UNLV will have access to Las Vegas Raiders stadium parking lots, on and offsite, and collect parking fee revenue from themduring UNLV events.
Groundbreaking for the Fertitta Football Complex at UNLV’s Rebel Park is scheduled for Jan. 23. Coach Tony Sanchez has often touted the importance of having such a facility when trying to attract top recruits.
UNLV addressed areas throughout its football team in announcing 13 players who signed Wednesday. Coach Tony Sanchez still has 12 spots to fill, and the traditional signing period begins Feb. 7.
The Nevada Board of Regents in early January will get its first look at a proposed UNLV Joint-Use Agreement for the 65,000-seat domed football stadium being built by the Oakland Raiders after the university and the team resolved every major issue in negotiations that wrapped up last week.
UNLV’s football team received commitments Sunday from quarterback Max Gilliam and defensive end Erin Austin. Gilliam began his college career at California.
UNLV football coach Tony Sanchez fired defensive coordinator Kent Baer and safeties coach Andy LaRussa. Sanchez said he will take his time before making decisions on new coaches.
Rep. Dina Titus has sent a letter to congressional leaders urging a conference committee to add language that would exempt two major Las Vegas projects from a bill that would ban the use of tax-exempt bonds for stadiums used by professional sports teams.
Ron Meyer, whose UNLV football teams compiled a 27-8 record in his three seasons as coach during the 1970s, died Tuesday. He was 76.
Liberty senior quarterback Kenyon Oblad, the state’s all-time leader in passing yards, committed to UNLV on Sunday morning during his official visit with the program.
Through many years and many UNLV athletic directors, the athletic department had the luxury of knowing it could be bailed out by the university at the end of the fiscal year. Soon, that no longer will be the case.