Colorado State staged stirring comebacks the past two weeks, exploding for 20 unanswered points late in the fourth quarter of Saturday’s 28-23 loss to No. 14 Boise State a week after scoring 21 unanswered second-half points in its 31-24 win over Utah State.
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Salanoa-Alo Wily, a 275-pound sophomore, is one of eight former Hawaii high school players on the Rebels’ roster.
UNLV commit Tariq Hollandsworth, a running back for Sacramento (California) High School, had 220 yards of total offense and four touchdowns Saturday to help the Dragons crush Laguna Creek, 69-10.
After producing a 91-yard touchdown run and 61-yard touchdown pass with no turnovers in a 45-20 win over Fresno State, Dalton Sneed completed 2 of 12 passes for 9 yards and an interception in Saturday’s 26-7 loss at San Diego State.
Five players to watch when UNLV’s football team plays Hawaii at 9 p.m. (PT) Saturday (KVVU-5) at Aloha Stadium.
A rent of $250,000 per game — $1.5 million over a traditional season of six home games — has been floated as a possible number. It’s also a price that falls in line nationally with other college programs that play in NFL stadiums.
UNLV’s football team (2-4, 1-1 Mountain West) will try to bounce back from Saturday’s 26-7 loss to San Diego State when it travels to Honolulu to take on an improved Hawaii team (3-3, 2-0 MW) at 9 p.m. (PT) at Aloha Stadium.
Dalton Sneed dazzled with two big touchdown plays in a near flawless first collegiate start for UNLV. But the redshirt freshman quarterback could barely complete a pass in his second start for the Rebels, a 26-7 loss to San Diego State on Saturday night.
If there is one thing UNLV has lacked more times than not against San Diego State, it’s an inability to match up physically along the lines.
Hawaii has improved under first-year coach Nick Rolovich, beating San Jose State 34-17 on Saturday to open conference play 2-0 and even its record at 3-3 while snapping a 10-game road losing streak.