UNLV will not play UNR at the end of the football season. The Mountain West released the schedule on Monday.
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Silverado High announced Monday that it had hired Randall Cunningham as its head football coach. Cunningham, a former star at UNLV and in the NFL, takes over for Andy Ostolaza, who posted a 40-39 record in eight years with the Skyhawks.
Kurt Paladech, the quarterback at Laney College in Oakland, Calif., signed with UNLV. He has three seasons of eligibility remaining.
Colorado defensive coordinator Kent Baer took the same job at UNLV under new coach Tony Sanchez. Baer also will coach linebackers. The Rebels also hired Andy LaRussa from Colorado to coach safeties and be the special teams coordinator.
Every five years when UNLV fires its football coach there is a great whoop-de-doo and la-di-da about football. It usually lasts until the UNLV basketball team plays a quality nonconference opponent. Is there a program out there UNLV ought to be imitating?
UNLV football coach Tony Sanchez announced three new hires. They are Joe Seumalo from Oregon State, Jamie Christian from Houston and J.D. Williams from Georgia State.
The University of Nevada Board of Regents approved the hiring of Tony Sanchez as UNLV head football coach on Tuesday afternoon. The vote was 11-0 to approve his four-year contract with a $500,000 annual salary.
The choice has been made. The experts have spoken. Tony Sanchez has been named UNLV’s new football coach and a substantial portion of the community has weighed in on the subject.
Nebraska interim football coach Barney Cotton will be UNLV’s offensive coordinator. Cornhuskers offensive line coach John Garrison also is expected to join the staff.
The question everyone wanted answered went unanswered at UNLV’s press conference on Thursday afternoon. And that was disappointing.
Long before going over to the dark side, leaving sportswriting for the celebrity realm, I found myself on the sidelines with the most famous high school football coach in the country.
Tony Sanchez was officially introduced as UNLV’s 11th football coach at a news conference Thursday. “I know it was a bold statement when I was chosen for this position,” Sanchez said. “I couldn’t be more energetic and more driven to see UNLV football moving in a positive direction.”
By now you probably are familiar with Notre Dame having hired a wildly successful high school coach named Gerry Faust to wake up the echoes. But there’s an even bolder experiment that better correlates to UNLV that was conducted in North Texas.
Tony Sanchez, who led Bishop Gorman High School to an undefeated season and its sixth consecutive state championship, is one of six finalists for the U.S. Army All-American Bowl national coach of the year
UNLV will officially introduce Tony Sanchez as its new football coach at 1 p.m. Thursday at the Stan Fulton Building. He leaves Bishop Gorman High School, where he has won six state championships in a row.
What are people so worried about, that he might lose games? The Rebels have been experts at that for decades. Few programs nationally lose with the regularity of UNLV. Here’s a thought: What if Tony Sanchez wins?
Tony Sanchez took Bishop Gorman to the top of the high school rankings, and now he will start near the bottom of the college football world at UNLV.
Former Hawaii and Southern Methodist coach June Jones will do a phone interview with UNLV on Monday for the football coaching job. The Maloof family backs Jones’ candidacy.
Going out for Senior Night, it was emotional … and it really hit me that this was my last game as a Rebel. You suddenly think about the good times you had here and what you did for the program and what the program did for you.
Tony Sanchez becomes UNLV’s 11th football coach since the program’s inception in 1968. Here’s how the other 10 fared:
Former head football coaches Ed Orgeron and Houston Nutt spoke with UNLV officials by phone, but the search to replace Bobby Hauck still appears headed toward Bishop Gorman High School’s Tony Sanchez.
Jim Fassel is the experience in this equation. The one whose credentials wouldn’t be scrutinized. His is a name that has been widely associated with the coaching job at UNLV, vacant since Bobby Hauck announced his resignation Friday.
UNLV wide receiver Devonte Boyd was named freshman of the year in Mountain West on Tuesday. Brett Boyko was named all-conference second team.