Former UNLV quarterback Johnny Stanton has been invited to the Minnesota Vikings’ rookie minicamp, which is this weekend.
Three more players with local ties signed NFL contracts as undrafted free agents. Four players have signed overall, and two others were drafted.
Study after study has concluded that stadiums aren’t effective economic development drivers. But a leading urban growth researcher says Orlando and Las Vegas are exceptions because of the strength of their regions’ tourism economies.
Liberty High School safety Austin Fiaseu committed to play football at UNLV, he posted on Twitter. He will be part of the Rebels’ 2019 recruiting class.
Construction crews working on the $1.8 billion Las Vegas stadium project have exceeded minority hiring goals since the project began in November.
UNLV’s football team will play three Mountain West games next season on CBS Sports Network and another on an ESPN channel. TV and game time information for UNLV’s four nonconference games have not been announced.
A detailed look at the construction process for the Las Vegas stadium is expected to be presented Monday to the committee appointed to oversee the Oakland Raiders’ community benefits plan.
UNLV football coach Tony Sanchez said his team’s defense is hungry to prove it is better than many people believe. The Rebels’ offense, though, should score more than 30 points per game.
Former UNLV cornerback Tim Hough, who went to Desert Pines High School, will join Oregon’s football team as a graduate transfer.
UNLV running back Xzaviar Campbell rushed for 115 yards and a touchdown on six carries in Saturday’s spring football game. He took advantage of the opportunity with the Rebels’ top two backs sidelined.