The team’s top wide receiver has missed the last two games with plantar fasciitis and is considered questionable to play on Sunday in Houston.
The rookie second-round pick out of Clemson lost one of his mentors in the locker room, but he gained a starting spot.
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.