UNLV’s football game Sept. 14 at Northwestern will be at 12:30 p.m. and televised by the Big Ten Network.
Officials from college athletics’ governing body spoke on a panel Tuesday at the International Conference on Gambling Risk Taking at Caesars Palace.
UNLV signed wide receiver Jacob Gasser, a transfer from Cerritos College in Norwalk, California. The Rebels have one scholarship left to offer.
Randal Grimes hopes to be eligible to play this season. UNLV has applied for a waiver for Grimes, but the NCAA has not made a decision.
Doug Brumfield completed 61.2 percent of his passes last season for 3,112 yards and 20 touchdowns with 12 interceptions. He also rushed for 207 yards and a touchdown.
The university is negotiating for a new shoe and apparel contract to replace the one with Nike that expires May 31. Nike had an exclusive negotiating window that ended April 1.
All 17 UNLV teams achieved an Academic Progress Rate multiyear score of greater than 950, well above the 930 required by the NCAA to be eligible for the postseason.