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.
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When you’re going up against a team that has lost 11 straight football games and you have the talent at wide receiver that UNLV has, you can’t allow yourself to continually stall out.
The senior free safety intercepted Sean Rubalcaba’s third-down pass and returned it 21 yards to the Northern Colorado 20. The Rebels were able to get points out of the turnover on Jonathan Leiva’s 35-yard field goal and went on to survive, 13-12, Saturday at Sam Boyd Stadium.
UNLV found itself in quite a fight at Sam Boyd Stadium, and even though the Rebels won 13-12, the rest of the season is beginning to look way too much like so many previous years.
UNLV beat Northern Colorado 13-12 on Saturday for the team’s first win of the year, but it may have come at the cost of player Marcus Sullivan, who was hurt in the closing seconds.
UNLV found itself in a similar situation last season, losing to Arizona by the identical score. The Rebels responded with four consecutive victories, and they hope to start a similar streak tonight.
Former UNLV and NFL player Ickey Woods is doing his famous shuffle celebration again — this time it’s in Geico’s newest commercial.
UNLV’s reputation took a hit because of what once was a low Academic Progress Rate score, but 10 football players have graduated and six more are scheduled to receive diplomas in December.
Don’t bury Sam Boyd Stadium quite yet. In fact, University of Nevada, Las Vegas officials need to make some serious decisions about improvements to the often-maligned, 38,600-seat venue that sits in a residential neighborhood about seven miles from campus.
UNLV point guard Daquan Cook suffered a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee and will redshirt this season, coach Dave Rice said.
UNLV freshman wide receiver Devonte Boyd had a big debut at Arizona. Now the Basic High School graduate plans to build on that performance.
Welcome, everyone, to the first installment of my blog. I think you’ll enjoy following our team this year. I can tell you that you are going to see a fearless football team that loves to play and is enjoying itself and wants to win games. We love our fan support.
Three players to watch when UNLV’s football team plays Northern Colorado at 7 p.m. Saturday at Sam Boyd Stadium.
School is back in session! It seems like the summer flew by, but it also seems like forever since we’ve watched some football. Finally the NFL kicks off this week, and college football kicked off last weekend.
The Mountain West has been on a slide for a few years, and the conference’s troubles were highlighted by a terrible opening weekend. It won’t get better any time soon, either, with the national landscape continuing to shift even great to the power conferences.
The magnitude of Friday’s 58-13 season-opening loss at Arizona makes this weekend even more crucial for UNLV. The Rebels play Northern Colorado, a Football Championship Subdivision team, at 7 p.m. Saturday at Sam Boyd Stadium. UNLV needs to do more than simply win.
UNLV’s running game didn’t produce against Arizona, though coach Bobby Hauck said much of that had to do with the score getting out of hand. The backs need to come through soon, however.
UNLV’s football team plays Northern Colorado at 7 p.m. Saturday at Sam Boyd Stadium. Here are five things to look for in that game.
Arizona failed to score on its first two offensive possessions Friday night, and the UNLV defense had to be feeling pretty good. But it didn’t take long for Terris Jones-Grigsby to eradicate whatever sense of satisfaction the Rebels defense had.
Arizona quarterback Anu Solomon saved one last big smile after a statistically spectacular debut Friday night for the end of the postgame news conference.
UNLV always knew Arizona was likely its toughest opponent on the schedule, and the Rebels better hope that’s the case following Friday’s lopsided season-opening loss.
Look. UNLV wasn’t winning this game. It’s not near as fast or talented as Arizona, which entered a 24-point favorite. But coming off a 7-6 season and bowl appearance, the Rebels needed to show up far more than they did
UNLV’s football team should see much better nights this season, mostly because it’s doubtful the Rebels will play a more talented team than the side it encountered Saturday before 50,103 and an ESPN audience.