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UNLV

40 Beau Orth

Beau Orth
  • Linebacker
  • Grade: Junior
  • Height: 6′1″
  • Weight: 215 lbs
UNLV: A defensive playmaker with a nose for the ball ... The Las Vegas native converted from safety to linebacker and has twice lettered there for the Rebels ... Will compete for time at SLB this fall ... Starred on both sides of the line for 2007 Nevada state 4A champion Bishop Gorman HS ... The first Gael to sign with the Rebels since RB Dyante Perkins in 2001 ... Earned a spot on the Dean's Honor List in spring 2010 and fall 2008 ... A member of the Academic All-MWC Team each of the last two seasons.

2009: Played in all 12 games at linebacker and on special teams ... Made one start vs. BYU ... Finished with a career-high 21 tackles and forced one fumble.

2008: One of a trio of UNLV signees in 2008 from the Silver State, he earned his first letter as a Rebel by playing in 10 games, including starting vs. Air Force ... Finished with 11 total tackles and a forced fumble ... Came off the bench to help UNLV upset No. 13 Arizona State on Sept. 13 ... Had a pass breakup, a tackle for loss and then picked off Rudy Carpenter and returned the interception seven yards, which set up a touchdown just before halftime of the 23-20 overtime final at Sun Devil Stadium.

HIGH SCHOOL: A 2008 graduate of Bishop Gorman HS ... Lettered three times for coaches David White (former UNLV TE) and then Bob Altshuler ... Named first team 4A All-State by the Las Vegas Review-Journal as a senior ... Squad won the program's first title since 1983 with a 38-17 victory over McQueen HS at Sam Boyd Stadium on Nov. 24, 2007 ... Lined up at SS, FB and punter for the Gaels ... A versatile athlete that was ranked the No. 228 WR recruit in the nation by ESPN Insider ... As a senior he finished with 51 total tackles, three interceptions and three fumble recoveries to go with a blocked punt and field goal ... Scored 14 rushing touchdowns on offense and punted 21 times for a 39.33-yard average ... Competed in the 2008 Lion's All-Star Game along with fellow-Rebel Phillip Payne ... Also lettered in wrestling and track, competing in the high jump, as a prepster.

PERSONAL: Beau Ryan Orth was born on Nov. 2, 1989, in Las Vegas ... The son of Robert and Peggy Orth .... Has two older brothers, Dustin and Nick ... Also recruited by Nevada, Reno ... Majoring in journalism & media studies.

--Courtesy of UNLVRebels.com
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