Senior offensive tackle Caiden Miles announced his commitment to UNLV on Friday afternoon via Twitter.
Recent developments, including the NCAA lifting its ban on on-campus activities in football and basketball, have given Las Vegas oddsmakers and handicappers newfound optimism.
UNLV athletes registered a 3.22 semester GPA, besting the mark of 3.09 set in the fall of 2018. Their cumulative GPA was 3.13, beating the 3.09 set in spring of 2019.
Former Southern California offensive tackle Clayton Bradley is a graduate transfer who will be eligible to play this season.
The 1989-90 and 1990-91 UNLV teams were ranked among the top 10 college basketball teams over the past 50 years by The Athletic.
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 schools tied at 13.5 points apiece, but the tiebreaker went to the Rebels for winning the Fremont Cannon when they defeated UNR 33-30 on the football field.
Boise State’s athletic department and San Diego State’s men’s basketball program provide example of stability leading to success.
UNLV set school Academic Progress Report records with a single-year 990 and a four-year average of 979. A perfect score is 1,000.
San Jose State athletic director Marie Tuite said in a radio interview that she was hopeful that “we’re going to have fall sports. There may not be many spectators.”