Player Bio: UNLV: A local product who has worked his way from an invited walk-on to a starting-level scholarship defender ... Listed No. 1 at strongside linebacker along with Princeton Jackson heading into fall ... Name is pronounced "HAH-sin" ... Is the half-brother of fellow UNLV potential defensive starter Tajh Hasson ... Already a two-time Academic All-MW honoree.
2011: Played in every game for the second consecutive season, including starting five of the last six outings at linebacker ... Finished with a career-high 46 total tackles, including one TFL ... Earned a full scholarship in his second season.
2010: Walked onto squad and earned his first letter as a Rebel by playing in all 13 games ... Totaled 19 tackles and recovered one fumble ... Got into the end zone in his second game as a collegian when he picked up a punt that was blocked by Nate Carter and returned it 19 yards for a touchdown at Utah ... Winner of the 2010 Jack Gilmore Coaches Award, which is given to a former or current walk-on player who excelled on the field.
HIGH SCHOOL: A 2010 graduate of Cimarron-Memorial HS ... A two-time letterwinner for the Spartans ... Played safety and wide receiver for coach Rob Vollan, who retired in 2011 ... A First-Team All-Northwest Division selection on defense as a senior after turning in six games with 10 or more tackles, finishing with 106 takedowns and leading CMHS to the Sunset Region title game ... Also had eight receptions for 187 yards and four touchdowns as a senior in the run-heavy offense.
PERSONAL: Timothy J. Hasson was born on Jan. 21, 1992, in Los Angeles ... The son of Anthony Hasson and Raiko Lewis ... Majoring in interdisciplinary studies.
--Courtesy of UNLVRebels.com