UNLV didn't have much to celebrate last season while going 2-11, but plenty of honors went wide receiver Devonte Boyd's way.
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They may play their home games near Henderson -- almost 8 miles away from campus -- but there will be no doubt what city they're representing when the UNLV Rebels take the field for their home opener against UCLA on September 12.
Northern Illinois junior Drew Hare is the kind of dual-threat quarterback who has given UNLV fits in the past several seasons.
For Tony Sanchez, the perfect marriage is UNLV and Las Vegas. It's a union that's rarely been made, at least by coaches who have overseen the Rebels' football program.
Now it's not about new uniforms or the changes to Sam Boyd Stadium or how many national media outlets have interviewed UNLV football coach Tony Sanchez.
Considering what freshmen Xzaviar Campbell and Lexington Thomas did in training camp to give life to UNLV's run game, it would be easy to forget they aren't the starters. That job belongs to someone quite familiar to Rebels football fans.
Boise State and San Diego State were the clear choices by the Mountain West media to win their respective divisions.
When Xzaviar Campbell saw his fellow UNLV freshman running back and Houstonian Lexington Thomas pull off an amazing run Friday morning at Rebel Park, he knew he had to respond with one of his own.
Kent Baer would be smart to remind those UNLV football players he now coaches that you can't begin the next chapter of your life by continuing to read the last one. One can only take so many horror stories.
The opening game is still two weeks off, but UNLV's training camp, in effect, ends today with a scrimmage at 8:10 a.m. at Rebel Park.
First-year UNLV football coach Tony Sanchez has made the glitz of Las Vegas a key selling point for his program.
While visiting family and friends in the summer of 2014, UNLV quarterback Blake Decker wondered aloud what he would look like if he let his hair grow long.
Three freshman offensive linemen, in an ideal world, would sit this season. But seldom is anything ideal in UNLV's football world, and first-year coach Tony Sanchez knows more likely than not he is going to have to play all three first-year players.
After just one season of junior college football, defensive end Mark Finau discovered during the spring how difficult it is to make the leap to major college.
UNLV has sold 4,129 season football tickets, more than what was sold all of last season, helping the athletic department meet its budget for the first time in many years, athletic director Tina Kunzer-Murphy said Monday.
It's strictly at the brainstorming stage, but University of Nevada, Las Vegas consultants have floated the idea of extending the Las Vegas Monorail to a 42-acre site at Koval Lane and Tropicana Avenue to serve a potential UNLV football stadium and then extend the monorail to the Thomas & Mack Center and the rest of the UNLV campus.
Running back Altee Tenpenny announced in May he was transferring from Alabama to UNLV. His stay at UNLV didn't last long.
New UNLV football coach Tony Sanchez couldn't speak with junior college center Will Kreitler. Neither could offensive coordinator Barney Cotton or offensive line coach John Garrison. But they all wanted Kreitler, a second-team junior college All-American at Scottsdale (Ariz.) Community College, to play football for the Rebels.
UNLV leaves the comfort of Rebel Park for its first scrimmage of football training camp. The Rebels head to Nellis Air Force Base, and for security reasons, today's 11 a.m. scrimmage is not open to the public.
Coach Tony Sanchez and the UNLV football team took their turns in front of the camera Thursday for media day at Sam Boyd Stadium. Here's a look.
Expectations are high at wide receiver even with the loss of Devante Davis, the fourth-leading receiver in UNLV history. That's partly because the Rebels — Devonte Boyd, in particular — already know what it's like to replace Davis.
UNLV practiced Wednesday night at the new-look Sam Boyd Stadium, a place that often has felt like a neutral site for the Rebels. Coach Tony Sanchez intends to change that, and the first true sign came earlier Wednesday when the school released a graphic of what the field will look like when UCLA visits Sept. 12.
UNLV has unveiled a new design for the football field at Sam Boyd stadium. It's Las-Vegas themed. And it's awesome.
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