The football season became a lost cause weeks ago, the coach’s job is anything but secure, and the stability of the program is again in question. So if UNLV’s players were going to check out on what little remains of the season, it wouldn’t be a big surprise. Except the Rebels finish against opponents that should get their full attention.
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New Mexico coach Bob Davie has no trouble remembering how Marc Philippi and Ron Scoggins switched their commitments to the Lobos to UNLV on the eve of signing day. The teams play each other Saturday.
Here are five players to watch when UNLV’s football team plays New Mexico at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Sam Boyd Stadium.
Five key questions as UNLV’s football team prepares to play New Mexico at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Sam Boyd Stadium.
New Mexico coach Bob Davie plans to play two quarterbacks, Cole Gautsche and Lamar Jordan, the rest of the season. But they both run the same triple option offense, so UNLV shouldn’t have to make much of an adjustment depending on which player is in the game.
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.
Former UNLV forward Roscoe Smith was released from the Lakers’ preseason roster Saturday, less than 24 hours after he played for Los Angeles in Las Vegas.
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.
Five things to look for when UNLV’s football team plays at Utah State on Saturday.
Brother Zach and Nick Vigil are Utah State’s top two tacklers, and they will be quite a load for UNLV to contend with Saturday in Logan, Utah.
The five players to watch in the UNLV-Utah State football game on Saturday.
Kids are interested in uniforms and depth charts. Parents in academics. Neither really cares that the Rebels are 2-5 this season.
Five key questions as UNLV prepares for Saturday’s football game at Utah State.
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.
UNLV senior golfer Dana Finkelstein is off to her best start and leading the nationally ranked Rebels. That’s saying something; she earned second team All-American honors and won her second straight Mountain West Golfer of the Year award last season.
The Detroit Pistons acquired center Joel Anthony from the Boston Celtics in exchange for guard Will Bynum on Friday. Anthony, who played at UNLV, was a member of the Miami Heat championship teams in 2012 and 2013.
In his unofficial UNLV debut, Rashad Vaughn danced during introductions and dunked in the scrimmage, showing flashes of his style and grace.
Sophomore Kendall Smith has to be feeling pretty good about the way he got his second season started on Thursday night with an impressive performance in UNLV’s Scarlet & Gray Showcase at Thomas & Mack.
The Brigham Young University Cougars will suit up in blackout uniforms when UNLV football makes a visit to Provo in November.
About half of his summer was spent with family, and the rest of his time was spent in a gym with a basketball. Kendall Smith said he used no time searching for an escape route after a rocky freshman season at UNLV.
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.