The 37-year-old was promoted to the position last month by Rebels coach Tony Sanchez after his offensive coordinator stepped aside because of a medical issue.
A.J. Cole’s strong training camp forcing team into decision on its starting punter.
The starting tight end, who has exhibited big-play ability in limited action, isn’t expected to be sidelined for a prolonged period as he deals with an AC joint sprain.
UNLV ended practice Friday at Rebel Park 40 minutes early so players can be eased into training camp. Also, running back Biaggio Ali Walsh’s request for a waiver to play this season was denied.
A new HBO trailer for the show “Hard Knocks,” which will follow the Raiders at training camp, features the NFL Films poem “The Autumn Wind.”