A furious rally by quarterback Blake Decker couldn’t survive the magic of a touchdown pass with no time on the clock, and Hawaii defeated UNLV, 37-35, on Saturday night in Honolulu.
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It was a Utah State drive into a stiff wind. With its fourth-string quarterback. A freshman who had his redshirt removed earlier in the game. A drive that ended in a touchdown.
Utah State may be down to the team’s fourth-string quarterback, but that did not stop the Aggies from picking up a 34-20 win over UNLV on Saturday.
UNLV will try to build on its victory two weeks ago against Fresno State when the Rebels visit Utah State on Saturday. The Aggies are down to their third-string quarterback, so there is an opportunity for the Rebels to pull off the upset.
UNLV’s Blake Decker has shown he has the ability to be a quality quarterback, but too often was undone by mistakes. But he made the correct decisions in his most recent game, and now he hopes to carry that performance forward.
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Hello Rebel fans! I attended a fabulous event last weekend at the Mendenhall Center that I wanted to share with you all. It was called “Slam Dunk Social” and it was open to all ladies over the age of 18. The event was a basketball clinic that offered behind-the-scenes experience and a crash course in Runnin’Rebel basketball.
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For the first 30 minutes of Friday night’s homecoming game at Sam Boyd Stadium, UNLV looked like it might be cruising to a victory over Fresno State. It seems victories never come easy for the Rebels these days, though.
UNLV kicker Nicolai Bornand, the one who handles kickoffs and long field goals, drilled a 33-yard field goal in overtime to give UNLV a much-needed victory and set off a frenzy among UNLV players on the Sam Boyd Stadium field.
Blake Decker had a very solid game, completing 29 of 40 passes for 332 yards and a score. He did throw an interception and probably saw two more potential picks dropped by Fresno State defenders, but those plays are wiped away by the victory.
UNLV’s football team was presented an opportunity Friday night, a chance for the Rebels to end their four-game losing streak and enter their only off-week of the season on the sort of high that has been near impossible to discover this season. It took them all of 60 minutes and an additional series of plays, but they finally embraced such a moment.
UNLV defeated Fresno State in overtime by a score of 30-27. It is the Rebels’ first win over the Bulldogs since 1984.
The will of the UNLV players is being tested, and how they handle adversity will be key when they play Fresno State. The teams meet at 7 p.m. Friday at Sam Boyd Stadium.
UNLV has scored on its first possession in five of six games. But after that, the 1-5 Rebels have fallen flat.
Five things to look for when UNLV’s football team plays Fresno State at 7 p.m. Friday at Sam Boyd Stadium.