UNLV quarterback Kenyon Oblad, a Liberty High School product who started eight games in 2019, announced Tuesday on Twitter that he has entered the NCAA’s transfer portal.
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.
UNLV finished 0-6, but athletic director Desiree Reed-Francois said she saw growth in the program’s culture under coach Marcus Arroyo, who faced numerous challenges in his first year.
UNLV coach Marcus Arroyo, whose team finished 0-6 in his first season, is expected to sign 13 to 16 players during the early signing period, which begins Wednesday.