UNLV removed the redshirt from freshman defensive tackle Mike Hughes Jr. on Saturday at San Diego State. Much is expected of the Palo Verde High School graduate.
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The Rebels need to solve what is a glaring weakness quickly, as in tonight at TDECU Stadium against Houston, or a 1-2 record will be 1-3 long before the final seconds elapse.
UNLV’s offense played its best football in the second half of last weekend’s loss to Northern Illinois. Now the Rebels hope to carry that momentum into today’s game at Houston.
John O’Korn is the latest Houston quarterback to carry on that school’s outstanding passing tradition. UNLV will try to contend with that attack on Saturday.
Houston routed UNLV, 69-0, in the season opener of 1989. The Cougars’ wide-open offense, led by quarterback Andre Ware, revolutionized college football.
UNLV produced the greatest offensive quarter in school history and one that still has a solid place in the NCAA record book, in a game played 20 years ago this week between the Rebels and Idaho.
Houston has created at least one takeaway in the past 26 games. It will be quite a challenge for UNLV when the Rebels play there on Saturday.
Here are three players to watch when UNLV plays at Houston at 5 p.m. PDT Saturday.
This week’s blog is a special one because I get to tell you about going home to Houston. I was actually back there when I first heard rumors about us getting to play U of H this season and it was really exciting. I never thought I’d get to play a college game in Houston and now I get my chance.
UNLV’s football team plays at Houston at 5 p.m. PDT Saturday. Both teams are 1-2 and need the victory.
UNLV star wide receiver Devante Davis returns to his hometown of Houston to play the Cougars. He wanted to play for Houston, but wasn’t recruited by that school.
UNLV plays at Houston at 5 p.m. PDT Saturday. Here are five things to look for in that football game.
UNLV came back from 28-5 down to tie Northern Illinois, but the Huskies took advantage of a key interception to win 48-34.
UNLV lost 48-34, but the Rebels were driving late with another chance to tie before a tipped pass was intercepted in the end zone. Give UNLV tons of credit for hanging in there.
One number jumped off the final stat sheet and may have been the deciding factor in the game. Northern Illinois converted 15 of 19 on third down.
How did UNLV do in their game with Northern Illinois? Check out these grades.
Minutes after tying the game, UNLV gave up two touchdowns and ended up losing to Northern Illinois, 48-34.
The Rebels entered this season with hopes of becoming the first UNLV team to reach a bowl in back-to-back years, and they wanted to contend for the Mountain West conference’s West Division.
UNLV’s football team won’t be favored in many games, and will be a big underdog in several. That is unless the Rebels pick up their play.
Drew Hare’s performance at Northwestern earned him the starting quarterback job for Northern Illinois. Now the Rebels need to prevent a repeat performance.
Northern Illinois, who play in the Mid-Atlantic Conference, is tied with Alabama for the second most wins since 2010. Its program is the standard which all teams from non-power conferences should emulate.
These are the three players to watch when UNLV plays Northern Illinois at 4 p.m. Saturday at Sam Boyd Stadium.
Just a season after winning the Mountain West championship, Fresno State is off to a terrible start. The Bulldogs have been blown out in both games.