December 14, 2018

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UNLV

59 Bennielee Shelby

  • Offensive Line
  • Grade: Sophomore
  • Height: 6′1″
  • Weight: 285 lbs
UNLV: A developing defensive lineman who will compete for first playing time this fall ... First name is pronounced "BENNY-LEE."

2009: Member of squad but did not play after undergoing back surgery.

2008: Redshirted season.

HIGH SCHOOL: A 2008 graduate of Greenville HS ... Was a dominant blocker and was named the 4A Offensive Player of the Year on the Herald-Banner Football Dream Team ... Earned honorable mention to Texas' prestigious AP 4A All-State Team and earned first team All-District 10 on both offense and defense ... Graded out at 88 percent and allowed only one sack for a team that had 288 pass attempts ... Totaled 16 tackles on defense for the Lions ... Hails from the same Texas town that produced former Rebel All-American and NFL standout running back Mike Thomas (1973-74).

PERSONAL: Bennielee Shelby was born on March 19, 1989 ... The son of Brinda and Doc Shelby ... Has an older sister, Autumn ... Majoring in interdisciplinary studies.

--Courtesy of UNLVRebels.com
Next Game: Men's Basketball
UNLV

  • Date/Time: Sat., Dec. 15 at 5:30 p.m. (PT)
  • Location: T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, NV
  • Tickets: UNLV Tickets
  • Television: ESPNU, Cox ch. 320, HD 1320