Parking, possibly the most difficult problem the Oakland Raiders face as the team works toward receiving the funds necessary to build its planned 65,000-seat indoor football stadium, will be a key topic in Thursday’s Las Vegas Stadium Authority meeting.
The Las Vegas Stadium Authority and the Oakland Raiders hope to finalize a stadium development agreement that has been months in the making at a special meeting scheduled for Thursday.
Green Valley High School offensive lineman Eric Brown will sign Friday morning to play football at UNLV. He also received scholarship offers from UNR and Hawaii, among others.
UNLV supporters Aldo and Dawn Madrigrano pledged $1 million to the Fertitta Football Complex, the school announced Thursday.
The Oakland Raiders have put up a $5 million bond with Clark County to decommission the 63-acre site of the Las Vegas stadium if construction plans fall through.
UNLV could have had its logo redesigned by Nike for free, according to the school’s apparel contract with the world-famous shoe company, but opted to pay almost $50,000 to use the Denver firm Adrenalin.
Tyleek Collins, a three-star wide receiver from Atlanta, tweeted Friday that he had committed to play at UNLV.
UNLV will hire University of San Diego defensive coordinator Steve Irvin as its cornerbacks coach. Irvin will replace David Lockwood, who left to join UNR’s staff.
UNLV compliance director Eric Toliver was under investigation for sexual harassment when he resigned Friday, sources said. The investigation began about three weeks ago, according to the sources.
A final cost figure for the Raiders stadium in Las Vegas is going to be determined over the next few days.