San Diego State proved superior in every way while beating the Rebels 34-17 in a Mountain West opener for both teams before 28,005, the latest example that UNLV simply isn’t good enough in most areas right now to have a chance at defeating anyone capable.
The thunder and lightning and heavy rain couldn’t conceal the truth longer than an hour, that in the world of national high school football rankings, nothing is certain.
He is pretty sure they could play with Bishop Gorman’s football team. Oh, not win. Not outscore the Gaels. Maybe not even be all that close on the scoreboard when four quarters had expired.
UNLV’s forgettable 1-3 start doesn’t mean it can’t compete for wins when the Rebels begin league play Saturday at San Diego State.
The Rebels need to solve what is a glaring weakness quickly, as in tonight at TDECU Stadium against Houston, or a 1-2 record will be 1-3 long before the final seconds elapse.
UNLV produced the greatest offensive quarter in school history and one that still has a solid place in the NCAA record book, in a game played 20 years ago this week between the Rebels and Idaho.
It’s a sad but obvious truth: Many fans love their favorite team and its star athletes so much that they find it easy to rationalize what are otherwise despicable or deceitful acts as a mere miscalculation of reasoning.
While Marcos Maidana may think he won the fight with Floyd Mayweather, he was outclassed.
Floyd Mayweather’s immense popularity at the box office and through pay-per-view receipts is born directly from two factions. Those who love him. Those who, well, don’t.