seven TDs as a senior ... Earned honorable mention All-District 5 as a senior ... Passed for a season-high 216 yards and two scores in the Texans' first game of the season in 2009 ... Also lettered three times in basketball as a shooting guard and two years as a pitcher on the baseball team.

PERSONAL: Taylor Corbett Barnhill was born on Nov. 25, 1991, in Bedford, TX ... The son of Lori and Roy Barnhill ... Has two sisters, Brittany and Brianna ... Brittany was a pitcher for the Ole Miss softball team, finishing her career in 2011 ... Majoring in business.

--Courtesy of UNLVRebels.com

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