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December 27, 2012
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Pack's Wimberly seeks extra year from NCAA

Brandon Wimberly wouldn't let a bullet to his abdomen end his college football career. He's certainly not going to walk away after a disappointing 7-6 season.

"After those last few games went the way they did," the Nevada Wolf Pack senior wide receiver said, "I knew I wanted to come back. That's not the way I wanted to go out."

Wimberly, who missed the entire 2011 season because of gunshot wounds suffered outside a downtown Reno restaurant just a few months before the start of the season, is hoping the NCAA gives him a sixth season of eligibility in 2013. …

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Dec 27, 2012 02:40AM Published Dec 27, 2012 02:38AM Copyright 2012 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.