Top corner tells why he's a Rebel

They say good things come to those who wait. Well, it appears that cliché may be true for both the Rebels and their newest committed football player, Nehemiah Mundy.

You see, Mundy originally committed to the Washington State Cougars as part of the 2005-2006 recruiting class but was unable to achieve a qualifying test score on the ACT/SAT tests. Nehemiah Mundy, however, continued to work at getting that passing test score. He took some classes to help him prepare and he continued to strive to play football at the college level without having to use his eligibility playing for a junior college.The hard work has now paid off. Mundy will enroll at UNLV in January with his full four years of eligibility remaining. The Rebels were patient in recruiting Mundy, as well. UNLV waited for him to get that passing score and will now be getting a tough, determined player who had plenty off other options. " A lot of schools knew I was now able to enroll and came in to offer me a scholarship. In fact, I had almost as many offers as when I first graduated high school. Coming out of high school I had offers from the entire Pac-10, including USC. This time around, I had scholarship offers from Colorado, Arizona State, Washington State(again), Hawaii, Wyoming and UNLV, among others. Had this speedy, tall defensive back taken other official visits during this recruiting season? "Yes, I took a visit to Wyoming earlier in the year. I also had visits set up to Arizona State and Hawaii but I have since cancelled those after committing to UNLV." What was it about UNLV that attracted the playmaking corner to play for the Rebels? " I want to help them turn it around at UNLV. I really like the coaches there and I know we are gonna make it happen. I have some friends at UNLV who really like it and tell me that I can really help them get some more wins. I am very excited about coming to UNLV in January so I can fight for playing time early in my college career." Don't expect Mundy to come in rusty after having taken time off to get qualified, either. " I have been working out with a speed and strength coach every other day so I can get bigger, faster and stronger. I would say that I am even better than when I originally graduated from high school. I am probably running in the 4.3 range now." The early enrollment will be huge for Mundy and the Rebels as it will give Nehemiah a jump start into the season. Rebel-Nation will coninue to monitor his development with the Rebels

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