Dr. Anthony Fauci, a member of the White House task force on the coronavirus pandemic, told CNN the NFL would need a centralized format to play this season.
The Raiders had stipulated that UNLV needed to shift the Colorado State game to Oct. 23 in order for the Rebels to play Arizona State at Allegiant Stadium on Sept. 12.
The Raiders picked up quarterback DeShone Kizer last year after he was waived by the Green Bay Packers. He spent most of last season third on the depth chart.
Will fans feel safe enough to brave the masses and attend a sporting event fresh off a global pandemic?
One site projected UNLV’s Javin White, who can play multiple defensive positions, as anywhere from a fifth-round pick to a preferred undrafted free agent.
Former UNLV center Joe Hawley walked away after eight seasons in the NFL to travel the country two years ago. He now wants to use his experiences to help others.
Javin White and Justin Polu are the most likely of five Rebels who may be chosen in the NFL draft.
The Raiders are not ceding ground when it comes to granting UNLV access to Allegiant Stadium the first two Saturdays in September, meaning games might be moved to Sam Boyd Stadium.
Scott Turner, a former UNLV backup quarterback, was named Wednesday as the Washington Redskins’ offensive coordinator.
Raiders backup quarterback Mike Glennon played for new UNLV head coach Marcus Arroyo when both were with the Buccaneers. Glennon believes the Rebels made the right choice.