UNLV will face a Utah State football team that has lost its top two quarterbacks to injuries. The Aggies will start Craig Harrison on Saturday, and freshman Kent Myers also could be called upon.
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Lori Harrigan-Mack, former UNLV softball star and three-time Olympic gold medalist, gets back into shape on “The Biggest Loser: Glory Days.” And former Eldorado lineman Howard “Woody” Carter also takes the challenge.
UNLV opened its football season with two highly disappointing performances, losing 58-13 at Arizona and barely escaping with a 13-12 victory over Northern Colorado. The Rebels had high hopes entering the season, and if they are going to realize those dreams, they need to significantly elevate their play, beginning with Saturday’s game against Northern Illinois.
UNLV’s offensive line will have a tough task on its hands Saturday against Northern Illinois’ defensive front. The Huskies recorded five sacks this past weekend at Northwestern.
UNLV’s Kyle Mellies was named defensive soccer player of the week in the Western Athletic Conference on Monday.
Five things to watch when UNLV plays Northern Illinois at 4 p.m. Saturday at Sam Boyd Stadium.
UNLV fans who saw the game against Northern Colorado got their win, but there definitely was a lot of negativity to take note of.
UNLV senior defensive tackle Brandon Willis was a disruptive force in helping the Rebels hold off the pesky Bears, 13-12, in front of an announced crowd of 17 ,289 at Sam Boyd Stadium. He had five tackles, a sack and broke up a pass as UNLV evened its record at 1-1.
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.