Raiders coach Jon Gruden offered no details, but star running back Josh Jacobs and right tackle Trent Brown were not on the field during the Raiders’ morning practice Wednesday.
UNLV athletic director Desiree Reed-Francois is confident the Mountain West can organize spring seasons for football and the remainder of its fall sports.
The Big Ten was the first Power Five conference to cancel its fall season. The Pac-12 announced its season would be postponed until the spring as well.
Nick Kwiatkoski, the Raiders’ new linebacker, took advantage of his opportunity to start last year. Now he’s being counted on big time.
The Big Ten and the Pac-12 conferences on Tuesday became the first Power 5 conferences to postpone college football because of the coronavirus pandemic, leagues announced.
The Westgate likes Cincinnati to go over its win total of 5½, so the sportsbook has shaded the over to -140 (+120 for the under).
The Spring League, a development football league, is coming to Las Vegas in October to host a six-team tournament.
Nevada sportsbooks took $1.87 billion in bets last year on football and won $122.4 million. But those numbers could be cut almost in half if the college football season is canceled.
The Raiders haven’t scored much in the red zone the past two seasons, something a future first-ballot Hall of Famer in Jason Witten can help improve.
The Mountain West will not play football games this fall and is postponing its season, according to multiple people familiar with the league’s decision.