Report: Junior Seau's nephew among Nevada recruits

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Associated Press

Posted on February 6, 2013 at 12:01 PM

Updated Wednesday, Feb 6 at 12:30 PM

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Coach Brian Polian's first recruiting class at Nevada is heavy on defense, including a star linebacker who is the nephew of future NFL Hall of Famer Junior Seau.

The Reno Gazette-Journal reports Ian Seau is among 21 players who have verbally committed to Nevada.

Seau started his career at Kansas State. Last year, he was a junior college All-American at Southern California's Grossmont College, where he had 25.5 tackles for loss and 18 sacks in 10 games.

The newspaper reports Nevada also landed Beau Hershberg, a star linebacker from Granite Bay, Calif. Scout.com says he's one of the top 150 prospects on the West Coast.

Polian planned a formal announcement later Wednesday regarding players who have signed formal letters of commitment. He was hired in December after Chris Ault retired.

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Information from: Reno Gazette-Journal, http://www.rgj.com

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