It’s much easier — not to mention cheaper — for UNLV to ditch a mascot than the nickname the university has been known by since the mid-1950s.
Oblad, a Liberty High School product, has three years of eligibility remaining. He said there were a lot of factors that went into his decision to leave the Rebels.
Tampa Bay is the largest Super Bowl liability at the BetMGM, William Hill, Westgate and South Point sportsbooks. BetMGM is pushing seven figures in liability in Nevada alone.
UNLV announced it will face Texas-San Antonio in a home-and-home series beginning in 2021 and open the 2022 season against Idaho State.
UNLV’s former football home expected to idle quietly while decisions about its future are pondered.
UNLV running back Charles Williams announced Tuesday he will return for the 2021 season. He is 739 yards shy of becoming UNLV’s all-time leading rusher.
UNLV wide receiver Randal Grimes, the team’s leading receiver in 2019, has entered the NCAA’s transfer portal after being suspended for the 2020 season.
The Rebels figure to have fierce competition at most positions next year as they try to erase the memories of an 0-6 season, the second winless one in program history.
The Rebels will return to Michigan on Sept. 9, 2023, and receive a school-record $1.5 million guarantee for the trip. They also played at Michigan in 2015.
Coach Marcus Arroyo’s class of 19 football signees is rated among the best in the Mountain West.