Another Preseason Honor for a Rebel.
Las Vegas – UNLV sophomore running back Tim Cornett is among 50 football student-athletes that comprise the Watch List for the Paul Hornung Award, which is given annually to the most versatile player in college football. Cornett, a product of Galena Park, Texas, started six games at running back for the Rebels in 2010, using 144 carries to amass 546 yards and six touchdowns. In the receiving game, Cornett added 13 receptions for 98 yards and a pair of scores during his first collegiate season. He also ranked second on UNLV with a kickoff return average of 23.8 yards on 14 attempts. The Rebels open the season on September 1st in Wisconsin.