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UNLV faces opportunity to win fans to Sam Boyd Stadium

The day could've been all back slaps and smiles, but it also was one of opportunity. And first-year UNLV football coach Tony Sanchez wasn't about to pass up an opportunity on Monday, especially when everyone was in a good mood after watching the Fremont Cannon get painted red at the Student Union.

Blame thrown around as UNLV's passing game sputters

When a passing game struggles, the simple thing to do is look at the quarterback. In UNLV's case, that position is far from blameless. But the Rebels' wide receivers, thought to be a strength entering the football season, haven't created enough space to give the quarterbacks adequate targets. And the inexperienced and undersized offensive line hasn't always provided the best protection.