It was not a wonderful life he was leaving behind, so Deville Smith listened when family members pleaded for him to get out of Mississippi and take a higher-percentage shot at success.
Devante Davis has used his athleticism and strength — he raised his bench press by more than 100 pounds over the past year — to become one of the Mountain West’s top receivers.
Coach Bobby Hauck and those within UNLV athletics hope that recent success on the field can turn what at times has been a contentious relationship with students into a positive one.
UNLV is preparing for yet another strong passing attack that probably will get its share yards and points.
There was a Shark sighting on the UNLV campus Wednesday. But this Shark was bronze. And it sure looked like Jerry Tarkanian. The school officially dedicated a statue to the 83-year-old Hall of Fame basketball coach.
UNR’s 34-31 overtime upset of Boise State was one of college football’s most memorable moments in the 2010 season, two teams that would finish in the top 11.
The crowd spread across the pavement near the Student Union and onto adjacent stairwells Monday, hundreds gathered to celebrate a rivalry victory in football and the promise of what still might transpire for UNLV in the coming weeks.
Encouraged by her mother from a young age to become the best she can be, UNLV senior soccer goalie Kylie Wassell appears to have done just that — on the field and in the classroom.
During his redshirt year on the bench, UNLV junior Roscoe Smith made a decision to get off the couch. As a transfer from Connecticut, Smith practiced with the Rebels and watched games from the sideline. But when the team was on the road, he was at home. The time alone was a chance to look in the mirror.
UNLV’s football team took the Fremont Cannon on a procession from the Lied Athletic Complex to the campus student union Monday afternoon, where a crowd of about 300, that included university president Neal Smatresk, showed up.