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Liberty defender picks UNR football

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Liberty’s Crishaun Lappin (9) sprints to the end zone over Green Valley defenders during their high school football game on Thursday, September 28, 2017. .

Liberty High defensive end Crishaun Lappin verbally committed to UNR football tonight after a weekend visit in Reno.

The 6-foot, 245-pound Lappin also had scholarship offers from UTEP and Northern Arizona, according to Rivals.com. The two-star recruit made his commitment on Twitter.

“Growing up thinking about playing college football was just a dream,” he posted. “Today is becomes a reality.”

Lappin has 23 tackles, one sack and one fumble recovery through five games for the Patriots. At fullback, he’s rushed for a pair of touchdowns.

He’s the second Liberty player from the class of 2018 to commit. Allan Mwata plans to sign with San Diego State.

Commitments are non-binding until national signing day in December. Mwata, for instance, was initially committed to BYU before flipping to the Aztecs.

Ray Brewer can be reached at 702-990-2662 or [email protected]. Follow Ray on Twitter at twitter.com/raybrewer21