LAS VEGAS, Nev. (FOX5) – Sunday afternoon, UNLV quarterback Doug Brumfield announced that he is medically retiring.

He started playing with UNLV in 2020. He’s from Inglewood, California and attended Serra High School, according to the roster. He was named Preseason Second Team All-Mountain West by PFF and Third Team All-Mountain West by Phil Steele’s and Mountain West Wire.

In 2022, he earned Honorable Mention All Mountain West after starting 10 games.

In a social media post, Brumfield says it was a blessing to play football for the past 18 years of his life.

“Thank you to Coach Tony Sanchez, Coach Arroyo and Coach Odom for providing me with the opportunity to play football for the past 4 years,” he said.

He also thanks his position coaches and his teammates for growing with him.

“I’ve created bonds that could never be broken and memories I’ll never forget,” he said. “Lastly, I would like to thank the fans who were there during the tough times. Thank you to the ones that stayed true to the Rebs throughout the adversity.”

At the end of the post, Brumfield announced his medical retirement from the game. He does not say the reason why.

The community replied to his post saying they enjoyed watching his games, and wish him luck in the future.


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