Nephi Sewell leaves Wolf Pack football team

RENO, Nev. (KOLO) - One day after leading receiver McLane Mannix announced he is leaving the Nevada football team, sophomore safety Nephi Sewell did the same.

Head coach Jay Norvell confirmed Sewell's intentions to KOLO 8 News Now, saying he wanted to be closer to family in Utah.

Sewell, a two-year starter in Nevada's secondary, was 6th on the team in total tackles. He also had one interception and one fumble recovery.