Player Bio: UNLV: A local product who proved to be a pleasant surprise on defense as a true freshman ... Will be on scholarship as a sophomore ... Listed No. 1 along with C.J. Cox at the SLB position heading into fall ... Name is pronounced "HAH-sin" ... Is the half-brother of fellow Rebel Tajh Hasson ... Voted winner of 2010 Jack Gilmore Coaches Award, which is given to a former or current walk-on player who excelled on the field ... One of 12 Rebels to earn Academic All-MW honors last season.
2010: Walked onto squad and earned his first letter as a Rebel by playing in all 13 games ... Totaled 19 tackles and recovered one fumble ... Got into the end zone in his second game as a collegian when he picked up a punt that was blocked by Nate Carter and returned it 19 yards for a touchdown at Utah.
HIGH SCHOOL: A 2010 graduate of Cimarron-Memorial HS ... A two-time letterwinner for the Spartans ... Played safety and wide receiver for coach Rob Vollan, who retired in 2011 ... A first-team All-Northwest Division selection on defense as a senior after turning in six games with 10 or more tackles, finishing with 106 takedowns and leading CMHS to the Sunset Region title game ... He also had eight receptions for 187 yards and four touchdowns as a senior in the run-heavy offense.
PERSONAL: Timothy J. Hasson was born on Jan. 21, 1992, in Los Angeles ... The son of Anthony Hasson and Raiko Lewis ... A pre-business major.
--Courtesy of UNLVRebels.com