This is the eighth installment of a weekly feature that will look at a notable Rebels game at Sam Boyd Stadium. UNLV moves to Allegiant Stadium next year.
The Runnin’ Rebels ran past West Coast Baptist College on Friday, beating the Eagles 112-54 in an exhibition game.
Daniel Gutierrez’s 43-yard field goal bounced off the right upright with 37 seconds left, and UNLV lost 20-17 to San Diego State on Saturday at Sam Boyd Stadium.
Previous UNLV football coaches Mike Sanford and Bobby Hauck, like Tony Sanchez, had high hopes when they took over only to be faced with the harsh reality of building the program.
Construction crews on Thursday continued the slow process of raising a net of multi-ton steel cables that will support a translucent roof for the Raiders Allegiant Stadium.
Max Gilliam took the second-team snaps in UNLV’s practice Wednesday. A decision on Armani Rogers (sprained knee) will be made before the Rebels play San Diego State.
Former UNLV offensive coordinator Barney Cotton underwent a successful heart transplant Tuesday night, coach Tony Sanchez said Wednesday.
This is the seventh installment of a weekly feature that will look at a notable Rebels game at Sam Boyd Stadium. UNLV moves to Allegiant Stadium next year.
Barney Cotton was UNLV’s offensive coordinator the past four seasons, but stepped aside in July so that he could be placed on a waiting list.
“Rebel Nation” host Cassie Soto discusses the UNLV football and basketball teams with beat writer Mark Anderson.