UNLV’s Tony Sanchez and staff hit the recruiting trail last week and landed two commitments. They continue to recruit despite questions about Sanchez’s job status.
Nolan Kohorst didn’t know how to react, taking off running while his ecstatic UNLV teammates chased him down.
An anonymous donor pledged to match up to $1 million in gift toward the Student-Athlete Excellence Center, which will be created to improve nutrition and sports performance among UNLV athletes.
If UNLV decides to fire Tony Sanchez, athletic director Desiree Reed-Francois figures to conduct the same kind of search that landed basketball coach T.J. Otzelberger.
The focus now shifts to the future of UNLV coach Tony Sanchez. Athletic director Desiree Reed-Francois issued a statement after last season saying she expected the Rebels to become bowl eligible.
UNLV quarterback Armani Rogers is still dealing with a sprained knee that has kept him out of the past four games. Injury issues have been a running theme for Rogers.
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.