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Why the UNLV-Northern Illinois game is important

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.

Willis provides defensive spark in UNLV victory

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.

It’s finally time for football

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.

Why the UNLV-Northern Colorado game is important

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.