However culture will ultimately be defined under the second-year head coach Marcus Arroyo, fixing a major apathy problem among UNLV football fans is paramount.
Coaches have been free to leave for another job without penalty forever. Now players have the same right. So coaches need to quit complaining and embrace the new reality.
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.
Senior quarterback Max Gilliam is expected to start his third straight game of this young season when UNLV hosts Fresno State on Saturday at Allegiant Stadium.
It was November of 2001 when Marcus Arroyo torched the Wolf Pack as quarterback for San Jose State.
New eras have to start somewhere. This particular one did for Marcus Arroyo and UNLV football in a 34-6 loss to San Diego State on Saturday night in Carson, California.
Every five years or so, someone else is hired to assume the role of UNLV head football coach. Marcus Arroyo is next up.
Charles Williams is one of those show-me football players. Senior running backs not considered a high NFL draft pick, or ones at all by some, need film for scouts to dissect.
The Rebels have a fall schedule and will open under Marcus Arroyo as head coach for the first time when meeting San Diego State on Oct. 24.
For years, whispers have suggested power schools would form their own collegiate establishment by separating from the NCAA.