UNLV redshirt freshman quarterback Armani Rogers was named Mountain West offensive player of the week for his performance Friday at New Mexico. He had 404 yards rushing and passing in the 38-35 victory.
Marshawn Lynch sat for the U.S. anthem on Sunday and rose for the Mexico one. On Monday, President Donald Trump scolded him for it.
Chants of “Brady! Brady!” broke out during pregame warm ups. They got louder after each one of Tom Brady’s three touchdowns during the New England Patriots’ dominant 33-8 victory over the Raiders.
All 32 NFL teams were well represented, showing the growth of American football in Mexico. Before the Raiders and Patriots kicked off, the league announced it had come to an agreement to play three more regular-season games in Mexico from 2019 to 2021.
Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch finally stood for a national anthem this season, but it wasn’t for the Star-Spangled Banner played prior to the game against the New England Patriots on Sunday in Mexico City.
UCLA fired football coach Jim Mora on Sunday with one regular-season game left in his sixth season. Athletic director Dan Guerrero announced the shocking move one day after rival Southern California’s 28-23 victory over UCLA (5-6, 3-5 Pac-12).
Sophomore running backs Michael Lofton and Jyden King each scored three touchdowns as the Jaguars cruised to a 50-28 victory over visiting Spring Creek in a Class 3A state semifinal football game.
The Raiders will look to keep their playoff hopes alive by bringing home a win against the New England Patriots in Mexico City on Sunday.
Pahranagat Valley cruised to a 68-18 victory over Spring Mountain in the Class 1A state football championship game Saturday at Indian Springs High School.