Senior quarterback Max Gilliam is expected to start his third straight game of this young season when UNLV hosts Fresno State on Saturday at Allegiant Stadium.
It was November of 2001 when Marcus Arroyo torched the Wolf Pack as quarterback for San Jose State.
New eras have to start somewhere. This particular one did for Marcus Arroyo and UNLV football in a 34-6 loss to San Diego State on Saturday night in Carson, California.
Every five years or so, someone else is hired to assume the role of UNLV head football coach. Marcus Arroyo is next up.
Charles Williams is one of those show-me football players. Senior running backs not considered a high NFL draft pick, or ones at all by some, need film for scouts to dissect.
The Rebels have a fall schedule and will open under Marcus Arroyo as head coach for the first time when meeting San Diego State on Oct. 24.
For years, whispers have suggested power schools would form their own collegiate establishment by separating from the NCAA.
Tony Sanchez did everything but win at UNLV, setting the program on a path for success more than anyone else who held his position. He defeated UNR on Saturday in his final game.
Landing a coach with supreme name recognition is exactly the path UNLV should travel in football, one that could ultimately affect all other sports in a positive manner.
Tony Sanchez, fired with one game remaining in his fifth season as Rebels football coach, leaves the program in much better shape than anyone who has held the job.