UNLV senior quarterback Blake Decker needed a moment. He was asked following Saturday's 35-28 loss to Wyoming about this being the end to his college career.
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UNLV was sputtering and tied with a Hawaii football team playing for an interim coach and mired in a season going nowhere. The Rebels, in other words, were in a bad spot.
The Rebels are favored by 9.5 points when they host the Rainbow Warriors today at Sam Boyd Stadium.
The UNLV Rebels host the Hawaii Rainbow Warriors today at 3:00 p.m. PST at Sam Boyd Stadium. Here's what you need to know if you want to watch the game.
A general consensus has formed that UNLV has made strides on the football field this season, putting in a consistent and quality effort despite not having the manpower of many of its opponents. Coming close is an indication the program is on the right path under first-year coach Tony Sanchez. But at some point the Rebels need to begin winning games.
If UNLV's Blake Decker plays, this category goes to the Rebels. If not, give it to Hawaii and Ikaika Woolsey. Expect Decker to play, but will he be effective with an injured right shoulder?
UNLV announced on its Twitter account Thursday night the Rebels' uniform combination for Saturday's 3 p.m. football game with Hawaii at Sam Boyd Stadium.
Hawaii long has been a key recruiting area for UNLV's football program, and there is a natural rivalry between the Rebels and that state's flagship university.
UNLV senior quarterback Blake Decker and sophomore defensive tackle Mike Hughes, Jr. were selected to the COSIDA Academic All-District Team.
Here are five things to look for when UNLV's football team plays Hawaii at 3 p.m. Saturday at Sam Boyd Stadium.
The anger at the time was palpable, but such feelings usually ease as the months click by. This is the week, though, the memories come flooding back for UNLV's football players, who believed they had a victory taken away last season at Hawaii.
Peni Vea wasn't alone in his desire to get off the rock, one of many born and raised in Hawaii who covet a chance to experience another place, another sense of culture and tradition. No, really.
Five players to watch as UNLV's football team prepares to play Hawaii at 3 p.m. Saturday at Sam Boyd Stadium.
Besides UNR, the Rainbow Warriors are the most intense rival on UNLV's schedule. The Rebels are bitter are over last season's ending at Hawaii, when a series of controversial series of events led to a 37-35 victory for the Warriors. Tony Sanchez addressed that and various other issues in his weekly news conference
Five burning questions for when UNLV's football team plays Hawaii at 3 p.m. Saturday at Sam Boyd Stadium.
Mike Pritchard will share his emotions with the public as part of his past plays itself out on TV tonight. He will be at a viewing party beginning at 5 p.m. at Hi Scores Bar-Arcade in Henderson for the newest "30 for 30," ESPN's outstanding documentary series.
Junior college quarterback Richard Lagow has moved up his official visit to UNLV from Dec. 4 to this weekend.
UNLV coach Tony Sanchez didn't want to look back, and who could blame him? Looking back creates only pain about what could have been.
There isn’t usually a fourth-quarter play that could have changed an entire game when a team wins by four touchdowns. There was one such moment in UNLV’s 55-27 home loss to Boise State on Saturday, though.
Blake Decker’s return helped open up the playbook and the offense responded with 487 total yards. The coaching staff figured running the ball would be a challenge against the stout Boise State defensive front, so the game plan was pass-heavy.
Tony Sanchez wouldn't answer the question, which usually means if you give him a few minutes and attack the point in a different manner, he will have something to say.
At the end, the game played out the way expected as Boise State pulled away while a tired and thin UNLV defense fell apart. But the Rebels actually pushed Boise State, coming to within a possession once in the fourth quarter and an incomplete pass of doing it again.
The UNLV Rebels host the Boise State Broncos at Sam Boyd Stadium today. If you don't already have plans to go to the game, there are a few different options if you want to tune in. Here's everything you need to know if you want to catch the game.