Tyler Tuiasosopo, 27, was hired by Western last month and provides instant name recognition for a team that hasn’t won a game on the field since 2010.
Desert Pines running back Isaiah Morris, who helped the Jaguars to the Class 3A state title as a senior, made an oral commitment to UNR on Friday. According to Desert Pines football coach Tico Rodriguez, Morris will be a preferred walk-on for the Wolf Pack.
Bishop Gorman outside linebacker Palaie Gaoteote, one of the nation’s top recruits in the class of 2018, made an oral commitment to Southern California on Sunday.
The Patriots will travel to Arizona and Florida for high-profile matchups and are scheduled to host a game at Sam Boyd Stadium as part of their 2017 schedule, Muraco said Tuesday.
Coach Tico Rodriguez said Poutasi, who signed to play at Cal-Berkeley, went to the hospital after the school’s signing ceremony in the morning. Vaelua Poutasi died later that day from complications caused by diabetes.
When Tico Rodriguez took over as Desert Pines football coach starting in 2013, he thought the Jaguars’ freshman class had a chance to be special.
Local athletes expected to sign a national letter of intent during the signing period, which runs Wednesday through April 1.
Desert Pines’ Isaiah Morris endured a childhood filled with personal tragedy. The onetime UNLV commit remains undecided on his college plans, and it is uncertain whether he will sign a letter of intent Wednesday.
Desert Pines offensive lineman Poutasi Poutasi made an oral commitment to California late Saturday during his official visit to the school.
Bishop Gorman defensive back Bubba Bolden was the only local player selected the Parade Magazine All-America team, which was released on Thursday.
One local player and Bishop Gorman’s coaching staff will participate in the North American Championship football game on Saturday in Orlando, Florida.
Quincy Burts will take over Valley’s football program next season, the school announced on Thursday.
Pat Hayden, Charles Hurley, Ray Mathis, Todd Liebenstein, Bill Casey, Darwin Rost, Jerry Huston, Florindo Mariani and William McGee were named to the 25th class of the Hall of Fame for the NIAA.
A few of the top uncommitted senior football players still are weighing their options before they can sign a letter of intent on Feb. 1.