UNLV coach Bobby Hauck had high hopes for this season after winning seven games and going to a bowl last year. But the team’s inconsistent play has spoiled his plans. “Doing things well one play and not the next is maddening for everybody,” he said.
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UNLV finds an opponent in San Jose State that is going through largely the same struggles. The teams meet each Saturday in San Jose, Calif.
San Diego State proved superior in every way while beating the Rebels 34-17 in a Mountain West opener for both teams before 28,005, the latest example that UNLV simply isn’t good enough in most areas right now to have a chance at defeating anyone capable.
UNLV tried to keep running back Donnel Pumphrey in Las Vegas, but even though he went to Canyon Springs High School, his roots were in San Diego.
UNLV’s comeback attempt never got off the ground, as San Diego State beat the Rebels 34-17.
UNLV went into the football season with high hopes of building on last year’s bowl appearance, but rather than make progress in the first four weeks, the Rebels have regressed.
UNLV heads into Saturday’s football game at San Diego State with injuries throughout the lineup. The Rebels will be digging deep into their roster to try to beat the Aztecs.
Five things to look for when UNLV’s football team plays at San Diego State on Saturday.
UNLV went down to my hometown to play the University of Houston last Saturday and we all wish we could have played better, especially the guys from Texas.
UNLV hasn’t won at San Diego State since 2000. The Rebels play the Aztecs earlier this season, however, so maybe that will make a difference.
These are the five players to watch when UNLV plays at San Diego State on Saturday.
UNLV’s forgettable 1-3 start doesn’t mean it can’t compete for wins when the Rebels begin league play Saturday at San Diego State.
It’s the first year of the College Football Playoff, and the effects of the new system on the bowls remain to be seen. But the Las Vegas Bowl is in good shape to survive, officials say.
UNLV plays at San Diego State at 5 p.m. Saturday. Here are five reasons why the football game is important.
Want to know just how much UNLV’s football team is struggling? The statistics tell the story.
UNLV failed in its bid to beat Houston on Saturday, but in what areas did the team see better success?
The Houston Cougars did their part in the second half to turn a competitive football game into a 47-14 rout of the Rebels at TDECU Stadium, a passing team that gained 399 yards on the ground.
UNLV-Houston scoring and statistics.
The second half proved unkind to UNLV, as the deficit in their game with Houston grew to 47-14 following a competitive first half.
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.