The Mountain West conference held their annual football media days at the Cosmopolitan Hotel on Tuesday and Wednesday. I attended Wednesday and learned so much. It was my first (and hopefully not my last) media day event.
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UNLV lost on the field when it played North Texas in the Heart of Dallas Bowl. The Rebels, though, won’t take as big a loss financially, or perhaps no loss at all.
Randall Cunningham is humbled. When he thinks back, he sees only a big deficit on the scoreboard, 80,000 lunatics screaming at him and Bruce Smith on a mission to rip his head off.
UNLV’s Bobby Hauck favors proposed rule changes designed to slow offenses. In fact, said the proposed change of forcing offenses to wait at least 10 seconds before snapping the ball to allow the defense to substitute doesn’t go far enough.
Tim Cornett, UNLV’s career leading rusher, has received an invitation to the NFL scouting combine in Indianapolis.
UNLV opens the football season Aug. 30 at Arizona, and it was expected cornerback Chazz Eldridge would be on the field. But the Rebels won’t have to be concerned about facing him.
Bobby Hauck has said he would like to redshirt every freshmen he signs, but he never has lived in an ideal world.
UNLV football coach Bobby Hauck used to sell a dream, now he’s got a bowl appearance to sell recruits. On Wednesday, he announces his first recruiting class at UNLV that follows a winning season and a bowl appearance.
With signing day a week away, UNLV’s football team picked up three commitments this week.
UNLV welcomed at least four football recruits on official visits this weekend.
UNLV football coach Bobby Hauck will take home $700,000 annually under his new three-year contract approved Friday by the Board of Regents.
In the Jerry Maguire model of the agent-player dynamic that goes beyond a business relationship, Craig Schaeffer offers Frank Summers a place to stay when he’s in Sarasota, Fla.
UNLV welcomes at least four football recruits to campus this weekend, including two who already committed to the Rebels.
UNLV did more than give football coach Bobby Hauck a new three-year contract and raise.
UNLV will have to find replacements for quarterback Caleb Herring and running back Tim Cornett, but star wide receiver Devante Davis has decided to stay and play for the Rebels next fall.
The UNLV Rebels football team played its first bowl game since 2000 at the Heart of Dallas Bowl in Dallas on Jan. 1, a coda to a surprising year in which the team had its first winning season in more than a decade.
Happy New Year Rebel Fans! I hope you all had a safe and happy New Year. As you probably know, I spent it in Dallas with my son and many Rebel friends so we could see UNLV play in the Heart of Dallas Bowl against the North Texas Mean Green. We made...
This is how much quarterback Caleb Herring meant to UNLV. Now that his playing days are over for the Rebels, they’re not ready to let him go.
The first tear slid slowly down his right cheek, unhurried in its progress as if every speck of skin should absorb its purpose. The connection between losing and UNLV football was accepted for so long, unfeigned emotion following a defeat had over time become indiscernible.
HOW THEY SCORED
UNLV couldn’t have played much better defense in the first half, holding North Texas to seven points as the teams took a tie game into halftime. But North Texas moved the ball in the second half and kept UNLV’s defense on the field.
North Texas didn’t make life easy on UNLV quarterback Caleb Herring, pressuring him throughout its 36-14 win over the Rebels in Wednesday’s Heart of Dallas Bowl.
North Texas took advantage of a tiring UNLV defense to score four touchdowns in the second half and win the Heart of Dallas Bowl 36-14 today before an announced crowd of 38,380 at Cotton Bowl Stadium.