The Rebels’ former offensive coordinator hopes to return to football after he receives a heart transplant because of congestive heart failure.
The 62-year-old, who needs a heart transplant, was one of coach Tony Sanchez’s first hires after taking over the program following the 2014 season.
John Robinson, the former long-time Southern California football coach who also had a six-year stint at UNLV, will be a senior consultant at Louisiana State.
The conference, which wants to balance control of start times for its athletic events and exposure, is in talks with several providers.
UNLV football is offering a ticket plan that includes a meal and commemorative T-shirt for home games against Boise State, San Diego State and Hawaii.
Wide receiver Randal Grimes, who transferred from Southern California to UNLV, was ruled eligible to play for the Rebels this season.