UNLV needs to go 4-2, maybe even 5-1, to save coach Tony Sanchez’s job. How the Rebels fare at Fresno State on Friday will be an indicator of how realistic that may be.
This is the sixth installment of a weekly feature that will look at a notable Rebels game at Sam Boyd Stadium. UNLV moves to Allegiant Stadium next year.
UNLV beat Vanderbilt 34-10 on Saturday, but the Rebels’ history suggests they won’t build on that victory. Still, there are winnable games down the stretch.
The San Manuel Band of Mission Indians, operator of a casino property 60 miles east of Los Angeles in San Bernardino County, has signed a partnership with the Raiders.
In this week’s Rebel Nation, hosted by the Review-Journal’s Cassie Soto and Mark Anderson, discuss Saturday’s 34-10 victory over Vanderbilt and what that could mean going forward.
UNLV senior linebacker Javin White had seven tackles including 2½ for loss, a 44-yard interception return and a forced fumble in the Rebels’ 34-10 victory at Vanderbilt on Saturday.
The Rebels closed as 16½-point underdogs at Boyd Gaming sportsbook before their stunning 24-point win, beating the spread by 40½ points.
UNLV, a 14½-point underdog, ended a four-game losing streak with a 34-10 road upset of Vanderbilt on Saturday. Kenyon Oblad completed 11 of 16 passes for 172 yards and two TDs.
UNLV quarterback Kenyon Oblad will get his second start Saturday at Vanderbilt. He was a four-year starter at Liberty High, where he set the state record for passing yards.
UNLV starting left guard Matt Brayton and backup wide receiver Jacob Gasser will not play Saturday at Vanderbilt because of concussions.