One of the main problems with UNLV athletics, perhaps the central one, is the fact it either doesn’t realize or accept its place in today’s world of collegiate athletics.
Ceremonial ground finally was broken on UNLV’s proposed football building Tuesday. Not just the ground for the fence posts that said it would be coming in (insert year here). The actual building.
Wide receiver Darren Palmer is a 26-year-old junior walk-on who made the Rebels after impressing coaches at an open tryout and then during spring ball.
A free instructional session started by former UNLV football coach Mike Sanford is in its ninth season and more popular than ever.
On Monday, UNLV signed the last recruit of its 2017 football class. His name is Thaddeus Thatcher. He is 9 years old, and for the past two years has been fighting t-cell leukemia/lymphoma.
At halftime of Thursday’s UNLV college football season opener, four limber young men sporting the Jackson State colors strutted onto the field around the 50-yard line at Sam Boyd Stadium.
With less than two weeks before the Rebels open their second season under Tony Sanchez, it remains undecided who will assume the starter’s role at the most critical position when Jackson State visits Sam Boyd Stadium on Sept. 1.